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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In the casting processes the liquid metal is poured into a mold of the desired
shape and allowed to solidify. There are many different casting techniques. In
sand casting the mold is made of sand bonded with clay, and the cooling rate is ...
Although not formally recognized as a branch of ceramics, the preparation of
ceramic molds for 20 million tons of metal castings deserves attention because of
both the volume of ceramics used and the intricacy of the problems involving ...
A gob of glass is dropped into a metal mold which is rotated so that the glass
rises by centrifugal force. The upper edge is trimmed, and then the glass
faceplate is sealed to the funnel using a special low-melting- point solder glass.
Drawing of ...
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