materials science

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materials science

[mə′tir·ē·əlz ‚sī·əns]
(engineering)
The study of the nature, behavior, and use of materials applied to science and technology.
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We employ materials engineers, inspectors, inspection engineers and mechanical engineers as our front line staff.
The database is an essential working tool for designers, materials engineers, and planners to analyze, visualize and compare design features, materials selection and supplier shares.
The tabloid will have an initial controlled circulation of 20,000 materials engineers, scientists, product development and manufacturing professionals with OEMs, and technical and management professionals in all markets that utilize advanced and high-performance materials.
Assigned materials engineers will conduct series of field testing, quality control monitoring and inspections of accomplished item of work during construction.
Materials engineers are now finding that contrary to good engineering practice, pipes and tanks that had been filled with water to test for leaks are not always drained and thoroughly dried at the completion of those tests.
While the existing methods provided important data, materials engineers were convinced that they were not specifically representative of the application.
ASM International is a society that develops and distributes technical information for materials engineers.
Tom Gibson, Miller and Co, described the work of the Ductile Iron Group that has been initiated to determine the needs of materials engineers, discover their perceptions of castings and to educate them on the benefits of using ductile iron.

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