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
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.