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Polymeric Biomaterials: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Applications, Volume 2

1st Edition

Severian Dumitriu, Valentin Popa
October 07, 2019

Biomaterials have had a major impact on the practice of contemporary medicine and patient care. Growing into a major interdisciplinary effort involving chemists, biologists, engineers, and physicians, biomaterials development has enabled the creation of high-quality devices, implants, and drug...

Introductory Solid State Physics with MATLAB Applications

1st Edition

Javier E. Hasbun, Trinanjan Datta
October 02, 2019

Solid state physics, the study and prediction of the fundamental physical properties of materials, forms the backbone of modern materials science and has many technological applications. The unique feature of this text is the MATLAB®-based computational approach with several numerical techniques...

Nanocomposite Sorbents for Multiple Applications

1st Edition

Yu I. Aristov
September 30, 2019

Looking back at the past few years, it is safe to say that the interest in developing novel materials is booming, and this process has resulted in a reliable base for the technological progress of society. This book presents the concept of the nanotailoring of sorption properties and introduces a...

Applications of Encapsulation and Controlled Release

2nd Edition

Munmaya K. Mishra
September 30, 2019

The field of encapsulation, especially microencapsulation, is a rapidly growing area of research and product development. Applications of Encapsulation and Controlled Release offers a broad perspective on a variety of applications and processes, including, up-to-date research, figures, tables,...

Additive Manufacturing: Fundamentals and Advancements

1st Edition

Manu Srivastava, Sandeep Rathee, Sachin Maheshwari, TK Kundra
September 30, 2019

There is a growing need for manufacturing optimization all over the world. The immense market of Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies dictates a need for a book that will provide knowledge of the various aspects of AM for anyone interested in learning about this fast-growing topic. This book...

Protective Armor Engineering Design

1st Edition

Magdi El Messiry
September 23, 2019

There is increasing interest in the area of protective vests, either for protection against bullets or protection from the most realistic threats within domestic frontline operations: edged weapon, knives, and medical needles. This volume addresses that need. This new book provides an in-depth...

Phosphorene: Physical Properties, Synthesis, and Fabrication

1st Edition

Yongqing Cai, Gang Zhang, Yong-Wei Zhang
September 20, 2019

This book is the first attempt to systematically present the knowledge and research progress of phosphorene, another elemental 2D material that can be exfoliated by mechanical or liquid methods as the intensively studied graphene. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the synthesis, growth,...

Metallic Glass-Based Nanocomposites: Molecular Dynamics Study of Properties

1st Edition

Sumit Sharma
September 20, 2019

Metallic Glass-Based Nanocomposites: Molecular Dynamics Study of Properties provides readers with an overview of the most commonly used tools for MD simulation of metallic glass composites and provides all the basic steps necessary for simulating any material on Materials Studio. After reading this...

Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Sam Zhang
September 18, 2019

Written in a versatile, contemporary style that will benefit both novice and expert alike, Biological and Biomedical Coatings Handbook, Two-Volume Set explores the state of the art in the development and implementation of advanced thin films and coatings in the biological field. The set covers...

Autofrettage Processes: Technology and Modelling

1st Edition

Uday S Dixit, Seikh Mustafa Kamal, Rajkumar Shufen
September 18, 2019

Autofrettage Processes: Technology and Modeling deals with the technology and modeling of autofrettage processes, explaining the subject in a lucid manner. It highlights how the theory of plasticity and finite element modeling are applied in the modeling of autofrettage processes. Aimed at senior...

Statistical Mechanics of Liquids and Solutions: Intermolecular Forces, Structure and Surface Interactions Volume I

1st Edition

Roland Kjellander
September 17, 2019

The statistical mechanical theory of liquids and solutions is a fundamental area of physical sciences with important implications in other fields of science and for many industrial applications. This book introduces equilibrium statistical mechanics in general, and statistical mechanics of liquids...

Advances in Photonic Crystals and Devices

1st Edition

Narendra Kumar, Bhuvneshwer Suthar
September 16, 2019

In recent decades, there has been a phenomenal growth in the field of photonic crystal research and has emerged as an interdisciplinary area. Photonic crystals are usually nanostructured electromagnetic media consisting of periodic variation of dielectric constant, which prohibit certain...