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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1. Dispersion strengthened. Small particles are dispersed in a matrix; the matrix
is the major load-bearing constituent. 2. Particle reinforced. Larger particles are
included in a matrix, and the load is shared by the matrix and the particles. 3.
Asphalt Aggregate in a bitumen (thermoplastic) matrix. Cambium Interface layer
between the bark and sapwood of a tree. Cement paste Portland cement, water,
and entrained air. Concrete A mixture of cement paste and an aggregate.
11.22 [ES/EJ] It has been suggested that a fiber composite be produced of
alumina fibers in an epoxy matrix or in a copper matrix and be loaded in an
isostrain condition. It is stated that with the epoxy matrix less fiber is necessary to
have the ...
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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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