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APRIL 2001APRIL 2001APRIL 2001APRIL 2001
ASM Handbook
Search Guide
DIALOG OnDisc® Books ASMHandbook
is an authoritative source ofinformation on the properties, processing,and applications of engineering materials.The database is the CD-ROM equivalentof the
ASM Handbook 
(formerly
Metals Handbook 
), published by ASMInternational. The series has grown froma single volume, first published in 1923,to the current 20-volume set.While the series focuses on metallicmaterials–with a special emphasis onsteels–information is also provided onselected nonmetallic engineeringmaterials. The
ASM Handbook 
series isintended to be a comprehensive, reliablereference tool for engineers, students,technicians, researchers, and others whoneed basic information about engineeredmaterials.The DIALOG OnDisc Books ASMHandbook is being produced in a seriesof four collections:
 
Metals Properties andPerformance Collection
(Volumes1, 2, 13, and 18)
 
Metal Treatment, Structure andJoining Collection
(Volumes 3, 4, 5,6, and 9)
 
Testing, Analysis, and FailurePrevention Collection
(Volumes 8,10, 11, 12, and 19)
 
Manufacturing ProcessesCollection
(Volumes 7, 14, 15, 16,and 17)In addition, a complete-set version–toenable searching across all 20 volumesof the
ASM Handbook 
 –is also beingproduced.
Coverage
s
Properties and selection of metals and alloys
s
Phase diagrams
s
Heat treating
s
Surface engineering
s
Welding
s
Powder metallurgy
s
Mechanical testing
s
Metallography and microstructures
s
Materials characterization
s
Failure analysis and prevention
s
Fractography
s
Corrosion
s
Forming and forging
s
Casting
s
Machining
s
Nondestructive testing
s
Tribology
s
Fatigue and fracture
s
Materials selection and design
Key Features
ssss
View the full text of each handbook, as wellas accompanying tables, illustrations, andphotographs.
s
Use the full-text search or quick index look-up to find information.
s
Use search forms to focus your search on aparticular kind of content, such as tables orreferences
Sample Applications
s
Identify the best materials for a particularapplication
s
Find in-depth processing information
s
Establish quality assurance and testingprocedures
s
Locate data for analysis and prevention ofcorrosion and wear
 
APRIL 2001APRIL 2001APRIL 2001APRIL 2001
Sample Search
using DIALOG OnDisc BooksFor a detailed explanation of the search features available with DIALOG OnDisc Books, refer to theDIALOG OnDisc Books User’s Guide.
Topic:
Locate information on the properties of aluminum.
Start your search for aluminum in the Article Titles across all volumes in an ASM HandbookCollection.
1. Start up DIALOG OnDisc Books by clicking the DIALOG OnDisc Books icon on your desktop or fromyour program group. The Collection Window displays.2. Select an ASM Handbook Collection by clicking on its title in the Collection Window.3. Click the
Inside
drop-down box and select
article-titles
.4. Type
ALUMINUM
in the
Find Search Panel
and press
Enter
. The Collection window is updated withthe number of hits found in each book, as shown in the following example:
Continue searching within one of the volumes using the Book Window.
1. Select a volume by double-clicking its title.The Book Window displays.2. Use a Search Form to target your search to the contents of the tables within the book. Choose
Search Forms
from the
Search
menu.
 
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3. Click the drop-down arrow next to
Search Form
and click
Table Contents
. Notice that the previoussearch displays in the search history window.4. Type
ALUMINUM AND PROPERT*
in the
Table Contents
field. The asterisk works as a wild card tofind all words in the book with the root PROPERT, such as PROPERTY and PROPERTIES. The“AND” works as a Boolean operator to limit the search results to tables that contain both AluminumAND words with
Propert
as the root.5. Click
Find
. The Book window updates with the first occurrence of search terms highlighted. The TOCwindow displays sections of the book where the terms appear. Click
Next
to move to the nextoccurrence.6. Double-click on a table icon to view a table.

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