Microstructure of Martensite by Kaushik Bhattacharya
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Microstructure of Martensite
By Kaushik Bhattacharya

Microstructure of Martensite

Why it Forms and How it Gives Rise to the Shape-memory Effect?

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Microstructure of Martensite by Kaushik Bhattacharya

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Martensites are crystalline solids that display dazzling patterns at the microscopic scales. This microstructure gives rise to unusual macroscopic properties like the shape-memory effect. Starting with the crystalline structure, this book describes a theoretical framework for studying martensites and uses the theory to explain why these materials form microstructure. The macroscopic consequences of the microstructure are subsequently discussed. Complete with a piece of shape-memory wire and numerous examples from real materials, this book represents a successful case study in multiscale modelling, giving a clear understanding of the link between microstructure and macroscopic properties. Beautifully written, in a most clear and pedagogical manner, it holds appeal for a broad audience. On the one hand, it introduces modern modelling techniques to those trained in materials science, mechanics and physics, and shows how these techniques can be used in real-world problems. On the other hand, it introduces physical phenomena to those trained in mathematics, and demonstrates how such phenomena give rise to interesting mathematical problems.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780198509349
ISBN-10: 0198509340
Format: Hardback
(247mm x 174mm x 20mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 6-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Kaushik Bhattacharya

Kaushik Bhattacharya is Professor of Mechanics and Materials Science at the California Institute of Technology. He received a NSF Young Investigator Award in 1994, the Charles Lee Powell Award in 1997 and in 2002, was invited to take part in the Frontiers of Engineering Symposium organised by the National Academy of Engineering. He is a member of various editorial boards.

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