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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Anode areas AI-AI3' + 3e I on each Fe-Fe2' + 2e J electrode O, + 2H2O + 4e^4OH
Cathode areas on each electrode (a) AI-AI3+ + 3e Anode O, + 2H20 + 4e -40H-
Cathode. iron Fig. 12.2 (a) Electrode reactions that take place at aluminum and ...
12.7 Steps in formation of hydrogen gas at the cathode. (Any of the steps can be
rate-limiting because of activation polarization.) Step 1: migration of hydrogen ion
to interface. Step 2: motion of electrons. Step 3: formation of atomic hydrogen.
The polarization of the cathode can determine whether the anode reaches the
passive condition. In Fig. 12.8, for instance, two possible cathode polarization
curves have been superimposed on the anode polarization curve. In the case of ...
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The Problem of Materials Selection and Development
ceramics polymers 4 1 3 The structure of materials 5 1 4 Bonding
Metallic Structures The Unit Cell
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