Materials in todays world (2nd Ed.)

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This text is an introduction to materials for non-majors. It covers metals, ceramics, polymers, semiconductors, glasses, superconductors, and fibers. There are many draw- ings and photos, but no exercises.
Preface Chapter 1. Introduction Chapter 2. The Search for New Materials Chapter 3. What is Materials Science? Chapter 4. The Different Classes of Materials Chapter 5. Bonding Questions: Chapters 1-5 Chapter 6. Crystal Structures Chapter 7. Amorphous Materials Chapter 8. Defects in Solids Questions: Chapters 6-8 Chapter 9: What Do We Mean By "Strong"? Questions: Chapter 9 Chapter 10: Making Metals Stronger or How to Stop Those Dislocations Moving Chapter 11: Case Study:Aluminum-Lithiium Alloys For Aeroospace Chapter 12: Case Study:Magnesium Alloys, Potential Lightweight Aerospace Materials Chapter 13: Case Study: HSLA Steels For Car Bodies Questions: Chapters 10-13 Chapter 14: Polymers Are Not Just Plastic Chapter 15: Case Study: Polyethylene, The Most Common Polymer Chapter 16: Case Study:FromRubber to Hips to ABS Questions: Chapters 14-16 Chapter 17: How Heat Affects Materials Chapter 18: Ceramics: Do They Have to Be Brittle? Chapter 19: Case Study: Glass Ceramics for Cookware Questions: Chapters 17-19 Chapter 20: Composite Materials-Getting The Best Of Two (Or More) Worlds Chapter 21: Case Study: Carbon/Carbon Composites Questions: Chapters 20-21 Chapter 22: Electrons in Materials Chapter 23: Electron Interactions With Light or Some Causes of Color Questions: Chapters 22-23 Chapter 24: Electrons in Semiconductors Chapter 25: Case Study: Silicon Solar Cells Chapter 26: Changing the Conductivity of Materials Chapter 27: Superconductors Questions: Chapters 24-27 Chapter 28: The Optical Behavior of Materials Chapter 29: Case Study:Optical Fibers fFor Telecommunications Questions: Chapters 28-29 Chapter 30: Magnetic Materials Questions: Chapter 30 Chapter 31: Materialls in Tomorrow's World Summary Questions Glossary Answers to Questions Index