Engineering materials and their applications
This edition of the classic text/reference book has been updated and revised to provide balanced coverage of metals, ceramics, polymers and composites. The first five chapters assess the different structures of metals, ceramics and polymers and how stress and temperature affect them. Demonstrates how to optimize a material's structure by using equilibrium data (phase diagrams) and nonequilibrium conditions, especially precipitation hardening. Discusses the structures, characteristics and applications of the important materials in each field. Considers topics common to all materials—corrosion and oxidation, failure analysis, processing of electrical and magnetic materials, materials selection and specification. Contains special chapters on advanced and large volume engineering materials plus abundant examples and problems.
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Heat to 800°F (427°C), hold 1 hr Microstructure Austenite Martensite Martensite +
austenite Austenite Austenite + ferrite + carbide Austenite + bainite Martensite
Tempered martensite ANSWERS 1. See Figures 6.1b and 6.26. a. Austenite + ...
However, when the austenitizing temperature is raised to 1250°C (2270°F), the
carbon content of the austenite is 0.6%, which gives martensite of 64 Rc on
quenching. The tempering of high-speed steels has received extensive study
When the carbon content in unalloyed steel is above 0.3%, it is possible to
harden thin sections by heating to produce austenite, followed by rapid
quenching in water to form martensite. However, low-alloy steels are used for
most heat-treated ...
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The Problem of Materials Selection and Development
ceramics polymers 4 1 3 The structure of materials 5 1 4 Bonding
Metallic Structures The Unit Cell
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