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Main Title Materials science and engineering : an introduction /
Author Callister, William D.,
Publisher John Wiley & Sons,
Year Published 2007
OCLC Number 61463872
ISBN 0471736961; 9780471736967
Subjects Materials ; Materiaalkunde ; Werkstoffkunde--(DE-588)4079184-1
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EKBM  TA403.C23 2006 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 07/07/2006
Edition 7th ed.
Collation xxv, 721, A41, G14, S5, I22 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Includes index. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Atomic structure and interatomic bonding -- Structure of crystalline solids -- Imperfections in solids -- Diffusion -- Mechanical properties of metals -- Dislocations and strengthening mechanisms -- Failure -- Phase diagrams -- Phase transformations in metals, development of microstructure and alteration of mechanical properties -- Applications and processing of metal alloys -- Structures and properties of ceramics -- Applications and processing of ceramics -- Polymer structures -- Characteristics, applications, and processing of polymers -- Composites -- Corrosion and degradation of materials -- Electrical properties -- Thermal properties -- Magnetic properties -- Optical properties -- Materials selection and design considerations -- Economic, environmental, and societal issues in materials science and engineering -- International system of units -- Properties of selected engineering materials. This accessible book provides readers with clear and concise discussions of key concepts while also incorporating familiar terminology. The author treats the important properties of the three primary types of materials - metals, ceramics and polymers - and composites.