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Materials Selection and Failure Analysis, 2019/20, Semester 1
Dr RF Cochrane
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


William D. Callister, Jr. and David G. Rethwisch, Materials Science and Engineering (9th edition), John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken (2015).

Richard W. Hertzberg, Deformation and Fracture Mechanics of Engineering Materials (4th Edition), J. Wiley & Sons, New York (1995).

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Materials and Process Selection and Specification

M.F. Ashby, Materials Selection in Mechanical Design (5th Edition) Butterworth-Heinemann (2016).  

M.F. Ashby, Materials and the Environment: Eco-informed Material Choice Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann (2009).

M.M. Farag, Materials and process selection for engineering design ISBN: 9781420063080 (pbk.); 1420063081 (pbk.) (3rd Edition) CRC Press (2013).

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Failure Analysis

D.P. Dennies, How to Organise and Run a Failure Investigation ASM International (2005). Available from:

M.M. Houck, Forensic engineering ISBN: 9780128027189 (hbk.); 0128027185 (hbk.) (Advanced Forensic Science) Academic Press (2017).

A.H. Kuptsov and G.N. Zhizhin, Handbook of Fourier Transform Raman and Infrared Spectra of Polymers Elsevier (1998).

F. Kurr, Handbook of plastics failure analysis  Hanser (2015).

P.R. Lewis, K. Reynolds and C. Gagg Forensic Materials Engineering: Case Studies CRC Press (2004).

K. Mills, ASM handbook. Vol.12, Fractography ISBN: 0871700182 ASM International (1987).

R.K. Noon, Forensic engineering investigation ISBN: 9781420041415 (e-book : PDF); 9781466519190 (e-book); 9780849309113 (hardback) CRC Press (2000)

This list was last updated on 10/12/2018