Chapter 1-3 Modern Materials And Manfacturing Processes Quiz

15 Questions | Total Attempts: 67

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This is a quiz that will ascertain one's knowledge of the materials in Chapters 1-3.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Atoms with positive or negative valence are called ions. What causes this condition?
  • 2. 
    When a metal changes from one unit cell structure to another at certain temperature, what is this said to be?
  • 3. 
    When a metal beings to soldify, many grains begin to grow. These are called dendrites. At what location do they stop growing?
  • 4. 
    What are the similarities and differences between thermoplastics and thermosets?
  • 5. 
    Ceramics are typically compounds of what type elements? What type(s) of bonding are used in ceramics?
  • 6. 
    What is the difference between elasticity and plasticity? Define each.
  • 7. 
    What property of a metal describes it's ability to be easily drawn into a wire but not rolled into a sheet without splitting?
  • 8. 
    Define hardness as it is measured on a Rockwell or Brinell testing instrument?
  • 9. 
    Which is the better conductor of heat or electricity, a pure metal or an alloy?
  • 10. 
    How can machinery parts and pipeline welds be tested for flaws without destroying them? Name several processes?
  • 11. 
    On the right side of the iron-carbon diagram, what kind of metal is found when the carbon content is over 2 percent?
  • 12. 
    State the difference between the eutectic and eutectoid points.
  • 13. 
    What does the process of temper drawing do for hardened carbon steel?
  • 14. 
    How can a steel that contains insufficient carbon to be hardened be surface hardened?
  • 15. 
    What annealing method should be used for softening a hardened high-carbon tool steel
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