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This article discusses several purposes and types of materials characterization techniques. Some of the factors to be considered when selecting appropriate characterization methods are described. The article also presents the scope and organization of this volume.

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Introduction to Materials Characterization, Materials Characterization, Vol 10, 2019 ed., ASM Handbook, ASM International, 2019, p 3–4,

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