Materials Science

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Wood Fracture Characterization

Marcelo F. S. F. de Moura, Nuno Dourado
June 15, 2018

Wood Fracture Characterization provides a guide to the application of modern fracture mechanics concepts to wood materials. The authors cover tests, data reduction schemes and numerical methods for wood structural applications, based on cohesive zone analysis. Five detailed Case Studies are...

Braided Structures and Composites: Production, Properties, Mechanics, and Technical Applications

Sohel Rana, Raul Fangueiro
June 08, 2018

Braiding is a very old textile manufacturing technology that traditionally has been used to produce items like ropes, shoe laces, and cables. Recently, braiding has gained attention in the medical, aerospace, transportation, and civil engineering communities, among others, due to its ability to...

Understanding Nanomaterials, Second Edition

Malkiat S. Johal, Lewis E. Johnson
April 18, 2018

Praise for the first edition"clear and informative” ―Chemistry World The authors provide the perfect training tool for the workforce in nanotech development by presenting the fundamental principles that govern the fabrication, characterization, and application of nanomaterials. This edition...

Introduction to the Micromechanics of Composite Materials

Huiming Yin, Yingtao Zhao
January 22, 2018

Presents Concepts That Can Be Used in Design, Processing, Testing, and Control of Composite Materials Introduction to the Micromechanics of Composite Materials weaves together the basic concepts, mathematical fundamentals, and formulations of micromechanics into a systemic approach for...

Creep and Long-Term Strength of Metals

A. M. Lokoshchenko
December 20, 2017

Creep and Creep Rupture of Metals is devoted to the fundamental description of the phenomenon of creep which occurs widely in high-temperature deformation of metals. Special attention is paid to the analysis of long-term strength, which characterizes the stress at which the metal does not fail...

Nanomaterials Handbook, Second Edition

Yury Gogotsi
August 22, 2017

Since publication of the first edition over a decade ago, the field of nanomaterials has grown substantially and has seen many novel developments, such as the discovery of new 2D materials, advancement of photonic crystals, graphene, inorganic nanotubes, and broad utilization of nanoparticles in...

Thermal and Time Stability of Amorphous Alloys

A. M. Glezer, A. I. Potekaev, A. O. Cheretaeva
August 14, 2017

This reference is dedicated to the problem of time-temperature stability of amorphous (non-crystalline) metal alloys with strongly nonequilibrium structure and unique physical and mechanical properties that are obtained by quenching from the melt at a rate that exceeds one millions of degrees c.o.s...

Plastic Deformation of Nanostructured Materials

A.M. Glezer, E.V. Kozlov, N.A. Koneva, N. A. Popova, I. A. Kurzina
August 10, 2017

Plastic Deformation of Nanostructured Materials offers comprehensive analysis on the most important data and results in the field of materials strength and mechanics. This reference systematically examines the special features of the mechanical behavior and corresponding structural mechanisms of...

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...

Applied Engineering Failure Analysis: Theory and Practice

Hock-Chye Qua, Ching-Seong Tan, Kok-Cheong Wong, Jee-Hou Ho, Xin Wang, Eng-Hwa Yap, Jong-Boon Ooi, Yee-Shiuan Wong
July 26, 2017

Applied Engineering Failure Analysis: Theory and Practice provides a point of reference for engineering failure analysis (EFA) cases, presenting a compilation of case studies covering a 35-year period, from the 1970s to 2012. This period spans the era from the time when slide rules were used...

Microplasma Sprayed Hydroxyapatite Coatings

Arjun Dey, Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay
July 26, 2017

There has been enormous growth in the use of medical implants. However, in the case of hip replacement, loosening of metallic prosthesis fixed with polymethylmethylacrylate bone cement has resulted in painstaking revision surgery, which is a major problem for the patient, surgeon, and biomedical...

Numerical Simulation of Heat Exchangers: Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer Volume V

W. J. Minkowycz, E. M. Sparrow, J.P Abraham, J. M. Gorman
April 17, 2017

This book deals with certain aspects of material science, particularly with the release of thermal energy associated with bond breaking. It clearly establishes the connection between heat transfer rates and product quality. The editors then sharply draw the thermal distinctions between the various...