Engineering Materials 1: An Introduction to Properties, Applications and Design by D.r.h. JonesEngineering Materials 1: An Introduction to Properties, Applications and Design by D.r.h. Jones

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

byD.r.h. Jones, Michael F. AshbyEditorD R H Jones

Paperback | September 26, 2011

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Widely adopted around the world,Engineering Materials 1is a core materials science and engineering text for third- and fourth-year undergraduate students; it provides a broad introduction to the mechanical and environmental properties of materials used in a wide range of engineering applications. The text is deliberately concise, with each chapter designed to cover the content of one lecture. As in previous editions, chapters are arranged in groups dealing with particular classes of properties, each group covering property definitions, measurement, underlying principles, and materials selection techniques. Every group concludes with a chapter of case studies that demonstrate practical engineering problems involving materials.

Engineering Materials 1, Fourth Editionis perfect as a stand-alone text for a one-semester course in engineering materials or a first text with its companionEngineering Materials 2: An Introduction to Microstructures and Processing,in a two-semester course or sequence.



  • Many new design case studies and design-based examples
  • Revised and expanded treatments of stress strain, fatigue, creep, and corrosion
  • Additional worked examples to consolidate, develop, and challenge
  • Compendia of results for elastic beams, plastic moments, and stress intensity factors
  • Many new photographs and links to Google Earth, websites, and video clips
  • Accompanying companion site with access to instructors' resources, including a suite of interactive materials science tutorials, a solutions manual, and an image bank of figures from the book
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 alo...
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Title:Engineering Materials 1: An Introduction to Properties, Applications and DesignFormat:PaperbackDimensions:496 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:September 26, 2011Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0080966659

ISBN - 13:9780080966656

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Table of Contents

1. Engineering Materials and Their Properties
2. The Price and Availability of Materials
3. The Elastic Moduli
4. Bonding between Atoms
5. Packing of Atoms in Solids
6. The Physical Basis of Young's Modulus
7. Case Studies in Modulus-Limited Design
8. Yield Strength, Tensile Strength, and Ductility
9. Dislocations and Yielding in Crystals
10. Strengthening Methods and Plasticity of Polycrystals
11. Continuum Aspects of Plastic Flow
12. Case Studies in Yield-Limited Design
13. Fast Fracture and Toughness
14. Micromechanisms of Fast Fracture
15. Probabilistic Fracture of Brittle Materials
16. Case Studies in Fracture
17. Fatigue Failure
18. Fatigue Design
19. Case Studies in Fatigue Failure
20. Creep and Creep Fracture
21. Kinetic Theory of Diffusion
22. Mechanisms of Creep, and Creep-Resistant Materials
23. The Turbine Blade-A Case Study in Creep-Limited Design
24. Oxidation of Materials
25. Case Studies in Dry Oxidation
26. Wet Corrosion of Materials
27. Case Studies in Wet Corrosion
28. Friction and Wear
29. Case Studies in Friction and Wear
30. Final Case Study

Editorial Reviews

"Ashby (emeritus) and Jones (both Cambridge U.) have made considerable changes to the 2005 third edition (the first edition was published in 1980), among them new illustrative photographs, references to reliable websites, and worked examples to many of the chapters. The textbook is for a first course on materials for undergraduate engineering students, holding up one corner of a curriculum that includes design, mechanics, and structures. It covers price and availability; the elastic moduli; yield strength, tensile strength, and ductility; fast fracture, brittle fracture, and toughness; fatigue failure; creep deformation and fracture; oxidation and corrosion; and friction, abrasion, and wear."--Reference and Research News, October 2012