Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction


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This is a non-mathematical, qualitative treatment of materials science for engineering students. It features balanced coverage of metals, polymers and ceramics as well as sections on modern composite materials. It discusses the relationship between the structural elements of these materials and their properties. The book stresses mechanical behavior but treats corrosion, electrical, thermal, magnetic and optical properties as well. In addition, the book uses both English and SI units, and taxonomies where needed to help ...

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Mar 21, 2013

Not As Described

Content was totally different than US edition. But it says same as US edition.


Oct 21, 2010

Nice quality book

I bought the book for my nice who study in local University. She used to borrow her friend's book but most of the time frustrated with it. The book help her a lot as she now has her own book and really happy!
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Sep 9, 2010


wonderful book! the best one! incredible seller, honest, sent it very fast. Great deal!


Mar 23, 2009

Nice Read

I have not read the entire book yet but it reads well and has answers to end of chapter problems so that you can check yourself.


Dec 13, 2007

Check the Edition

Callister is a good introduction to Materials Science. Just make sure you get the correct edition if you are buying it for a class. The cover shown is for the 7th edition (which is the current edition), but the edition you are buying is the 5th edition.

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