Synopses & Reviews
This introductory book covers both conventional and newly emerging materials for engineering applications. It describes the properties of materials desirable for specific applications and outlines some of the useful methods of synthesis. Throughout, the correlation between the structures and properties of materials are highlighted. Areas of applications covered include semiconductors, magnetic materials, superconductors, opto-electronic materials, dielectric materials, amorphous materials, nuclear engineering, and space engineering. Includes discussion of modern techniques for materials studies.
Table of Contents
Bonding in Solids.
Imperfections in Solids.
Phase Diagrams and Phase Transformations.
Chemical Reaction Rates and Diffusion.
Electronic Conduction in Solids.
Materials for Nuclear Engineering.
Materials for Space Applications.
Modern Techniques for Materials Studies.