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Basic Mechanical Engineering by Pravin Kumar

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17

Engineering Materials

Chapter Objectives

In this chapter, you will learn about:

  • Introduction to engineering materials
  • Mechanical properties of materials
  • Ferrous materials
  • Nonferrous materials
  • Other important engineering materials such as timber, abrasive material, silica, ceramics, glass, graphite, diamond, plastic, polymer, and composite material
17.1  INTRODUCTION

Engineering materials play a vital role in this modern age of science and technology. Various kinds of materials are used in industry to meet the requirements of human beings. The selection of a specific material for a particular use is a very complex process. However, one can simplify the choice if the details about use parameters, manufacturing processes, functional requirements, ...

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