The Science and Engineering of Materials (SI Edition), Enhanced 7th edition

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Donald R. Askeland and Wendelin J. Wright
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  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Materials Science and Engineering
    • 1.1: What is Materials Science and Engineering?
    • 1.2: Classification of Materials
    • 1.3: Functional Classification of Materials
    • 1.4: Classification of Materials Based on Structure
    • 1.5: Environmental and Other Effects
    • 1.6: Materials Design and Selection
    • 1: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 2: Atomic Structure
    • 2.1: The Structure of Materials: Technological Relevance
    • 2.2: The Structure of the Atom
    • 2.3: The Electronic Structure of the Atom
    • 2.4: The Periodic Table
    • 2.5: Atomic Bonding
    • 2.6: Binding Energy and Interatomic Spacing
    • 2.7: The Many Forms of Carbon: Relationships Between Arrangements of Atoms and Materials Properties
    • 2: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 3: Atomic and Ionic Arrangements
    • 3.1: Short-Range Order versus Long-Range Order
    • 3.2: Amorphous Materials
    • 3.3: Lattice, Basis, Unit Cells, and Crystal Structures
    • 3.4: Allotropic or Polymorphic Transformations
    • 3.5: Points, Directions, and Planes in the Unit Cell
    • 3.6: Interstitial Sites
    • 3.7: Crystal Structures of Ionic Materials
    • 3.8: Covalent Structures
    • 3.9: Diffraction Techniques for Crystal Structure Analysis
    • 3: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 4: Imperfections in the Atomic and lonic Arrangements
    • 4.1: Point Defects
    • 4.2: Other Point Defects
    • 4.3: Dislocations
    • 4.4: Significance of Dislocations
    • 4.5: Schmid's Law
    • 4.6: Influence of Crystal Structure
    • 4.7: Surface Defects
    • 4.8: Importance of Defects
    • 4: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 5: Atom and Ion Movements in Materials
    • 5.1: Applications of Diffusion
    • 5.2: Stability of Atoms and Ions (2)
    • 5.3: Mechanisms for Diffusion
    • 5.4: Activation Energy for Diffusion (1)
    • 5.5: Rate of Diffusion (2)
    • 5.6: Factors Affecting Diffusion
    • 5.7: Permeability of Polymers
    • 5.8: Composition Profile (3)
    • 5.9: Diffusion and Materials Processing (1)
    • 5: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 6: Mechanical Properties: Part One
    • 6.1: Technological Significance
    • 6.2: Terminology for Mechanical Properties
    • 6.3: The Tensile Test: Use of the Stress Strain Diagram
    • 6.4: Properties Obtained from the Tensile Test
    • 6.5: True Stress and True Strain
    • 6.6: The Bend Test for Brittle Materials
    • 6.7: Hardness of Materials
    • 6.8: Nanoindentation
    • 6.9: Strain Rate Effects and Impact Behavior
    • 6.10: Properties Obtained from the Impact Test
    • 6.11: Bulk Metallic Glasses and Their Mechanical Behavior
    • 6.12: Mechanical Behavior at Small Length Scales
    • 6.13: Rheology of Liquids
    • 6: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 7: Mechanical Properties: Part Two
    • 7.1: Fracture Mechanics
    • 7.2: The Importance of Fracture Mechanics
    • 7.3: Microstructural Features of Fracture in Metallic Materials
    • 7.4: Microstructural Features of Fracture in Ceramics, Glasses, and Composites
    • 7.5: Weibull Statistics for Failure Strength Analysis
    • 7.6: Fatigue
    • 7.7: Results of the Fatigue Test
    • 7.8: Application of Fatigue Testing
    • 7.9: Creep, Stress Rupture, and Stress Corrosion
    • 7.10: Evaluation of Creep Behavior
    • 7.11: Use of Creep Data
    • 7: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 8: Strain Hardening and Annealing
    • 8.1: Relationship of Cold Working to the Stress Strain Curve
    • 8.2: Strain-Hardening Mechanisms
    • 8.3: Properties versus Percent Cold Work
    • 8.4: Microstructure, Texture Strengthening, and Residual Stresses
    • 8.5: Characteristics of Cold Working
    • 8.6: The Three Stages of Annealing
    • 8.7: Control of Annealing
    • 8.8: Annealing and Materials Processing
    • 8.9: Hot Working
    • 8: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 9: Principles of Solidification
    • 9.1: Technological Significance
    • 9.2: Nucleation
    • 9.3: Applications of Controlled Nucleation
    • 9.4: Growth Mechanisms
    • 9.5: Solidification Time and Dendrite Size
    • 9.6: Cooling Curves
    • 9.7: Cast Structure
    • 9.8: Solidification Defects
    • 9.9: Casting Processes for Manufacturing Components
    • 9.10: Continuous Casting and Ingot Casting
    • 9.11: Directional Solidification [DS], Single Crystal Growth, and Epitaxial Growth
    • 9.12: Solidification of Polymers and Inorganic Glasses
    • 9.13: Joining of Metallic Materials
    • 9: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 10: Solid Solutions and Phase Equilibrium
    • 10.1: Phases and the Phase Diagram
    • 10.2: Solubility and Solid Solutions
    • 10.3: Conditions for Unlimited Solid Solubility
    • 10.4: Solid-Solution Strengthening
    • 10.5: Isomorphous Phase Diagrams
    • 10.6: Relationship Between Properties and the Phase Diagram
    • 10.7: Solidification of a Solid-Solution Alloy
    • 10.8: Nonequilibrium Solidification and Segregation
    • 10: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 11: Dispersion Strengthening and Eutectic Phase Diagrams
    • 11.1: Principles and Examples of Dispersion Strengthening
    • 11.2: Intermetallic Compounds
    • 11.3: Phase Diagrams Containing Three-Phase Reactions
    • 11.4: The Eutectic Phase Diagram
    • 11.5: Strength of Eutectic Alloys
    • 11.6: Eutectics and Materials Processing
    • 11.7: Nonequilibrium Freezing in the Eutectic System
    • 11.8: Nanowires and the Eutectic Phase Diagram
    • 11: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 12: Dispersion Strengthening by Phase Transformations and Heat Treatment
    • 12.1: Nucleation and Growth in Solid-State Reactions
    • 12.2: Alloys Strengthened by Exceeding the Solubility Limit
    • 12.3: Age or Precipitation Hardening and Its Applications
    • 12.4: Microstructural Evolution in Age or Precipitation Hardening
    • 12.5: Effects of Aging Temperature and Time
    • 12.6: Requirements for Age Hardening
    • 12.7: Use of Age-Hardenable Alloys at High Temperatures
    • 12.8: The Eutectoid Reaction
    • 12.9: Controlling the Eutectoid Reaction
    • 12.10: The Martensitic Reaction and Tempering
    • 12.11: The Shape-Memory Alloys
    • 12: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 13: Heat Treatment of Steels and Cast Irons
    • 13.1: Designations and Classification of Steels
    • 13.2: Simple Heat Treatments
    • 13.3: Isothermal Heat Treatments
    • 13.4: Quench and Temper Heat Treatments
    • 13.5: Effect of Alloying Elements
    • 13.6: Application of Hardenability
    • 13.7: Specialty Steels
    • 13.8: Surface Treatments
    • 13.9: Weldability of Steel
    • 13.10: Stainless Steels
    • 13.11: Cast Irons
    • 13: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 14: Nonferrous Alloys
    • 14.1: Aluminum Alloys
    • 14.2: Magnesium and Beryllium Alloys
    • 14.3: Copper Alloys
    • 14.4: Nickel and Cobalt Alloys
    • 14.5: Titanium Alloys
    • 14.6: Refractory and Precious Metals
    • 14: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 15: Ceramics
    • 15.1: Bonding in Ceramics
    • 15.2: Structures of Crystalline Ceramics
    • 15.3: Defects in Crystalline Ceramics
    • 15.4: Flaws in Ceramics
    • 15.5: Synthesis and Processing of Crystalline Ceramics
    • 15.6: Silica and Silicate Compounds
    • 15.7: Inorganic Glasses
    • 15.8: Glass-Ceramics
    • 15.9: Processing and Applications of Clay Products
    • 15.10: Refractories
    • 15.11: Other Ceramic Materials
    • 15: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 16: Polymers
    • 16.1: Classification of Polymers
    • 16.2: Addition and Condensation Polymerization
    • 16.3: Degree of Polymerization
    • 16.4: Typical Thermoplastics
    • 16.5: Structure—Property Relationships in Thermoplastics
    • 16.6: Effect of Temperature on Thermoplastics
    • 16.7: Mechanical Properties of Thermoplastics
    • 16.8: Elastomers
    • 16.9: Thermosetting Polymers
    • 16.10: Adhesives
    • 16.11: Polymer Processing and Recycling
    • 16: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 17: Composites: Teamwork and Synergy in Materials
    • 17.1: Dispersion-Strengthened Composites
    • 17.2: Particulate Composites
    • 17.3: Fiber-Reinforced Composites
    • 17.4: Characteristics of Fiber-Reinforced Composites
    • 17.5: Manufacturing Fibers and Composites
    • 17.6: Fiber-Reinforced Systems and Applications
    • 17.7: Laminar Composite Materials
    • 17.8: Examples and Applications of Laminar Composites
    • 17.9: Sandwich Structures
    • 17: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 18: Construction Materials
    • 18.1: The Structure of Wood
    • 18.2: Moisture Content and Density of Wood
    • 18.3: Mechanical Properties of Wood
    • 18.4: Expansion and Contraction of Wood
    • 18.5: Plywood
    • 18.6: Concrete Materials
    • 18.7: Properties of Concrete
    • 18.8: Reinforced and Prestressed Concrete
    • 18.9: Asphalt
    • 18: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 19: Electronic Materials
    • 19.1: Ohm's Law and Electrical Conductivity
    • 19.2: Band Structure of Solids
    • 19.3: Conductivity of Metals and Alloys
    • 19.4: Semiconductors
    • 19.5: Applications of Semiconductors
    • 19.6: General Overview of Integrated Circuit Processing
    • 19.7: Deposition of Thin Films
    • 19.8: Conductivity in Other Materials
    • 19.9: Insulators and Dielectric Properties
    • 19.10: Polarization in Dielectrics
    • 19.11: Electrostriction, Piezoelectricity, and Ferroelectricity
    • 19: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 20: Magnetic Materials
    • 20.1: Classification of Magnetic Materials
    • 20.2: Magnetic Dipoles and Magnetic Moments
    • 20.3: Magnetization, Permeability, and the Magnetic Field
    • 20.4: Diamagnetic, Paramagnetic, Ferromagnetic, Ferrimagnetic, and Superparamagnetic Materials
    • 20.5: Domain Structure and the Hysteresis Loop
    • 20.6: The Curie Temperature
    • 20.7: Applications of Magnetic Materials
    • 20.8: Metallic and Ceramic Magnetic Materials
    • 20: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 21: Photonic Materials
    • 21.1: The Electromagnetic Spectrum
    • 21.2: Refraction, Reflection, Absorption, and Transmission
    • 21.3: Selective Absorption, Transmission, or Reflection
    • 21.4: Examples and Use of Emission Phenomena
    • 21.5: Fiber-Optic Communications Systems
    • 21: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 22: Thermal Properties of Materials
    • 22.1: Heat Capacity and Specific Heat
    • 22.2: Thermal Expansion
    • 22.3: Thermal Conductivity
    • 22.4: Thermal Shock
    • 22: Chapter Quiz

  • Chapter 23: Corrosion and Wear
    • 23.1: Chemical Corrosion
    • 23.2: Electrochemical Corrosion
    • 23.3: The Electrode Potential in Electrochemical Cells
    • 23.4: The Corrosion Current and Polarization
    • 23.5: Types of Electrochemical Corrosion
    • 23.6: Protection Against Electrochemical Corrosion
    • 23.7: Microbial Degradation and Biodegradable Polymers
    • 23.8: Oxidation and Other Gas Reactions
    • 23.9: Wear and Erosion
    • 23: Chapter Quiz


The Science and Engineering of Materials, Enhanced SI Edition, 7th Edition, by Donald R. Askeland and Wendelin J. Wright with WebAssign digital resources, helps future engineers understand the relationships between structure, processing, and properties of materials. This science-based approach highlights how the structure of materials at various length scales gives rise to materials properties. Updates emphasize how the connection between structure and properties leads to the synthesis of new materials and new applications of existing materials. Comprehensive coverage offers the flexibility to emphasize a general overview of materials, mechanical behavior or physical properties. In addition, WebAssign online resources let instructors easily customize this edition to course needs.

Meet the Authors
Donald R. Askeland, Missouri University of Science and Technology, Emeritus

Dr. Donald R. Askeland joined the University of Missouri-Rolla (now the Missouri University of Science and Technology) in 1970 after obtaining his Ph.D. in metallurgical engineering from the University of Michigan. His primary interest is teaching, which has resulted in a variety of campus, university and industry awards as well as the development of this well-respected text. Dr. Askeland is also active in research involving metals casting and metals joining. His focus is primarily in the production, treatment and joining of cast irons, gating, and fluidity of aluminum alloys and optimization of casting processes. Additional work has concentrated on lost foam casting, permanent mold casting, and investment casting. Much of his work is interdisciplinary, providing data for creating computer models and validation of such models.

Wendelin J. Wright, Bucknell University

Dr. Wendelin Wright is a professor at Bucknell University with a joint appointment in the departments of mechanical engineering and chemical engineering. She received her B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Stanford University. Prior to assuming her current position, Dr. Wright served as a faculty member at Santa Clara University. Her research interests focus on the mechanical behavior of materials, particularly those of metallic glasses. She is the recipient of the 2003 Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching (Stanford University's highest teaching honor), a 2005 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers and a 2010 National Science Foundation CAREER Award. Dr. Wright is a licensed professional engineer in metallurgy in California and a fellow of ASM International.

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Chapter 5: Atom and Ion Movements in Materials
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Chapter 6: Mechanical Properties: Part One
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Chapter 7: Mechanical Properties: Part Two
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Chapter 8: Strain Hardening and Annealing
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Chapter 9: Principles of Solidification
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Chapter 10: Solid Solutions and Phase Equilibrium
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Chapter 11: Dispersion Strengthening and Eutectic Phase Diagrams
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Chapter 12: Dispersion Strengthening by Phase Transformations and Heat Treatment
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Chapter 13: Heat Treatment of Steels and Cast Irons
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Chapter 14: Nonferrous Alloys
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Chapter 15: Ceramics
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Chapter 16: Polymers
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Chapter 17: Composites: Teamwork and Synergy in Materials
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Chapter 18: Construction Materials
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Chapter 19: Electronic Materials
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Chapter 20: Magnetic Materials
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Chapter 21: Photonic Materials
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