Best Reference Books – Foundry Metallurgy

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Foundry Metallurgy subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Foundry Metallurgy along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Foundry Metallurgy subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Foundry Metallurgy" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Non-Ferrous Foundry Metallurgy: The Science of Melting and Casting Non-Ferrous Metals and Alloys” by Alfred John Murphy
2. “Foseco Non-Ferrous Foundryman’s Handbook” by John Brown

“Foseco Non-Ferrous Foundryman’s Handbook” Book Review: This book deals with aluminium, copper and magnesium casting alloys. It explains the metric and Imperial units. It describes non-ferrous metals. This book also provides the melting practice, metal treatment and casting practice. It gives green sand and chemically bonded sands. This book helps us understand the new sand binders and the adoption of metal filtration of castings. It also provides the widespread use of computers for the optimisation of feeder design.

3. “Foseco Foundryman’s Handbook: Facts, figures and formulae” by John Brown

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“Foseco Foundryman’s Handbook: Facts, figures and formulae” Book Review: This book summarizes the casting technology. It explains the moulding methods. It describes the Casting Alloy. This book provides the light alloys, copper-based alloys, cast-iron and steel. It also describes melting practice, metal treatment and casting practice. It also includes the green sand and chemically bonded sands.

4. “Foundry Engineering” by Howard Francis Taylor
5. “Blast Furnace Phenomena and Modelling” by The Iron and Steel Institute of Japan

“Blast Furnace Phenomena and Modelling” Book Review:This book summarizes the reaction within Blast Furnaces. It explains the fields of academia and industry. It describes the autopsy of dead furnaces. It also gives the correlation of data regarding cohesive zone configuration. It also provides the furnace performance. This book is helpful for researchers and operators. It also interests the graduate students.

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6. “Charcoal Foundry (Build Your Own Metal Working Shop from Scrap Book 1)” by David J Gingery

“Charcoal Foundry (Build Your Own Metal Working Shop from Scrap Book 1)” Book Review: This book explains the metal melting furnace. It describes the basic pattern making and molding. It explains the importance of scrap aluminum and pot metal. It also gives fundamentals of pattern-making and molding. It provides castings for accessories and equipment. This book is helpful for researchers and operators. It also interests the graduate students.

7. “Principles of Metal Casting” by Mahi Sahoo and Sam Sahu

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“Principles of Metal Casting” Book Review: This book explains the principles of Metal Casting. This book is a Third Edition. It describes the melting and casting processes. It also gives the sand systems, alloy development and heat treatment. This book helps us understand the modeling and casting defects. It also provides the zinc and zinc alloys. This book is helpful for students and researchers in metallurgy and foundry science. It is also useful for foundry industry professionals.This book gives patterns Introduction to Patternmaking. It also describes the function of Patterns Core Boxes. It also includes the casting processes of reusable molds. It also gives solidification of metals freezing of pure materials.

8. “Elements of Induction Heating: Design, Control and Applications” by S Zinn and S L Semiatin

“Elements of Induction Heating: Design, Control and Applications” Book Review: This book explains the range of applications of induction heating.It describes the special heating jobs. This book is helpful for researchers and operators. It also interests the graduate students.

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9. “Metal Casting: Appropriate technology in the small foundry” by Steve Hurst

“Metal Casting: Appropriate technology in the small foundry” Book Review: This book is helpful for researchers and operators. It also interests the graduate students. This book explains the principles of Metal Casting. It describes the melting and casting processes. It also gives the sand systems, alloy development and heat treatment. . This book is helpful for students and researchers in metallurgy and foundry science. It is also useful for foundry industry professionals.This book gives patterns Introduction to Patternmaking.

10. “The Backyard Foundry (Workshop Practice)” by B Terry Aspin

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“The Backyard Foundry (Workshop Practice)” Book Review: This book explains basic principles of foundry work. It describes materials and techniques. It also deals with pattern-making. This book provides the moulding boxes, cores and core-boxes. This book is helpful for researchers and operators. It also interests the graduate students.

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