The Science of New Materials

The Science of New Materials

by Andrew Briggs
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631182462

ISBN-13: 9780631182467

Pub. Date: 01/28/1993

Publisher: Wiley

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631182467
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/28/1993
Series:
Wolfson College Lectures
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Introduction1
lWill Anybody Ever Use Metals and Alloys Again?4
2Will Ceramics Ever Be as Strong as Steel?32
3Why Are New Materials Interesting?58
4It's All Very Well in Practice but What About in Theory?86
5How Shall We Communicate and Calculate?116
6How Successful Are Superconductors?140
7Can Materials Stimulate Advances in Orthopaedics?168
8Can There Be a Materials Policy in the UK?177
Index195

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