Materials for Engineering – John Wilson Martin – 3rd Edition


This third edition of what has become a modern classic presents a lively overview of materials science that is ideal for of . It contains chapters on the structure of materials, the determination of properties, and alloys, glasses and ceramics, materials and composite materials.

It contains a section with thought-provoking questions as well as a series of useful appendices. Tabulated data in the body of the text, and the appendices, have been selected to increase the value of as a permanent source of to readers throughout their professional lives. The Second edition was awarded Choice’s Outstanding Academic Title award in 2003. This third edition includes new information on emerging topics and updated reading lists.

Table of Content

Part 1 Characterisation of engineering materials
The structure of engineering materials
The determination of mechanical properties

Part 2 Structure / property relationships
Metals and alloys
Glasses and ceramics
Organic polymeric materials
Composite materials