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Ceramic Processing

2nd Edition


Mohamed N. Rahaman
June 7, 2017

Many of the properties critical to the engineering applications of ceramics are strongly dependent on their microstructure which, in turn, is dependent on the processing methods used to produce the ceramic material. Ceramic Processing, Second Edition provides a comprehensive treatment of the princip...

Fundamentals of Ceramics

2nd Edition

Michel Barsoum
December 17, 2019

Fundamentals of Ceramics presents readers with an exceptionally clear and comprehensive introduction to ceramic science. This Second Edition updates problems and adds more worked examples, as well as adding new chapter sections on Computational Materials Science and Case Studies. The Computational...

Ceramic Fibers and Their Applications

1st Edition

Toshihiro Ishikawa
December 11, 2019

To date, several polymer-derived ceramic fibers have been developed all over the world, out of which SiC fibers synthesized from polycarbosilane and their derivatives have achieved highest heat resistance and show excellent mechanical properties. Their use in ceramic matrix composite...

Structured Glass-Fiber Catalysts

1st Edition

Andrey Zagoruiko, Sergey Lopatin
December 02, 2019

Structured Glass-Fiber Catalysts discusses the synthesis of advanced glass-fiber catalysts for various emerging applications, investigation of their properties, and development of the engineering basis required for their wide practical application. This book describes how to create and use such...

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...