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Sheet Metal Forming Optimization: Bioinspired Approaches

Ganesh M. Kakandikar, Vilas M. Nandedkar
October 11, 2017

Automotive and aerospace components, utensils, and many other products are manufactured by a forming/drawing process on press machines of very thin sheet metal, 0.8 to 1.2 mm. It is imperative to study the effect of all involved parameters on output of this type of manufacturing process. This book...

Processing of Polymer Matrix Composites

P.K. Mallick
October 04, 2017

Polymer matrix composites are finding increasing number of applications due to their high weight-saving potential as well as unique characteristics, such as high strength-to-density ratio, fatigue resistance, high damping factor, and freedom from corrosion. While many textbooks are available on the...

Handbook of Induction Heating, Second Edition

Valery Rudnev, Don Loveless, Raymond L. Cook
September 19, 2017

The second edition of the Handbook of Induction Heating reflects the number of substantial advances that have taken place over the last decade in theory, computer modeling, semi-conductor power supplies, and process technology of induction heating and induction heat treating. This edition continues...

Primary and Secondary Manufacturing of Polymer Matrix Composites

Kishore Debnath, Inderdeep Singh
September 18, 2017

This book offers an insight into the primary and secondary manufacturing of different class of polymer matrix composites (PMCs). The major focus is on the fabrication of a variety of PMCs with substantial coverage of various processing techniques and related advantages and limitations. The book...

Energetic Materials: Advanced Processing Technologies for Next-Generation Materials

Mark J. Mezger, Kay J. Tindle, Michelle Pantoya, Lori J. Groven, Dilhan Kalyon
September 08, 2017

This book will take an in-depth look at the technologies, processes, and capabilities to develop and produce "next generation" energetic materials for both commercial and defense applications, including military, mining operations, oil production and well perforation, and construction demolition....

Diamond Turn Machining: Theory and Practice

R. Balasubramaniam, RamaGopal V. Sarepaka, Sathyan Subbiah
August 22, 2017

The goal of this book is to familiarize professionals, researchers, and students with the basics of the Diamond Turn Machining Technology and the various issues involved. The book provides a comprehensive knowledge about various aspects of the technology including the background, components of the...

3D Printing: Technology, Applications, and Selection

Rafiq Noorani
August 21, 2017

3D Printing is a faster, more cost-effective method for building prototypes from three-dimensional computer-aided design (CAD) drawings. 3D Printing provides a fundamental overview of the general product design and manufacturing process and presents the technology and application for designing and...

Friction Stir Welding: Dissimilar Aluminium Alloys

Noor Zaman Khan, Arshad Noor Siddiquee, Zahid Akhtar Khan
August 01, 2017

The evolution of mechanical properties and its characterization is important to the weld quality whose further analysis requires  mechanical property and microstructure correlation. Present book addresses the basic understanding of the Friction Stir Welding (FSW) process that includes effect...

Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice

Utpal K. Ghosh
July 26, 2017

Design of Welded Steel Structures: Principles and Practice provides a solid foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for the design of welded steel structures. The book begins by explaining the basics of arc welding, describing the salient features of modern arc welding processes...

Membrane Fabrication

Nidal Hilal, Ahmad Fauzi Ismail, Chris Wright
July 01, 2017

Membranes play a crucial role in ensuring the optimum use and recovery of materials in manufacturing. In the process industries, they are required for efficient production and minimization of environmental impact. They are also essential for the efficient production of clean water, a significant...

Waste Production and Utilization in the Metal Extraction Industry

Sehliselo Ndlovu, Geoffrey S. Simate, Elias Matinde
June 12, 2017

Increasingly stringent environmental regulations and industry adoption of waste minimization guidelines have thus, stimulated the need for the development of recycling and reuse options for metal related waste. This book, therefore, gives an overview of the waste generation, recycle and reuse along...

Ceramic Processing, Second Edition

Mohamed N. Rahaman
June 07, 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...