Glass / [author, Brian Knapp]

Title: 
Glass / [author, Brian Knapp]
Author/Artist: 
Knapp, Brian J.
Publisher: 
[Henley-on-Thames] : Atlantic Europe Pub. Co., 2003.
Description: 
72 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
76451
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
TP857.3.K67
Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
TP857.3.K67
Notes: 
"Making use of the secrets of matter."
Includes index.
Presents the main scientific properties of glass, as well as how glass can be manipulated or modified to produce a wide array of materials with an equally wide array of applications.
Includes CMG images: p. 1-3, 39-40.
Contents: 
Unique nature of glass --
Natural glass --
The ingredients in glass --
Giving glass special properties --
Chemical properties --
Electrical properties --
Thermal properties --
Expansion properties --
Optical properties --
Mechanical properties --
Ancient glass --
Crucible glass --
Cast glass --
Science revolutionizes glassmaking --
Learning to save fuel and money --
Development of standard machine-made glass: containers; flat glass; tubes and rods; shaped glass; fiberglass; lens glass; telescope lenses and mirrors; optical fibers.
ISBN: 
1862143196
9781862143197
Series: 
Materials science (Atlantic Europe Pub. Co.) ; v. 5.
Materials science ; v. 5
Object/Material Note: 
Includes CMoG objects: 66.1.213, p. 30 -- 59.1.76, p. 33 -- 59.1.88, p. 34 -- 82.1.1, p. 36 -- 50.2.2, p. 37 -- 96.4.187, p. 37.