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Materials Handbook : A Concise Desktop Reference (Hardcover) (Franu00e7ois Cardarelli)

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The unique and practical Materials Handbook (third edition) provides quick and easy access to the physico-chemical properties of very many classes of materials. Its coverage has been expanded to include whole new families of materials ranging from minor metals to dyes and pigments. Many of the existing families—notably the metals, gases, liquids, minerals, polymers, and fuels—are broadened and refined with new material and up-to-date information. Several of the larger tables of data are expanded and new ones added for industrial chemicals. Particular emphasis is placed on the properties of common industrial materials in each class. After a chapter introducing some general properties of materials, each of twenty-six classes of materials receives attention in its own chapter.Detailed appendices provide additional information on subjects as diverse as crystallography, natural radioactivity and economic and health-and-safety data for industrial and hazardous materials. Specific further reading sections and a general bibliography round out this comprehensive guide. The index and tabular format of the book makes light work of extracting what the reader needs to know from the wealth of factual information within these covers.Dr. François Cardarelli has spent many years compiling and editing materials data. His professional expertise and experience combine to make this handbook an indispensable reference tool for scientists and engineers working in numerous fields ranging from nuclear to civil engineering.
Genre: Technology, Science
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Author: Franu00e7ois Cardarelli
Language: English
Street Date: September 26, 2017
TCIN: 51830816
UPC: 9783319389233
Item Number (DPCI): 248-34-6510
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