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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: Wiley
    • ISBN: 9788126541607, 8126541601
    • Edition: 2, 2014
    • Pages: 838
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    R. Balasubramaniam’s Callister's Materials Science and Engineering (With CD) 2nd Edition is a comprehensive book for material science and engineering students. The book comprises of chapters, which cover all the fundamental topics of material science. In addition, there are sections on all the recent developments and all the advanced topics that will help the students in getting a clear understanding of material science concepts. This book is essential for material science and engineering students.

    About R. Balasubramaniam

    R. Balasubramaniam is a researcher and academician by profession. He is a part of the Materials and Metallurgical Engineering faculty at IIT Kanpur. He has authored over 10 books like Story Of The Delhi Iron Pillar, Marvels of Indian Iron Through the Ages, etc. Dr. Balasubramaniam's research interests included Material-Hydrogen Systems, Environmental Degradation of Materials, Structure-Property Correlation in Advanced Materials and Indian Archaeometallurgy. He is a prolific researcher and has published over 250 research papers in reputed journals.

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      • 2014 January
    • Table of Contents
      • 1. Introduction
        Learning Objectives
        1.1 Historical Perspectives
        1.2 Materials Science and Engineering
        1.3 Why Study Materials Science and Engineering
        1.4 Classification of Materials
        1.5 Advanced Materials
        1.6 Modern Materials’ Needs
        References

        2. Atomic Structure and Interatomic Bonding
        Learning Objectives
        2.1 Introduction
        Atomic Structure
        2.2 Fundamental Concepts
        2.3 Electrons in Atoms
        2.4 The Periodic Table
        Atomic Bonding in Solids
        2.5 Bonding Forces and Energies
        2.6 Primary Interatomic Bonds
        2.7 Secondary Bonding or van der Waals Bonding
        2.8 Molecules
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        3. Fundamentals of Structure of Crystalline Solids
        Learning Objectives
        3.1 Introduction
        Crystalline Structures
        3.2 Fundamental Concepts
        3.3 Unit Cells
        3.4 Crystal Systems
        Crystallographic Points, Directions and Planes
        3.5 Point Coordinates
        3.6 Crystallographic Directions
        3.7 Crystallographic Planes
        Crystalline and Non-crystalline Materials
        3.8 Single Crystals
        3.9 Polycrystalline Materials
        3.10 Anisotropy
        3.11 Non-crystalline Solids
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        4. Structures of Crystalline Solids
        Learning Objectives
        4.1 Introduction
        Metallic Crystal Structures
        4.2 The Face Centered Cubic Crystal Structure
        4.3 The Body Centered Cubic Crystal Structure
        4.4 The Hexagonal Close Packed Crystal Structure
        4.5 Density Computations
        4.6 Atomic Arrangements
        4.7 Linear and Planar Densities
        4.8 Close Packed Crystal Structures
        4.9 Polymorphism and Allotropy
        Ceramic Crystal Structures
        4.10 Radius Ratio Rules
        4.11 AX - Type Crystal Structures
        4.12 AmXp Type Crystal Structures
        4.13 AmBnXp Type Crystal Structures
        4.14 Crystal Structure from Close Packing of Anions
        4.15 Ceramic Density Computations
        4.16 Silicate Ceramics
        4.17 Carbon
        Polymer Structures
        4.18 Polymer Crystallinity
        4.19 Polymer Crystals
        X-Ray diffraction
        4.20 Determination of Crystal Structures
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        5. Imperfections in Solids
        Learning Objectives
        5.1 Introduction
        Point Defects
        5.2 Vacancies and Self Interstitials
        5.3 Impurities in Solids
        5.4 Specification of Composition
        5.5 Imperfections in Ceramics
        Miscellaneous Imperfections
        5.6 Dislocations –Linear Defects
        5.7 Interfacial Defects
        5.8 Bulk or Volume Defects
        5.9 Atomic Vibrations
        5.10 Defects in Polymers
        Microscopic Examination
        5.11 General
        5.12 Microscopic Techniques
        5.13 Grain Size Determination
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        6. Diffusion
        Learning Objectives
        6.1 Introduction
        6.2 Diffusion Mechanism
        6.3 Steady State Diffusion
        6.4 Non steady-state Diffusion
        6.5 Factors that Influence Diffusion
        6.6 Other Diffusion Paths
        6.7 Diffusion in Ionic Materials
        6.8 Diffusion in Polymeric Materials
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        7. Phase Diagrams
        Learning Objectives
        7.1 Introduction
        Definitions and Basic Concepts
        7.2 Solubility Limit
        7.3 Phases
        7.4 Microstructure
        7.5 Phase Equilibria
        7.6 One-Component (or Unary) Phase Diagram
        Binary Phase Diagrams
        7.7 Binary Isomorphous Systems
        7.8 Interpretation of Phase Diagrams
        7.9 Development of Microstructure in Isomorphous Alloys
        7.10 Mechanical Properties of Isomorphous Alloys
        7.11 Binary Eutectic Systems
        7.12 Development of Microstructure in Eutectic Alloys
        7.13 Equilibrium Diagrams having Intermediate Phases or Compounds
        7.14 Eutectic and Peritectic Reactions
        7.15 Congruent Phase Transformations
        7.16 Ceramic and Ternary Phase Diagrams
        7.17 The Gibbs Phase Rule
        The Iron-Carbon System
        7.18 The Iron-Iron Carbide Phase Diagram
        7.19 Development of Microstructure in Iron-Carbon alloys
        7.20 The Influence of other Alloying Elements
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        8. Phase Transformations
        Learning Objectives
        8.1 Introduction
        Phase Transformations
        8.2 Basic Concepts
        8.3 The Kinetics of Phase Transformations
        8.4 Metastable versus Equilibrium Phases
        Microstructures and Property Changes in Iron – Carbon alloys
        8.5 Isothermal Transformation Diagrams
        8.6 Continuous Cooling Transformation Diagrams
        8.7 Mechanical Behaviour of Iron – Carbon Alloys
        8.8 Tempered Martensite
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        9. Mechanical Properties of Metals
        Learning Objectives
        9.1 Introduction
        Types of Metal Alloys
        9.2 Ferrous Alloys
        9.3 Nonferrous Alloys
        9.4 Thermal Processing of Metals
        Deformation
        9.5 Concepts of Stress and Strain
        9.6 Elastic Deformation
        Stress-Strain Behaviour
        Anealsticity
        Elastic Properties of Materials
        9.7 Plastic Deformation
        Tensile Properties
        True Stress and Strain
        Elastic Recovery after Plastic Deformation
        Compressive, Shear and Torsional Deformation
        9.8 Hardness
        Property Variability and Design/Safety Factors
        9.9 Variability of Mechanical Properties
        9.10 Design/Safety Factors
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        10. Dislocations and Strengthening Mechanisms in Metals
        Learning Objectives
        10.1 Introduction
        Dislocations and Plastic Deformation
        10.2 Basic Concepts
        10.3 Characteristics of Dislocations
        10.4 Slip Systems
        10.5 Slip in Single Crystals
        10.6 Plastic Deformation of Polycrystalline Materials
        10.7 Deformation by Twinning
        Mechanisms of Strengthening in Metals
        10.8 Strengthening by Grain Size Reduction
        10.9 Solid Solution Strengthening
        10.10 Strain Hardening
        Recovery, Recrystallization and Grain Growth
        10.11 Recovery
        10.12 Recrystallization
        10.13 Grain Growth
        Precipitation Hardening
        10.14 Precipitation Hardening
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        11. Failure of Metals
        Learning Objectives
        11.1 Introduction
        Fracture
        11.2 Fundamentals of Fracture
        11.3 Ductile Fracture
        11.4 Brittle Fracture
        11.5 Principles of Fracture Mechanics
        11.6 Impact Fracture Testing
        Fatigue
        11.7 Cyclic Stresses
        11.8 The S-N Curve
        11.9 Crack Initiation and Propagation
        11.10 Factors that affect Fatigue Life
        11.11 Environmental Effects
        Creep
        11.12 Generalized Creep Behaviour
        11.13 Stress and Temperature Effects
        11.14 Data Extrapolation Methods
        11.15 Alloys for High Temperature Use
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        12. Applications and Properties of Ceramics
        Learning Objectives
        12.1 Introduction
        Types and Applications of Ceramics
        12.2 Glasses
        12.3 Glass-Ceramics
        12.4 Clay Products
        12.5 Refractories
        12.6 Abrasives
        12.7 Cements
        12.8 Advanced Ceramics
        Phase Diagrams
        12.9 Ceramic Phase Diagrams
        Mechanical Properties
        12.10 Brittle Fracture of Ceramics
        12.11 Stress-Strain Behaviour
        12.12 Mechanisms of Plastic Deformation
        12.13 Miscellaneous Mechanical Considerations
        Other Properties
        12.14 Glass Properties
        12.15 Heat Treatment of Glasses
        Annealing
        Tempering
        12.16 Heat Treatment of Glass Ceramics
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        13. Structures of Polymer
        Learning Objectives
        13.1 Introduction
        13.2 Hydrocarbon Molecules
        13.3 Polymer Molecules
        13.4 The Chemistry of Polymer Molecules
        13.5 Molecular Weight
        13.6 Molecular Shape
        13.7 Molecular Structure
        13.8 Molecular Configurations
        13.9 Thermoplastic and Thermosetting Polymers
        13.10 Copolymers
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        14. Characteristics and Applications of Polymers
        Learning Objectives
        14.1 Introduction
        Mechanical Behaviour of Polymers
        14.2 Stress-Strain Behaviour
        14.3 Macroscopic Deformation
        14.4 Viscoelastic Deformation
        14.5 Fracture of Polymers
        14.6 Miscellaneous Mechanical Characteristics
        Mechanisms of Deformation and for Strengthening of Polymers
        14.7 Deformation of Semi-crystalline Polymers
        14.8 Factors that Influence the Mechanical Properties of Semicrystalline Polymers
        14.9 Deformation of Elastomers
        Crystallization, Melting and Glass Transition Phenomena in Polymers
        14.10 Crystallization
        14.11 Melting
        14.12 The Glass Transition
        14.13 Melting and Glass Transition Temperatures
        14.14 Factors that influence Melting and Glass Transition Temperatures
        Polymer Types
        14.15 Plastics
        14.16 Elastomers
        14.17 Fibres
        14.18 Miscellaneous Applications
        14.19 Advanced Polymeric Materials
        14.20 Polyermization
        14.21 Polymer Additives
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        15. Composite Materials
        Learning Objectives
        15.1 Introduction
        Particle-Reinforced Composites
        15.2 Large Particle Composites
        15.3 Dispersion-Strengthened Composites
        Fiber Reinforced Composites
        15.4 Influence of Fiber Length
        15.5 Influence of Fiber Orientation and Concentration
        15.6 The Fiber Phase
        15.7 The Matrix Phase
        15.8 Polymer-Matrix Composites
        15.9 Metal-Matrix Composites
        15.10 Ceramic-Matrix Composites
        15.11 Carbon-Carbon Composites
        15.12 Hybrid Composites
        Structural Composites
        15.13 Laminar Composites
        15.14 Sandwich Panels
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        16. Corrosion and Degradation
        Learning Objectives
        16.1 Introduction
        Corrosion of Metals
        16.2 Electrochemical Considerations
        16.3 Corrosion Rates
        16.4 Prediction of Corrosion Rates
        16.5 Passivity
        16.6 Environmental Effects
        16.7 Forms of Corrosion
        16.8 Corrosion Environments
        16.9 Corrosion Prevention
        16.10 Oxidation
        Corrosion of Ceramic Materials
        Degradation of Polymers
        16.11 Swelling and Dissolution
        16.12 Bond Rupture
        16.13 Weathering
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        17. Electrical Properties of Materials
        Learning Objectives
        17.1 Introduction
        Electrical Conduction
        17.2 Ohm’s Law
        17.3 Electrical Conductivity
        17.4 Electronic and Ionic Conduction
        17.5 Energy Band Structures in Solids
        17.6 Conduction in Terms of Band and Atomic Bonding Models
        17.7 Electron Mobility
        17.8 Electrical Resistivity of Metals
        17.9 Electrical Characteristics of Commercial Alloys
        Semiconductivity
        17.10 Intrinsic Semiconduction
        17.11 Extrinsic Semiconduction
        17.12 The Temperature Dependence of Carrier Concentration
        17.13 Factors that Affect Carrier Mobility
        17.14 The Hall Effect
        17.15 Semiconductor Devices
        Electrical Conduction in Ionic Ceramics and in Polymers
        17.16 Conduction in Ionic Materials
        17.17 Electrical Properties of Polymers
        Dielectric Behaviour
        17.18 Capacitance
        17.19 Field Vectors and Polarization
        17.20 Types of Polarization
        17.21 Frequency Dependance of the Dielectric Constant
        17.22 Dielectric Strength
        17.23 Dielectric Materials
        Other Electrical Characteristics of Materials
        17.24 Ferroelectricity
        17.25 Piezoelectricity
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Questions and Problems

        18. Magnetic Properties
        Learning Objectives
        18.1 Introduction  
        18.2 Basic Concepts  
        18.3 Diamagnetism and Paramagnetism  
        18.4 Ferromagnetism  
        18.5 Antiferromagnetism and Ferrimagnetism  
        18.6 The Influence of Temperature on Magnetic Behavior  
        18.7 Domains and Hysteresis  
        18.8 Magnetic Anisotropy  
        18.9 Soft Magnetic Materials  
        18.10 Hard Magnetic Materials  
        18.11 Magnetic Storage  
        18.12 Superconductivity 
        Summary 
        References 
        Questions and Problems
        Design Problems


        19. Thermal Properties
        Learning Objectives  
        19.1 Introduction  
        19.2 Heat Capacity  
        19.3 Thermal Expansion  
        19.4 Thermal Conductivity  
        19.5 Thermal Stresses 
        Summary 
        Important Terms and Concepts 
        References 
        Questions and Problems 
        Design Problems

        20. Optical Properties
        Learning Objectives
        20.1 Introduction
        20.2 Electromagnetic Radiation 
        20.3 Light Interactions with Solids 
        20.4 Atomic and Electronic Interactions
        20.5 Refraction 
        20.6 Reflection 
        20.7 Absorption 
        20.8 Transmission 
        20.9 Color 
        20.10 Opacity and Translucency in Insulators
        20.11 Luminescence 
        20.12 Photoconductivity 
        20.13 Lasers 
        20.14 Optical Fibers in Communications
        Summary
        References
        Questions and Problems
        Design Problem

        21. Materials Selection and Design Considerations
        Learning Objectives
        21.1 Introduction
        21.2 Strength Considerations–Torsionally Stressed Shaft  
        21.3 Other Property Considerations and the Final Decision
        21.4 Mechanics of Spring Deformation  
        21.5 Valve Spring Design and Material Requirements  
        21.6 One Commonly Employed Steel Alloy
        21.7 Introduction  
        21.8 Testing Procedure and Results  
        21.9 Discussion
        21.10 Anatomy of the Hip Joint  
        21.11 Material Requirements  
        21.12 Materials Employed
        21.13 Introduction  
        21.14 Assessment of CPC Glove Materials to Protect Against   Exposure to Methylene Chloride
        21.15 Introduction  
        21.16 Leadframe Design and Materials  
        21.17 Die Bonding  
        21.18 Wire Bonding  
        21.19 Package Encapsulation  
        21.20 Tape Automated Bonding 
        Summary 
        Important Terms and Concepts 
        References 
        Design Questions and Problems
        22. Economic, Environmental and Societal Issues in Materials Science and Engineering
        Learning Objectives  
        22.1 Introduction Economic Considerations 
        22.2 Component Design 
        22.3 Materials 
        22.4 Manufacturing Techniques Environmental and Societal Considerations 
        22.5 Recycling Issues in Materials Science and Engineering
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Design Question

        23. Processing of Engineering Materials
        Learning Objectives
        23.1 Introduction
        23.2 Forming Operations
        23.3 Casting
        23.4 Miscellaneous Techniques
        23.5 Heat Treatment of Steels
        23.6 Glass Forming
        23.7 Fabrication and Processing of Clay Products
        23.8 Powder Pressing
        23.9 Tape Casting
        23.10 Forming Techniques for Plastics
        23.11 Fabrication of Elastomers
        23.12 Fabrication of Fibers and Films
        23.13 Processing of Fiber Reinforced Composites
        Summary
        Important Terms and Concepts
        References
        Design Question

        Appendix A: The International System of Units
        Appendix B: Properties of Selected Engineering Materials
        B1 Density
        B2 Modulus of Elasticity
        B3 Poisson’s Ratio
        B4 Strength and Ductility
        B5 Plane Strain Fracture Toughness
        B6 Linear Coefficient of Thermal Expansion
        B7 Thermal Conductivity
        B8 Specific Heat
        B9 Electrical Resistivity
        B10 Metal Alloy Compositions

        Appendix C: Costs and Relative Costs for Selected Engineering Materials
        Appendix D: Repeat Unit Structure for Common Polymers
        Appendix E: Glass Transition and Melting Temperatures for Common Polymeric Materials

        Glossary
        Answers to Selected Problems
        Index

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    5

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    wholesome syllabus but its a pity the bundled cd doesnt work on windows 8 or greater even on compatibility mode.
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    easy to learn

    very good book easy to understand every time and it helps to increase the knowledge in high amount and good for concept clearing who wants to sit in competitive exams
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    Excellent book for metallurgical and materials engineering

    Its a superb book for beginners of metallurgical and materials . It includes all basic concepts in detailed manner. Clarifies all doubts alongwith diagrammatic representation. Its a fully recommendable book for those who are preparing for any entrance exams such as GATE, etc alongwith for those who are interested in research. The book has beem designed very nicely. Every sub-group and concepts are written separately with new heading which makes it easier to read and understand.
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    Good book for gate aspirants...

    Covers all the topics completely. Good for gate as well as semester exams. Some topics can be omitted since it covers vivid area of material science.
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    priceless knowledge in just a small amount

    Man the book is awesome !!!!!!!! .Besides the university courses it offers so much more while going through the text and the CD also has extra knowledge to share

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    SUPER..............

    This is book is really awesome.It clears all doubt in material science.I think you should go through the book at least one.Because you will read it,you will definitely love it.
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    Good book

    Excellent book for building concepts in material science. Very good explanations are given through out the book. Adaptation for Indian syllabus requirements makes it very useful.
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    Simply awesome

    My professor knew nothing.. but this book told me everything it is really enjoyable... this book is really nice for beginners to master the materials.... its one of my favourite subjects now... i love studying from it.
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