Introduction to Materials Science for Engineers

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-10-30
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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This book provides balanced, current treatment of the full spectrum of engineering materials, covering all the physical properties, applications and relevant properties associated with engineering materials. The book explores all of major categories of materials while offering detailed examinations of a wide range of new materials with high-tech applications. The reader is treated to state-of-the-art computer generated crystal structure illustrations, offering the most technically precise and visually realistic illustrations available. The book includes over 350 exercises with sample problems to provide guidance.Materials for Engineering, Atomic Bonding, Crystal Structure and Defects, Diffusion, Mechanical Behavior, Thermal Behavior, Failure Analysis & Prevention. Phase Diagrams, Heat Treatment, Metals, Ceramics and Glasses, Polymers, Composites, Electrical Behavior, Optical Behavior, Semiconductor Materials, Magnetic Materials, Environmental Degradation, Materials Science.For mechanical and civil engineers and machine designers.

Table of Contents

Materials for Engineeringp. 1
The Material Worldp. 1
Materials Science and Engineeringp. 2
Six Materials That Changed Your Worldp. 3
Steel Bridges
Introducing Metalsp. 3
Lucalox Lamps
Introducing Ceramicsp. 5
Optical Fibers
Introducing Glassesp. 9
Nylon Parachutes
Introducing Polymersp. 11
Kevlar-Reinforced Tires
Compositesp. 13
Silicon Chips
Semiconductorsp. 14
Processing and Selecting Materialsp. 15
Looking at Materials by Powers of Tenp. 17
The Fundamentals
Atomic Bondingp. 22
Atomic Structurep. 22
The Ionic Bondp. 28
Coordination Numberp. 32
The Covalent Bondp. 39
The Metallic Bondp. 45
The Secondary, or van der Waals, Bondp. 47
The Bonding Classificationp. 503
Crystalline Structure
Perfectionp. 58
Seven Systems and Fourteen Latticesp. 58
Metal Structuresp. 62
Ceramic Structuresp. 66
Polymeric Structuresp. 74
Semiconductor Structuresp. 76
Lattice Positions, Directions, and Planesp. 80
X-Ray Diffractionp. 92
Crystal Defects and Noncrystalline
Imperfectionp. 102
The Solid Solution
Chemical Imperfectionp. 102
Point Defects
Imperfectionsp. 108
Linear Defects, or Dislocations
Imperfectionsp. 110
Planar Defects
Imperfectionsp. 113
Noncrystalline Solids
Imperfectionsp. 118
Diffusionp. 126
Thermally Activated Processesp. 126
Thermal Production of Point Defectsp. 130
Point Defects and Solid-State Diffusionp. 132
Steady-State Diffusionp. 142
Alternate Diffusion Pathsp. 146
Mechanical Behaviorp. 152
Stress Versus Strainp. 152
Metalsp. 153
Ceramics and Glassesp. 164
Polymersp. 168
Elastic Deformationp. 173
Plastic Deformationp. 174
Hardnessp. 181
Creep and Stress Relaxationp. 185
Viscoelastic Deformationp. 193
Inorganic Glassesp. 194
Organic Polymersp. 196
Elastomersp. 199
Thermal Behaviorp. 210
Heat Capacityp. 210
Thermal Expansionp. 213
Thermal Conductivityp. 216
Thermal Shockp. 221
Failure Analysis and Preventionp. 227
Impact Energyp. 228
Fracture Toughnessp. 233
Fatiguep. 237
Nondestructive Testingp. 246
Failure Analysis and Preventionp. 249
Phase Diagrams
Equilibrium Microstructural Developmentp. 257
The Phase Rulep. 258
The Phase Diagramp. 261
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