Rigorous graduate-level text stresses modern applications to nonstructural problems such as temperature vibration effects, order-disorder phenomena, crystal imperfections, more. Problems. Six Appendixes include tables of values. Bibliographies.
A reprint of the book originally published in the Addison-Wesley series in metallurgy, 1969. Dover is to be commended not only for returning to print a text important to solid-state physics and physical metallurgy, but for printing on acid-free paper. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)