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Author Baker, Ian (Materials scientist),
Title Fifty materials that make the world / Ian Baker ; with a foreword by Michael F. Ashby.
Imprint Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018]
©2018.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TA403.6 .B254 2018    AVAILABLE  
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Subject Materials -- Technological innovations.
Materials science.
Alt Name Ashby, M. F.,
Description xvii, 271 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary "This book introduces materials and how advances in materials result in advances in technology and our daily lives. Each chapter covers a particular material, how the material was discovered or invented, when it was first used, how this material has impacted the world, what makes the material important, how it is used today, and future applications. The list of materials covered in this book includes stone, wood, natural fibers, clay, superalloys, lead, iron, steel, silicon, glass, rubber, composites, plastics, rare earth magnets, and lightweight alloys."--Back cover.
Contents ABS plastics -- Aluminium/aluminum -- Asphalt -- Bakelite -- Bronze -- Celluloid -- Clay -- Concrete -- Copper -- Cotton -- Diamond -- Gallium arsenide -- Glass -- Glass fiber reinforced polymers -- Gold -- Graphite -- Gutta percha -- Iron -- Kevlar and other aramid fibers -- Lead -- Lead zirconate titanate -- Leather -- Lithium -- Magnesium -- Nickel-based superalloys -- Nitinol -- Nylon -- Paper -- Platinum -- Polyester -- Polyethylene -- Polypropylene -- Polystyrene -- Polytetraflouroethylene -- PVC -- Rare earth magnets -- Rayon -- Rubber -- Silicon -- Silver -- Steel -- Stainless steel -- Stone -- Tin -- Titanium -- Tungsten -- Uranium/uranium oxide -- Wood -- Wool -- Zinc.
ISBN 9783319787640 hardcover
3319787640 hardcover
9783319787664
OCLC # 1027127179