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Engineering Materials: Properties and Selection, CourseSmart eTextbook, 9th Edition

By Kenneth G. Budinski, Michael K. Budinski

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 10, 2009

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For undergraduate courses in Metallurgy and Materials Science


The father-son authoring duo of Kenneth G. Budinski and Michael K. Budinski brings nearly 70 years of combined industry experience to bear in this practical, reader-friendly introduction to engineering materials. This text covers theory and industry-standard selection practices, providing students with the working knowledge to make an informed selection of materials for engineering applications and to correctly specify materials on drawings and purchasing documents. Encompassing all significant material systems–metals, ceramics, plastics, and composites–this text incorporates the most up-to-date information on material usage and availability, addresses the increasingly global nature of the field, and reflects the suggestions of numerous adopters of previous editions.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1  The Importance of Engineering Materials 

Chapter 2  Forming Engineering g Materials from the Elements 

Chapter 3  The Role of Chemical and Physical Properties in Engineering Materials

Chapter 4  The Role of Mechanical Properties in Engineering Materials 

Chapter 5  The Role of Tribology in Engineering Materials 

Chapter 6  The Role of Corrosion in Engineering Materials 

Chapter 7  Principles of Polymeric Materials 

Chapter 8  Polymer Families 

Chapter 9  Plastic and Polymer Composite Fabrication Processes

Chapter 10  Selection of Plastic/polymeric Materials

Chapter 11  Ceramics, Cermets, Glass and Carbon Products

Chapter 12  Steel Products

Chapter 13  Heat Treatment of Steel

Chapter 14  Carbon and Alloy Steels 

Chapter 15  Tool Steels

Chapter 16  Stainless Steels

Chapter 17  Cast Iron, Cast Steel and Powder Metallurgy Materials

Chapter 18  Copper and Its Alloys

Chapter 19  Aluminum and Its Alloys

Chapter 20  Nickel, Zinc, Titanium, Magnesium, and Special Use Metals

Chapter 21  Surface Engineering

Chapter 22 Nanomaterials

Chapter 23  Methodology of Material Selection

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$83.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-504656-2