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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°C 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 °F 3.0% C gray iron Fig. 6.46 Fraction chart for
gray cast iron. Finally it should be pointed out that "gray" and "white" not only
refer to the microstructure but also describe the appearance of the fracture of the
ductile than gray cast iron because during the heat treatment graphite was
formed in clumplike nodules (something like spheroidal graphite); this graphite is
called "temper carbon." Since the discovery of ductile iron many malleable iron ...
In the second group the addition of large amounts of alloy alters substantially the
iron-iron carbide diagram. ... In white cast iron no graphite is present, and the
product is hard and brittle because of the presence of massive particles of iron ...
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