Materials at Low Temperatures
Chapter 1: Elastic Properties
Many scientific-technological advances depend critically on solid-state elastic properties, their magnitudes, and their responses to variables like stress and temperature. This chapter provides the definitions and descriptions of elastic constants and emphasizes five aspects of engineering-material solid-state elastic constants: general properties; interrelationships; relationships, especially thermodynamic to other physical properties; changes during cooling from ambient to near-zero temperature; and near-zero-temperature behavior.
H. M. Ledbetter, Elastic Properties, Materials at Low Temperatures, Edited By Richard P. Reed, Alan F. Clark, ASM International, 1983, p 1–45, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.mlt.t62860001
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New Handbook: Volume 11B
Volume 11B serves as a reference and guide to help engineers determine the causes of failure in plastic components and make corrective adjustments through design and manufacturing modifications.