Glass Science / Edition 2

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Overview

This edition retains its pedagogical structure but has been extensively revised and updated. Features advances in the field pertaining to the latest developments on fatigue and fracture as well as environmental aspects of some hazardous materials and their effects on glass during long term storage. Contains a new description of the oxidation state of glass and its components based on the phase rule. Includes a new chapter on chemical durability with recent information regarding corrosion of glass and radioactive waste disposal.

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A classic reference-text that summarizes the current state of the field of amorphous solids, as well as the basics of the structure and properties of these materials. Revised, updated, and expanded to reflect advances over the 20 years since publication of the first edition, the second edition adds two new chapters: one covers chemical durability the reaction of glass with water, which includes recent work related to corrosion of glass and radioactive waste disposal; the other concerns the reaction of gases with glass, especially oxygen. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR booknews.com
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471891741
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/1/1994
  • Series: Science and Technology of Materials Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 6.36 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.87 (d)

Table of Contents

Glass Formation.

Structure.

Phase Separation.

Crystallization.

Viscosity.

Glass Transition.

Molecular Solution and Diffusion in Glass.

Fracture.

Fatigue in Glass.

Surfaces.

Reactions with Gases.

Chemical Durability: Reaction of Water with Glass.

Ion Exchange and Potentials of Glass Electrodes.

Electrical Conductivity and Ionic Diffusion.

Dielectric and Mechanical Loss.

Optical Absorption in Glasses.

Indexes.

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