Atomic Structure and Interatomic Bonding. The Structure of Crystalline Solids. Imperfections in Solids. Diffusion. Mechanical Properties of Metals. Dislocations and Strenthening Mechanisms. Failure. Phase Diagrams. Phase Transformations in Metals: Development of Microstructure and Alteration of Mechanical Properties. Thermal Processing of Metal Alloys. 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. Appendices. Glossary. Answers to Selected Problems. Index.