Engineering Materials 1: An Introduction to Properties, Applications and Design

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Butterworth-Heinemann, Apr 12, 2005 - Technology & Engineering - 448 pages
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Widely adopted around the world, this is a core materials science and mechanical engineering text. Engineering Materials 1 gives a broad introduction to the properties of materials used in engineering applications. With each chapter corresponding to one lecture, it provides a complete introductory course in engineering materials for students with no previous background in the subject. Ashby & Jones have an established, successful track record in developing understanding of the properties of materials and how they perform in reality.

* One of the best-selling materials properties texts; well known, well established and well liked
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I've read only few books about material science. This was absolutely the best from the bunch. It's not that dense on information, but it gives you the big picture. Sometimes the even bigger picture ... Read full review

Contents

Part B The elastic moduli
29
Part C Yield strength tensile strength and ductility
97
Part D Fast fracture brittle fracture and toughness
167
Part E Fatigue failure
221
Part F Creep deformation and fracture
271
Part G Oxidation and corrosion
325
Part H Friction abrasion and wear
367
Part I Designing with metals ceramics polymers and composites
391
Appendix 1 Symbols and formulae
411
References
419
Index
421
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Page xi - Try to do the examples from a particular chapter while this is still fresh in your mind. In this way you will gain confidence that you are on top of the subject. No engineer attempts to learn or remember tables or lists of data for material properties. But you should try to remember the broad...

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Dr. Jones is co-author of Engineering Materials 1 and 2 and lead author for the 3rd and 4th editions. He was the founder editor of Elsevier's journal Engineering Failure Analysis, and founder chair of Elsevier's International Conference on Engineering Failure Analysis series. His research interests are in materials engineering, and along with serving as President of Christ's College at the University of Cambridge he now works internationally advising major companies and legal firms on failures of large steel structures.

Royal Society Research Professor Emeritus at Cambridge University and Former Visiting Professor of Design at the Royal College of Art, London, UK

Mike Ashby is sole or lead author of several of Elsevier’s top selling engineering textbooks, including Materials and Design: The Art and Science of Material Selection in Product Design, Materials Selection in Mechanical Design, Materials and the Environment, and Materials: Engineering, Science, Processing and Design. He is also coauthor of the books Engineering Materials 1&2, and Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies and Design.

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