Understanding Solids: The Science of Materials

  • Publish Date: 2004-09-03
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Richard J. D. Tilley
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A modern introduction to the subject taking a unique integrated approach designed to appeal to both science and engineering students. Covering a broad spectrum of topics, this book includes numerous up-to-date examples of real materials with relevant applications and a modern treatment of key concepts. The science bias allows this book to be equally accessible to engineers, chemists and physicists.
* Carefully structured into self-contained bite-sized chapters to enhance student understanding
* Questions have been designed to reinforce the concepts presented
* Includes coverage of radioactivity
* Relects a rapidly growing field from the science perspective