By John Martin
This 3rd variation of what has turn into a latest vintage offers a full of life assessment of fabrics technological know-how that's excellent for college students of structural engineering. It comprises chapters at the constitution of engineering fabrics, the decision of mechanical houses, metals and alloys, glasses and ceramics, natural polymeric fabrics and composite fabrics. It includes a part with thought-provoking questions in addition to a chain of worthwhile appendices. Tabulated info within the physique of the textual content, and the appendices, were chosen to extend the price of fabrics for Engineering as an enduring resource of connection with readers all through their specialist lives. the second one version was once offered Choice's notable educational identify award in 2003. This 3rd version comprises new details on rising themes and up to date interpreting lists.