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Scientific Misconduct Training Workbook

1st Edition

John Gaetano D'Angelo
August 15, 2019

The field of ethics in science aims to improve the way the audience perceives science, and this unique workbook discusses the areas of ethics and scientific misconduct. It provides assessments and exercises for learners to work through in groups or alone. Completion of the workbook but especially...

Fundamentals of Soft Matter Science

2nd Edition

Linda S. Hirst
August 06, 2019

This revised edition continues to provide the most approachable introduction to the structure, characteristics, and everyday applications of soft matter. It begins with a substantially revised overview of the underlying physics and chemistry common to soft materials. Subsequent chapters...

Optics for Materials Scientists

1st Edition

Myeongkyu Lee
July 17, 2019

This new volume will 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 intersection of various...

Handbook of Materials Science: Nonmetallic Materials & Applications

1st Edition

Charles T. Lynch
July 12, 2019

Published in 1974: The CRC Handbook of Materials Science provides a current and readily accessible guide to the physical properties of solid state and structural materials....

Constitutive Models for Rubber XI: Proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubber (ECCMR 2019), June 25-27, 2019, Nantes, France

1st Edition

Bertrand Huneau, Jean-Benoît Le Cam, Yann Marco, Erwan Verron
June 18, 2019

Constitutive Models for Rubber XI is a comprehensive compilation of both the oral and poster contributions to the European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubber. This 11th edition, held in Nantes (France) 25-27th June 2019, is the occasion to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the ECCMR...

Deformation and Evolution of Life in Crystalline Materials: An Integrated Creep-Fatigue Theory

1st Edition

Xijia Wu
April 15, 2019

This book walks you through the fundamental deformation and damage mechanisms. It lends the reader the key to open the doors into the maze of deformation/fracture phenomena under various loading conditions. Furthermore it provides the solution method to material engineering design and...

Revival: Viscoelastic Solids (1998)

1st Edition

Roderic S. Lakes
January 29, 2019

Viscoelastic Solids covers the mathematical theory of viscoelasticity and physical insights, causal mechanisms, and practical applications. Viscoelastic Solids also demonstrates the use of viscoelasticity for diverse applications, such as earplugs, gaskets, computer disks, satellite stability,...

Ethics in Science: Ethical Misconduct in Scientific Research, Second Edition

2nd Edition

John G D'Angelo
December 14, 2018

Providing the tools necessary for a robust debate, this fully revised and updated second edition of Ethics in Science: Ethical Misconduct in Scientific Research explains various forms of scientific misconduct. The first part describes a variety of ethical violations, why they occur, how they are...

Microscopy Applied to Materials Sciences and Life Sciences

1st Edition

Ajay Vasudeo Rane, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal
November 30, 2018

This new volume, Microscopy Applied to Materials Sciences and Life Sciences. focuses on recent theoretical and practical advances in polymers and their blends, composites, and nanocompos¬ites related to their microscopic characterization. It highlights recent accomplishments and trends in the field...

DNA Liquid-Crystalline Dispersions and Nanoconstructions

1st Edition

Yuri M. Yevdokimov, V.I. Salyanov, S.V. Semenov, S.G. Skuridin
November 21, 2018

The discovery of the spatial structure of the double-stranded DNA molecule is one of the greatest achievements of science. It would not be an exaggeration to say that the DNA double helix is a distinguished symbol of modern biology. Divided into three parts, DNA Liquid-Crystalline Dispersions and...

Nanomaterials in Architecture and Art Conservation

1st Edition

Gerald Ziegenbalg, Miloš Drdácký, Claudia Dietze, Dirk Schuch
November 14, 2018

The conservation and protection of buildings that constitute our cultural heritage are complex tasks calling for a comprehensive knowledge of the historical background of the buildings, as well as the construction technologies and materials used. Nanomaterials in Architecture and Art Conservation...

Innovation-Based Development of the Mineral Resources Sector: Challenges and Prospects: Proceedings of the 11th Russian-German Raw Materials Conference, November 7-8, 2018, Potsdam, Germany

1st Edition

Vladimir Litvinenko
October 16, 2018

Innovation-Based Development of the Mineral Resources Sector: Challenges and Prospects contains the contributions presented at the XI Russian-German Raw Materials Conference (Potsdam, Germany, 7-8 November 2018). The Russian-German Raw Materials Conference is held within the framework of the “...