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MENG 212 Material Science & Metallurgy : Reading list


Department: BSc in Electro Mechanical Engineering
Module Description: Describe the atomic and microstructural characteristics which control the important properties of engineering materials, and interpret material property charts. Relate properties to atomic, molecular and microstructural features. Develop systematic strategies for material and process selection for a given component.

Module text(s)

Recommended readings

  • Ashby, M. F. and Jones, D. R. H. (2011). Engineering materials 1. 4nd edn. Oxford: Elsevier Science & Technology.
  • Ashby, M. F. and Jones, D. R. H. (2013). Engineering materials 2 : an introduction to microstructures and processing. 4th edn. Amsterdam: Elsevier/Butterworth-Heinemann. 
  • Gibson, L. J. and Ashby, M. F. (1999). Cellular solids: structure and properties. 2nd edn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Hertzberg, R. W., Vinci, R. P. and Hertzberg, J. L. (2020). Deformation and fracture mechanics of engineering materials. 6th edn. Hoboken: Wiley.
  • Schaffer, J. P. (2006). The science and design of engineering materials. 2nd ed. Singapore: McGraw-Hill.

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