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Fifty Materials That Make the World

  • Ian┬áBaker

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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About this book

Introduction

This book introduces materials and how advances in materials result in advances in technology and our daily lives. Each chapter covers a particular material, how the material was discovered or invented, when it was first used, how this material has impacted the world, what makes the material important, how it is used today, and future applications. The list of materials covered in this book includes stone, wood, natural fibers, metals, clay, lead, iron, steel, silicon, glass, rubber, composites, polyethylene, rare earth magnet, and alloys.  

Keywords

Characterization of Materials Engineering Applications of Natural Phenomena Engineering Potential of Natural Materials Man-made Materials Materials Engineering Materials applications Micro-tribology Nanotribology

Authors and affiliations

  • Ian┬áBaker
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  1. 1.Thayer School of EngineeringDartmouth CollegeHanoverUSA

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