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Properties of a Single Crystal

  1. Apr 15, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data


    In a mock exam I was asked for
    Q. Two properties associated with a single crystal.







    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution

    For one answer I gave that they are hard.



    I think another answer might have been something to do with crystal planes as this is what the teacher said when going over the paper again.



    I was wondering what this might be? Are crystal planes the same thing as grain boundaries?



    Thanks very much.
     
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2010
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 15, 2010 #2
    No, crystal planes is different from grain boundaries..
    Is your question is fully written?
     
  4. Apr 15, 2010 #3
    Thanks Rajini.

    Sorry, that was a typo. Have corrected the original question now, which is as it was on the exam.
     
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