Treatise on Materials Science and Technology

Treatise on Materials Science and Technology

Volume 5

1st Edition - September 28, 1974

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  • Editor: Herbert Herman
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483218144

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Treatise on Materials Science and Technology, Volume 5 covers the areas of thermodynamics, radiation effects, and mechanical properties. The book presents articles on solution thermodynamics; and on a fundamental and applied approach to the study of radiation-induced color centers. The text also includes articles on the basic types of metal fatigue and on the relationship between atomic order and the mechanical properties of alloys. Professional scientists and engineers, as well as graduate students in materials science and associated fields will find the book invaluable.

Table of Contents

  • List of Contributors


    Contents of Previous Volumes

    Solution Thermodynamics

    I. Introduction

    II. Formal Relations for Solutions

    III. Phase Relations

    IV. Models for Solid Solutions

    V. Models for Liquid Solutions

    VI. Hydrogen-Metal Solutions


    Radiation Studies of Materials Using Color Centers

    I. Introduction

    II. The Physics of Color Centers

    III. Radiation Damage in Insulators

    IV. Applications of Color Centers


    Four Basic Types of Metal Fatigue

    I. The Fatigue Problem

    II. Experimental Study

    III. Concluding Survey


    The Relationship between Atomic Order and the Mechanical Properties of Alloys

    I. Introduction

    II. The Nature of Dislocations in Ordered Alloys

    III. Effect of Atomic Order on Flow Stress

    IV. Relationship between Twinning, Fracture, and Atomic Ordering

    V. Effects of Atomic Order on Fatigue and Creep Behavior

    VI. Summary and Conclusions


    Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 304
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1974
  • Published: September 28, 1974
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483218144

About the Editor

Herbert Herman

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