Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction / Edition 5

Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction / Edition 5

by William D. Callister
     
 

Bill Callister continues his dedication to student understanding by writing in a clear and concise manner, using terminology that is familiar and not beyond student comprehension. Topics are organized and explained in an approachable manner, so that even instructors who do not have a strong materials background (i.e., those from mechanical, civil, chemical, or

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Bill Callister continues his dedication to student understanding by writing in a clear and concise manner, using terminology that is familiar and not beyond student comprehension. Topics are organized and explained in an approachable manner, so that even instructors who do not have a strong materials background (i.e., those from mechanical, civil, chemical, or electrical engineering, or chemistry departments) can teach from this, already successful, text.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471320135
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
896
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.35(d)

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Table of Contents

Atomic Structure and Interatomic Bonding.

The Structure of Crystalline Solids.

Imperfections in Solids.

Diffusion.

Mechanical Properties of Metals.

Dislocations and Strenthening Mechanisms.

Failure.

Phase Diagrams.

Phase Transformations in Metals: Development of Microstructure and Alteration of Mechanical Properties.

Thermal Processing of Metal Alloys.

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.

Materials Selection and Design Considerations.

Economic, Environmental, and Societal Issues in Materials Science and Engineering.

Appendices.

Glossary.

Answers to Selected Problems.

Index.

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