Recently on GCN and GCN Tech we've looked at carbon myths, we’ve lifted the lid on aluminium and investigated whether steel is in fact real. But there’s one big gap in the GCN materials science course though. Titanium. Simon has a look at a number of things you might not know about titanium.
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Simon dives in deep to have a look at what makes titanium arguably the most desirable material to have a bike made from, and just what makes titanium bikes so expensive. This is definitely one for the science glasses, as we discuss Young's Moduli, density, and even the technique needed to weld titanium.
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