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Engineering

Chapter 9 Materials Engineering

TermDefinition
alloy mixture of a metal with one or more additional elements
buckyball carbon sphere made up of a series of hexagons and pentagons
composite material that combines two or more materials
conductivity measurement of how well electricity flows through a material
destructive material test test that destroys a material or somehow makes a material unusable
flammability ease with which a material will ignite
materials engineering understanding and modification of the structure and properties of materials to improve the performance and processing of the material
metal a solid material that is typically hard, shiny, malleable, fusible, and ductile, with good electrical and thermal conductivity
nanotechnology design of a new material and devices at the scale of a nanometer
nanowire small strand of material that ranges 1 nm-60 nm in width
plasticity deformation that occurs from the yield point to the fracture points
radiography test test that uses x-rays that pass through the material
shear stress bending or twisting force, like the stress that occurs when using a wrench
stress amount of force or load that is applied to a material
tensile strength ability of a material to withstand a force that pulls the material apart
thermal resistance reciprocal of thermal conductivity
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