The best engineering PDF ebook on Material Sciences, Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering 5th edition (PDF) takes an integrated approach to the sequence of topics – one specific structure, characteristic, or property type is covered in turn for all three basic material types: ceramics, metals, and polymeric materials. This presentation permits the early introduction of non-metals and supports the engineer’s role in choosing materials based upon their characteristics. Using very clear and concise terminology that is familiar to college students, Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering 5e PDF presents material at an appropriate level for both engineering student comprehension who may not have a materials background and instructors.
The Text and Academic Authors Association awarded “Fundamentals of Materials Science and Engineering: An Interactive Text”, by William D. Callister, Jr., the 2001 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) during the association’s awards banquet. The ebook is published by John Wiley & Sons. Among judges’ comments: “This ebook appears to be much better than the textbook I used in college. The figures are nicely done, and a second color is used effectively. The text is very clearly written and well-designed.
A superior textbook on materials. Many outstanding illustrations. The inclusion of ceramics and polymers is a plus for modern engineers.”