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Van der Waals bond A weak electrostatic attraction between polar molecules. The polar molecules have concentrations of positive and negative charges at different locations. PROBlEMS Aluminium foil used for storing food weighs about 500 g per square metre. How many atoms of aluminium are contained in this sample of foil? 2 Using the densities and atomic weights given in Appendix A, calculate and compare the number of atoms per cubic centimetre in (a) lead and (b) lithium. 3 Using data in Appendix A, calculate the number of iron atoms in one tonne.
In particular, our discussion provides the basis for designing materials, components, and systems that are safe and economical. GLOSSARY Alloys Combinations of metals that enhance the range of properties of the individual metals. Ceramics A group of materials characterised by good strength and high melting temperatures, but brittle and having poor electrical conductivity. Ceramic raw materials are typically compounds of metallic and nonmetallic elements. Composites A group of materials formed from mixtures of metals, ceramics, or polymers in such a manner that unusual combinations of properties are obtained.
15), the atoms Chapter 2 Atomic Structure 32 separate to a lesser degree and have a low linear coefficient of thermal expansion. Materials with a low coefficient of thermal expansion maintain their dimensions more accurately when the temperature changes. f 1--t--t ,.. 15 The energy-separation curve for two atoms. Materials that display a steep curve with a deep trough have low linear coefficients of thermal expansion. Design of a Space Shuttle Arm The space shuttle has a long manipulator arm that permits astronauts to launch and retrieve satellites.