Materials Science and Engineering: An Introduction

Published by Wiley
ISBN 10: 1118324579
ISBN 13: 978-1-11832-457-8

Chapter 1 - Introduction - Questions - Page 18: 1.5e



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Ceramics are combinations of metallic and nonmetallic atoms, and they are typically oxides, nitrides, carbides (i.e. contain oxygen, nitrogen, or carbon atoms). Though boron is nonmetallic, as it is a carbide, it is classified as a ceramic.
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