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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This phenomenon is called "work hardening," "strain hardening," or "cold work."
We shall see soon that the term "cold" is relative. It means working at a
temperature that does not alter the structural changes produced by the work. In
other words ...
Since diffusion is slower at room temperature, the equilibrium amount of 0 is slow
to precipitate and the rate of hardening is slow. At an intermediate temperature
we obtain more rapid hardening. However, if the alloy is heated for extended ...
Specifications with the letter T involve heat treatment to produce age hardening.
These are used only for alloys that develop coherent precipitates, the 2XXX,
6XXX, and 7XXX series. The code is: T3 Solution treatment followed by strain ...
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