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Publication Date: 2003
Castings, Second Edition John Campbell The new metallurgy of cast metals Reviews of the first edition: "This excellent book goes a long way towards bridging the gulf between theory and practice... The text is readable, accurate and lively. It combines usefulness to the foundryman with great interest for those researching in the solidification area and suitability as an undergraduate text." Materials Science and Technology Journal "Castings is a must reference for all foundry engineers and castings designers." American Foundrymens Society "No foundry, and no foundry technologist, can afford to be without it." Foundry Trade Journal This is the key publication for professionals and students in the metallurgy and foundry field. Fully revised and expanded, Castings Second Edition covers the latest developments in the understanding of the role of the liquid metal in controlling the properties of cast materials, and indeed, of all metallic materials that have started in the cast form. Practising foundry engineers, designers, and students will find the revealing insights into the behaviour of castings essential in developing their inderstanding and practice. John Campbell OBE is a leading international figure in the castings industry, with over four decades of experience. He is the originator of the Cosworth Casting Process, the pre-eminent production process for automobile cylinder heads and blocks. He is also co-inventor of both the Baxi Casting Process (now owned by Alcoa) developed in the UK, and the newly emerging Alotech Casting Process in the USA. He is Professor of Casting Technology at the University of Birmingham, UK. Also available from Butterworth-Heinemann Foundry Technology, Peter Beeley, 0-7506-4567-9 Foseco Ferrous Foundryman's Handbook, John Brown, 0-7506-4284-X Foseco Non-Ferrous Foundryman's Handbook, John Brown, 0-7506-42866-XJohn Campbell is the author of 'Castings, Second Edition', published 2003 under ISBN 9780750647908 and ISBN 0750647906.