Industrial Materials

Industrial Materials


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Industrial Materials by Larry David Helsel

Industrial Materials provides basic coverage of the five major types of industrial materials—metals and their alloys, plastics, ceramics, wood and engineered wood products, and composites. The text first presents a general overview of material composition, molecular structure, and mechanical and physical properties of materials. The five major types of industrial materials are then covered in a clear, easy-to-read format. The text concludes with an introduction to material standards. Destructive and nondestructive testing of materials are also presented in an overview format. This text is suitable for an advanced high school and introductory community college/university level materials technology curriculum.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781566378161
Publisher: Goodheart-Willcox Publisher
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Edition description: INSTRUCTOR
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Age Range: 16 - 18 Years

About the Author

Larry Helsel - is a professor in the School of Technology at Eastern Illinois University. Dr. Helsel has more than twenty years of experience in higher education, with most of his teaching experience in the areas of materials science, materials testing, metallurgy, and manufacturing processes. Dr. Helsel received his bachelor's and master's degree from the California University of Pennsylvania and his doctorate from the Pennsylvania State In addition to numerous journal articles and professional presentations, Dr. Helsel is coauthor of a textbook on materials and processes. He has been a member of the National Association of Industrial Technology for more than twenty years and has served in several leadership roles with NAIT. Dr. Helsel has completed a number of postdoctoral workshops and courses in computer-integrated manufacturing, quality assurance, methods analysis, computer simulation, industrial engineering, and computer control programming.

Peter Liu - obtained his B.S. degree in electrical and mechanical engineering from Nanchange University, China, in 1982. He earned an M.S. degree in materials science and engineering from Zhejiang University, China, in 1984, and completed a Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from Iowa State University in 1991. His major research interests rest on biomedical polymers, polymer recycling, polymer rheology, materials tribology, electrical sliding, corrosion, and failure analysis. He is a registered professional engineer (PE) in the state of Illinois, a certified quality engineer (CQE) by American Society for Quality, and a certified senior industrial technologist (CSIT) by National Association of Industrial Technology. He is currently a full professor at Eastern Illinois University.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Industrial Materials
  2. Structure of Materials
  3. Mechanical Properties of Materials
  4. Physical and Chemical Properties of Materials
  5. Ferrous Alloys
  6. Nonferrous Metals and Alloys
  7. Thermoplastics
  8. Thermosetting Plastics
  9. Wood and Engineered Wood Products
  10. Ceramics and Glass
  11. Cement and Concrete
  12. Introduction to Composites
  13. Polymer Matrix Composites
  14. Ceramic Matrix Composites
  15. Metal Matrix Composites
  16. Introduction to Electronic Materials
  17. Introduction to Standards and Nondestructive Testing of Industrial Materials
  18. Introduction to Destructive Testing of Industrial Materials

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