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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3.1 General Now that we have described the nature of metal structures we can
advance to observe the effects of stress and temperature on them. These effects
are important for two reasons. 1. To form parts into the required shape and to ...
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 ...
3.20 Creep and stress relief To conclude this chapter we should consider the
effect of temperature on stress-strain relations. These data are important in
designing parts for operation at higher temperatures and in the operation called "
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