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To my wife, Patricia, who has learned that every room is an office, and
every table is a desk.

Finally, I would like to thank the most helpful staff at Elsevier, Inc.,
particularly Haley Salter and Kiru Palani, for their patient handling of this,
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Roger N. Wright, ScD, PE, FASM, FSME


Roger N. Wright, professor of materials engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has
contributed broadly to the literature in the areas
of metallurgy and metals processing, and is active
as a short-course lecturer and consultant.

Prior to
joining Rensselaer, he was a senior staff member
at Westinghouse Research Laboratories and at
Allegheny Ludlum Steel Corporation.

He holds
B.S. and Sc.D. degrees in metallurgy from
Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

He is a registered professional engineer and a fellow of ASM International and of
the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.