Building on the extraordinary success of six best-selling editions, Bill Callister's new Seventh Edition of MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING: AN INTRODUCTION continues to promote student understanding of the three primary types of materials (metals, ceramics, and polymers) and composites, as well as the relationships that exist between the structural elements of materials and their properties.
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The latest edition of this bestselling textbook treats the important properties of three primary types of material--metals, ceramics, polymers--as well as composites. Describes the relationships that exist between the structural elements of these materials and their characteristics. Emphasizes mechanical behavior and failure along with techniques used to improve the mechanical and failure properties in terms of alteration of structural elements. Individual chapters discuss each of the corrosion, electrical, thermal, magnetic, and optical properties plus economic, environmental, and societal issues. Features a design component which includes design examples, case studies, and design type problems and questions.From the Back Cover:
The leading source for learning materials science and engineering
Bill Callister’s text is the number one choice for learning materials science and engineering. Why? Because it delivers lucid explanations, thorough and up-to-date coverage, and outstanding art and learning resources. Now revised, this 7th Edition continues to promote student understanding of the three primary types of materials (metals, ceramics, and polymers) and composites, as well as the relationships between the structural elements of materials and their properties.
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Online Animations and Learning Modules
The book companion site (www.wiley.com/college/callister) features learning modules with animations and 3-D projections that help students visualize challenging concepts and processes. The website also includes an interactive database of materials properties and costs.
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Book Description Wiley, 2006. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: List of Symbols.1. Introduction.Learning Objectives.1.1 Historical Perspective.1.2 Materials Science and Engineering.1.3 Why Study Materials Science and Engineering?1.4 Classification of Materials.1.5 Advanced Materials.1.6 Modern Materials' Needs.References.2. Atomic Structure and Interatomic Bonding.Learning Objectives.2.1 Introduction.ATOMIC STRUCTURE.2.2 Fundamental Concepts.2.3 Electrons in Atoms.2.4 The Periodic Table.ATOMIC BONDING IN SOLIDS.2.5 Bonding Forces and Energies.2.6 Primary Interatomic Bonds.2.7 Secondary Bonding or van der Waals Bonding.2.8 Molecules.Summary.Important Terms and Concepts.References.Questions and Problems.3. The Structure of Crystalline Solids.Learning Objectives.3.1 Introduction.CRYSTALSTRUCTURES.3.2 Fundamental Concepts.3.3 Unit Cells.3.4 Metallic Crystal Structures.3.5 Density Computations.3.6 Polymorphism and Allotropy.3.7 Crystal Systems.CRYSTALLOGRAPHIC POINTS, DIRECTIONS, AND PLANES.3.8 Point Coordinates.3.9 Crystallographic Directions.3.10 Crystallographic Planes.3.11 Linear and Planar Densities.3.12 Close-Packed Crystal Structures.CRYSTALLINE AND NONCRYSTALLINE MATERIALS.3.13 Single Crystals.3.14 Polycrystalline Materials.3.15 Anisotropy.3.16 X-Ray Diffraction: Determination of Crystal Structures.3.17 Noncrystalline Solids.Summary.Important Terms and Concepts.References.Questions and Problems.4. Imperfections in Solids.Learning Objectives.4.1 Introduction.POINT DEFECTS.4.2 Vacancies and Self-Interstitials.4.3 Impurities in Solids.4.4 Specification of Composition.MISCELLANEOUS IMPERFECTIONS.4.5 Dislocations-Linear Defects.4.6 Interfacial Defects.4.7 Bulk or Volume Defects.4.8 Atomic Vibrations.MICROSCOPIC EXAMINATION.4.9 General.4.10 Microscopic Techniques.4.11 Grain Size Determination.Summary.Important Terms and Concepts.References.Questions and Problems.Design Problems.5. Diffusion.Learning Objectives.5.1 Introduction.5.2 Diffusion Mechanisms.5.3 Steady-State Diffusion.5.4 Nonsteady-State Diffusion.5.5 Factors That Influence Diffusion.5.6 Other Diffusion Paths.Summary.Important Terms and Concepts.References.Questions and Problems.Design Problems.6. Mechanical Properties of Metals.Learning Objectives.6.1 Introduction.6.2 Concepts of Stress and Strain.ELASTIC DEFORMATION.6.3 Stress-Strain Behavior.6.4 Anelasticity.6.5 Elastic Properties of Materials.PLASTIC DEFORMATION.6.6 Tensile Properties.6.7 True Stress and Strain.6.8 Elastic Recovery after Plastic Deformation.6.9 Compressive, Shear, and Torsio. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0471736961
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