Materials Science

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Contact Dynamics: Method of Differential Specific Forces

1st Edition

Nikolay Goloshchapov
February 13, 2019

This volume describes the application of the method of the differential specific forces (MDSF). By using this new method, the solutions to the problems of a dissipative viscoelastic and elastic-plastic contacts between curvilinear surfaces of two solid bodies can be found. The novelty is that the...

Statistical Methods for Materials Science: The Data Science of Microstructure Characterization

1st Edition

Jeffrey P. Simmons, Lawrence F. Drummy, Charles A. Bouman, Marc De Graef
February 06, 2019

Data analytics has become an integral part of materials science. This book provides the practical tools and fundamentals needed for researchers in materials science to understand how to analyze large datasets using statistical methods, especially inverse methods applied to microstructure...

Superalloys: Analysis and Control of Failure Process

1st Edition

Nataliya V. Kazantseva, Natalia N. Stepanova, Mikhail B. Rigmant
January 16, 2019

Superalloys form a class of the structural materials for high-temperature applications. Nickel superalloys are extensively used in the high-temperature components of gas turbines due to their excellent creep, fatigue, and corrosion resistance at elevated temperatures. These materials are considered...

Mechanics of Elastic Waves and Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation

1st Edition

Tribikram Kundu
January 02, 2019

Summary:This book presents necessary background knowledge on mechanics to understand and analyze elastic wave propagation in solids and fluids.  This knowledge is necessary for elastic wave propagation modeling and for interpreting experimental data generated during ultrasonic nondestructive...

Structure- and Adatom-Enriched Essential Properties of Graphene Nanoribbons

1st Edition

Shih-Yang Lin, Ngoc Thanh Thuy Tran, Sheng-Lin Chang, Wu-Pei Su, Ming-Fa Lin
December 07, 2018

Structure- and Adatom-Enriched Essential Properties of Graphene Nanoribbons offers a systematic review of the feature-rich essential properties in emergent graphene nanoribbons, covering mainstream theoretical and experimental research. It includes a wide range of 1D systems; namely, armchair and...

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...

Materials Behavior: Research Methodology and Mathematical Models

1st Edition

Mihai Ciocoiu
June 18, 2018

The development of advanced materials has become extremely important in the last decade, being widely used in academic and industrial research. This book examines the potential of advanced materials as well as nanotechnology to improve fiber science from fibril to fabric mode, to create better...

Fibrous Polymeric Composites: Environmental Degradation and Damage

1st Edition

Bankim Chandra Ray, Rajesh Kumar Prusty, Dinesh Kumar Rathore
May 24, 2018

This book emphasizes the scientific origin of deformation and damage of FRP composites under various environmental effects and analyses present understanding on degradation mechanisms, role of interfaces and addition of nanofillers Discusses micro-characterization of composites and interfaces,...

Analytical Methods for Polymer Characterization

1st Edition

Rui Yang
January 10, 2018

Analytical Methods for Polymer Characterization presents a collection of methods for polymer analysis. Topics include chromatographic methods (gas chromatography, inverse gas chromatography, and pyrolysis gas chromatography), mass spectrometry, spectroscopic methods (ultraviolet-visible...

Handbook of X-ray Imaging: Physics and Technology

1st Edition

Paolo Russo
January 05, 2018

Containing chapter contributions from over 130 experts, this unique publication is the first handbook dedicated to the physics and technology of X-ray imaging, offering extensive coverage of the field. This highly comprehensive work is edited by one of the world’s leading experts in X-ray imaging ...

Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Properties, Characterization Techniques, and Applications

1st Edition

Rajendra Kumar Goyal
October 23, 2017

The main aims of this book are to summarize the fundamentals, synthesis methods, properties and applications of nanomaterials, so as to provide readers with a systematic knowledge on nanomaterials. In addition, the book covers most commonly used characterization tools pertaining to nanomaterials....

Advanced Textile Testing Techniques

1st Edition

Sheraz Ahmad, Abher Rasheed, Ali Afzal, Faheem Ahmad
August 03, 2017

Textile testing is an important field of textile sciences involving experimental evaluation of conventional as well as technical textile products. This book aims to provide technical details, required protocols and procedures for conducting any specific evaluation test along with key parameters....