Best Reference Books – Deformation and Fracture Behaviour of Materials

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Deformation and Fracture Behaviour of Materials subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Deformation and Fracture Behaviour of Materials along with reviews.

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1. “MECHANICAL BEHAVIOUR AND TESTING OF MATERIALS” by A K BHARGAVA and C P SHARMA

“MECHANICAL BEHAVIOUR AND TESTING OF MATERIALS” Book Review: This book provides comprehensive information on the mechanical behaviour and testing of metals, polymers and ceramics. The book explains the fundamentals and basic building blocks of materials, atomic bonding and crystal structure and the role of imperfections in metals and alloys, all this being organized in 13 chapters. The book also covers the destructive and nondestructive testing methods and to interpret the test data. The book provides a practice manual in form of appendices, question bank along with answers and an objective question bank of GATE questions. The book is useful for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Materials and Metallurgical engineering and also those pursuing Mechanical engineering. The book is also helpful for practising engineers.

2. “Mechanical Behavior of Materials: Engineering Methods for Deformation, Fracture, and Fatigue” by Norman E Dowling

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“Mechanical Behavior of Materials: Engineering Methods for Deformation, Fracture, and Fatigue” Book Review: This book contains topics on the mechanical behavior of materials, new technology, safety and durability in design. The book also discusses testing of materials, yield-criteria, fracture mechanics, crack growth, stress-based and strain-based fatigue and creep. The book provides real world applications by analysing machine parts, vehicles and their structures to determine if the existing designs are adequate enough to be durable. This book is intended for upper level undergraduate engineering courses in Mechanical Behaviour of Materials.

3. “Ceramics: Mechanical Properties, Failure Behaviour, Materials Selection (Springer Series in Materials Science)” by Dietrich Munz and Theo Fett

“Ceramics: Mechanical Properties, Failure Behaviour, Materials Selection (Springer Series in Materials Science)” Book Review: The book discusses the failure of ceramic materials due to mechanical loading, the methods determining their properties and the rules of material selection. There are special chapters devoted to creep behaviour, multiaxial failure criteria and thermal shock criteria. The book also explains the fracture-mechanical and statistical principles and how to understand their use in determining the strength and durability of ceramics. This book is useful for mechanical engineering students.

4. “Deformation and Fracture Behaviour of Polymer Materials (Springer Series in Materials Science)” by Wolfgang Grellmann and Beate Langer

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“Deformation and Fracture Behaviour of Polymer Materials (Springer Series in Materials Science)” Book Review: The book describes the recent developments in the deformation and fracture behaviour of polymer materials and provides a deeper insight into related morphology-property correlations of thermoplastics, elastomers and polymer resins. The chapters discuss material testing and diagnostics which are tailored for plastic pipes, films and adhesive systems. It also provides real life industrial applications, the basic research and industrial developments in a very systematic and a concise manner. The book is useful for scientists and engineers in polymer materials science.

5. “Engineering Behaviour of Rocks” by I W Farmer

“Engineering Behaviour of Rocks” Book Review: This book provides comprehensive information on rocks as a structural material by describing their mechanical behaviour, experimental data, how they deform, fracture and yield. The book also covers behaviour of rocks as material, discontinuities and how they affect rock masses. This book can be referred to by the mechanical engineering and its derivative branches students and also the working professionals.

6. “Mesoscopic Dynamics of Fracture: Computational Materials Design (Advances in Materials Research)” by Hiroshi Kitagawa and Tomoyasu Jr Aihara

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“Mesoscopic Dynamics of Fracture: Computational Materials Design (Advances in Materials Research)” Book Review: This book covers deformations, fractures, criterias for fractures and defects. The book also discusses Interfaces, electronic structure calculations and introducing the new computational methods. The book also presents the recent developments of molecular dynamics which help to solve the problem of fracture at the atomic level. This book is useful for mechanical engineering students and its derivative branches who are studying the dynamics of fracture and also the working professionals.

7. “Deformation and Failure in Metallic Materials (Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics)” by Herbert Baaser and Kolumban Hutter

“Deformation and Failure in Metallic Materials (Lecture Notes in Applied and Computational Mechanics)” Book Review: The book presents comprehensive information on deformation and failure in metallic materials and the recent engineering as well as mathematical important aspects pertaining to this domain. The book also covers mathematical foundations, modelling and various numerics with relevant experiments and their verification. The book has results compiled by the research programme held by “Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft”. This book is useful for mechanical engineering students and its derivative branches who are studying about the deformation and failure in metallic materials and also the working professionals.

8. “Metal Failures: Mechanisms, Analysis, Prevention” by Arthur J McEvily and Jirapong Kasivitamnuay

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“Metal Failures: Mechanisms, Analysis, Prevention” Book Review: This book covers failure methods, methods to determine the reasons for failure and metallurgical failure analysis. The book also discusses elastic behaviour of metals, plastic deformation, localised necking, fatigue and crack propagation. The book also explains alloys, coatings, tensors and their notations and many more topics. This book is meant for mechanical engineering students and its derivative branches who are studying about the metal failures and also the working professionals.

9. “Aluminum-Lithium Alloys: Chapter 10. Quasi-Static Strength, Deformation, and Fracture Behavior of Aluminum–Lithium Alloys” by T S Srivatsan and Enrique J Lavernia

“Aluminum-Lithium Alloys: Chapter 10. Quasi-Static Strength, Deformation, and Fracture Behavior of Aluminum–Lithium Alloys” Book Review: The book explains about the use of Aluminum-Lithium alloys, their key aspects, precipitation kinetics, composition and heat treatment. The book also explains topics on the alloys strength, ductility, fracture toughness and overall anisotropy. The book also discusses tensile behaviour of 1st, 2nd and 3rd generation, microstructural influences and matrix slip characteristics.This book is meant for mechanical engineering students and its derivative branches who are studying about the aluminium-lithium alloys and also the working professionals.

10. “Advances in Mechanical Behaviour, Plasticity and Damage: Proceedings of EUROMAT 2000, Tours, France, 7-9 November” by D Miannay and P Costa

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“Advances in Mechanical Behaviour, Plasticity and Damage: Proceedings of EUROMAT 2000, Tours, France, 7-9 November” Book Review: The book focuses on the discussions held in EUROMAT about the relationship between microstructures of materials, their mechanical behaviour which also includes the fundamentals, modelling and applications. The book also discussed important and practical aspects of mechanical behaviour and their damage, mechanics of solid polymers, microstructures and micromechanisms. This book can be referred to by anyone wanting to learn about Mechanical Behaviour, Plasticity and Damage.

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