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Introduction to the Thermodynamics of Materials

6th Edition

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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: 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,...

Engineering Columnar Crystals: A Novel Deposition Approach

1st Edition

Ho-Kei Chan
December 31, 2018

Dense packings of identical hard spheres inside a cylindrical tube mimic the periodic structures of a variety of columnar systems such as nanotube-confined fullerenes and colloidal crystal wires. A rich variety of corresponding densest possible structures, many of which are helical (including the...

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...

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 “...

Conserving Cultural Heritage: Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage (TechnoHeritage 2017), May 21-24, 2017, Cadiz, Spain

1st Edition

María Jesús Mosquera, M.L. Almoraima Gil
September 25, 2018

The third International congress of Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage, TechnoHeritage 2017, was held in Cadiz, from 21 to 24 May 2017, under the umbrella of the TechnoHeritage network. TechnoHeritage is an initiative funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and...

Modern Physical Chemistry: Engineering Models, Materials, and Methods with Applications

1st Edition

Reza K. Haghi, Emili Besalu, Maciej Jaroszewski, Sabu Thomas, Praveen K.M.
September 24, 2018

This volume brings together innovative research, new concepts, and novel developments in the application of new tools for chemical engineers. It presents significant research, reporting on new methodologies and important applications in the field of chemical engineering. Highlighting theoretical...

Polarons and Bipolarons: An Introduction

1st Edition

Ashok Chatterjee, Soma Mukhopadhyay
September 20, 2018

This book provides a comprehensive review of the subject of polaron and a thorough account of the sophisticated theories of the polaron. It explains the concept of the polaron physics in as simple a manner as possible and presents the theoretical techniques and mathematical derivations in great...

Smart Materials: Integrated Design, Engineering Approaches, and Potential Applications

1st Edition

Anca Filimon
August 13, 2018

Polymer-based smart materials have become attractive in recent years due to the fact that polymers are flexible and provide many advantages compared to inorganic smart materials: they are low cost, they are easy to process, and they exhibit good performance at nano- and microscale levels. This...

Physical Properties of Materials For Engineers: Volume 1

1st Edition

Daniel D. Pollock
August 02, 2018

Practicing engineers will find this text helpful in getting up to date. Readers with some familiarity with this field will be able to follow the presentations with ease. Engineering students and those taking physics courses will find this book to be a useful source of examples of applications of...

Statistical Mechanics for Chemistry and Materials Science

1st Edition

Biman Bagchi
July 17, 2018

This book covers the broad subject of equilibrium statistical mechanics along with many advanced and modern topics such as nucleation, spinodal decomposition, inherent structures of liquids and liquid crystals. Unlike other books on the market, this comprehensive text not only deals with the...

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