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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In many alloys we have three principal elements present, as in 18/8 stainless
steel which contains 18 percent chromium, 8 percent nickel, and about 74
percent iron. Let us compare the degrees of freedom of this system with the
binary system: ...
Conversely, chromium narrows the field until at 13 percent chromium we have
only a as the solid phase at all temperatures. Although the interstitial elements
such as carbon and boron do not produce completely open austenitic or ferritic
6.39 Iron-nickel-chromium ternary phase diagram at 650° C. (American Society
lor Metals Handbook, 8th ed., vol. 1 : "Properties and Selection of Metals," Metals
Park, Ohio. 1961. the yield strength compared to type 304. Type 347 is used ...
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