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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There are three major constituent groups of oxides that may be found in glass. 1.
Other glass formers, such as boron oxide, B2O3. The valence of the metal ion is
usually 3 or greater, and the ion is small. 2. Modifiers, or oxides of low-valence ...
It may be calculated from the formula P-B ratio = — Dw where W = molecular
weight of the oxide, d = density of the metal, D = density of the oxide, and w =
molecular weight of the metal, since more than one mole may be required to
The results can be compared to formation of oxide scale in metal systems. Oxide
Defect Structures As we will discuss later in the section on semiconductors, many
oxide structures do not follow the exact chemical formula but may have an ...
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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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