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Modern Ceramic Engineering: Properties, Processing, and Use in Design, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

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David W. Richerson, William E. Lee
May 10, 2018

Since the publication of its Third Edition, there have been many notable advances in ceramic engineering. Modern Ceramic Engineering, Fourth Edition serves as an authoritative text and reference for both professionals and students seeking to understand key concepts of ceramics engineering by introdu...

Glass Micro- and Nanospheres: Physics and Applications

1st Edition

Giancarlo C. Righini
August 28, 2019

This book summarizes the recent research and development in the field of glass micro- and nanospheres. With special focus on the physics of spherical whispering-gallery mode resonators, it presents selected examples of application of glass microspheres in biosensing, laser devices, and microwave...

Ceramic Processing: Industrial Practices

1st Edition

Debasish Sarkar
June 28, 2019

This book gives a comprehensive account on the manufacturing techniques to synchronize the desired properties of both traditional and advanced ceramics. Offers exclusive and up to date information on industrial ceramic processing equipment and approaches and discusses actual industrial practices...

Electronic Structure of Materials: Challenges and Developments

1st Edition

Natalia Chezhina, Dmitry Korolev
April 01, 2019

This book is a short survey of magnetochemistry as a promising method for revealing the electronic structure of inorganic substances, particularly solid oxide materials. It is supported by five chapters that describe materials with various structures and applications, showing how the method of...

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...

Nanostructured Electrochromic Materials for Smart Switchable Windows

1st Edition

Avinash Balakrishnan, Praveen Pattathil
November 05, 2018

This book focuses on next-generation smart windows which can change their optical-physical properties by reflecting and/or transmitting incoming light radiation to attain comfortable indoor temperatures throughout the year. Offers in-depth discussion of a range of materials and devices related...

Nanostructured Ceramics: Characterization and Analysis

1st Edition

Debasish Sarkar
October 02, 2018

This book discusses fundamentals of nanostructured ceramics involving functional, structural and high temperature materials. It provides both solved numerical problems and unsolved problems to enable the reader to envisage the correlation between synthesis process and properties in the perspective...

Powder Metallurgy: Science, Technology, and Materials

1st Edition

Anish Upadhyaya, Gopal Shankar Upadhyaya
August 16, 2018

Since the 1920s, modern powder metallurgy has been used to produce a wide range of structural powder metallurgy components, self-lubricating bearings, and cutting tools. The conventional method involves the production of metal powders and the manufacture of useful objects from such powders by die...

Modern Ceramic Engineering: Properties, Processing, and Use in Design, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

David W. Richerson, William E. Lee
May 10, 2018

Since the publication of its Third Edition, there have been many notable advances in ceramic engineering. Modern Ceramic Engineering, Fourth Edition serves as an authoritative text and reference for both professionals and students seeking to understand key concepts of ceramics engineering by...

Tellurite Glasses Handbook: Physical Properties and Data, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Raouf A.H. El-Mallawany
April 18, 2018

Tellurite Glasses Handbook: Physical Properties and Data, Second Edition covers the current dominant physical properties of this prototype glass system. Focusing on thermal, elastic, acoustic, electrical, and optical properties, this second edition incorporates the latest scientific data and...

Smart Ceramics: Preparation, Properties, and Applications

1st Edition

Ajay Kumar Mishra
March 09, 2018

Recent advances in nanotechnology have paved the way for the development of new smart materials. The term "smart ceramics" refers to ceramic materials fabricated from ultrafine particles. They have attracted the attention of researchers and scientists thanks to their potential to manipulate the...

Bulk Metallic Glasses

2nd Edition

C. Suryanarayana, A. Inoue
November 16, 2017

Reflecting the fast pace of research in the field, the Second Edition of Bulk Metallic Glasses has been thoroughly updated and remains essential reading on the subject. It incorporates major advances in glass forming ability, corrosion behavior, and mechanical properties. Several of the newly...

Concrete Surface Engineering

1st Edition

Benoit Bissonnette, Luc Courard, Andrzej Garbacz
July 26, 2017

Applying any material to an existing concrete surface intrinsically entails the development of a bond. Considering the ever increasing importance of concrete repair and protection, which imply the creation of an interface between two materials, an improved knowledge of concrete surface...

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