1.2b - application So from the knowledge of the fundamental...

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A material’s structure determines its properties which in turn determine the applications for which it can be used. However, with knowledge of the structure and some creativity, the engineer can formulate a process that will change the structure and enhance the properties, thereby enabling it to be used for a sophisticated
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Unformatted text preview: application. So from the knowledge of the fundamental science of materials, engineers develop processes (manufacturing techniques) that dramatically alter the natural (or equilibrium) structure of a material and hence its properties to meet specific requirements for an application....
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