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Hot, Cold, or Corrosive? Bring It On!

November 01, 2007

Author: Alex Miller, Boise State University Materials Advantage Chapter

Publication history: Accepted from the Fall 2007 Materials Radio podcast contest (sponsored by the ASM K-12 Education Subcommittee)

Materials engineers often handle problems involving materials selection for challenging applications. These situations range from many day-to-day uses to some of the most extreme environments on the planet. For example, jet engine turbines rotate at very high speeds and operate at temperatures near 1000 deg C.

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