Introduction to Materials Science for Engineers

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Prentice Hall, 1996 - Materiales - 670 pages
Providing a balanced, current treatment of the full spectrum of engineering materials, this text covers all the physical properties, applications, and relevant properties associated with engineering materials. The text explores all the major categories of materials (metals, ceramics and glass, polymers, composites, and semiconductors) while also offering detailed examinations of a wide range of new materials with high-tech applications. Shackelford also provides a strong introductory chapter familiarizing students with the dynamic nature of the field, supported by a number of vivid photographs and illustrations. The fourth edition contains in-depth discussions of all the most recent advances in the field, a number of new problems and exercises, new computer-generated illustrations, and a new interactive CD-ROM supplement.

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