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Graphene Science Handbook, Six-Volume Set


Mahmood Aliofkhazraei, Nasar Ali, William I. Milne, Cengiz S. Ozkan, Stanislaw Mitura, Juana L. Gervasoni
April 26, 2016

Graphene is the strongest material ever studied and can be an efficient substitute for silicon. This six-volume handbook focuses on fabrication methods, nanostructure and atomic arrangement, electrical and optical properties, mechanical and chemical properties, size-dependent p...

Introduction to Magnetism and Magnetic Materials, Third Edition


David Jiles
September 16, 2015

A long overdue update, this edition of Introduction to Magnetism and Magnetic Materials is a complete revision of its predecessor. While it provides relatively minor updates to the first two sections, the third section contains vast updates to reflect the enormous progress made in applications in th...

Innovative Earthquake Soil Dynamics

Takaji Kokusho
July 18, 2017

Innovative Earthquake Soil Dynamics deals with soil dynamics in earthquake engineering and includes almost all aspects of soil behavior. Both generally accepted basic knowledge as well as advanced and innovative views are accommodated. Major topics are (i) seismic site amplification, (ii)...

An Introduction to Rheology

Poncet Sébastien, Bikash Sahoo
July 15, 2017

Using this introductory textbook, students in mechanical, chemical or process engineering will acquire essential skills to grasp rheology’s importance in materials science and engineering. Each new approach in numerical or theoretical modeling is clarified with minimum of mathematical...

Broadband Metamaterials in Electromagnetics: Technology and Applications

Douglas H. Werner
July 14, 2017

The rapid development of technology based on metamaterials coupled with the recent introduction of the transformation optics technique provides an unprecedented ability for device designers to manipulate and control the behavior of electromagnetic wave phenomena. Many of the early metamaterial...

Joining Technology of gamma-TiAl Alloys

Sonia Luisa dos Santos Simoes, Filomena Maria da Conceicao Viana, Manuel Fernando Goncalves Vieira
July 11, 2017

The book covers the development of new technologies for the joining of TiAl alloys that result in sound bonds obtained in less demanding conditions. It discusses joint processing, microstructural and mechanical characterization, and summarizes developments in new approaches to the joining of TiAl...

Fibre Structure

Siba Prasad Mishra
July 05, 2017

Fibre Structure states that each and every fibre from their manufacturing (man-made fibres) or during development (natural fibres) creates and develops its own and specialized structure. It might be the chemical structure, crystalline structure, amorphous structure and/or morphology. This structure...

Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers: Structure and Chemistry

Vijay Kumar Thakur
July 01, 2017

Cellulose-Based Graft Copolymers: Structure and Chemistry discusses the synthesis, characterization, and properties of multifunctional cellulose-based graft copolymers. Presenting the contributions of accomplished experts in the field of natural cellulosic polymers, this authoritative text:...

Computational Bioengineering

Guigen Zhang
July 01, 2017

Arguably the first book of its kind, Computational Bioengineering explores the power of multidisciplinary computer modeling in bioengineering. Written by experts, the book examines the interplay of multiple governing principles underlying common biomedical devices and problems, bolstered by case...

Materials and Technology for Sportswear and Performance Apparel

Steven George Hayes, Praburaj Venkatraman
July 01, 2017

Materials and Technology for Sportswear and Performance Apparel takes a close look at the design and development of functional apparel designed for high-performance sportswear. Implementing materials, performance, technology, and design and marketing, the book examines this rapidly emerging textile...

Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice

Utpal K. Ghosh
July 01, 2017

Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice provides a solid foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for the design of welded steel structures. The book begins by explaining the basics of arc welding, describing the salient features of modern arc welding processes...

Microplasma Sprayed Hydroxyapatite Coatings

Arjun Dey, Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay
July 01, 2017

There has been enormous growth in the use of medical implants. However, in the case of hip replacement, loosening of metallic prosthesis fixed with polymethylmethylacrylate bone cement has resulted in painstaking revision surgery, which is a major problem for the patient, surgeon, and biomedical...

Molecular, Cellular, and Tissue Engineering

Joseph D. Bronzino, Donald R. Peterson
July 01, 2017

Known as the bible of biomedical engineering, The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition, sets the standard against which all other references of this nature are measured. As such, it has served as a major resource for both skilled professionals and novices to biomedical engineering....

Membrane Fabrication

Nidal Hilal, Ahmad Fauzi Ismail, Chris Wright
July 01, 2017

Membranes play a crucial role in ensuring the optimum use and recovery of materials in manufacturing. In the process industries, they are required for efficient production and minimization of environmental impact. They are also essential for the efficient production of clean water, a significant...