Steel and its Heat treatment - a handbook

Steel is the most used construction material in the world. By applying different forms of heat treatment to different grades of steel, its properties can be made to vary extensively.

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The book “Steel and it’s heat treatment – a handbook” covers everything from metallography, grades of steel, heat treatment processes and material testing to the equipment used, associated processes, safety and the environment. Examples of heat treatment methods dealt with are case hardening, induction hardening, nitriding processes, tempering and annealing.

In order to cover the subject as comprehensively as possible, several writers from industry, research institutes and universities have contributed to the compilation of this book. It is intended for use both as an everyday reference handbook for designers, technicians etc. and as course literature for companies and higher education institutions.

Torsten Holm, Pelle Olsson, Eva Troell (editors)
Publication No. 12801
ISBN 987-91-86401-11-5