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by Richard M. Bozorth

Described as THE classic text on magnetism, FERROMAGNETISM covers the basics of magnetics, as well as in-depth coverage of magnetic materials. IEEE Press has now brought this important cornerstone of magnetics research back into print. Recognized for its breadth of coverage, this book includes information on magnetic phenomenon and theories, magnetic materials, basic magnetization and domain theory, as well as many fundamental expressions, and useful technical data on many materials.
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ISBN: 0780310322
ISBN13: 978-0780310322
Category: Science
Subcategory: Physics
Author: Richard M. Bozorth
Language: English
Publisher: Wiley-IEEE Press (August 27, 1993)
Pages: 992 pages
ePUB size: 1847 kb
FB2 size: 1884 kb
Rating: 4.3
Votes: 770
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This book by Bozorth is long considered THE classics on ferromagnetism. The amount of information, data and theory is amazing.

If you are seriously involved with soft magnetic materials this book is a MUST.
Bozarth's book is very, very thorough - for the technology of 1951. It is well-written and packed with both practical and theoretical information. For example, magnetically soft materials are discussed in exceptional detail, including their chemistry, manufacturing methods, and performance data. In contrast, coverage of magnetically hard material is inadequate. Alnico permanent magnets are the most current types it addresses. PM technology has come a long, long way since 1951. So too have a few other technologies I can think of. Although Bozorth's book remains worthwhile, the immutable consequences of passing time takes a toll that is discernable. Certainly the book is not worth the $186.00 retail price suggested by Wiley - which leads to my next point.

Wiley's 1993 edition of "Ferromagnetism" appears to be an exact reprint of the original version first published in 1951. I base this conclusion on a close review of the downloadable excerpts available on the Wiley-IEEE website. The table of contents are IDENTICAL in every respect, right down to the page numbers. The preface and first chapters are also the same, word-for-word. This is the fifth or sixth case I have come across, wherein an outdated technical book has been "repackaged" with a more recent publication date. In my view, this practice is designed to intentionally mislead consumers of technology-related material, which changes quickly. My rating of four stars relates to the book itself, in the year 2007.
This book gives one all the information one needs to get a good handle on magnetic properties of materials and how the latter vary as a function of almost any parameter one can think of.

The only problem is its age, which makes the chapters dealing with magnetic theory and measurement techniques a bit outdated (this explains the 4 stars). However, these last two subjects are treated extensively in other more recent books.

Nevertheless, this a very useful book to have which covers all the aspects of ferromagnetism in a clear and concise manner.
This book gives a huge amount of magnetic properties data (saturation field density, permeability, magnetisation etc) for metals such as Iron and nickel, but more importantly, a vast magnetic data for a wide range of Fe-Ni alloys and Fe-Co-Ni. Also it shows the effect of heat treatment and mechanical work on these properties.
If I recall right, this book first published in 1951.