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Reed-Hill, Robert E. Department of Metallurgical Science and Engineering, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.
Brunski, John B. Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.
Gubser, Donald U. Materials Science and Technology Division, Department of the Navy, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC.
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A metal product containing two or more elements as a solid solution, as an intermetallic compound, or as a mixture of such metallic and/or nonmetallic phases. This article will describe alloys on the basis of their technical applications. Alloys may also be categorized and described on the basis of compositional groups. See also: Intermetallic compounds; Metal; Solid solution
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