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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It is not used much in design for ductile materials because considerable plastic
strain has occurred by the time this load-carrying capacity has been reached.
However, it is a good indication of defects because if flaws or harmful inclusions
First 0.002 strain (0.2 percent strain) is laid off from the origin on the x axis. Next a
line is drawn through this point parallel to the straight line portion of the stress-
strain curve until it intersects this curve. This intersection gives the value of the ...
3.7 True stress-true strain relations True stress-true strain curves are used in
development and research more than in routine testing because the data are
more difficult to obtain and plot than engineering stress and strain. We will
discuss the ...
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