Article - 4 Jun 2015
Systems that tend to flow under exposure to stress are called fluid materials such as pure substances, dispersions, mixtures, and solutions.
Article - 16 Jul 2013
Present day oil analysis is done by using optical emission spectroscopy (OES) to measure the ppm (parts per million) levels of wear metals, contaminants and additives in oil samples.
Article - 8 Jul 2013
Super alloys are built to function well in high temperature applications. Some of the components that use super alloys include gas turbine engines, rocket motors, nuclear reactors, submarines, and...
Article - 19 Jun 2013
Silver is a chemical element with Ag as its symbol. It belongs to group 11, periodic number 5 of the periodic table. Its atomic number is 47.
Article - 6 Jun 2013
Tin is a silvery, soft and pliable metal which resists corrosion. The atomic number of tin is 50 and it is a period 4, group 4 element in the periodic table. The chemical name for tin is stannum and...
Article - 3 Jun 2013
Gold is a chemical element with Au as its symbol. It belongs to group 11, periodic number 6 of the periodic table. Its atomic number is 79.
Article - 29 May 2013
The copper family has around 400 different alloys. Copper is known to possess high thermal and electrical conductivity. Compared to most metals, copper can freely form alloys with several other...
Article - 17 May 2013
Copper mining has been in progress for more than 10,000 years. It is found in the minerals malachite, azurite, cuprite, chalcopyrite and bornite. Large deposits of copper ore are located in Chile,...
Article - 9 Apr 2013
Silicon-germanium is a general term for Si1-xGex alloy that consists of any molar ratio of germanium and silicon. It is manufactured on silicon wafers by using conventional silicon processing...
Article - 9 Nov 2012
Super alloys are also called high performance alloys. They have the capacity to function under very high temperatures and severe mechanical stress, and also where high surface stability is required.