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PROBLEM #1:

Density Computations, Metals, Callister and Rethwisch Chapter 3

(Callister 3.14)
Below are listed the atomic weight, density, and atomic radius for three hypothetical
alloys. For each determine whether its crystal structure is FCC, BCC, or simple cubic
and then justify your determination.

Alloy Atomic Weight Density Atomic Radius


(g/mol) (g/cm3) (nm)
A 43.1 6.40 0.122
B 184.4 12.30 0.146
C 91.6 9.60 0.137

PROBLEM #2:
Ceramic Crystal Structures, Callister and Rethwisch Chapter 2
a.) Calculate the minimum radius ratio for a coordination number of 8?
b.) Estimate the CN for the cation in CaO, MgO, and TiO2.

PROBLEM #3
Crystal Structure – Ceramic, Callister and Rethwisch Chapter 12
Compute the theoretical density of ZnS given that the Zn—S distance and bond
angle are 0.234 nm and 109.5°, respectively. How does this value compare with the
measured density (4.10 g/cm3)?