Engineering Materials 2

4th Edition

An Introduction to Microstructures and Processing

Print ISBN: 9780080966687
eBook ISBN: 9780080966694
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 5th December 2012
Page Count: 576
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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 book provides 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 editions, each chapter is designed to provide the content of one 50-minute lecture. The fourth edition has been updated to include new case studies, more worked examples, links to relevant websites and video clips. Other changes include an increased emphasis on the relationship between structure, processing and properties, and integration of the popular tutorial on phase diagrams into the main text.

Engineering Materials 2, Fourth Edition is perfect as a stand-alone text for an advanced course in engineering materials or a second text with its companion Engineering Materials 1: An Introduction to Properties, Applications, and Design, Fourth Edition in a two-semester course or sequence.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Fourth Edition


General Introduction

To the Reader

To the Lecturer

Accompanying Resources

About the Authors of the Tutorials

Part A: Metals

Chapter 1. Metals

1.1 Introduction

1.2 Metals for a Model Steam Engine

1.3 Metals for Drinks Cans

1.4 Metals for Hip Joints

1.5 Data for Metals

Chapter 2. Metal Structures

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Crystal and Glass Structures

2.3 Structures of Solutions and Compounds

2.4 Phases

2.5 Grain and Phase Boundaries

2.6 Shapes of Grains and Phases

2.7 Summary—Constitution and Structure

Worked Example

Chapter 3. Phase Diagrams 1

3.1 Introduction

3.2 Source Books

3.3 Components, Phases, and Structures

Worked Example

Worked Example

3.4 One- and Two-Component Systems

Worked Example

3.5 Solutions to Examples

Chapter 4. Phase Diagrams 2

4.1 Eutectics, Eutectoids, and Peritectics

4.2 Test Examples

4.3 Solutions to Examples

Chapter 5. Case Studies in Phase Diagrams

5.1 Introduction

5.2 Choosing Soft Solders

5.3 Pure Silicon for Microchips

5.4 Making Bubble-Free Ice

Worked Example

Chapter 6. Driving Force for Structural Change

6.1 Introduction

6.2 Driving Forces

6.3 Reversibility

6.4 Stability, Instability, and Metastability

6.5 Driving Force for Solidification

6.6 Solid-State Phase Changes

6.7 Precipitate Coarsening

6.8 Grain Growth

6.9 Recrystallization

6.10 Sizes of Driving Forces

Worked Example

Chapter 7. Kinetics 1—Diffusive Transformations

7.1 Introduction

7.2 Solidification

7.3 Heat-Flow Effects

7.4 Solid-State Phase Changes

7.5 Diffu


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