ch01-1 - Chapter 1 - Introduction What is materials...

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Chapter 1 - 1 Chapter 1 - Introduction What is materials science ? Why should we know about it? Materials drive our society Stone Age Bronze Age Iron Age Now? Silicon Age? Polymer Age?
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Chapter 1 - 2 Example – Hip Implant With age or certain illnesses joints deteriorate. Particularly those with large loads (such as hip). Adapted from Fig. 22.25, Callister 7e.
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Chapter 1 - 3 Example – Hip Implant Requirements mechanical strength (many cycles) good lubricity biocompatibility Adapted from Fig. 22.24, Callister 7e.
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Chapter 1 - 4 Example – Hip Implant Adapted from Fig. 22.26, Callister 7e.
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Chapter 1 - 5 Hip Implant Key problems to overcome fixation agent to hold acetabular cup cup lubrication material femoral stem – fixing agent (“glue”) must avoid any debris in cup Femoral Stem Ball Acetabular Cup and Liner Adapted from chapter-opening photograph, Chapter 22, Callister 7e.
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Chapter 1 - 6 Example – Develop New Types of Polymers Commodity plastics – large volume ca. $0.50 / lb Ex. Polyethylene Polypropylene Polystyrene etc. Engineering Resins – small volume > $1.00 / lb Ex. Polycarbonate Nylon Polysulfone etc. Can polypropylene be “upgraded” to properties (and price) near those of engineering resins?
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Chapter 1 - 7 ex: hardness vs structure of steel Properties depend on structure Data obtained from Figs. 11.31(a) and 11.33 with 4 wt% C composition, and from Fig. 14.8 and associated discussion,
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This note was uploaded on 09/17/2008 for the course CHE 350 taught by Professor Sanchez during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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