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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Copper and Nickel Alloys 5.5 Copper alloys; general The copper alloys have a
unique combination of characteristics: high thermal and electrical conductivity,
high corrosion resistance, generally high ductility and formability, and interesting
This is copper that has been refined electrolytically, and the term "tough pitch"
refers to the oxygen level of about 0.04 percent (present as copper oxide) which
gives a certain appearance to the ingot. This grade of copper is widely used, ...
5.6 Copper-lead phase diagram. Copper and lead are essentially insoluble in
one another at room temperature. (American Society tor Metals Handbook, 8th ed
., vol. 8, "Metallography. Structures and Phase Diag-ms." Metals Park, Ohio. 1973
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