1.4 - microscale – on the order of 10-6 meter Milliscale...

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The Structure of Materials The structure of materials can be discussed on different levels (scales) ranging from the human scale to the atomic scale: human scale – on the order of 1 meter This is also called macroscopic scale because structure on this level is observable with the human eye. milliscale – on the order of 10 -3 meter
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Unformatted text preview: microscale – on the order of 10-6 meter Milliscale and microscale are also called microscopic scale because structure on this level is observable with a microscope. nanoscale – on the order of 10-9 meter Nowadays, this is also observable with a microscope. atomic scale – on the order of 10-10 meter...
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2009 for the course ENGN 45 taught by Professor Wendy during the Spring '09 term at City College of San Francisco.

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