Engineering Materials 1 by D R H Jones, Michael F. Ashby

By D R H Jones, Michael F. Ashby

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Important thing to notice is the way in which the balls are packed in a regularly repeating two-dimensional pattern. How could we add a second layer of atoms to our close-packed plane? As Fig. 1 shows, the depressions where the atoms meet are ideal ‘seats’ for the next layer of atoms. By dropping atoms into alternate seats, we can generate a second close-packed plane lying on top of the original one and having an identical packing pattern. Then a third layer can be added, and a fourth, and so on until we have made a sizeable piece of crystal - with, this time, a regularly repeating pattern of atoms in three dimensions.

How could we add a second layer of atoms to our close-packed plane? As Fig. 1 shows, the depressions where the atoms meet are ideal ‘seats’ for the next layer of atoms. By dropping atoms into alternate seats, we can generate a second close-packed plane lying on top of the original one and having an identical packing pattern. Then a third layer can be added, and a fourth, and so on until we have made a sizeable piece of crystal - with, this time, a regularly repeating pattern of atoms in three dimensions.

In a moment when we give data for the elastic constants we list data only for E. 9) although for some the relationship can be more complicated. Measurement of Young’s modulus How is Young’s modulus measured? One way is to compress the material with a known compressive force, and measure the strain. Young’s modulus is then given by E = U / E ~ , each defined as described earlier. But this is not generally a good way to measure the modulus. For one thing, if the modulus is large, the extension u may be too small to measure with precision.

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