Get a detailed explanation of how and why one steel is comparable to anotherNO OTHER BOOK currently on the market does this.
This new edition allows the user to identify comparable steels that are found in standards from around the world, and to evaluate each standard to ensure that the selected steel is suited for the intended application.
Compare standards from ASTM, AFNOR, API, ASME, BSI, EN, CSA, DIN, GB, ISO, JIS, and SAE.
New to this Edition!
450+ worldwide standards
275+ new or updated standards
Latest new, revised, and updated steel standards
155,000+ pieces of data
30,000+ pieces of Chinese steel data
Greater number of steel comparison groups to help readers find more accurate international cross-references
Designation changes from AFNOR, BSI, and DIN to their new CEN designations
Detailed table of contents and 4 subject indexes
Criteria for comparing steels, including examples of the comparison process and an updated list of comparison rules
Explanation and examples of designation systems of ASTM, SAE, UNS, and CSA
Introduction to European (EN) standard steel designation systems, including steel names and steel numbers.
Latest designation changes from DIN, BSI, and AFNOR to their new EN designations.