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The New Science of Strong Materials

Or Why You Don't Fall through the Floor (Princeton Science Library)

by James Edward Gordon

J. E. Gordon's classic introduction to the properties of materials used in engineering answers some fascinating and fundamental questions about how the structural world around us works. Gordon focuses on so-called strong materials--such as metals, wood, ceramics, glass, and bone--explaining in engaging and accessible terms the unique physical and c...
Publish Date
2018
May 22
Goodreads rating
4.22
ISBN
9780691180984
Tags
sciencenonfiction
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A recapitulation of the history of materials told in an interesting and approachable way.     source