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Materials science and engineering : an introduction.

Author: William D Callister, Jr.; David G Rethwisch
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, [2010] ©2010
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th editionView all editions and formats

Building on the success of seven best-selling editions, Callister continues to promote understanding of the three primary types of materials (metals, ceramics, and polymers) and composites. This new  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William D Callister, Jr.; David G Rethwisch
ISBN: 9780470419977 0470419970 9780470505861 0470505869
OCLC Number: 401168960
Notes: Includes Web registration card.

McGill University Library notes:
Copy in McGill Library's Schulich Science & Engineering Library purchased from the proceeds of the George Irvine Baillie Endowment Fund.
Description: xxiii, 885, [82] pages : illustration (some color) ; 27 cm
Contents: List of Symbols. 1. Introduction. 2. Atomic Structure and Interatomic Bonding. 3. The Structure of Crystalline Solids. 4. Imperfections in Solids. 5. Diffusion. 6. Mechanical Properties of Metals. 7. Dislocations and Strengthening Mechanisms. 8. Failure. 9. Phase Diagrams. 10. Phase Transformations in Metals: Development of Microstructure and Alteration of Mechanical Properties. 11. Applications and Processing of Metal Alloys. 12. Structures and Properties of Ceramics. 13. Applications and Processing of Ceramics. 14. Polymer Structures. 15. Characteristics, Applications, and Processing of Polymers. 16. Composites. 17. Corrosion and Degradation of Materials. 18. Electrical Properties. 19. Thermal Properties. 20. Magnetic Properties. 21. Optical Properties. 22. Economic, Environmental, and Societal Issues in Materials Science and Engineering. Appendix A THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM OF UNITS (SI). Appendix B PROPERTIES OF SELECTED ENGINEERING MATERIALS. Appendix C COSTS AND RELATIVE COSTS FOR SELECTED ENGINEERING MATERIALS. Appendix D REPEAT UNIT STRUCTURES FOR COMMON POLYMERS. Appendix E GLASS TRANSITION AND MELTING TEMPERATURES FOR COMMON POLYMERIC MATERIALS. Mechanical Engineering Online Support Module. Biomaterials Online Support Module. Glossary. Answers to Selected Problems. Index.
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