Metallography is the study of the physical structure and components of metals, typically using microscopy.

Ceramic and polymeric materials may also be prepared using metallographic techniques, hence the terms ceramography, plastography and, collectively, materialography.

Read more about Metallography:  Preparing Metallographic Specimens, Analysis Techniques, Quantitative Metallography

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Quantitative Metallography
... Standards organizations, including ASTM International's Committee E-4 on Metallography and some other national and international organizations, have ...
Holger F. Struer
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