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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The further the door is opened, the greater the energy in the spring. When a
liquid is cooled below the equilibrium freezing temperature, the greater the
undercooling, the greater the driving force for solidification (or the greater the
change in ...
surface energy (y,)\ / Energy input (work) \ J 1 I to produce fracture / ~ ' of fracture
surfaces (energy of plastic deformation (yp) Here ys is the surface energy1 per
unit surface area (in.-lb/in.2 or J/m2), and yp is the energy of plastic deformation ...
It is important to quantify the value of the energy gap using the electron volt (eV)
as a convenient energy unit. If an electron falls through a potential of 1 volt, its
energy will be increased by 1 electron volt. The increase in kinetic energy will be
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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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