Best Reference Books – Metal Casting Technology

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

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1. “Principles of Metal Casting” by R W Heine and C R Loper

“Principles of Metal Casting” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview on principles of metal casting. It covers patterns, casting processes, solidification of metals and alloys, gating and risering of castings, casting process simulation, and much more. It describes aluminum and aluminum alloys in detail. It provides information on copper and copper alloys along with magnesium and magnesium alloys. This book is designed to focus on students and teachers in the numerous fields of science and engineering especially metallurgy and chemical engineering.

2. “Metal Casting” by Steve Hurst

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“Metal Casting” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on metal casting. It talks about patterns and processes in metal casting. It covers numerous alloys of different metals like aluminum, magnesium, cooper, zinc, and much more. It details information on cast iron, steel castings, cleaning, and inspection. It covers casting defects in detail. This book is designed to focus on students and teachers in the numerous fields of science and engineering especially metallurgy and chemical engineering.

3. “Casting Technology and Cast Alloys” by A K Chakrabarti

Book Review: This book contains techniques pertaining to casting technology related to the field of metallurgy. This will help the students to develop analytical skills which will result in better casting processes and products. The book also presents diagrammatic view of various metal casting technologies which will result in a better understanding of the subject. The book also describes properties of cast iron and steel, alloys and makes the students well versed with latest technologies like casting practices, solidification processing, alloy design and environment management.

4. “The Complete Book on Ferrous, Non-Ferrous Metals with Casting and Forging Technology” by NIIR Board of Consultants and Engineers

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“The Complete Book on Ferrous, Non-Ferrous Metals with Casting and Forging Technology” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on ferrous, non-ferrous metals with casting and forging technology. It describes how casting and forging technology have numerous applications in our daily activities like building, construction, automotive, and much more. It describes how selection of right alloy, size, shape, thickness, tolerance, texture, and weight are important for the metal casting process. This book is designed to focus on students and teachers in the numerous fields of science and engineering especially metallurgy and chemical engineering.

5. “Complete Casting Handbook: Metal Casting Processes, Techniques and Design” by John Campbell Professor

“Complete Casting Handbook: Metal Casting Processes, Techniques and Design” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on complete casting. It talks about metal casting processes, techniques and design involved in casting. It contains detailed information on filling system design, melting, molding, and much more. It also details out controlled solidification techniques along with extended coverage of new approaches to casting metallurgy. This book is designed to focus on students and teachers in the numerous fields of science and engineering especially metallurgy and chemical engineering.

6. “Mold-Metal Reactions in Magnesium Investment Castings” by Celal Cingi

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“Mold-Metal Reactions in Magnesium Investment Castings” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on mold-metal reactions in magnesium investment castings. It discusses how fused magnesia and yttria are very useful as face coat materials to resist molten magnesium. It describes all the known casting processes including investment casting used for production of magnesium. It provides information on the degree of reactions between the various refractory materials and magnesium. This book is designed to focus on students and teachers in the numerous fields of science and engineering.

7. “Metal Casting: Computer-Aided Design And Analysis 1st Edition” by B Ravi

“Metal Casting: Computer-Aided Design and Analysis 1st Edition” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview on metal castings. It discusses computer-aided design and analysis in the field of metal castings. It describes the flow of molten metal in the mold and subsequent solidification effect on casting quality. It talks about how computer-aided design and analysis is beneficial to foundries. It presents the scientific approach to casting development supported by computer modelling. This book is designed to focus on students and teachers in the numerous fields of science and engineering.

8. “Manufacturing Technology : Metal Cutting and Machine Tools – Volume 2 3rd Edition” by P N Rao

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“Manufacturing Technology : Metal Cutting and Machine Tools – Volume 2 3rd Edition” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on manufacturing technology. It describes the metal cutting and machine tools that are beneficial in the field of manufacturing. It talks about the latest advances in the field of melting, casting processes, sand systems, alloy development, heat treatment and processing technologies. This book is designed to focus on students and teachers in the numerous fields of science and engineering especially metallurgy and chemical engineering.

9. “Principles of Metal Casting, Third Edition” by Mahi Sahoo and Sam Sahu

“Principles of Metal Casting, Third Edition” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview of principles of metal casting. It describes the history of the casting foundry industry, pattern types, pattern allowances, core boxes, rapid prototyping, reusable molds, and much more. It talks about solidification of metals, freezing of pure metals, gating and risering techniques, and more. This book is designed to focus on students and teachers in the numerous fields of science and engineering especially metallurgy and chemical engineering.

10. “Casting Aluminum Alloys” by Michael V Glazoff and Vadim S Zolotorevsky

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“Casting Aluminum Alloys” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on casting aluminum alloys. It lays emphasis on interconnection amongst phase equilibria, thermodynamics, and microstructure of alloys. It provides a systematic overview of all phase diagrams with aluminum which are important for the development of casting aluminum alloys. It discusses new principles of design of eutectic casting aluminum alloys. This book is designed to focus on students and teachers in the numerous fields of science and engineering especially metallurgy and chemical engineering.

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