Materials Engineering and Exploring Properties

Materials Engineering and Exploring Properties

by Robert Snedden

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Materials Engineering and Exploring Properties by Robert Snedden

Engineering in Action connects us with the technology that surrounds us in our everyday lives. Discover the design process that engineers follow to define problems, discuss solutions, and build and test models. Materials engineers research, design, and develop the materials needed to make products durable, convenient, and safe. Learn how to combine your understanding of materials science and the engineering design process to tackle a design challenge of your own.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780778775355
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/15/2015
Series: Engineering in Action
Edition description: Science and Technology
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)
Lexile: 1200L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

A world of materials 4

Matter and materials 6

The ancient art of materials engineering 8

Making the right choice 10

Inspired by nature 12

Becoming a materials engineer 14

The problem-solving process 16

A question of balance 18

Prototypes 20

Testing times 22

Ideas into practice 24

Design challenge 26

The future of materials engineering 28

Learning more 30

Glossary 31

Index 32

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