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The Equations of Materials

Brian Cantor


This book describes some of the important equations of materials and the scientists who derived them. It is aimed at anyone interested in the manufacture, structure, properties and engineering application of materials such as metals, polymers, ceramics, semiconductors and composites. It is meant to be readable and enjoyable, a primer rather than a textbook, covering only a limited number of topics and not trying to be comprehensive. It is pitched at the level of a final year school student or a first year undergraduate who has been studying the physical sciences and is thinking of specialis ... More

Keywords: materials, equations, biographies, structure, properties, thermodynamics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780198851875
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198851875.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Brian Cantor, author
Vice-Chancellor, University of Bradford, Bradford