Choosing the proper material testing technique is important not just for economic reasons; in many circumstances, it can save lives. Building on the common links among all types of material evaluation methods, Introduction to the Principles of Materials Evaluation presents a thorough examination of all types of destructive and nondestructive
Introduction. Mechanical Properties of Materials. Sound Waves: Acoustic and Ultrasonic Properties of Materials. Thermal Properties of Materials. Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Materials. Effects of Radiation on Materials. Mechanical Testing Methods. Ultrasonic Testing Methods. Electrical Testing Methods. Magnetic Testing Methods. Radiographic Testing Methods. Thermal Testing Methods. Destructive vs. Nondestructive Testing. Defect Detection. Reliability and Lifetime Extension. Appendix: Solutions to Exercises. Index.