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Basic Mechanical Engineering, 2e, 2nd Edition by Pravin Kumar

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CHAPTER 17

Engineering Materials

Learning Objectives

By the end of this chapter, the student will be able:

  • To understand the properties and compositions of the engineering materials
  • To demonstrate the mechanical properties of the engineering materials
  • To describe the alloys of ferrous and non-ferrous materials
  • To describe the composition and applications of plastics, ceramics, timber, polymer, and composite materials
17.1 INTRODUCTION

Engineering materials play a vital role in this modern age of science and technology. Various kinds of materials are used in industry to meet the requirements of human beings. The selection of a specific material for a particular use is a very complex process. However, one can simplify the choice if the ...

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