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Experimental Techniques in Materials and Mechanics

1st Edition

By C. Suryanarayana

CRC Press

468 pages

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Description

Experimental Techniques in Materials and Mechanics provides a detailed yet easy-to-follow treatment of various techniques useful for characterizing the structure and mechanical properties of materials. With an emphasis on techniques most commonly used in laboratories, the book enables students to understand practical aspects of the methods and deri

Table of Contents

Introduction. X-Ray Diffraction. Optical Microscopy. Scanning Electron Microscopy. The Iron-Carbon Phase Diagram and Microstructures of Steels. Heat Treatment of Steels. Hardenability of Steels. Hardness Testing. Tensile Testing. Impact Testing. Fatigue Testing. Creep Testing. Index.

About the Author

C. Suryanarayana is a professor of materials science and engineering in the Department of Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Central Florida. Dr. Suryanarayana is a fellow of ASM International and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (UK). He has published over 330 technical papers and according to Thomson Reuters, is one of the top 40 materials scientists with the highest citation impact scores for papers published since 2000. His research focuses on rapid solidification processing, mechanical alloying, innovative synthesis/processing techniques, metallic glasses, superconductivity, quasicrystals, and nanostructured materials.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI041000
SCIENCE / Mechanics / General
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science