Materials in Outline

  • Peter Polak


The designer must obviously know a great deal about materials, their properties and problems. The maker of the object also should be familiar with these; to call for materials new to the maker can produce problems of supply, identification, treatment and storage. So whenever possible the designer should check up on this point and possibly change one or the other, material or maker.


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© Peter Polak 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Polak
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of SheffieldUK

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