Chapter 1. The Concept of Microstructure

  1. David Brandon Technion and
  2. Wayne D. Kaplan Technion

Published Online: 25 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470727133.ch1

Microstructural Characterization of Materials, 2nd Edition

Microstructural Characterization of Materials, 2nd Edition

How to Cite

Brandon, D. and Kaplan, W. D. (2008) The Concept of Microstructure, in Microstructural Characterization of Materials, 2nd Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470727133.ch1

Author Information

  1. Israel Institute of Technology, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 22 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470027844

Online ISBN: 9780470727133

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Keywords:

  • grain size or precipitate volume fraction;
  • microstructural observation and microstructural characterization;
  • X-ray radiation and high energy electron beam;
  • transmission electron microscopy (TEM);
  • Inelastic scattering processes;
  • optical or electro-optical systems;
  • optical imaging and diffraction;
  • scanning electron microscopy (SEM);
  • phase stability and phase equilibrium in polyphase materials;
  • surface probe microscopy (SPM)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Microstructural Features

  • Crystallography and Crystal Structure

  • Summary

  • Bibliography

  • Worked Examples

  • Problems