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Crystallography and Crystal Defects By A. Kelly

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Linking crystal structure to the mechanical behavior of crystals in a material, this practical resource provides the background necessary for studying crystal defects and applying theory to real--world materials problems.

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Crystallography and Crystal Defects by A. Kelly

Crystallography and Crystal Defects Revised Edition A. Kelly, Churchill College, Cambridge, UK G. W. Groves, Exeter College, Oxford, UK and P. Kidd, Queen Mary and Westfield College, University of London, UK The concepts of crystallography are introduced here in such a way that the physical properties of crystals, including their mechanical behaviour, can be better understood and quantified. A unique approach to the treatment of crystals and their defects is taken in that the often separate disciplines of crystallography, tensor analysis, elasticity and dislocation theory are combined in such a way as to equip materials scientists with knowledge of all the basic principles required to interpret data from their experiments. This is a revised and updated version of the widely acclaimed book by Kelly and Groves that was first published nearly thirty years ago. The material remains timely and relevant and the first edition still holds an unrivalled position at the core of the teaching of crystallography and crystal defects today. Undergraduate readers will acquire a rigorous grounding, from first principles, in the crystal classes and the concept of a lattice and its defects and their descriptions using vectors. Researchers will find here all the theorems of crystal structure upon which to base their work and the equations necessary for calculating interplanar spacings, transformation of indices and manipulations involving the stereographic projection and transformations of tensors and matrices.

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"...a welcome revision of a classic text of some thirty years standing." ---- Aslib Book Guide, July, 2000

Table of Contents


PERFECT CRYSTALS. Lattice Geometry. The Stereographic Projection and Point Groups. Crystal Structures. Tensors. IMPERFECT CRYSTALS. Strain, Stress and Elasticity. Glide. Dislocations. Dislocations in Crystals. Point Defects. Twinning. Martensitic Transformations. Crystal Interfaces. Appendices. Answers to Problems. Subject Index.

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GOR010828881
Crystallography and Crystal Defects by A. Kelly
A. Kelly
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
2000-01-06
486
0471720445
9780471720447
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