Engineering Materials Vol. 1 – Michael F. Ashby, David R. Jones – 3rd Edition


Widely adopted around the world, this is a core and mechanical engineering text. Engineering Materials 1 gives a broad introduction to the properties of materials used in engineering applications. With each chapter corresponding to one lecture, it provides a complete introductory in engineering materials for students with no previous background in the subject. & Jones have an established, successful track record in developing understanding of the properties of materials and how they perform in .

  • One of the best-selling materials properties texts; well known, well established and well liked
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Table of Contents

Engineering materials and their properties
Price and availability of materials
Elastic moduli
Bonding between atoms
Packing of atoms in solids
Physical basis of Young's modulus
Case studies in modulus-limited design
Yield strength, tensile strength and ductility
Dislocations and yielding in crystals
Strengthening methods and plasticity of polycrystals
Continuum aspects of plastic flow
Case studies in yield-limited design
Fast fracture and toughness
Micromechanisms of fast fracture
Case studies in fast fracture
Probalistic fracture of brittle materials
Fatigue failure
Fatigue design
Case studies in fatigue failure
Creep and creep fracture
Kinetic theory of diffusion
Mechanisms of creep and creep-resistant materials
The turbine blade - case studies in creep-limited design
Oxidation and corrosion
Oxidation of materials
Case studies in dry oxidation
Wet corrosion of materials
Case studies in wet corrosion
Friction and wear
Case studies in friction and wear
Design with materials
Final case study - materials and energy in car design
Appendices - Symbols and Formulae
Complete solutions manual
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