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Materials Science on CD-ROM

2nd Edition

By Andrew J. Green, Boban Tanovic, Ian Jones, Ann Fretwell, Peter J. Goodhew

© 1998 – Chapman and Hall/CRC

192 pages

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CD-ROM: 9780412836602
pub: 1998-01-22

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About the Book

Materials Science on CD-ROM has been designed by the MATTER team for teachers and students of materials science, metallurgy, engineering, and other related disciplines. This collection of completely interactive learning modules - created to make use of those functions best performed by computer-makes it easier to understand the complex concepts of this challenging discipline. Designed to complement traditional teaching and learning methods, this CD-ROM fits well with the current selection of textbooks available and serves as a stimulating resource for teachers explaining new concepts.

Materials Science on CD-ROM guides students through the key concepts at their own pace. The "hands on" approach to learning can accelerate the understanding of materials science and prove extremely useful in reviewing for exams. Its highly interactive facilities allow students to test their own understanding - for example, they can see how graphs and processes change by selecting different parameters. They can also test their knowledge by answering the questions that appear within each module. Graphical animation and hypertext links between related screens and topics further enhance these features.

Table of Contents

Modules featured on the Materials Science on CD-ROM include:

Introduction to Crystallography

Introduction to Electrons in Crystals

Introduction to Point Defects


Introduction to Phase Diagrams

Thermodynamics of Phase Diagrams

Atomic Diffusion in Metals and Alloys

Nucleation in Metals and Alloys

Introduction to Electron Microscopes

Image Fundamentals

Beam- Specimen Interactions

Using the SEM

Aluminum Alloys: Systems

Aluminum Alloys: Strengthening

Aluminum Alloys: Processing

Mechanics of composite materials

Deformation of Polymers

Rubber Elasticity


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