Materials In Today's World

Reading Assignment 2


As you do the following reading, here are some questions to keep in mind.

  • Is there really a 'pure' metal?
  • What are point defects?
  • What are edge dislocations?
  • What are screw dislocations?
  • Can you name a two-dimensional imperfection in a crystal?

Reading Assignment

Pages 119 to 133 (Chapter 6) of Materials for Today's World, Custom Edition for Penn State University. (custom e-book)