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This edition retains its pedagogical structure but has been extensively revised and updated. Features advances in the field pertaining to the latest developments on fatigue and fracture as well as environmental aspects of some hazardous materials and their effects on glass during long term storage. Contains a new description of the oxidation state of glass and its components based on the phase rule. Includes a new chapter on chemical durability with recent information regarding corrosion of glass and radioactive waste disposal.
ROBERT H. DOREMUS, PhD, is Professor of Glass and Ceramics in the Materials Science and Engineering Department at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York. He is also the author of Glass Science, Second Edition, among other books.