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In the field of materials , engineering refers to the processing techniques for materials and to the selection of an appropriate material for a specific application. The basis of materials science involves relating the desired properties and relative performance of a material in a certain application to the structure of the atoms and phases in that material through characterization. The major determinants of the structure of a
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Unformatted text preview: material and thus of its properties are its constituent chemical elements and the way in which it has been processed into its final form. These characteristics, taken together and related through the laws of thermodynamics , govern a material’s microstructure , and thus its properties. Quiz 1 (50 points): 1. Define “Thermodynamics” in terms of materials? 2. Provide three examples relative to this topic?...
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