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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Alloying In general, with element substitution, or alloying, the strength and
hardness of a metal increase, whereas the ductility may increase or decrease
depending on the substitutional element. Figure 3.30 shows the effect of two ...
The output voltage of the thermocouple should be high per degree of
temperature increase so as to minimize error and the cost of the instrumentation
needed to read the voltage. 4. The increase in voltage per degree of temperature
15.7 Magnetic saturation If we start with a small field strength H and then
increase it, the flux density B will rise rapidly and attain saturation induction (Fig.
15.2). After this point the flux will only increase slightly with H. This phenomenon
can 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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