Engineering Metallurgy: a Textbook for Users of Metals


    As the range of steels and non-ferrous alloys is extended it becomes more and more necessary for the engineer to have some metallurgical knowledge, at least sufficient to enable him to make use of metallurgical literature. It is becoming common to include some training in metallurgy in the university and technical college courses for engineering students, and the need for suitable text-books has arisen. The manual compiled with this object by Profs. Stoughton and Butts is not quite successful in approaching the subject from the point of view of the engineer, which is distinctly different from that of the student of metallurgy. It is rather a condensed text-book of metallurgy, in which each section is treated in brief outline, without undue detail. Short sections on fuel questions, on heat losses, and on pyrornetry are included, and the reader can obtain from it a general survey of metallurgical practice, from the treatment of ores to that of castings and forgings.

    Engineering Metallurgy: a Textbook for Users of Metals.

    By Proc. Bradley Stoughton Prof. Allison Butts. (Metallurgical Texts.) Pp. xi + 441. (New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc.; London: McGraw-Hill Publishing Co., Ltd., 1926.) 20s. net.

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    Engineering Metallurgy: a Textbook for Users of Metals . Nature 120, 222 (1927) doi:10.1038/120222c0

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