CRC Materials Science and Engineering Handbook / Edition 3

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The CRC Materials Science and Engineering Handbook, Third Edition is t he most comprehensive source available for data on engineering materia ls. Organized in an easy-to-follow format based on materials propertie s, this definitive reference features new and existing data verified t hrough major professional societies in the materials fields, such as A SM International and the American Ceramic Society. The Third Edition h as been significantly expanded, most notably by the addition of new ta bular material for a wide range of nonferrous alloys and various compo site materials.

"...the most comprehensive source available for data on engineering materials with key-word indexing for easy, reference to tables, thumb tabs for quick retrieval of information & over 700 all new pages."

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New edition of a source for data on engineering materials. In an easy- to-follow format, it features data verified through major professional societies in the materials field. Topics include structure and composition of materials; phase diagram sources; thermodynamic and kinetic data; and thermal, mechanical, electrical, optical, and chemical properties of materials, as well as selecting these materials. The volume is organized according to materials properties and contains both a key word indexing system and a selection section where materials can be compared by property value. About 400 tables cover all important categories. The editors, Shackelford and Alexander, are associated with the division of materials science and engineering, U. of California at Davis. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780849326967
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/28/2000
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1980
  • Product dimensions: 6.90 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Structure of Materials
Composition of Materials
Phase Diagram Sources
Thermodynamic and Kinetic Data
Thermal Properties of Materials
Mechanical Properties of Materials
Electrical Properties of Materials
Optical Properties of Materials
Chemical Properties of Materials
Selecting Structural Properties
Selecting Thermodynamic and Kinetic Properties
Selecting Thermal Properties
Selecting Mechanical Properties
Selecting Electrical Properties
Selecting Optical Properties
Selecting Chemical Properties

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