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Introduction to Materials Science for Engineers

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By: James F Shackleford

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Hardback | Jan 2000 | Edition: 5 | #105477 | ISBN: 0130112879
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For a first course in Materials Sciences and Engineering taught in the departments of materials science, mechanical, civil and general engineering. This text provides balanced, current treatment of the full spectrum of engineering materials, covering all the physical properties, applications and relevant properties associated with engineering materials. It explores all of major categories of materials while also offering detailed examinations of a wide range of new materials with high-tech applications.


1. Materials for Engineering. I. THE FUNDAMENTALS. 2. Atomic Bonding. 3. Crystalline Structure-Perfection. 4. Crystal Defects and Noncrystalline Structure-Imperfection. 5. Diffusion. 6. Mechanical Behavior. 7. Thermal Behavior. 8. Failure Analysis and Prevention. 9. Phase Diagrams-Equilibrium Microstructural Development. 10. Kinetics-Heat Treatment. II. THE STRUCTURAL MATERIALS. 11. Metals. 12. Ceramics and Glasses. 13. Polymers. 14. Composites. III. THE ELECTRONIC, OPTICAL AND MAGNETIC MATERIALS. 15. Electrical Behavior. 16. Optical Behavior. 17. Semiconductor Materials. 18. Magnetic Materials. IV. MATERIALS IN ENGINEERING DESIGN. 19. Environmental Degradation. 20. Materials Selection.

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