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Introduction to Composite Materials Design

3rd Edition


Ever J. Barbero
October 16, 2017

The third edition of Introduction to Composite Materials Design is a practical, design-oriented textbook aimed at students and practicing engineers learning analysis and design of composite materials and structures. Readers will find the third edition to be both highly streamlined for teac...

Graphene Science Handbook, Six-Volume Set

1st Edition


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 the Thermodynamics of Materials

6th Edition


David R. Gaskell, David E. Laughlin
August 18, 2017

Maintaining the substance that made Introduction to the Thermodynamic of Materials a perennial best seller for decades, this Sixth Edition is updated to reflect the broadening field of materials science and engineering. The new edition is reorganized into three major sections to align the book for p...

Revival: The Acoustics of Wood (1995)

1st Edition

Voichita Bucur
February 20, 2019

Acoustics of Wood offers a detailed treatment of numerous topics that are valuable to those working with wood in architecture, engineering, acoustics, and the crafting of musical instruments. It presents a comprehensive account of the progress and current knowledge concerning wood acoustics,...

Magnetoelectric Composites

1st Edition

Mirza I. Bichurin
February 18, 2019

This book is dedicated to modeling and application of magnetoelectric (ME) effects in layered and bulk composites based on magnetostrictive and piezoelectric materials. Currently, numerous theoretical and experimental studies on ME composites are available but few on the development and research of...

Optics for Materials Scientists

1st Edition

Myeongkyu Lee
February 15, 2019

Optics for Materials Scientists is intended to help materials scientists and engineers fully comprehend the principles of optics and optical phenomena and effectively utilize them for the design and fabrication of optical materials and devices. Materials science is an interdisciplinary field at the...

Contact Dynamics: Method of Differential Specific Forces

1st Edition

Nikolay Goloshchapov
February 13, 2019

This volume describes the application of the method of the differential specific forces (MDSF). By using this new method, the solutions to the problems of a dissipative viscoelastic and elastic-plastic contacts between curvilinear surfaces of two solid bodies can be found. The novelty is that the...

Advanced Fracture Mechanics and Structural Integrity

1st Edition

Ashok Saxena
February 13, 2019

Advanced Fracture Mechanics and Structural Integrity is organized to cover quantitative descriptions of crack growth and fracture phenomena. The mechanics of fracture are explained, emphasizing elastic-plastic and time-dependent fracture mechanics. Applications are presented, using examples from...

Rapid Prototyping and Engineering Applications: A Toolbox for Prototype Development, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Fuewen Frank Liou
February 12, 2019

Since the publication of the first edition, several Additive Manufacturing technologies have been invented, and many new terminologies have been formalized. Each chapter has been brought up-to-date so that this book continues with its coverage of engineering procedures and the application of modern...

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology and Application in Fashion and Textile Supply Chain

1st Edition

Rajkishore Nayak
February 11, 2019

 Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technology and Application in Fashion and Textile Supply Chain highlights the technology of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and its applications in fashion and textile manufacturing and supply chain management. It discusses the brief history,...

Statistical Methods for Materials Science: The Data Science of Microstructure Characterization

1st Edition

Jeffrey P. Simmons, Lawrence F. Drummy, Charles A. Bouman, Marc De Graef
February 06, 2019

Data analytics has become an integral part of materials science. This book provides the practical tools and fundamentals needed for researchers in materials science to understand how to analyze large datasets using statistical methods, especially inverse methods applied to microstructure...

Sustainable Material Forming and Joining

1st Edition

R.Ganesh Narayanan, Jay S Gunasekera
February 06, 2019

The main objective of the book is to expose readers to the basics of sustainable material forming and joining technologies, and to discuss the relationship between conventional and sustainable processes. It also provides case studies for sustainable issues in material forming and joining processes,...

Polymer and Ceramic Composite Materials: Emergent Properties and Applications

1st Edition

Noureddine Ramdani
February 06, 2019

This book summarizes recent advances in the fabrication methods, properties, and applications of various ceramic-filled polymer matrix composites. Surface-modification methods and chemical functionalization of the ceramic fillers are explored in detail, and the outstanding thermal and mechanical...

Handbook of Humidity Measurement, Volume 2: Electronic and Electrical Humidity Sensors

1st Edition

Ghenadii Korotcenkov
February 05, 2019

The second volume of Handbook of Humidity Measurement "Electronic and Electrical Humidity Sensors" is entirely devoted to the consideration of different types of solid-state devices which can be used for humidity measurement. There is given a detailed information, including advantages and...

Mathematics and Physics for Nanotechnology: Technical Tools and Modelling

1st Edition

Paolo Di Sia
February 04, 2019

Nanobiotechnology is a new interdisciplinary science with revolutionary perspectives arising from the fact that at nanosize the behaviour and characteristics of matter change with respect to ordinary macroscopic dimensions. Nanotechnology is a new way for producing and getting materials, structures...