Metals

Metals

Metal atoms form a regular lattice structure.

Chemistry

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Body-centred cubic lattice

The least tightly packed crystal structure.

Face-centred cubic metal lattice

The face-centred cubic metal lattice allows the closest fit of metal atoms.

Hexagonal metallic lattice

Metals forming hexagonal metallic lattices are rigid and difficult to machine.

Aluminium smelting

Aluminium smelting is the process of extracting aluminium from alumina by electrolysis.

Gold mining (19th century)

The California Gold Rush started in 1848, near San Francisco.

Designing kitchen furniture - spatial coordinate system

Practising the use of the spatial coordinate system with the help of a computer-designed kitchen model.

Ferrous metallurgy (basic)

Raw iron is produced from iron ore in iron smelters.

Ferrous metallurgy (intermediate)

Raw iron is produced from iron ore in iron smelters.

Thermal expansion of bridges

The length of the metal frameworks of bridges change when the temperature changes.

Trumpet

The trumpet is a musical instrument with the highest register in the brass family.

Eiffel Tower (Paris, 1889)

The iron lattice tower, erected for the 1889 World Fair, became the symbol of the capital city of France.

From the Stone Age to the Iron Age

This animation demonstrates the development of the axe throughout archaeological periods.

Producing ammonia from nitrogen gas and hydrogen gas

Large-scale ammonia production requires high temperature and pressure and the presence of iron as a catalyst.

Silver bromide (AgBr)

A white, crystalline compound which breaks down when exposed to light.

Silver chloride (AgCl)

A white, crystalline compound that breaks down when affected by light.

Silver nitrate (AgNO₃)

One of the raw materials of traditional photography.

Three-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system

3-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system with illustrations and exercises that develop spatial perception.

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