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mixture that contains at least one metal. This can be a mixture of metals or a mixture of metals and non-metals
a mixture composed of two or more substances (materials) with one substance acting as the matrix or glue
this is a measure of a material's ability to conduct electricity. A material with a low resistivity will conduct electricity well
a measure of how fast heat is conducted through a slab of material with a given temperature difference across the slab.
a measure of the degree of increase in dimensions when an object is heated. This can be measured by an increase in length, area or volume. The expansivity can be measured as the fractional increase in dimension per kelvin increase in temperature
a class of materials that are continuous filaments or are in discrete elongated pieces, similar to lengths of thread with a length to thickness ratio of at least 80
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