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

Other | April 1, 2005

byJones, D R H, D R H Jones, Michael F. Ashby

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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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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 st...

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Engineering Materials 1 gives a broad introduction to the properties of materials used in a wide range of engineering applications. It provides a complete course in engineering materials for students with no previous background in the subject.The third edition has been revised, expanded and improved throughout. Chapters remain arranged...

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

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Format:OtherDimensions:448 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:April 1, 2005Publisher:Butterworth-HeinemannLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080468624

ISBN - 13:9780080468624

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Engineering materials and their properties; Price and availability of materials; Elastic moduli; Bonding between atoms; Packing of atoms in solids; Physical basis of Young's modulus; Case studies in modulus-limited design; Yield strength, tensile strength and ductility; Dislocations and yielding in crystals; Strengthening methods and plasticity of polycrystals; Continuum aspects of plastic flow; Case studies in yield-limited design; Fast fracture and toughness; Micromechanisms of fast fracture; Case studies in fast fracture; Probalistic fracture of brittle materials; Fatigue failure; Fatigue design; Case studies in fatigue failure; Creep and creep fracture; Kinetic theory of diffusion; Mechanisms of creep and creep-resistant materials; The turbine blade - case studies in creep-limited design; Oxidation and corrosion; Oxidation of materials; Case studies in dry oxidation; Wet corrosion of materials; Case studies in wet corrosion; Friction and wear; Case studies in friction and wear; Design with materials; Final case study - materials and energy in car design; Appendices - Symbols and Formulae; References; Index; Complete solutions manual