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Advances in Materials Science and Engineering


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This series is designed to illustrate the many new and exciting challenges in the expansive and interdisciplinary field of materials science and engineering. The scope of this series is broad, with reference works and textbooks offering insight into all aspects of materials development. The titles in this series deliver authoritative information to professionals, researchers, and students across engineering and scientific disciplines. Each volume offers a comprehensive approach covering fundamentals, technologies, and applications and includes real-world examples where appropriate.

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1-Dimensional Metal Oxide Nanostructures: Growth, Properties, and Devices

1-Dimensional Metal Oxide Nanostructures: Growth, Properties, and Devices

Forthcoming

Zainovia Lockman
December 15, 2018

This book covers recent developments in synthesis and growth process of 1-D metal oxide nanosturctures with a focus on semi-templated method of oxidation origin. Thermal and anodic oxidation processes are reviewed with an aim to offer an in-depth understanding of mechanisms of 1-D nanostructure...

Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set

Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set

Forthcoming

Sam Zhang
September 30, 2018

Written in a versatile, contemporary style that will benefit both novice and expert alike, Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set explores the state of the art in the development and implementation of advanced thin films and coatings in the biological field. The set covers...

Hydroxyapatite Coatings for Biomedical Applications

Hydroxyapatite Coatings for Biomedical Applications

Sam Zhang
March 09, 2018

Hydroxyapatite coatings are of great importance in the biological and biomedical coatings fields, especially in the current era of nanotechnology and bioapplications. With a bonelike structure that promotes osseointegration, hydroxyapatite coating can be applied to otherwise bioinactive implants to...

Nanostructured and Advanced Materials for Fuel Cells

Nanostructured and Advanced Materials for Fuel Cells

San Ping Jiang, Pei Kang Shen
March 09, 2018

Boasting chapters written by leading international experts, Nanostructured and Advanced Materials for Fuel Cells provides an overview of the progress that has been made so far in the material and catalyst development for fuel cells. The book covers the most recent developments detailing all aspects...

Hierarchical Micro/Nanostructured Materials: Fabrication, Properties, and Applications

Hierarchical Micro/Nanostructured Materials: Fabrication, Properties, and Applications

Weiping Cai, Guotao Duan, Yue Li
November 22, 2017

Hierarchical Micro/Nanostructured Materials: Fabrication, Properties, and Applications presents the latest fabrication, properties, and applications of hierarchical micro/nanostructured materials in two sections—powders and arrays. After a general introduction to hierarchical micro/nanostructured...

Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook: Applications

Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook: Applications

Sam Zhang
June 07, 2017

Written in a versatile, contemporary style that will benefit both novice and expert alike, Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set covers the state of the art in the development and implementation of advanced thin films and coatings in the biological field. Consisting of two...

Nanobiomaterials: Development and Applications

Nanobiomaterials: Development and Applications

Dong Kee Yi, Georgia C. Papaefthymiou
March 29, 2017

There is a continuous exchange of ideas taking place at the border of the biological and physical sciences in many areas of nanoscience. Nanotechnology uses biomimetic or bio-inspired processes to produce nanosized materials for applications in biology and other fields. In return, the fruits of...

Micro- and Macromechanical Properties of Materials

Micro- and Macromechanical Properties of Materials

Yichun Zhou, Li Yang, Yongli Huang
March 29, 2017

This is an English translation of a Chinese textbook that has been designated a national planned university textbook, the highest award given to scientific textbooks in China. The book provides a complete overview of mechanical properties and fracture mechanics in materials science, mechanics, and...

Advances in Magnetic Materials: Processing, Properties, and Performance

Advances in Magnetic Materials: Processing, Properties, and Performance

Sam Zhang, Dongliang Zhao
February 16, 2017

Advances in Magnetic Materials: Processing, Properties, and Performance discusses recent developments of magnetic materials, including fabrication, characterization and applications in the aerospace, biomedical, and semiconductors industries. With contributions by international professionals who...

Semiconductor Nanocrystals and Metal Nanoparticles: Physical Properties and Device Applications

Semiconductor Nanocrystals and Metal Nanoparticles: Physical Properties and Device Applications

Tupei Chen, Yang Liu
August 25, 2016

Semiconductor nanocrystals and metal nanoparticles are the building blocks of the next generation of electronic, optoelectronic, and photonic devices. Covering this rapidly developing and interdisciplinary field, the book examines in detail the physical properties and device applications of...

Thin Films and Coatings: Toughening and Toughness Characterization

Thin Films and Coatings: Toughening and Toughness Characterization

Sam Zhang
July 29, 2015

Thin Films and Coatings: Toughening and Toughness Characterization captures the latest developments in the toughening of hard coatings and in the measurement of the toughness of thin films and coatings. Featuring chapters contributed by experts from Australia, China, Czech Republic, Poland,...

Aerospace Materials Handbook

Aerospace Materials Handbook

Sam Zhang, Dongliang Zhao
November 19, 2012

Whether an airplane or a space shuttle, a flying machine requires advanced materials to provide a strong, lightweight body and a powerful engine that functions at high temperature. The Aerospace Materials Handbook examines these materials, covering traditional superalloys as well as more recently...

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