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The Resource Fifty materials that make the world, Ian Baker ; with a foreword by Michael F. Ashby

Fifty materials that make the world, Ian Baker ; with a foreword by Michael F. Ashby

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Fifty materials that make the world
Title
Fifty materials that make the world
Statement of responsibility
Ian Baker ; with a foreword by Michael F. Ashby
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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, metals, clay, lead, iron, steel, silicon, glass, rubber, composites, polyethylene, rare earth magnet, and alloys
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Baker, Ian
Dewey number
620.11
Index
no index present
LC call number
TA403.6
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Ashby, M. F
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  • Materials science
  • Materials
Label
Fifty materials that make the world, Ian Baker ; with a foreword by Michael F. Ashby
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Dedication; Foreword for Fifty Materials That Make the World; Acknowledgments; Contents; About the Author; Introduction; Chapter 1: ABS Plastics; Reference; Chapter 2: Aluminium/Aluminum; References; Chapter 3: Asphalt; References; Chapter 4: Bakelite; References; Chapter 5: Bronze; References; Chapter 6: Celluloid; References; Chapter 7: Clay; References; Chapter 8: Concrete; References; Chapter 9: Copper; References; Chapter 10: Cotton; References; Chapter 11: Diamond; References; Chapter 12: Gallium Arsenide; Reference; Chapter 13: Glass; References
  • Chapter 14: Glass Fiber Reinforced PolymersReferences; Chapter 15: Gold; References; Chapter 16: Graphite; References; Chapter 17: Gutta Percha; References; Chapter 18: Iron; References; Chapter 19: Kevlar and Other Aramid Fibers; References; Chapter 20: Lead; References; Chapter 21: Lead Zirconate Titanate; References; Chapter 22: Leather; References; Chapter 23: Lithium; References; Chapter 24: Magnesium; References; Chapter 25: Nickel-Based Superalloys; References; Chapter 26: Nitinol; References; Chapter 27: Nylon; References; Chapter 28: Paper; References; Chapter 29: Platinum
  • Chapter 47: Uranium/Uranium OxideReferences; Chapter 48: Wood; References; Chapter 49: Wool; References; Chapter 50: Zinc; References
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1 online resource
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319787664
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-78766-4
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1041853388
  • (OCoLC)1041853388
Label
Fifty materials that make the world, Ian Baker ; with a foreword by Michael F. Ashby
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Intro; Dedication; Foreword for Fifty Materials That Make the World; Acknowledgments; Contents; About the Author; Introduction; Chapter 1: ABS Plastics; Reference; Chapter 2: Aluminium/Aluminum; References; Chapter 3: Asphalt; References; Chapter 4: Bakelite; References; Chapter 5: Bronze; References; Chapter 6: Celluloid; References; Chapter 7: Clay; References; Chapter 8: Concrete; References; Chapter 9: Copper; References; Chapter 10: Cotton; References; Chapter 11: Diamond; References; Chapter 12: Gallium Arsenide; Reference; Chapter 13: Glass; References
  • Chapter 14: Glass Fiber Reinforced PolymersReferences; Chapter 15: Gold; References; Chapter 16: Graphite; References; Chapter 17: Gutta Percha; References; Chapter 18: Iron; References; Chapter 19: Kevlar and Other Aramid Fibers; References; Chapter 20: Lead; References; Chapter 21: Lead Zirconate Titanate; References; Chapter 22: Leather; References; Chapter 23: Lithium; References; Chapter 24: Magnesium; References; Chapter 25: Nickel-Based Superalloys; References; Chapter 26: Nitinol; References; Chapter 27: Nylon; References; Chapter 28: Paper; References; Chapter 29: Platinum
  • Chapter 47: Uranium/Uranium OxideReferences; Chapter 48: Wood; References; Chapter 49: Wool; References; Chapter 50: Zinc; References
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319787664
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-78766-4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1041853388
  • (OCoLC)1041853388

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