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Materials science and engineering : an introduction

Author: William D Callister, Jr.
Publisher: New York, NY : John Wiley & Sons, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer : Document   Computer File : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
College level textbook for studying materials in science and engineering.
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Genre/Form: CD-ROMs
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William D Callister, Jr.
ISBN: 0471135763 9780471135760 0471224715 9780471224716 0471264563 9780471264569 0555002055 9780555002056
OCLC Number: 50844359
Description: xxi, 820 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Atomic structure and interatomic bonding --
The structure of crystalline soilds --
Imperfections in solids --
Diffusion --
Mechanical properties of metals --
Dislocations and strengthening mechanism --
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 --
Economic, environmental, and societal issues in materials science and engineering --
Appendix A: The international system of units --
Appendix B: Properties of selected engineering materials --
Appendix C: Costs and relative costs for selected engineering materials --
Appendix D: Mer structures for common polymers --
Appendix E: Glass transition and melting temperatures for common polymeric materials.
Responsibility: William D. Callister, Jr.
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