Science of engineering materials

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John Wiley & Sons Incorporated, 1987 - Technology & Engineering - 462 pages
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This introductory book covers both conventional and newly emerging materials for engineering applications. It describes the properties of materials desirable for specific applications and outlines some of the useful methods of synthesis. Throughout, the correlation between the structures and properties of materials are highlighted. Areas of applications covered include semiconductors, magnetic materials, superconductors, opto-electronic materials, dielectric materials, amorphous materials, nuclear engineering, and space engineering. Includes discussion of modern techniques for materials studies.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Crystal Structure
38
Chemical Equilibria Reaction Rates and Diffusion
57
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