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Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction, 1st Australian & New Zealand Edition

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ISBN: 9780730382836

This book is being used at:

Auckland University of Technology, CQU, James Cook University, Macquarie University, Swinburne University, University of Adelaide, University of Canterbury, University of Sydney, University of Technology Sydney

One of the world’s most highly regarded Materials Science texts, Callister’s Materials Science and Engineering has been reimagined for the first time for Australian and New Zealand students. This first ANZ edition promotes student understanding of the three primary types of materials (metals, ceramics, and polymers) and composites, as well as the relationships that exist between the structural elements of materials and their properties.

Now featuring ANZ examples, this edition demonstrates how the subject is relevant to their work in a local context, while maintaining the hallmarks of previous editions with excellent readability and engaging examples.


  • Local examples: Hearing about all the new developments from Silicon Valley, it’s easy to think that the US is the only place developments are happening. This edition shows you that materials science is also applied and relevant in ANZ.
  • A classic that has stood the test of time: A properly read and well-thumbed textbook will provide you with skills that can last a lifetime.
  • Clarity: The textbook has clear explanations with it’s jargon-free approach, only containing the essentials of the subject.

William D. Callister Jr., David G. Rethwisch, Aaron Blicblau, Kiara Bruggeman, Michael Cortie, John Long, Judy Hart, Ross Marceau, Ryan Mitchell, Reza Parvizi, David Rubin De Celis Leal, Steven Babaniaris, Subrat Das, Thomas Dorin, Ajay Mahato and Julius Orwa

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

As part of Wiley’s ongoing commitment to higher education, the Wiley Affordability Program is dedicated to providing you with premium Wiley learning resources at an affordable price. We believe that every student has a right to access quality resources, no matter what your budget. Now, we are even better equipped than before to do what we do best; help teachers teach and students learn.

E-Text: 9780730382843 
Textbook: 9780730382836

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