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Descrizione libro Wiley, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. book. Codice libro della libreria 470852763
Descrizione libro Wiley, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110470852763
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Descrizione libro Wiley, 2004. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: PREFACE. PART 1. STRUCTURES AND MICROSTRUCTURES. CHAPTER 1. THE ELECTRON STRUCTURE OF ATOMS. ATOMS. THE HYDROGEN ATOM. The quantum mechanical description of a hydrogen atom. The energy of the electron. The location of the electron. Orbital shapes. MANY ELECTRON ATOMS. The orbital approximation. Electron spin and electron configuration. The Periodic Table. ATOMIC ENERGY LEVELS. Electron energy levels. The vector model. Terms and term schemes. Answers to introductory questions. Further reading. Problems and exercises. Quick Quiz. Calculations and Questions. Appendix 1.1. Chemical equations and units. Appendix 1.2. The electron configuration of the lighter atoms. Appendix 1.3. The 3d transition metals. Appendix 1.4. The lanthanides. Appendix 1.5. Energy levels and term schemes of many electron atoms. Appendix 1.6. The ground state term of an atom. CHAPTER 2. CHEMICAL BONDING. IONIC BONDING. Ions. Ionic bonding. Madelung energy. Repulsive energy. Lattice energy. The formulae and structures of ionic compounds. Ionic size and shape. Ionic structures. COVALENT BONDING. Molecular orbitals. The energies of molecular orbitals in diatomic molecules. Bonding between unlike atoms. Electronegativity. Bond strength and direction. Orbital hybridisation. Multiple bonds. Resonance. METALLIC BONDING. Bonding in metals. Chemical bonding. Atomic orbitals and energy bands. Divalent and other metals. The classical free electron gas. The quantum free electron gas. The Fermi energy and Fermi surface. Energy bands. Brillouin zones . Alloys and non-crystalline metals. Bands in ionic and covalent solids. Answers to introductory questions. Further reading. Problems and exercises. Quick Quiz. Calculations and Questions. Appendix 2.1. Madelung constants. CHAPTER 3. STATES OF AGGREGATION. FORMULAE AND NAMES. Weak chemical bonds. Chemical names and formulae. Polymorphism and other transformations. MACROSTRUCTURES, MICROSTRUCTURES AND NANOSTRUCTURES. Structures and microstructures. Crystalline solids. Non-crystalline solids. Partly crystalline solids. Nanostructures. THE DEVELOPMENT OF MICROSTRUCTURES. Solidification. Processing. DEFECTS. Point defects in crystals of elements. Solid solutions. Schottky defects. Frenkel defects. Non-stoichiometric compounds. Edge dislocations. Screw dislocations. Partial and mixed dislocations. Multiplication of dislocations. Planar defects. Volume defects; precipitates. Answers to introductory questions. Further reading. Problems and exercises. Quick Quiz. Calculations and Questions. CHAPTER 4. PHASE DIAGRAMS. PHASES AND PHASE DIAGRAMS. One-component (unary) systems. BINARY PHASE DIAGRAMS. Two-component (binary) systems. Simple binary phase diagrams: nickel (Ni) - copper (Cu). Binary systems containing a eutectic point: Tin (Sn) - lead (Pb). Solid solution formation. Binary systems containing intermediate compounds. The iron - carbon phase diagram. Steels and cast irons. Invariant points. TERNARY SYSTEMS. Ternary phase diagrams. Answers to introductory questions. Further reading. Problems and exercises. Quick Quiz. Calculations and Questions. Appendix 4.1. The phase rule. CHAPTER 5. CRYSTALLOGRAPHY AND CRYSTAL STRUCTURES. CRYSTALLOGRAPHY. Crystal lattices. Crystal structures and crystal systems. Symmetry and crystal classes. Crystal planes and Miller indices. Hexagonal crystals and Miller-Bravais indices. Directions. The reciprocal lattice. THE DETERMINATION OF CRYSTAL STRUCTURES. Single crystal X-ray diffraction. Powder X-ray d. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0470852763