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Properties of Materials: Anisotropy, Symmetry, Structure

Robert E. Newnham


Crystals are sometimes called ‘Flowers of the Mineral Kingdom’. In addition to their great beauty, crystals and other textured materials are enormously useful in electronics, optics, acoustics and many other engineering applications. This richly illustrated text describes the underlying principles of crystal physics and chemistry, covering a wide range of topics and illustrating numerous applications in many fields of engineering using the most important materials today. Tensors, matrices, symmetry and structure-property relationships form the main subjects of the book. While tensors and matri ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780198520757
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198520757.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert E. Newnham, author