Properties of Materials

Properties of Materials

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Properties of Materials introduces principles of materials science from the perspective of various properties - optical, thermal, electrical, magnetic, and mechanical - highlighting the relationships among the properties. Timeless principles are introduced along with the excitement of contemporary materials science. This book will be ideal for students taking an introductory class in materials science, or for those interested in an introduction to the physical aspects of this field.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 191 x 234.4 x 16.5mm | 598.75g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 24 halftones, numerous line drawings
  • 0195113314
  • 9780195113310

Table of contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION; 1. Materials Science; PART II: COLOUR AND OTHER OPTICAL PROPERTIES OF MATTER; PART III: THERMAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS; PART IV: ELECTRICAL AND MAGNETIC PROPERTIES OF MATTER; PART V: MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS; Appendix 1: Fundamental Physical Constants; Appendix 2: Unit Conversions; Appendix 3: The 14 Three-Dimensional Lattice Types; Appendix 4: The Greek Alphabet; Appendic 5: Sources for Lecture Demonstration Materials
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