By Yang Leng
Now in its moment version, this maintains to function an excellent textbook for introductory classes on fabrics characterization, in response to the author's event in instructing complex undergraduate and postgraduate college scholars.
the hot version keeps the profitable didactical thought of introductions in the beginning of chapters, workout questions and an internet answer handbook. additionally, all of the sections were completely revised, up-to-date and elevated, with significant new themes (electron backscattering diffraction and environmental scanning electron microscopy), in addition to fifty extra questions - in overall approximately 20% new content material.
the 1st half covers normal tools for microstructure research, together with mild microscopy, X-ray diffraction, transmission and scanning electron microscopy, in addition to scanning probe microscopy. the second one a part of the e-book is worried with recommendations for chemical research and introduces X-ray strength dispersive spectroscopy, fluorescence X-ray spectroscopy and such renowned floor research suggestions as photoelectron and secondary ion mass spectroscopy. This part concludes with the 2 most crucial vibrational spectroscopies (infra-red and Raman) and the more and more very important thermal research.
The theoretical suggestions are mentioned with a minimum involvement of arithmetic and physics, and the technical facets are provided with the particular size perform in brain. Making for an easy-to-read textual content, the publication by no means loses sight of its meant audience.