The magic of ceramics / David W. Richerson.

Title: 
The magic of ceramics / David W. Richerson.
Author/Artist: 
Richerson, David W., 1944-
Publisher: 
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley/American Ceramic Society, 2012.
Description: 
xiv, 302 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Other Authors: 
American Ceramic Society.
Edition: 
2nd ed.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
167897
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
TP807.R52 2012
Notes: 
Includes index.
Purchased for use with the Materials science classroom kit (CMGL BIB 167910, TP816 .A51 *).
Contents: 
Our constant companions --
From pottery to the space shuttle --
The beauty of ceramics --
Ceramics and light --
Amazing strength --
Ceramics and the electronics age --
Piezo power --
Medical miracles --
Ceramics and the modern automobile --
Heat beaters --
The hardest materials in the universe --
Energy conservation and conversion efficiency --
From pollution control to zero pollution --
What's new and what's coming.
ISBN: 
9780470638057 (cloth)
0470638052 (cloth)
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG objects: 79.1.4, p. 25 (fig. 2-8) -- 55.1.62, p. 26 (fig. 2-9) -- Roman group, p. 38 (fig. 3-3) -- 68.4.12, p. 46 (fig. 3-17) -- 68.4.13, p. 46 (fig. 3-17) -- 68.4.14 ab, p. 46 (fig. 3-17) -- 68.4.16, p. 46 (fig. 3-17) -- 68.4.17, p. 46 (fig. 3-17) -- 68.4.18, p. 46 (fig. 3-17) -- 68.4.19, p. 46 (fig. 3-17) -- 68.4.20, p. 46 (fig. 3-17) -- 68.4.21 ab, p. 46 (fig. 3-17) -- 68.4.22, p. 46 (fig. 3-17) -- 68.4.23, p. 46 (fig. 3-17) -- 79.4.98 ab, p. 46 (fig. 3-17) -- 79.4.143, p. 46 (fig. 3-17) -- 82.4.45, p. 46 (fig. 3-17) -- 51.4.536, p. 48 (fig. 3-20) -- 92.2.9, p. 48 (fig. 3-21) -- 74.3.24 A-I, p. 49 (fig. 3-23) -- 76.4.21, p. 50 (fig. 3-24).