Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 January 2004

306 Pages | 10 halftones, 86 line illus.

ISBN: 9780198509349

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Microstructure of Martensite

Why It Forms and How It Gives Rise to the Shape-Memory Effect

Kaushik Bhattacharya

Oxford Series on Materials Modelling

  • Unique contribution at the interface of mathematics, physics and materials science.
  • Easy-to-understand introduction to the microstructure of martensite.
  • Includes a piece of shape-memory wire.
  • Successful case study in multiscale modelling for understanding the link between microstructure and macroscopic properties.
  • Modern modelling techniques applied to real-world problems.