Some articles on materials, material:
... Materials of this sort have existed from the beginnings of duplicating technologies ... amateur duplication of this sort of material became available to a much larger social base ... Cartoons and other amateur materials were distributed in the workplace, usually in violation of managerial restrictions on the use of office supplies, and often in disregard of copyright law ...
... magnetic materials e.g ... Cu-Al-Ni (alloys of Cu3Al and nickel) Nitinol (NiTi) coating materials e.g ... NiAl high temperature structural materials e.g ...
... Today the ulu is still often made with a caribou antler handle but the blade is usually made of steel ... The steel is quite often obtained by purchasing a hand saw or wood saw and cutting the blade to the correct shape ...
... Landfills can be regarded as a viable and abundant source of materials and energy ... is widely understood and one may thus often find waste pickers scavenging for still usable materials ... also been discovered by companies and many have begun harvesting materials and energy ...
... and reshaped repeatedly without losing their material properties ... Concrete is probably the most common artificial composite material of all and typically consists of loose stones (aggregate) held with a matrix of cement ... Concrete is a very robust material, much more robust than cement, however concrete cannot survive tensile loading ...
Famous quotes related to materials:
“Young children learn in a different manner from that of older children and adults, yet we can teach them many things if we adapt our materials and mode of instruction to their level of ability. But we miseducate young children when we assume that their learning abilities are comparable to those of older children and that they can be taught with materials and with the same instructional procedures appropriate to school-age children.”
—David Elkind (20th century)
“Artists, whatever their medium, make selections from the abounding materials of life, and organize these selections into works that are under the control of the artist.... In relation to the inclusiveness and literally endless intricacy of life, art is arbitrary, symbolic and abstracted. That is its value and the source of its own kind of order and coherence.”
—Jane Jacobs (b. 1916)
“If only it were Gods will that printed and written materials have as much influence on the people as the princes and their censors fear! Considering the countless good books we have, the world would have changed for the better a long time ago.”
—Franz Grillparzer (17911872)
“In how few words, for instance, the Greeks would have told the story of Abelard and Heloise, making but a sentence of our classical dictionary.... We moderns, on the other hand, collect only the raw materials of biography and history, memoirs to serve for a history, which is but materials to serve for a mythology.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Our job is now clear. All Americans must be prepared to make, on a 24 hour schedule, every war weapon possible and the war factory line will use men and materials which will bring, the war effort to every man, woman, and child in America. All one hundred thirty million of us will be needed to answer the sunrise stealth of the Sabbath Day Assassins.”
—Lyndon Baines Johnson (19081973)