Book Description: Metallurgy is a comprehensive textbook on the material properties and behavior of pure metals and common metal alloys. The textbook covers various aspects of extractive, mechanical, and physical metallurgy, including the theory and practice of metal identification, selection, processing, conditioning, and testing. Explanations of metallurgical principles include the use of formulas and practical examples.This edition contains new information on material identification, surface treatments, and nondestructive examination methods. An updated layout incorporates interesting factoids throughout the textbook along with helpful end-of-chapter review questions. New multimedia features on the CD-ROM provide additional methods for reinforcing content.