Zirconium

by Roza, Greg.

Format: Print Book 2009
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Penn Hills Library Juvenile Oversize j q 546.513 ROZ
Location  Penn Hills Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Oversize
 
Call Number  j q 546.513 ROZ
 
 
Summary
Pure zirconium (Zr) is a lustrous, grayish-white metal. It is highly malleable and ductile, and generally resists corrosion. Middle school readers learn about the discovery of zirconium, its place on the periodic table, atoms and subatomic particles, how zirconium is extracted and refined, how it is used in nuclear reactors The book explains the various zirconium compounds and alloys and their applications in ceramics, medical products, superconductors, and electronics, among others.
Contents
The history of zirconium and the periodic table
A closer look
Finding zirconium
Zirconium compounds and alloys
Zirconium in our world.

Additional Information
Series Understanding the elements of the periodic table.
Subjects Zirconium -- Juvenile literature.
Periodic law -- Tables -- Juvenile literature.
Chemical elements -- Juvenile literature.
Zirconium.
Chemical elements.
Periodic law -- Tables.
Publisher New York :Rosen Central,2009
Edition 1st ed.
Language English
Description 48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 44-46) and index.
ISBN 9781435850705 (library binding)
143585070X (library binding)
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