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Recommended NDT Resource Books

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ASNT NDT Handbooks:

NDT Handbook: Volume 1, Leak Testing, McMaster, Robert C. (ed. emeritus), Mester, Michael (tech ed.), American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH.

NDT Handbook: Volume 2, Liquid Penetrant Tests, Tracy, Noel (tech ed.) and Moore, Patrick (ed.), American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Metals Park, OH..

NDT Handbook: Volume 3, Radiography and Radiation Testing, Bryant, Lawrence E. (tech. ed.) and McIntire, Paul (ed.), American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH.

NDT Handbook: Volume 4, Electromagnetic Testing, McMaster, Robert C. (ed. emeritus), Mester, Michael (tech. ed.) and McIntire, Paul (ed.), American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH.

NDT Handbook: Volume 5, Acoustic Emission Testing, Miller, Ronnie K. (tech. ed.) and McIntire, Paul (ed.), American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH.

NDT Handbook: Volume 6, Magnetic Particle Testing, Schmidt, J. Thomas (tech. ed.), Skeie, Kermit (tech. ed.), and McIntire, Paul (ed.), American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH.

NDT Handbook: Volume 7, Ultrasonic Testing, Birks, Albert S. (tech. ed.), Green, Robert E. Jr. (tech. ed.), and McIntire, Paul (ed.), American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH.

NDT Handbook: Volume 8, Visual and Optical Testing, Allgaier, Michael W. (tech. ed.), Ness, Stanley (tech. ed.), McIntire, Paul (ed.), and Moore,Patrick O. (ed.), American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH.

NDT Handbook: Volume 9, Speical Nondestructive Testing Methods, Stanley, Roderick K. (tech. ed.), Moore, Patrick O. (ed.)., and McIntire, Paul (ed.)., American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH.

NDT Handbook: Volume 10, NDT Overview, Ness, Stanley (tech. ed.), Sherlock, Charles N. (tech. ed.), Moore, Patrick O.(ed.), and McIntire, Paul (ed.), American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Columbus, OH.

ASM Handbooks

ASM Handbook: Volume 1, Properties and Selection: Irons, Steels and High-Performance Alloys, ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Handbook: Volume 2, Properties and Selection: Nonferrous Alloys and Special-Purpose Material, Davis, Joseph R. (ed.), ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Handbook: Volume 3, Alloy Phase Diagrams, Baker, Hugh, ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Handbook: Volume 4, Heat Treating, Davis, Joseph R. (ed.), ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Handbook: Volume 5, Surface Cleaning, Finishing, and Coating, Wood, William G., American Society for Metals, Metals Park, OH.

ASM Handbook: Volume 6, Welding, Brazing, and Soldering , Nipes, Ernest F. (ed.), American Society for Metals, Metals Park, OH.

ASM Handbook: Volume 7, Powder Metallurgy, Klar, Erhard, American Society for Metals, Metals Park, OH.

ASM Handbook: Volume 8, Mechanical Testing, Newby, John R., ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Handbook: Volume 9, Metallography and Microstructures, Mills, Kathleen, ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Handbook: Volume 10, Materials Characterization, Whan, Ruth E. Materials ASM International, Park, OH.

ASM Handbook: Volume 11, Failure Analysis and Prevention, Powell, Gordon W., ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Handbook: Volume 12, Fractography, Mills, Kathleen, , ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Handbook Volume 13A: Corrosion: Fundamentals, Testing, and Protection, Cramer, Covino Jr. ASM International, Materials Park, OH

ASM Handbook Volume 13B: Corrosion: Materials, Cramer, Covino Jr, ASM International, Materials Park, OH

ASM Handobok Volume 13C: Corrosion: Environments and Industries, Cramer, Covino Jr, ASM International, Materials Park, OH

ASM Handbook Volume 14A: Metalworking: Bulk Forming, Semiatin, ASM International, Materials Park, OH

ASM Handbook Volume 14B: Metalworking: Sheet Forming, Semiatin, ASM International, Materials Park, OH

ASM Handbook: Volume 15, Casting, Stefanescu, D.M, ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Handbook: Volume 16, Machining, Davis, Joseph R. (ed.), ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Handbook: Volume 17, Nondestructive Evaluation and Quality Control, Davis Joseph R. (ed.), ASM International Materials Park, OH.

ASM Handbook: Volume 18, Friction, Lubrication, and Wear Technology, Blau, Peter J., ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Handbook Volume 19: Fatigue & Fracture, ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Handbook Volume 20: Materials Selection and Design, Dieter, ASM International, Materials Park, OH

ASM Handbook Volume 21: Composites, Miracle, Donaldson, ASM International, Materials Park, OH

ASM Specialty Handbooks

ASM Specialty Handbook: Aluminum and Aluminum Alloys, Davis Joseph R. (ed.), ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Specialty Handbook: Carbon and Alloy Steels, Davis Joseph R. (ed.), ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Specialty Handbook: Stainless Steels, Davis Joseph R. (ed.), ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Specialty Handbook: Tool Materials, Davis Joseph R. (ed.), ASM International, Materials Park, OH.

ASM Engineering Materials Handbooks

Engineered Materials Handbook: Volume 1, Composites, Dostal, Cyril A., ASM International, Metals Park, OH.

Engineered Materials Handbook: Volume 2, Engineered Plastics, Dostal, Cyril A., ASM International, Metals Park, OH.

Engineered Materials Handbook: Volume 3, Adhesives and Sealants, Dostal, Cyril A., ASM International, Metals Park, OH.

Engineered Materials Handbook: Volume 4, Ceramics and Glasses, Davis Joseph R., ASM International, Metals Park, OH.

Other Books and Reference Material

Betz, C.E, Principles of Magnetic Particle Testing, Magnaflux Corporation, A Division of Illinois Tool Works, Inc., Glenview, IL, (1997).

Boyer, Howard E. (ed.), Hardness Testing, ASM International, Metals Park, OH, (1987).

Cecco, V.S., Van Drunen, G., Sharp, F.L., Eddy Current Testing, Volume 1, GP Courseware, Columbia, MD, (1987).

Ensminger, Dale. Ultrasonics: Fundamentals, Technology, Application 2nd ed., M. Dekker, New York, NY, (1988).

Lish, Kenneth C., Nuclear Power Plant Systems and Equipment, Industrial Press, New York, NY, (1972).

Lovejoy, David, Penetrant Testing: A Practical Guide, 1st ed.,
Chapman & Hall, London (1991).

Nagy, Peter B., Technical Report: Ultrasonic Evaluation of Porosity in Aluminum Cast Material, (1988).

Powder Metallurgy: Design Manual, 2nd ed., Collaborative Effort, Metal Powder Industries Federation, Princeton, NJ, (1995).

Quinn, Richard A. (ed.) and Sigl, Claire C. (ed.), Radiography in Modern Industry, 4th ed., Eastman Kodak Rochester, NY, (1980).

Scott, Ian, Basic Acoustic Emission, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers, New York, NY, (1991).

Wadsworth, Harrison M. (Jr. ed.), Handbook of Statistical Methods for Engineers and Scientists, McGraw-Hill Pub. Co., New York, NY. (1990).

Wulpi, Donald, Understanding How Components Fail, ASM International, Metals Park, OH, (1999)