Engineering Materials 2: An Introduction to Microstructures and Processing

Paperback | December 5, 2012

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

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Engineering Materials: An Introduction to Microstructures and Processing is a comprehensive introduction to microstructures and processing of materials for engineering students and other related courses. It is composed of chapters that are arranged into four sections: metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites, which are the distinct generic classes of materials. The materials are presented in an easy-to-read style, while establishing the main concepts and providing details on how processing, microstructures, and physicochemical characters are interrelated. The book emphasizes the relationship between structure, processing and properties, of both conventional and innovative materials. It provides detailed discussions of the different aspects of transformations, including interface kinetics, nucleation and growth, and constitutional undercooling. The book also presents new case studies and examples to illustrate, develop and consolidate the different topics. The text features new photographs and links to Google Earth, websites and video clips, and a companion site with access to instructors' resources: solution manual, image bank of figures from the book and a section of interactive materials science tutorials. The text aims to provide detailed discussions about engineering materials to senior-level and postgraduate students of mechanical engineering, manufacturing, materials science, engineering design, products design, aeronautical engineering, and other engineering sciences. Many new or revised applications-based case studies and examples Treatment of phase diagrams integrated within the main text Increased emphasis on the relationship between structure, processing and properties, in both conventional and innovative materials Frequent worked examples to consolidate, develop, and challenge 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

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Engineering Materials: An Introduction to Microstructures and Processing is a comprehensive introduction to microstructures and processing of materials for engineering students and other related courses. It is composed of chapters that are arranged into four sections: metals, ceramics, polymers, and composites, which are the distinct g...

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Engineering Materials 2 is one of the leading self-contained texts for more advanced students of materials science and mechanical engineering. The bookprovides a concise introduction to the microstructures and processing of materials and shows how these are related to the properties required in engineering design. As with previous edit...

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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:576 pages, 9.25 × 7.5 × 0.68 inPublished:December 5, 2012Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0080966683

ISBN - 13:9780080966687

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Metals: Metal Structures; Equilibrium Constitution & Phase Diagrams; Driving Force for Structural Change; Kinetics of Structural Change: Diffusive Transformations; Nucleation; Displacive Transformations; Light Alloys; Steels; Alloy Steels; Production, Forming & Joining of Metals; Ceramics & Glasses; Structure of Ceramics; Mechanical Properties of Ceramics; Statistics of Brittle Fracture; Production, Forming & Joining of Ceramics; Cements & Concretes; Polymers & Composites; Structure of Polymers; Mechanical Behaviour of Polymers; Production, Forming & Joining of Polymers; Composites: Fibrous, Particulate & Foamed; Wood; Designing with Metals, Ceramics, Polymers & Composites; Design with Materials; Engineering Failures and Disasters The Ultimate Test of Design; Appendices: Teaching yourself Phase Diagrams; Symbols & Formulae; Complete Solutions Manual