Handbook of Materials for Product Design

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Charles A. Harper
McGraw-Hill, 2001 - Technology & Engineering - 1000 pages
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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 performance with new products
* Create unique materials with expert guidance
* Find needed data on design, testing, specifications, standards, recyclability, and biodegradability
* Get selection tips from the world's leading experts
* Know you've made the best choices

For those needing to generate new product concepts, select materials and designs that make these innovative ideas work, or stay ahead of the learning curve in the fast-evolving field of materials technology, this in-depth HANDBOOK OF MATERIALS FOR PRODUCT DESIGN provides a one-stop source of answers.

Edited by an internationally respected expert in materials technology, HANDBOOK OF MATERIALS FOR PRODUCT DESIGN is an indispensable asset to anyone involved in product creation.

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

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About the author (2001)

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.

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