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C2 2.4 Giant Metallic Structures

C2 2.4 Giant Metallic Structures

Author: Gemma Boyson
  • Why can we bend and shape metals?
  • Why are alloys harder than pure metals?
  • Why do metals allow electricity and energy pass through them?
  • What are shape memory alloys?
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