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Introduction to the Thermodynamics of Materials, Sixth 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...

An Introduction to Quantum Fluids

Phuong Mai Dinh, Jesus Navarro, Eric Suraud
September 22, 2017

What do atomic nuclei, neutron stars, a domestic power supply, and the stunning colors of stained glass in cathedrals all have in common? The answer lies in the unifying concept of quantum fluids, which allows us to understand the behavior and properties of these different systems in simple terms....

Composite Structures: Design, Mechanics, Analysis, Manufacturing, and Testing

Manoj Kumar Buragohain
August 24, 2017

The primary objective of this book is to bridge this gap by presenting the concepts in composites in an integrated and balanced manner and expose the reader to the total gamut of activities involved in composite product development. It includes the complete know-how for development of a composite...

Introduction to the Thermodynamics of Materials, Sixth Edition

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...

Constitutive Models for Rubber X: Proceedings of the European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubbers X (Munich, Germany, 28-31 August 2017)

Alexander Lion, Michael Johlitz
August 01, 2017

In order to develop innovative products, to reduce development costs and the number of prototypes and to accelerate development processes, numerical simulations become more and more attractive. As such, numerical simulations are instrumental in understanding complicated material properties like...

Molecular Materials: Preparation, Characterization, and Applications

Sanjay Malhotra, B. L. V. Prasad, Jordi Fraxedas
April 26, 2017

The field of molecular materials research looks at the preparation and characterization of potentially useful materials with enhanced physical, chemical, and biomedical properties. Molecular Materials: Preparation, Characterization, and Applications discusses the cutting-edge interdisciplinary...

Bio-based Wood Adhesives: Preparation, Characterization, and Testing

Zhongqi He
February 14, 2017

Adhesive bonding plays an increasing role in the forest product industry and is a key factor for efficiently utilizing timber and other lignocellulosic resources. As synthetic wood adhesives are mostly derived from depleting petrochemical resources and have caused increasing environmental concern,...

Kinetic Theory of Nucleation

Eli Ruckenstein, Gersh Berim
June 22, 2016

Explore a Kinetic Approach to the Description of Nucleation – An Alternative to the Classical Nucleation Theory Kinetic Theory of Nucleation presents an alternative to the classical theory of nucleation in gases and liquids—the kinetic nucleation theory of Ruckenstein–Narsimhan–Nowakowski (RNNT)....

Chemical and Structure Modification of Polymers

Kajetan Pyrzynski, Grzegorz Nyszko, Gennady E. Zaikov
October 26, 2015

This timely volume provides an overview of polymer characterization test methods and presents experimental research in polymers using modern methods. Each chapter describes the principle of the respective method, as well as the detailed procedures of experiments with examples of actual applications...

An Introduction to High-Pressure Science and Technology

Jose Manuel Recio, Jose Manuel Menendez, Alberto Otero de la Roza
October 22, 2015

An Introduction to High-Pressure Science and Technology provides you with an understanding of the connections between the different areas involved in the multidisciplinary science of high pressure. The book reflects the deep interdisciplinary nature of the field and its close relationship with...

Mechanical and Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Modified Materials: Performance Evaluation and Selection

Seghir Maamir, A. K. Haghi
September 04, 2015

Understanding chemical and solid materials and their properties and behavior is fundamental to chemical and engineering design. With some of the world’s leading experts describing their most recent research, this book describes the procedures for material selection and design to ensure that the...

Bioinspired Photonics: Optical Structures and Systems Inspired by Nature

Viktoria Greanya
June 08, 2015

Harness the Wonders of the Natural World As our in-depth knowledge of biological systems increases, the number of devices and applications built from these principles is rapidly growing. Bioinspired Photonics: Optical Structures and Systems Inspired by Nature provides an interdisciplinary...

Bainite in Steels: Theory and Practice, Third Edition

H.K.D.H. Bhadeshia
March 06, 2015

This is the third edition of the book, much expanded to include and incorporate important developments in the subject over the last fifteen years. The book represents a comprehensive treatise on all aspects of the bainite transformation, from the choreography of atoms during the phase change to...

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