Chapter 1: Introduction—An Overview of Microstructure in Materials
This chapter explains the distinction between materials and matter through the concept of microstructure. It presents the history of matter science and the establishment of metallography. The chapter provides an overview of the progress of steel technology, progress in synthetic polymers and ceramics, and establishment and development of materials science.
Introduction—An Overview of Microstructure in Materials, Thermodynamics of Microstructures, By Taiji Nishizawa, ASM International, 2008, p 1–12, https://doi.org/10.31399/asm.tb.tm.t52320001
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