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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4.10 Representation of temperature in ternaries A complete three-component, or
ternary, diagram at constant pressure but varying temperature is shown in Fig.
4.12. In some cases the determination of the liquidus can be a million-dollar ...
Many a proud designer or project engineer has developed a new component or
process with outstanding performance only to have it fail prematurely because of
corrosion. Furthermore, despite active research by corrosion engineers, a visit to
13.18 Summary of fracture appearance Before we can determine the cause of
failure, we must first determine how the component failed. For example,
components may fail because the stresses imposed during service exceeded the
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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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