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Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction

Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction

Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction
By William D. Callister Jr., David G. Rethwisch

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Book Description

Building on the extraordinary success of eight best-selling editions, Callister's new Ninth Edition of Materials Science and Engineering continues to promote student understanding of the three primary types of materials (metals, ceramics, and polymers) and composites, as well as the relationships that exist between the structural elements of materials and their properties. This edition is supported by a redesigned version of Virtual Materials Science and Engineering (VMSE). This resource contains interactive simulations and animations that enhance the learning of key concepts in materials science and engineering (e.g., crystal structures, crystallographic planes/directions, dislocations) and, in addition, a comprehensive materials property database.

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Book Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #75029 in Books
  • Brand: Jr William D Callister
  • Published on: 2013-12-04
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 10.20" h x 1.44" w x 8.21" l, 4.10 pounds
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • 984 pages


  • Materials Science and Engineering

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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful.
5I can't believe I'm rating a textbook positively.
By dwagner
Most engineering books I've come across I can't read due to not knowing the engineering terms they expect you to know beforehand.This is the only book I've actually read and understood in engineering. It explains things well and doesn't use too much professional jargon that material science beginners would have to sort through.

Thankful for engineering books like this that actually help me learn and not make me feel lost!!

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5Buy, don't rent.
By Liam
I got this book for my first materials class, and I find myself coming back to it again and again for other materials classes and other engineering courses in general. It is excellent at giving a good understanding on concepts and is very reader friendly. My favorite textbook I have ever used.

0 of 0 people found the following review helpful.
5Five Stars
By Jonah Mills
Great product, on time shipping.

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