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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2.12 Solid solutions If we take a crucible containing 70 g of liquid copper and add
30 g of nickel while heating to maintain a completely liquid melt, we obtain a
liquid solution of copper and nickel. If we cool slowly and examine the grains, we
Metals Park, Ohio, 1973,) Above line AB the melt is entirely liquid, and AB is
called the "liquidus." Below DE the melt is entirely solid, and DE is called the "
solidus." Between AB and DE we label the region liquid plus solid (L + a). If we
During firing the water and volatile binders are driven off, low-melting-point fluxes
melt and bond the refractory, and sintering of the refractory grains takes place at
700 to 2000° C. Sintering was discussed briefly under powder metallurgy in ...
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