Materials: Engineering, Science, Processing and Design is the essential materials engineering text and resource for students developing skills and understanding of materials properties and selection for engineering applications. Taking a unique design-led approach that is broader in scope than other texts, Materials meets the curriculum needs of a wide variety of courses in the materials and design field, including introduction to materials science and engineering, engineering materials, materials selection and processing, and behavior of materials. This new edition retains its design-led focus and strong emphasis on visual communication while expanding its coverage of the physical basis of material properties, and process selection.
2. Family trees: organising materials and processes
3. Strategic thinking: matching material to design
4. Elastic stiffness, and weight: atomic bonding and packing
5. Stiffness-limited design
6. Beyond elasticity: plasticity, yielding and ductility
7. Strength-limited design
8. Fracture and fracture toughness
9. Cyclic loading and fatigue failure
10. Fracture- and fatigue-limited design
11. Friction and wear
12. Materials and heat
13. Diffusion and creep: materials at high temperatures
14. Durability: oxidation, corrosion, degradation
15. Electrical materials: conductors, insulators, and dielectrics
16. Magnetic materials
17. Materials for optical devices
18. Manufacturing processes and design
19. Processing, microstructure and properties
20. Materials, environment, and sustainability
Guided Learning Unit 1: Simple ideas of crystallography
Guided Learning Unit 2: Phase diagrams and phase transformations
Appendix A: Data for engineering materials
Appendix B: Corrosion tables
Appendix C: Material properties and length scales
Royal Society Research Professor Emeritus at Cambridge University and Former Visiting Professor of Design at the Royal College of Art, London, UK
Mike Ashby is sole or lead author of several of Elsevier's top selling engineering textbooks, including Materials and Design: The Art and Science of Material Selection in Product Design, Materials Selection in Mechanical Design, Materials and the Environment, and Materials: Engineering, Science, Processing and Design. He is also coauthor of the books Engineering Materials 1&2, and Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies and Design.
Hugh Shercliff Senior Lecturer in Materials, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, UK.
Hugh Shercliff is a Senior Lecturer in Materials in the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge. He is a co-author of Michael Ashby's Materials, Third Edition (Butterworth-Heinemann, 2013), and a contributor on aluMATTER, an e-learning website for engineers and researchers sponsored by the European Aluminium Association.
David Cebon Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, England.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Cambridge University, UK