Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering A Guided Inquiry

ISBN-10: 0132136422

ISBN-13: 9780132136426

Edition: 2014

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 For students taking the Materials Science course in the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering department. This book is also suitable for professionals seeking a guided inquiry approach to materials science. This unique book is designed to serve as an active learning tool that uses carefully selected information andguided inquiryquestions.Guided inquiryhelps readers reach true understanding of concepts as they develop greater ownership over the material presented. First, background information or data is presented. Then, concept invention questions lead the students to construct their own understanding of the fundamental concepts represented. Finally, application questions provide the reader with practice in solving problems using the concepts that they have derived from their own valid conclusions. 
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Book details

List price: $159.40
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 1/23/2013
Binding: Comb Bound 
Pages: 400
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.222
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
What is Guided Inquiry?
First Law of Thermodynamics
Active Learning
What is Materials Science and Engineering?
Types of Materials
The MSE Triangle
Atomic and Molecular Structure of Materials
Bonding
Electronegativity
Primary Bonds
Non-Bonding Interactions
Atomic Arrangements in Solids
Crystalline and Amorphous Materials
Unit Cells
Miller Indices
Planes and Directions in Crystals
Crystalline Defects
Ceramic Crystal Structures
Defects in Ceramic Crystals
Determining Crystal Structure: Diffraction
The Structure of Polymers
Molecular Structure
Molecular Weight
Polymer Crystals
The Glass Transition
Microstructure: Phase Diagrams
Defining Mixtures
Isomorphous Binary Phase Diagrams - The Lever Rule
Isomorphous Binary Phase Diagrams - Microstructure
Eutectic Phase Diagrams - Microstructure
Eutectic Phase Diagrams - Microconstituents
Peritectic Phase Diagrams
Intermetallic and Ceramic Phase Diagrams
Diffusion
Diffusion Mechanisms
Diffusion Calculations: Fick's Laws
Microstructure: Kinetics
Nucleation and Growth
Heterogeneous Nucleation
Equilibrium vs. Nonequilibrium Cooling
Isothermal Transformation Diagrams
Continuous Cooling Transformation Diagrams
Properties and Uses of Materials
Mechanical Behavior
Stress-Strain Curves
Bond-Force and Bond-Energy Curves
Strength of Metals
Strengthening Mechanisms for Metals
Structure-Property-Processing Relationships in Steel
Polymer Properties
Properties of Ceramics
Fracture
Fatigue
Hardness
Viscoelasticity
Composites
Materials in the Environment
Electrochemistry: How Does a Battery Work?
Corrosion of Metals
Oxide Formation
Degradation of Polymers
Electronic Behavior
Band Structure of Materials
Electronic Properties
Conductors
Semiconductors
Solid-State Devices
Thermal Behavior
Heat Capacity
Thermal Expansion
Thermal Conductivity
Materials Selection and Design
Ranking Procedures
Ashby Plots
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