Princeton University Library Catalog

Materials : engineering, science, processing and design / Michael Ashby, Hugh Shercliff and David Cebon.

Author:
Ashby, M. F. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Oxford : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007.
Εdition:
1st ed.
Description:
x, 514 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary note:
"Materials: Engineering, Science, Processing and Design is a foundation text for the study of the science and engineering of materials for undergraduate students of mechanical, materials, civil, manufacturing and design engineering, who are taking a first course in materials, materials science or materials engineering."--Jacket.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
1. Introduction: materials history and character -- 2. Family trees: organizing materials and processes -- 3 Strategic thinking: matching material to design -- 4. Stiffness and weight: density and elastic moduli -- 5. Flex, sag and wobble: stiffness-limited design. -- 6. Beyond elasticity: plasticity, yielding and ductility -- 7. Bend and crush: strength-limited design. -- 8. Fracture and fracture toughness. -- 9. Shake, rattle and roll: cyclic loading, damage and failure -- 10. Keeping it all together: fracture-limited design. -- 11. Rub, slither and seize: friction and wear. -- 12. Agitated atoms: materials and heat -- 13. Running hot: using materials at high temperatures -- 14. Conductors, insulators and dielectrics -- 15. Magnetic materials -- 16. Materials for optical devices -- 17. Durability: oxidation, corrosion, degradation -- 18. Manufacturing processes -- 19. Follow the recipe: processing and properties -- 20. Materials, processes and the environment.
Subject(s):
Materials [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9780750683913 ((hb))
  • 0750683910 ((hb))
OCLC:
123536443
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