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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An expression relating the fracture stress to the fracture toughness and the flaw
size is (4) where Ktc = fracture toughness (psi-v/inT or MPaVm), af = nominal
stress at fracture (psi or MPa), a = crack length (or one-half of the crack length, ...
In region I a limiting value of AKt is reached below which no measurable growth
of cracks takes place. This limiting value AKlh is called the threshold stress-
intensity range. Its significance is similar to that of the fatigue limit determined
from an ...
... 10) Fire crack (II) Burned steel lIX)x. intergranular fusion -1 I I (12) Cracks _i I (o
) Surface Weld ( 1 ) Cracks (a) crater crack (b) transverse (c) longitudinal (d) in
heat affected /one (e) toe crack (0 root crack Weld bead (a) Sub -surface top view
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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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