25 November 2009

Metallography and Microstructure of Ancient and Historic Metals (1991)


Title: Metallography and Microstructure of Ancient and Historic Metals
Author: David A. Scott
Publisher: J. Paul Getty Museum
Year: 1991
Pages: 185
Link: http://www.getty.edu/... (PDF, 9.29 Mb)


Table of contents:

1. The Nature of Metals
2. The Microstructure of Ancient Metals
3. Two-phased Materials
4. The Microstructure of Tin Bronzes
5. Notes on the Structure of Carbon Steels
6. Martensite in Low-carbon Steels
7. The Tempering of Martensite
8. Structure and Properties of Cast Iron
9. Corroded Microstructures
10. Reflected Polarized Light Microscopy
11. Grain Sizes of Ancient Metals
12. Metallography and Ancient Metals
13. Metallographic Sampling of Metals
14. Mounting and Preparing Specimens
15. Recording Results
16. Etching and Etching Solutions
17. Mounting Resins
18. Microhardness Testing
A. Appendix: Common Microstructural Shapes
B. Appendix: Microstructure of Corroded Metals
C. Appendix: Microhardness Values for Different Alloys and Metals
D. Appendix: Alloys Used in Antiquity
E. Appendix: Terms and Techniques in Ancient Metalworking
F. Appendix: Metallographic Studies
G. Appendix: Phase Diagrams