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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Engineering is the bridge between science and society, and the role of the
engineer is to apply the latest findings of science to solve engineering problems.
Engineers are concerned with the proper selection of materials. For example,
one can ...
For ease of identification, we have divided the study and example problems into
two categories called Engineering Science and Engineering Judgment.
Problems are thus designated [ES] or [EJ]. Engineering Science problems are
An Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering, K. M. Ralls, T. H. Courtney,
and J. Wulff, Wiley, New York, 1976. Introduction to Materials Science for
Engineers, J. F. Shackelford, Macmillan, New York, 1984. Introduction to
Properties of ...
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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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