This book is a record of the conference entitled Materials Science and Engineering: Its Nucleation and Growth held at Imperial College on 14 and 15 May 2001 as one of the events held to mark the 150th Anniversary of the founding of the Royal School of Mines (RSM).
Nucleation of the Subject: Key Contributions.
Driving Force for Development of Materials Science & Engineering.
Mechanism for Development.
Mature and Incremental Developments Diffusional Growth.
Novel Revolutionary Development Displacive Transformations.