Publisher description for Metal forming : mechanics and metallurgy / William F. Hosford, Robert M. Caddell.


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This book helps the engineer understand the principles of metal forming and analyze forming problems--both the mechanics of forming processes and how the properties of metals interact with the processes. In this third edition, an entire chapter has been devoted to forming limit diagrams and various aspects of stamping and another on other sheet forming operations. Sheet testing is covered in a separate chapter. Coverage of sheet metal properties has been expanded. Interesting end-of-chapter notes have been added throughout, as well as references. More than 200 end-of-chapter problems are also included.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Metal-work.
Deformations (Mechanics)