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Materials,

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Materials,

Michael Ashby, DrHugh Shercliff, David Cebon

ISBN 0750683910
Pages 448

Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction: materials ???history and character 1.1 Materials, processes and choice. 1.2 Material properties 1.3 Further reading 1.4 Exercises Chapter 2. Family trees: organizing materials and processes 2.1 Introduction and synopsis 2.2 Getting materials organized: the materials tree 2.3 Organizing processes: the process tree 2.4 Computer-aided information management for materials and processes 2.5 Material property charts 2.6 Summary and conclusions 2.7 Further reading 2.8 Exercises Chapter 3 Strategic thinking: matching material to design 3.1 Introduction and synopsis 3.2 The design process 3.3 Material and process information for design 3.4 The strategy: translation, screening, ranking and documentation 3.5 Examples of translation 3.6 Summary and conclusions 3.7 Further reading 3.8 Exercises Chapter 4. Stiffness and weight: density and elastic moduli 4.1 Introduction and synopsis 4.2 Density, stress, strain and moduli 4.3 The big picture: material property charts 4.4 The science what determines density and stiffness? 4.5 Manipulating density and stiffness: 4.6 Summary and conclusions 4.7 Further reading 4.8 Exercises Chapter 5. Flex, sag and wobble: stiffness-limited design. 5.1 Introduction and synopsis 5.2 Standard solutions to elastic problems 5.3 Material indices for elastic design 5.4 Plotting limits and indices on charts 5.5 Case studies 5.6 Summary and conclusions 5.7 Further reading 5.8 Exercises Chapter 6. Beyond elasticity: plasticity, yielding and ductility 6.1 Introduction and synopsis 6.2 Strength, plastic work and ductility: definition and measurement 6.3 The big picture: charts for yield strength 6.4 Drilling down: strength and ductility 6.5 Manipulating strength 6.6 Summary and conclusions 6.7 Further reading 6.8 Exercises Chapter 7. Bend and crush: strength-limited design. 7.1 Introduction and synopsis 7.2 Standard solutions for plastic problems 7.3 Material indices for yield-limited design 7.4 Case studies 7.5 Summary and conclusions 7.6 Further reading 7.7 Exercises Chapter 8. Fracture and fracture toughness. 8.1 Introduction and synopsis 8.2 Strength and toughness 8.3 The mechanics of fracture 8.4 Material property charts for toughness 8.5 Drilling down: the origins of toughness 8.6 Manipulating properties: strength vs. toughness 8.7 Summary and conclusions 8.8 Further reading 8.9 Exercises Chapter 9. Shake, rattle and roll: cyclic loading, damage and failure 9.1 Introduction and synopsis 9.2 Vibration and resonance: the damping coefficient 9.3 Fatigue 9.4 Charts for endurance limit 9.5 Drilling down: the origins of damping and fatigue 9.6 Manipulating resistance to fatigue 9.7 Summary and conclusions 9.8 Further reading 9.9 Exercises Chapter 10. Keeping it all together: fracture-limited design. 10.1 Introduction and synopsis 10.2 Standard solutions to crack problems 10.3 Material indices for fracture limited design 10.4 Case studies 10.5 Summary and conclusions 10.6 Further reading 10.7 Exercises Chapter 11. Rub, slither and seize: friction and wear. 11.1 Introduction and synopsis 11.2 Tribological properties: definition and measurement 11.3 Charting wear rate 11.4 The physics of friction and wear 11.5 Selection and design: materials to manage friction and wear 11.6 Summary and conclusions 11.7 Further reading 11.8 Exercises Chapter 12. Agitated atoms: materials and heat 12.1 Introduction and synopsis 12.2 Thermal properties, definition and measurement 12.3 The big picture: thermal property charts 12.4 Drilling down: the physics of thermal properties 12.5 Manipulating thermal properties 12.6 Design to exploit thermal proper 12.7 Summary and conclusions 12.8 Further reading 12.9 Exercises Chapter 13. Running hot: using materials at high temperatures 13.1 Introduction and synopsis 13.2 The temperature-dependence of material properties 13.3 Charts for high temperature design 13.4 The science: diffusion and creep 13.5 Materials to resist creep 13.6 Design to cope with creep 13.7 Summary and conclusions 13.8 Further reading 13.9 Exercises Chapter 14. Conductors, insulators and dielectrics 14.1 Introduction and synopsis 14.2 Conductors, insulators and dielectrics 14.3 Charts for electrical properties 14.4 Drilling down: the origins and manipulation of electrical properties 14.5 Design 14.6 Summary and conclusions 14.7 Further reading 14.8 Exercises Chapter 15. Magnetic materials 15.1 Introduction and synopsis 15.2 Magnetic properties: definition and measurement 15.3 The big picture: charts for magnetic properties 15.4 Drilling down: the physics and manipulation of magnetic properties 15.5 Materials selection for magnetic design 15.6 Summary and conclusions 15.7 Further reading 15.8 Exercises Chapter 16. Materials for optical devices 16.1 Introduction and synopsis 16.2 The interaction of materials and radiation 16.3 Charts for optical properties 16.4 Drilling down: the physics and manipulation of optical properties 16.5 Optical Design 16.6 Summary and conclusions 16.7 Further Reading 16.8 Exercises Chapter 17. Durability: oxidation, corrosion, degradation 17.1 Introduction and synopsis 17.2 Oxidation, flammability and photo-degradation 17.3 Oxidation mechanisms 17.4 Making materials that resist oxidation 17.5 Corrosion: acids, alkalis, water and organic solvents 17.6 Drilling down: mechanisms of corrosion 17.7 Fighting corrosion 17.8 Summary and conclusions 17.9 Further reading 17.10 Exercises Chapter 18. Manufacturing processes 18.1 Introduction and synopsis 18.2 Process selection in design 18.3 Process attributes: definition 18.4 Shaping processes: attributes and origins 18.5 Joining processes: attributes and origins 18.6 Surface treatment processes: attributes and origins 18.7 Estimating cost for shaping processes 18.8 Computer-aided process selection 18.9 Case studies 18.10 Summary and conclusions 18.11 Further reading 18.12 Exercises Chapter 19. Follow the recipe: processing and properties 19.1 Introduction and synopsis 19.2 Microstructure of materials 19.3 Microstructure evolution in processing 19.4 Processing for properties 19.5 Case studies 19.6 Making hybrid materials 19.7 Summary and conclusions 19.8 Further reading 19.9 Exercises Chapter 20. Materials, processes and the environment 20.1 Introduction and synopsis 20.2 Material consumption and its growth 20.3 The material life cycle and criteria for assessment 20.4 Charts for embodied energy 20.5 Drilling down: embodied energy and recycling 20.6 Design: selecting materials for eco-design 20.7 Summary and conclusions 20.8 Appendix: some useful quantities 20.9 Further reading 20.10 Exercises