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978-0-691-02380-9 / 0691023808

The New Science of Strong Materials or Why You Don't Fall Through the Floor

by Gordon, James Edward

Publisher:Princeton University Press

Edition:Softcover

Language:English

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J. E. Gordon "I was thoroughly charmed and won over by this book which I now recommend to all my colleagues."--Daniel C. Mattis, American Journal of Physics "Princeton has brought to the public a highly readable treatise on the science of materials that emphasizes the strength of chemical and physical bonds, crystal structure, and cracks. . . . The author admits the necessity of being highly selective in the materials he can discuss so broadly, but he ably presents chemical and physical problems and how they have been solved in an orderly fashion, and he shows that the strength of materials is influenced as much by their environment and loading systems as by their own structures and shapes."--S. W. Dobyns, Science Books and Films

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