Handbook of materials for product design

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McGraw-Hill, 2001 - Reference - 1000 pages
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Stay ahead of the learning curve in the fast-evolving field of materials technology Need to come up with new product concepts? Do you select the materials and designs that make innovative ideas work,? Edited by Charles Harper, an internationally respected expert in materials technology, Handbook of Materials for Product Design is an indispensable asset to anyone involved in product creation. This unique reference can help you: *Generate ideas for new products * Specify expertly for robust, manufacturable, economical, customer-pleasing products * Compare options easily with plentiful data tables, charts, graphs, and illustrations * Cut costs and improve new product performance * Create unique materials with expert guidance* Find needed data on design, testing, specifications, standards, recyclability, and biodegradability

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Aluminum and Its Alloys 2 1
Titanium 3 1
Plastics 4 1

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Charles A. Harper is President of Technology Seminars, Inc. of Lutherville, Maryland. He is widely recognized as a leader in materials for product design, having worked and taught extensively in this area. Mr. Harper is also Series Editor for the Materials Science and Technology Series and the Electronic Packaging and Interconnection Series, both published by McGraw-Hill. He has been active in many professional societies, including the Society of Plastics Engineers, American Society for Materials, and the Society for the Advancement of Materials Engineering, in which he holds the honorary level of Fellow of the Society. He is a past President and Fellow of the International Microelectronics and Packaging Society. Mr. Harper is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, where he has also served as Adjunct Professor.