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Specifically, pipe thickness and metallurgy appeared to have been miscalculated, and, after those changes were made, the support structures for the pipes had to be changed.
In 1961, at the University of Pennsylvania, Professor Burstein, along with Robert Hughes, a professor of chemistry, and Robert Madden, a member of the metallurgy department, founded the Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter.
But the discovery of the copper mask suggests that there is more than one place of origin for advanced metallurgy in South America.
But that type of analysis has been discredited and has no scientific foundation, William Tobin, a retired manager of forensic metallurgy at the FBI Laboratory in Washington, D.C., wrote last month after reviewing the case for Jones’ lawyer.
His father’s Ph.D. in metallurgy led to the founding of a manufacturing company — then, later, a life of security and jobs for their economically depressed community in Pennsylvania’s Rust Belt.
Throughout most of human history, people’s interactions with the physical world—in complex problems of agriculture, metallurgy, architecture and the like—were based on various rules of thumb.
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Origin and Etymology of metallurgy
New Latin metallurgia, from metall- + -urgia -urgy
First Known Use: 1665See Words from the same year
METALLURGY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of metallurgy for English Language Learners
: a science that deals with the nature and uses of metal
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Definition of metallurgy for Students
: the science of obtaining metals from their ores and preparing them for use
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