The New Science of Strong Materials is a detailed exploration of the properties of common ‘strong’ engineering materials – glass, ceramics, wood, metals and even bone.
What does this book cover?
The New Science of Strong Materials: Or Why You Don’t Fall Through the Floor is number 58 in the famed Princeton Science Library textbook series. It explores how strong engineering materials came by their physical and mechanical properties.
This new paperback edition of The New Science of Strong Materials: Or Why You Don’t Fall Through the Floor includes:
About the Authors
The late J E Gordon was one of the founders of modern materials science, and of biomechanics. He also wrote The Science of Structures and Materials and Structures: Or Why Things Don’t Fall Down. Philip Ball is a well-known science writer. His work regularly appears in the Guardian, the New York Times, New Scientist and Nature.
In The New Science of Strong Materials, they share deep insight into the properties of modern engineering materials.