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Essentials of modern materials science and engineering

Author: James Newell
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, ©2009.
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"While other materials science books focus heavily on metals, Newell's Material Science and Engineering offers a unique approach that emphasizes modern materials such as polymers, ceramics, and composites. The book explores the key concepts and fundamentals that are needed to make informed decisions in the field. The importance of economics in decision-making and consideration of the entire life cycle of products  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Manuels d'enseignement supérieur
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James Newell
ISBN: 9780471753650 0471753653
OCLC Number: 230180847
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxxiv, 332 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction. Why Study Materials Science?1.1 Overview of Materials Science. What Issues Impact Materials Selection and Design?1.2 Property Considerations for Specific Applications. 1.3 Impact of Bonding of Material Properties. 1.4 Change of Properties over Time. 1.5 Impact of Economics on Decision Making. 1.6 Sustainability and Green Engineering. What Choices Are Available?1.7 Introduction to the Classes of Materials. Chapter 2. Structure in Materials. How Are Atoms Arranged in Materials?2.1 Introduction. 2.2 Level of Order. 2.3 Lattice Parameters and Atomic Packing Factors. 2.4 Theoretical Densities. 2.5 Crystallographic Directions. 2.6 Miller Indices. How Are Crystals Measured?2.7 X-ray Diffraction. 2.8 Microscopy. How Do Crystals Form and Grow?2.9 Nucleation and Grain Growth. What Kinds of Flaws Are Present in Crystals and What Do They Affect?2.10 Point Defects. 2.11 Dislocations. 2.12 Slip. 2.13 Dislocation Climb. What New Developments Are Happening with Crystals and Crystal Structures?2.14 Monocrystals and Nanocrystals. Chapter 3. Measurement of Mechanical Properties. How Do I Know How to Measure Properties?3.1 ASTM Standards. What Properties Can Be Measured, and What Do They Tell Me?3.2 Tensile Testing. 3.3 Compressive Testing. 3.4 Bend Testing. 3.5 Hardness Testing. 3.6 Creep Testing. 3.7 Impact Testing. Will I Get the Same Result Every Time I Run a Specific Test?3.8 Variability in Measurement. Why Do Materials Fail under Stress?3.9 Fracture Mechanics. How Do Mechanical Properties Change over Time?3.10 Fatigue Testing. 3.11 Accelerated Aging Studies. Chapter 4. Metals. How Do You Work with Metals?4.1 Forming Operations. What Advantages Do Alloys Offer?4.2 Alloys and Phase Diagrams. 4.3 Carbon Steel. 4.4 Phase Transitions. 4.5 Age Hardening and Solution Heat Treatment. 4.6 Copper and Its Alloys. 4.7 Aluminum and Its Alloys. What Limitations Do Metals Have?4.8 Corrosion. What Happens to Metals after Their Commercial Life?4.9 Recycling of Metals. Chapter 5. PolymersWhat Are Polymers?5.1 Polymer Terminology. 5.2 Types of Polymers. How Are Polymer Chains Formed?5.3 Addition Polymerization. 5.4 Condensation Polymerization. 5.5 Importance of Molecular Weight Distributions. What Influences the Properties of Polymers?5.6 Constitution. 5.7 Configuration. 5.8 Conformation. 5.9 Additives. How Are Polymers Processed into Commercial Products?5.10 Polymer Processing. What Happens to Polymers When They Are Discarded?5.11 Recycling of Polymers. Chapter 6. Ceramics and Carbon Materials. What Are Ceramic Materials?6.1 Crystal Structures in Ceramics. What Are the Industrial Uses of Ceramics?6.2 Abrasives. 6.3 Cements. 6.4 Glasses. 6.5 Refractories. 6.6 Structural Clay Products6.7 Whitewares6.8 Advanced Ceramics. What Happens to Ceramic Materials at the End of Their Useful Lives?6.9 Ceramic Recycling. Is Graphite a Polymer or a Ceramic?6.10 Graphite. Do Other Carbon Materials Offer Unusual Properties?6.11 Diamond. 6.12 Carbon Fibers. 6.13 Fullerenes (Buckyballs) and Carbon Nanotubes. Chapter 7. Composites. What Are Composite Materials, and How Are They Made?7.1 Classes of Composites. 7.2 Fiber-Reinforced Composites. 7.3 Particulate Composites. 7.4 Laminar CompositesWhat Happens to Obsolete Composites?7.5 Recycling of Composites. Chapter 8. Electronic and Optical Materials. How Do Electrons Flow through Metals?8.1 Conductivity in Metals. 8.2 Electrical Resistivity. What Happens When There Are No Free Electrons?8.3 Insulators. 8.4 Intrinsic Semiconduction. 8.5 Extrinsic Semiconduction. How Do Electronic Devices Operate?8.6 Diodes. 8.7 Transistors. 8.8 Integrated Circuits. 8.9 Dielectric Behavior and Capacitors. What Other Electrical Behaviors Do Some Materials Display?8.10 Ferroelectric and Piezoelectric Materials. What Are Optical Properties, and Why Do They Matter?8.11 Optical Properties. 8.12 Applications of Optical Materials. Chapter 9. Biomaterials and Biological Materials. What Types of Materials Interact with Biological Systems?9.1 Biomaterials, Biological Materials, and Biocompatibility. What Biological Materials Provide Structural Support, and What Biomaterials Interact with or Replace Them?9.2 Structural Biological Materials and Biomaterials. What Biomaterials Serve a Nonstructural Function in the Body?9.3 Functional Biomaterials. What Ethical Issues Are Unique to Biomaterials?9.4 Ethics and Biomaterials. Glossary. Index.
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