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Unformatted text preview: axial compositesare formed in ionic solids. The cation We
orking a material.
clusters that using the properties of the constituent materials. : anion
ratio in these clusters is adjusted to maintain
rocess involving the nucleation and
-free grains in a deformed material.
Photomicrograph of the
screw dislocation A dislocation that may be formed by
perature Thetransverse plane of a com-at
posite containing alumina
making a cut in a crystal and displacing the top half of
n occurs within ﬁbers (dark circles) in a masome speciﬁed
the cut region relative to the bottom half in a direction
trix of Al-Li alloy. The pichour.
ture shows the distribution
parallel to the cut. The Burgers vector of a screw
A measure of of ﬁber reactivity of a
the diameters as well
dislocation is parallel to the dislocation line.
r predicting theasseverity between
ﬁbers. (Source: Reprinted
self-diffusion The mechanism by which a species
with permission from A. M.
diffuses in itself.
reaction An electrochemical
semicoherent interface An interface separating two
n a decrease in the concentration of
phases where the differences in the atomic arrangements
of the atoms forming the interface can be accommodated
ding of a light ray as it passes from
semiconductor A class of materials that show an
peed of light in vacuum divided by
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| increase in electrical conductivity as the temperature
a medium; sine of the angle of
the sine of the angle of refraction; a
shear modulus G The slope of the shear stress versus
nt of light reﬂected from a dielectric
shear strain curve in the elastic region. MP v v pg597 [R] factors that affect them, including the inﬂuence of tim
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G1 interfacial polarization
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on phase transformations.
The accumulation of mobile
charge in the regions near grain boundaries or surfaces.
laminate composites Composites made from stackin
several laminae in a predetermined sequence of ﬁber
intermetallics Stoichiometric compounds with
characteristic metal atom ratios such as AlLi, Chapter 14 Composite Materials
Al3 V, AlSb, CuZn, Ti3 Al, and Mg 2 S.
Larsen-Miller parameter A parameter employed in
FIGURE of creep. It may be used at a given stress t
the analysis 14.5–2
interstices The regions between atoms that are deﬁned
Fc = Ff + Fm
Schematic of a
determine how unidirec- the part will last at a given
by at least four atoms or ions. Interstices in crystals are
tional composite loaded by
temperature(a) in to axial
or the determine the maximum allowable
usually tetrahedral or octahedral.
a force F:
direction, for in ﬁxed time duration.
temperatureand (b) a the
interstitial A point defect consisting of an atom or ion
lattice Three-dimensional space-ﬁlling repeatin...
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