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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Age Hardening As an example of the age-hardening process, consider the
hardening of aluminum-copper alloys by a three-step process. This process
involves a solution treatment at about 950°F (510°C) in which (1) the CuA12
phase is ...
4.31 Effect of age hardening on the mechanical properties of a 4.5% copper-
aluminum alloy (2014). (American Society tor Metals Handbook. 8th ed.. Vol 2:
Heat T-ating. Cleaning and Finishing. Metals Park. Ohio. 1964) In some systems
5.21 [ES/EJ] List by code letter the one hardening mechanism of most importance
for each of the following alloys: a. 1060 aluminum (99.6% min Al) b. 2014
aluminum (4.5% Cu, 0.8% Si, 0.8% Mn, 0.5% Mg) c. C11000 ETP 99.9% Cu d.
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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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