Engineering Materials: Properties and Selection

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9780131327917: Engineering Materials: Properties and Selection

For courses in Metallurgy and Materials Science.

Co-authored by Kenneth G. Budinski and Michael K. Budinski, his son, with over 50 years of combined industry experience in the field, this practical, understandable introduction to engineering materials theory and industry-standard selection practices provides students with the working knowledge to (1) make an informed selection of materials for engineering applications and (2) correctly specify materials on drawings and purchasing documents. Encompassing all significant material systems?metals, ceramics, plastics, and composites?this text incorporates the most up-to-date information on material usage and availability, addresses the increasingly global nature of the field, and reflects the suggestions of numerous adopters of previous editions.

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Covering all important classes of materials and manufacturing processes, Engineering Materials 9e teaches students why materials fail, and how to select materials which will not.  Drawing on the authors 66 years of combined author experience, this book teaches students how to build a repertoire of materials suitable for most engineering applications,  and how to properly specify the materials on engineering drawings.


Changes to this book

  • Revised and fully-up-to-date
  • Every chapter covers current global industry trends
  • Environmental aspects of materials are presented throughout
  • Covers the basic concepts of nanomaterial technology
  • New and more questions at the end of every chapter

"This book is ideal for the Engineering Technology market. The focus is on real applications of engineering materials with just enough science background to make the subject understandable. In addition to classroom use, this text is useful as a practical reference for the engineering practitioner. "

--Beth Carle, Rochester Institute of Technology

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Kenneth G. Budinski, Michael K. Budinski
Published by Prentice Hall (2004)
ISBN 10: 0131327917 ISBN 13: 9780131327917
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