Materials Science And Engineering: An Introduction

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John Wiley & Sons, 2007 - Technology & Engineering - 721 pages
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Building on the extraordinary success of five best-selling editions, Bill Callister's new edition of 'Materials science and engineering' continues to promote student understanding through clear and concise writing and familiar terminology that is not beyond student comprehension. Topics are organized and explained in an approachable manner, so that even instructors who do not have a strong materials background can teach from this user-friendly text. The text treats the important properties of the three primary types of materials (metals, ceramics, and polymers) and composites, as well as the relationships that exist between the structural elements of materials and their properties. Throughout, the emphasis is on mechanical behavior and failure, including techniques that are employed to improve performance. Individual chapters discuss corrosion, electrical, thermal, magnetic, and optical properties, as well as new and cutting-edge materials.

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Contents

Atomic Structure and Interatomic Bonding
15
Learning Objectives
39
Imperfections in Solids
80
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

William D. Callister is currently an adjunct professor in the Department of Engineering at the University of Utah.  His teaching interests include writing and revising introductory materials science and engineering textbooks, in both print and electronic formats. He also enjoys developing ancillary resources, including instructional software and on-line testing/evaluation tools.

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