MATERIAL FUNDAMENTALS

Steel in its basic form. A mix of iron and carbon allows steels to be made at different strengths and for different applications. The molecular structure and shape of steel also influence its capabilities.

 

MATERIAL PROPERTIES

CONSTIUTENT MATERIALS

COMPRESSIVE/

TENSILE STRENGTH

 

PEFORMANCE QUALITIES

VIRTUES

STEEL ADVANTAGES

DEFICIENCIES

STEEL DISADVANTAGES