Saturday, April 22, 2017
Materials Are Like People: It's the Defects That Make Them Interesting
2:30-3:00 pm Add
390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building
Like a number of basic material properties, mechanical strength is not simply an intrinsic property of a material but can actually change depending on the size of a sample. Learn what factors determine strength in a material and why small samples are sometimes stronger than big ones.
Andrew Minor, Professor