Monthly Archives: December 2015
Upon freezing (i.e., transforming from a liquid to a solid upon cooling), most substances experience an increase in density (or, correspondingly, a decrease in volume). Advertisements
One common item that presents some interesting material property requirements is the container for carbonated beverages.
The following case study illustrates one role that materials scientists and engineers are called upon to assume in the area of materials performance: analyze mechanical failures, determine their causes, and then propose appropriate measures to guard against future incidents.