ASM International (Materials Park, Ohio) released Carburizing: Microstructures and Properties, a 247-p book that includes in-depth coverage clarifying the causes, interpretation, prevention, and consequences of various microstructural variations and defects in carburized parts. Details discussions and over 250 graphs and charts describe the effects of micro-structure on the properties of carburized steels. Also covered are the effects of post-hardening heat treatments, surface grind-ing, and shot peening. www.asminternational.org Info # 248