Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials

Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials

Author(s): Richard J. D. Tilley

Published Online: 1 JUL 2005

Print ISBN: 9780470852750

Online ISBN: 9780470020845

DOI: 10.1002/0470020849

About this Book

A modern introduction to the subject taking a unique integrated approach designed to appeal to both science and engineering students. Covering a broad spectrum of topics, this book includes numerous up-to-date examples of real materials with relevant applications and a modern treatment of key concepts. The science bias allows this book to be equally accessible to engineers, chemists and physicists.
* Carefully structured into self-contained bite-sized chapters to enhance student understanding
* Questions have been designed to reinforce the concepts presented
* Includes coverage of radioactivity
* Relects a rapidly growing field from the science perspective

Table of contents

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  1. Part 1: Structures and Microstructures

  2. Part 2: Classes of Materials

  3. Part 3: Reactions and Transformations

  4. Part 4: Physical Properties

  5. Part 5: Nuclear Properties of Solids

  6. Supplementary material

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