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Materials in Today's World, Second Edition

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This text is an introduction to materials for non-majors. It covers metals, ceramics, polymers, semiconductors, glasses, superconductors, and fibers. There are many draw- ings and photos, but no exercises.

Table of Contents

Preface

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. The Search for New Materials

Chapter 3. What is Materials Science?

Chapter 4. The Different Classes of Materials

Chapter 5. Bonding

Questions: Chapters 1-5

Chapter 6. Crystal Structures

Chapter 7. Amorphous Materials

Chapter 8. Defects in Solids

Questions: Chapters 6-8

Chapter 9: What Do We Mean By "Strong"?

Questions: Chapter 9

Chapter 10: Making Metals Stronger or How to Stop Those Dislocations Moving

Chapter 11: Case Study:Aluminum-Lithiium Alloys For Aeroospace

Chapter 12: Case Study:Magnesium Alloys, Potential Lightweight Aerospace Materials

Chapter 13: Case Study: HSLA Steels For Car Bodies

Questions: Chapters 10-13

Chapter 14: Polymers Are Not Just Plastic

Chapter 15: Case Study: Polyethylene, The Most Common Polymer

Chapter 16: Case Study:FromRubber to Hips to ABS

Questions: Chapters 14-16

Chapter 17: How Heat Affects Materials

Chapter 18: Ceramics: Do They Have to Be Brittle?

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780070507111
Author:
Thrower, Peter A
Publisher:
Learning Solutions
Author:
Thrower, Peter
Author:
Thrower Peter
Author:
Thrower, Peter A.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Metallurgy
Subject:
Material Science
Subject:
Materials
Subject:
Matâeriaux
Subject:
Metal-Metallurgy
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series:
College custom series
Series Volume:
no. 4
Publication Date:
November 1995
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.26x7.34x.72 in. 1.35 lbs.

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