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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...

Additive Manufacturing Handbook: Product Development for the Defense Industry

Adedeji B. Badiru, Vhance V. Valencia, David Liu
May 24, 2017

Theoretical and practical interests in additive manufacturing (3D printing) are growing rapidly. Engineers and engineering companies now use 3D printing to make prototypes of products before going for full production. In an educational setting faculty, researchers, and students leverage 3D printing...

The Physical Chemistry of Materials: Energy and Environmental Applications

Rolando Roque-Malherbe
May 24, 2017

In recent years, the area dealing with the physical chemistry of materials has become an emerging discipline in materials science that emphasizes the study of materials for chemical, sustainable energy, and pollution abatement applications. Written by an active researcher in this field, Physical...

Structure Property Correlations for Nanoporous Materials

Abhijit Chatterjee
May 22, 2017

Nanoporous materials are critical to various fields of research, including ion exchange, separation, catalysis, sensor applications, biological molecular isolation, and purification. In addition, they offer new opportunities in such areas as inclusion chemistry, guest-host synthesis, and molecular...

Lightweight and Sustainable Materials for Automotive Applications

Omar Faruk, Jimi Tjong, Mohini Sain
May 18, 2017

Automotive manufacturers are required to decrease CO2 emissions and increase fuel economy while assuring driver comfort and safety. In recent years, there has been rapid development in the application of lightweight and sustainable materials in the automotive industry to help meet these criteria....

Rolling of Advanced High Strength Steels: Theory, Simulation and Practice

Jingwei Zhao, Zhengyi Jiang
May 17, 2017

Advanced high strength steels (AHSSs) for auto-making are primarily produced by rolling, plus heat treatment technologies if necessary. However, due to the metallurgical complexity of AHSSs, it is impossible to roll all of the AHSS grades in a rolling mill with the same rolling technology. Each of...

Product Safety and Restricted Substances in Apparel, Second Edition

Subrata Das
May 17, 2017

Product Safety and Restricted Substances in Apparel emphasis on the overview of the restricted substances present in fabrics, apparels and accessories and their acceptable limits or total ban, management of such restricted substances in the supply chain, standard and regulatory test methods....

Solidification, Second Edition

Jonathan Dantzig, Michel Rappaz
May 17, 2017

Solidification is one of the oldest processes for producing complex shapes for applications ranging from art to industry, and remains as one of the most important commercial processes for many materials. Since the 1980s, numerous fundamental developments in the understanding of solidification...

Molecular Spectroscopy, Second Edition

Jeanne L. McHale
May 16, 2017

This textbook offers an introduction to the foundations of spectroscopic methods and provides a bridge between basic concepts and experimental applications in fields as diverse as materials science, biology, solar energy conversion, and environmental science. The author emphasizes the use of...

Corrosion Mechanisms in Theory and Practice, Third Edition

Philippe Marcus
May 16, 2017

Updated to include recent results from intensive worldwide research efforts in materials science, surface science, and corrosion science, Corrosion Mechanisms in Theory and Practice, Third Edition explores the latest advances in corrosion and protection mechanisms. It presents a detailed account of...

Composite Materials and Processing

M. Balasubramanian
May 16, 2017

Composite Materials and Processing provides the science and technology of processing several composites using different processing methods, and includes collective information on the processing of common and advanced composite materials. It also weighs the advantages and disadvantages of various...

Biodeterioration of Concrete

Thomas Dyer
May 15, 2017

Awareness of the importance of ensuring durability of concrete has been a growing concern of engineers, and there is now considerable understanding of the mechanisms, which cause its deterioration, and means of limiting such damage through the use of appropriate materials and approaches to design....

Biomaterials for Cell Delivery: Vehicles in Regenerative Medicine

Aaron S. Goldstein
May 15, 2017

The purpose of this book is to summarize key strategies and recent accomplishments in the area of developing cell/biomaterial constructs for regenerative medicine. The first section is a review of the state-of-the-art of biomaterial carriers and is divided into synthetic and natural materials. A...