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Table of Contents:
  1. Materials Scientist
  2. Two Phase Materials
  3. Nano-technology Projections
  4. Scents in Scented Candles
  5. Rubber Band Materials
  6. Metallic Strength
  7. Neutral Polymer and Polyelectrolyt
  8. Thermodepolymerization
  9. Alloy Formation
  10. Use of Hydrogen Fluoride
  11. Eraser Composition and Function
  12. Wrinkled Shirts and Iron Free
  13. Ammonium Alum
  14. Melting and Freezing Diamonds
  15. Elastic and Viscous Fluids
  16. Thermosetting Products and Ecology
  17. Fundamental Materials Engineering
  18. Deposits on PVC Pipe
  19. Crucible for Smelting
  20. Bending Metals and Heat
  21. Refrigerant Characteristics
  22. Predicting Solubility and Conductivity
  23. Heater Element Material
  24. Molecular Structure and Surroundings
  25. Temperature and Viscosity
  26. Recycling Rubber
  27. Processing and Metal Strength
  28. Cured Cooking Oils
  29. Glue Preservative and Adhesion
  30. Diffusion Concepts
  31. Optical Microscope Limits
  32. Impurities in Salt Crystals
  33. Soda, Arabic Acid, Surface Tension
  34. Titanium and Tetrahedral Crystals
  35. Fluid With Greatest Coefficient of Expansion
  36. Iron and Steel Near Zero K
  37. Gasoline and Water Size
  38. Piezo Electric Shoes
  39. Acetone and Welding Plastics
  40. String Manufacture
  41. Hardest Plastic
  42. Strongest Mixture
  43. Weak and Strong Materials
  44. Black Iron
  45. Bent Metal Returning to Original Shape
  46. Metal Oxidation and Magnetism
  47. Lava Impenetrability
  48. Polymers and UV Sensitivity
  49. Boiling Eggs Turning Solid
  50. Milled Plaster of Paris
  51. Powder Flammability
  52. Thermal Conductivity and Specific Heat
  53. Anisotropy and Crystalline Solids
  54. Melting Concrete
  55. Fluorine, Water Tension, and Fabric
  56. Hydrocarbon Conductivity and Temperature
  57. Carbon Atoms in a Period
  58. Conductivity of Metallic Glass
  59. Fluorine, Water Tension, and Fabric
  60. Additive to Slow Plaster Setting
  61. Heat Treated, Non-Heat Treated Alloys
  62. Glue and Skin
  63. Water Proof Neoprene
  64. Low Temperatures Changing Magnetic Properties
  65. Strongest Material
  66. Material Scientists
  67. Glass Ingredients and Structure
  68. Titanium Abundance and Cost
  69. Cause of Viscosity and Surface Tension
  70. Nanotubes and Dams
  71. Ground Cinnamon and Water
  72. Malleability of Phosphorous
  73. Drop Size and Material
  74. Fabric and Water Tension
  75. Soap and Viscosity of Water
  76. (Pentagon-)Dodekaeder Gold
  77. No Frictionless Surfaces
  78. All Purpose Adhesives in the 1800's \
  79. Magnetic and Electric Properties
  80. Liquid Water and Crystal Structure
  81. NiChrome and Resistance Studies
  82. Non-Carbon "Bucky Balls"
  83. Tooth Enamel and Cola
  84. Viscosity and Pour Speed
  85. Densest Fluid
  86. Brittle Metals
  87. Silica Flour and Silica Fume
  88. Holding Together with Van der Waals
  89. Most Magnetic Metal, Material
  90. Blocking Radio Waves
  91. Filter Paper and Semipermeable Membrane
  92. Space Suits, Temperature, and Stiffness
  93. Salt Origins
  94. Self Assembly and Entropy
  95. Biodegradable Plastics
  96. Stressed Plastic Turning White
  97. Cohesion and Density
  98. Regular versus Tempered Glass
  99. Sublimating Metals
  100. Petroleum at Low Temperatures
  101. Microwaves, Temperature, and Cup Color
  102. Quartz, Glass, and Ultraviolet Radiation
  103. Heating From Bending Metals
  104. Changing Colors of Materials
  105. CO2 Filters for Automobiles
  106. Nanotechnology and Nanoscience
  107. How Does Glue Work?
  108. Frigorific Energy Transfer
  109. Fire Retardants for Fabric
  110. Selecting Packaging
  111. Silica Packets
  112. Restoring Plexiglas
  113. Polar Molecules and Cohesive Forces
  114. Polymer Side Chains
  115. Material to Withstand Pressure
  116. Shiny and Dull Aluminum Foil Manufacture
  117. Metal Hardening
  118. Copper Properties and Heat
  119. Metals for Soldering Irons, Cool Quickly
  120. Phase Boundary, Immiscible Liquids
  121. Scientific Literacies in Materials Science
  122. Making Bioplastics
  123. Fuel Cell Products and Winter
  124. Concrete and Tensile Strength
  125. Photovoltaic Cells
  126. Plastics, Food Containers, and Recycling
  127. Specific Properties of Matter
  128. Classification of Substances
  129. Heat and Expansion
  130. Hand (touching) and Foam Decrease
  131. Water Expansion Upon Freezing
  132. Steel Unit Cell Phases and Behavior
  133. Atomic Mobility in Solids
  134. Paraffin Expansion and Freezing
  135. Plastic Bottles into Polyester
  136. Photons to Electrons
  137. Crystal Systems
  138. Solids Holding Shape, and Binding
  139. Amyl versus Isopropyl Alcohol
  140. Cold Crystal Growth
  141. Flexibility and Polymers
  142. Manufacturing Nanotubes
  143. Relating Macroscopic to Microscopic Properties
  144. Frozen versus Room Temperature Rubber Band Stretch
  145. Relating Macroscopic to Microscopic Properties
  146. Revealing Grain Boundaries
  147. Atoms and Substrate Images
  148. Meniscus and Material
  149. Thermal Insulators and Conductors: Molecular
  150. Wrinkling of Flexible Solids
  151. Curved Spaghetti
  152. Forming Candy Crystals
  153. Glass and Malleability
  154. Molecules from Metals, Metallic?
  155. Largest Non-Polymer
  156. Materials to Limit Melting
  157. Corning Ware and Transparency
  158. Metallic Bonds and Heat of Vaporization
  159. Zone Refining
  160. Resonance and Light to Thermal Conversion
  161. Substance Property and Structure
  162. Characteristics of a Strong Material
  163. Tongs as Insulators
  164. Bioplastic versus Plastic Preference
  165. Carbon Nanotube Compression
  166. Hardening Metals with Electric Fields
  167. Butterfly Valve Carburetor
  168. Gold and Salt Water
  169. Bonds and Heating
  170. Burn, Char, Melt
  171. Automotive Metals
  172. Weather and Copper Strength
  173. Colour, Newton's Law of Cooling
  174. High Pressure Materials
  175. Materials and Elasticity
  176. Plastic Deformation and Hooke's Law
  177. Work Hardening Resistant Alloys
  178. Color Change During Phase Change
  179. Heat Transfer in Insulators
  180. Melting Point and Atomic Radius
  181. Microwave Sparking and Melting Wire
  182. Bending Wood and Salt Water
  183. Metamaterial and Invisibility Cloaks
  184. Crystal Lattice and Boiling Point
  185. Water Soluble Deicers
  186. Wire Bends, Dislocations, and Resistance
  187. Temperature and Crystal Growth
  188. Metalloid Characteristics
  189. Hardness and Toughness
  190. New Weather Resistant Materials for Buildings
  191. Ceramic Transparent to Infrared
  192. Malleability Measurement
  193. Cobalt-Like Magnetic Mystery
  194. Impurities and Melting Point
  195. Stretching Materials
  196. Band Gap and Temperature
  197. Organic Chain Length and Phase Changes
  198. Plastic as Thermal Insulator
  199. Steel in Compression, Tension
  200. Copper and Glass
  201. Plastic as Thermal Insulator
  202. Plastic Manufacture Fumes
  203. Balloon Permeability
  204. Glass: Thermal Conductor or Insulator
  205. Liquid Nitrogen and Hardened Steel
  206. Making 14k Gold
  207. Measuring Elastomer Properties
  208. Early Glues
  209. Material for Thermal Transfer
  210. Non-reactive Metals
  211. Plexiglas, Glass, Greenhouse Materials
  212. Crystal Formation and Cooling Rate
  213. Metal Identification
  214. Platinum - Iron Amalgams
  215. Polymers and Plasticizer
  216. Rubber Band Elasticity and Width
  217. Crystalline Brittleness or Malleability
  218. Substance Shrinks When Frozen
  219. Dissolving Fabric, No Residue
  220. Contracting Polymer with Current
  221. Metal Nail Corrosion
  222. Malleability of Polypropylene
  223. Factors Effecting Polymer Flexibility
  224. Separating Polypropylene, Polyester, and Nylon
  225. Surface Energy and Temperature
  226. Early Adhesives
  227. Sodium Polycarbonate and Salt Water
  228. Crystalline Solids and Lowest Energy
  229. Materials for Venus Probe
  230. Lubricating Rubber Bands and Elasticity
  231. Salt Crystal Formation
  232. Teflon Non-Stick Property
  233. Silica Gel
  234. Super Glue, Surgery, and Skin
  235. Crystalline Metal Versus Metallic Glass and Conduction
  236. Knowing When Material is Melted
  237. Alloy versus Constituent Density
  238. Each Substance Unique Density
  239. Strength of Yarn by Spinning
  240. PETE, Ultraviolet Light, Benefits
  241. Steel Changes with Age
  242. Metal as Electrical Conductor, Not Thermal
  243. Weaving Carbon Nanotubes
  244. Hydrogen Compounds and Heat Conduction
  245. Voids in Materials and Strength
  246. Separating Metals, Nonmetals
  247. Freezing Water Versus Juice
  248. Photovoltaic Materials and Processes
  249. Pouring Solids, Acting as Fluids
  250. Microwave Safe and Efficient Materials
  251. Salt and Water Phase Change
  252. Permeability, Absorption, and Porosity
  253. Materials, Evaporation, and Surface Tension
  254. Temperature and Pressure Effects on Corrosion
  255. Non-Brittle Metals in Low Temperature Environment
  256. Metallic Vaporization in Vacuum
  257. "Fire Black" Corrosion/Tarnish of Silver
  258. Melting Point and Density; Malleability and Brittlenes
  259. Criteria for Classifying Matter
  260. Different Sugars and Crystal Growth
  261. Sugar Crystal Formation
  262. Why Freezing Liquids Need Nucleation Sites
  263. Percent Expansion of Water and Other Materials When Frozen
  264. Intermolecular Attraction Cement
  265. Alcohol and Plastic Interactions
  266. Bologna Glass
  267. Dissolving Concrete
  268. Metal Density and Spring Constant
  269. Molecular Size and Permeability
  270. Ice Cube Trapped Air and Fracture
  271. Preventing Tire Dry Rot
  272. Mercury and Iron or Aluminum Amalgams
  273. Determining Material Degradation
  274. Iron Phase Changes and Energy Location
  275. Reflecting Gamma Radiation
  276. Alloy Component Calculation
  277. Ceramic Hardness and Transparency
  278. Heated Copper and Oxidation
  279. Glass versus HDPE and Food Oxidation
  280. Tungsten: Good Emitter, Bad Conductor
  281. Cast Iron and Cooking
  282. Phase Change Materials 2-5C
  283. Carbon Steel and Corrosion
  284. Glass Thickness and Heat Lamps
  285. Prince Rupert's Drops
  286. Oil, Hot Metal, Cold Air
  287. Stress-Strain Axes
  288. Stronger Than Steel and Conductivity
  289. Binary Alloys and Density
  290. Fracture and Cleavage
  291. Molten Wax in Water Shape
  292. Paper Additive
  293. Photosensitive Glass
  294. Temperature and Brass Metal
  295. Jell-o and Thixotropic Materials
  296. Moisture and Melting Point
  297. Safety Glass
  298. Surface Tension and Tensile Strength of Liquids
  299. Materials and Orthodonture
  300. Mixture Phases Diagrams
  301. Molten Wax in Water Shape
  302. Cooling Rate Prince Rupert's Drops
  303. Solid to 100C, Then Vaporize
  304. Changing Shape of Rigid Solids
  305. Bioplastics
  306. Conductivity Differences Explanation
  307. Recycling Plastics
  308. Bioplastics
  309. Tough, Strong Metal with Cryogenic Application
  310. Tough, Strong Metal with Cryogenic Application

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