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Please print a copy, complete, and hand in on April 9, 2008 at the beginning of class. Name /50 101: Modern Materials and Society, Spring, 2008 HW #1, Chapters 1-4 (pp 1-28) Due Wednesday, April 9, 2008 1. Fill in the following diagram about the “Philosophy of Materials Science and Engineering” (3): A. _____________ B. ______________ C. _____________ 2. In the 1860’s, Henry Sorby obtained the first view of a metal’s ______________ by etching the surface and looking into a microscope. He found the material consisted of small ____________ oriented in different directions and joined by ________ _____________. (3) 3. New materials are generally found in one of two manners. One may either _____________ elements or ____________ existing materials. (2) 4. The Periodic Table is an array of elements. Elements in the same column/row (circle one) have somewhat similar properties. The vast majority of elements are metals/non-metals (circle one). (2) 5. In the racquetball demonstration, the scientific method was illustrated by making a(n) _________________ that the racquetball became brittle after being submersed in liquid Nitrogen, then stating the _________________ that applying heat to a polymer would cause the polymer to
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course MATSCI 101 taught by Professor Mason during the Spring '08 term at Northwestern.

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