9781118324578

Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction

David G. Rethwisch, William D. Callister

9th Edition

The latest edition of this bestselling textbook treats the important properties of three primary types of material--metals, ceramics, polymers--as well as composites. Describes the relationships that exist between the structural elements of these materials and their characteristics. Emphasizes mechanical behavior and failure along with techniques used to improve the mechan