Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction, 10th Edition

ISBN: 9781119405498

Callister and Rethwisch’s Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction, 10th Edition continues to teach and inspire. Written in a clear and concise way, this text will help you to understand the three basic material types (metals, ceramics, and polymeric materials) and composites, as well as the relationships that exist between the structural elements of materials and their properties. Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction, 10th Edition will help you throughout your engineering degree and into your career.



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William D Callister, Jr

David G Rethwisch

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Atomic Structure and Interatomic Bonding

Chapter 3: The Structure of Crystalline SOlids

Chapter 4: Imperfections in Solids

Chapter 5: Diffusion

Chapter 6: Mechanical Properties of Metals

Chapter 7: Dislocations and Strengthening Mechanisms

Chapter 8: Failure

Chapter 9: Phase Diagrams

Chapter 10: Phase Transformations in Metals: Development of Microstructure and Alteration of Mechanical Properties

Chapter 11: Applications and Processing of Metal Alloys

Chapter 12: Structures and Properties of Ceramics

Chapter 13: Applications and Processing of Ceramics

Chapter 14: Polymer Structures

Chapter 15: Characteristics, Applications, and Processing of Polymers

Chapter 16: Composites

Chapter 17: Corrosion and Degradation of Materials

Chapter 18: Electrical Properties

Chapter 19: Thermal Properties

Chapter 20: Magnetic Properties

Chapter 21: Optical Properties

Chapter 22: Environmental and Societal Issues in Materials Science and Engineering

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