CHAPTER 2
ATOMIC STRUCTURE AND INTERATOMIC BONDING
PROBLEM SOLUTIONS
Fundamental Concepts
Electrons in Atoms
2.1 Cite the difference between atomic mass and atomic weight.
Solution
Atomic mass is the mass of an individual atom, whereas atomic weight is th
CHAPTER 4
IMPERFECTIONS IN SOLIDS
PROBLEM SOLUTIONS
Vacancies and Self-Interstitials
4.1 The equilibrium fraction of lattice sites that are vacant in silver (Ag) at 700 C is 2 106. Calculate
the number of vacancies (per meter cubed) at 700C. Assume a dens
seCHAPTER 5
DIFFUSION
PROBLEM SOLUTIONS
Introduction
5.1 Briefly explain the difference between self-diffusion and interdiffusion.
Answer
Self-diffusion is atomic migration in pure metals-i.e., when all atoms exchanging positions are of the same
type. Int
CHAPTER 6
MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF METALS
PROBLEM SOLUTIONS
Concepts of Stress and Strain
6.1 Using mechanics-of-materials principles (i.e., equations of mechanical equilibrium applied to a freebody diagram), derive Equations 6.4a and 6.4b.
Solution
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