Index

A

  • Abrasive wear, 234, 234f

  • Absorption, of radiation, 367–368

  • Absorptivity, 366

  • Acids, 395, 396t–397t, 407t–408t, 415t

  • Activated state, 283–284

  • Activation, thermal, 302

  • Activation energy

    • for creep, 277–278

    • for self-diffusion, 284

  • Active coatings, 411

  • Actuation

    • ferro-electric, 333–334

    • piezo-electric, 332, 332f

    • thermal, 259

  • Adhesive wear, 234, 234f

  • Ageing, GL2-56–GL2-58

  • Airframes, 299–300

  • Alcohols, 396t–397t, 407t–408t, 415t

  • Aldehydes, 396t–397t, 407t–408t, 415t

  • Alkalis, 395, 396t–397t, 407t–408t, 415t

  • Allotropes, 266

  • Alloy(s)

    • ceramic, GL2-3

    • components, GL2-3

    • concentration, GL2-3–GL2-4

    • constitution of, GL2-5–GL2-6

    • definition of, 120–121

    • ductility of, 134

    • equilibrium of, GL2-5–GL2-6

    • ferrous, 488–493, 489f–490f

    • metallic, GL2-3

    • steel, 491 ...

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