Introduction to Engineering Materials (3rd Revised edition)

Introduction to Engineering Materials (3rd Revised edition)

By: Vernon John (author)Paperback

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An undergraduate text for engineers studying materials science, this book deals with the basic principles in a simple yet meaningful manner. Updated throughout and with new diagrams and photographs in this fourth edition, this continues to be a popular text with students and lecturers alike.

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VERNON JOHN is an experienced author and teacher. Until retirement he held the post of Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Westminster.


PART 1: INTRODUCTION The Materials of Engineering PART 2: MATERIALS SCIENCE Atomic Structure and Bonding Influence of Bond Type on Structure and Properties The Formation of Polymers Crystalline Structures Glasses and Partial Crystallinity Elastic Behaviour Dislocations and Plasticity in Metals Viscoelastic Behaviour Toughness and Fracture of Materials Phase Diagrams and Alloy Formation Phase Transformations and Diffusion Electrical and Magnetics Properties Optical Thermal and Other Properties PART 3: THE MATERIALS OF ENGINEERING Non-ferrous Metals and Alloys Iron and Steel Polymer Materials Ceramics and Glasses Composite Materials PART 4: FORMING AND FABRICATION OF MATERIALS Forming Processes for Polymer Materials Forming Processes for Ceramics and Glasses Material Removal Processes Joining Processes PART 4: BEHAVIOUR IN SERVICE Failure, Fatigue and Creep Oxidation, Corrosion and Other Effects PART 5: EVALUATION OF MATERIALS Property Testing Non-destructive Testing Macro and Micro-examinations Materials Selection Appendices

Product Details

  • publication date: 09/05/2003
  • ISBN13: 9780333949177
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 660
  • ID: 9780333949177
  • weight: 1272
  • ISBN10: 033394917X
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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