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Concepts of materials science

front cover of concepts of materials science Published in July 2021 by Oxford University Press this book explains in plain English ten concepts that are fundamental to materials science. There is minimal use of mathematics. I wrote the book with final year, pre-university students as my intended audience. But it is also a useful supplement for undergraduates, as well as postgraduates coming to materials science from other subjects. Even some senior academics have said they were surprised by how much they learnt from it. It is not a text-book. But the focus on concepts that span materials science gives the student a unique overview, and helps undergraduates and postgraduates see a bigger picture than is usually gleaned from text-books.

Available in hardback, paperback and as an ebook.

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