Rare and Precious Metals
Titanium's reputation as a strong metal is well earned. Surprisingly, it's also very light, which makes it an essential component of many planes and jets. This book is an accessible entry into the world of metals and their qualities. Readers will learn what defines a metal and what makes titanium stand out as a rare and precious metal. Including many interesting photographs, information boxes, and even a graphic organizer highlighting titanium's many features, this volume is an important addition to any science library.