Materials: A Very Short Introduction is a broad overview of the field of materials science, and a great way to begin your exploration of engineering.
What does this book cover?
Materials: A Very Short Introduction is an excellent example of the Very Short Introductions series. Like all of the Very Short Introductions, it explains the core principles of a topic in a very approachable manner. This makes it a good companion piece for an introductory level course in materials science or engineering, but it can also be a good book to read before you commit to an engineering or materials science degree program.
Materials: A Very Short Introduction deals with:
About the Author
Christopher Hall teaches at the University of Edinburgh, where he holds the positions of Professorial Fellow and Professor Emeritus. He is also a Fellow of both the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
Materials: A Very Short Introduction is a wonderful introduction to the fields of engineering and materials science, as well as a pocket-sized reference which will come in handy throughout your career.