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Phenomenological Creep Models of Composites and Nanomaterials: Deterministic and Probabilistic Approach

1st Edition

Leo Razdolsky
January 16, 2019

The use of new engineering materials in the aerospace and space industry is usually governed by the need for enhancing the bearing capacity of structural elements and systems, improving the performance of specific applications, reducing structural weight and improving its cost-effectiveness....

Chemistry of Pyrotechnics: Basic Principles and Theory, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Chris Mocella, John A. Conkling
January 07, 2019

This book provides chemists with technical insight on pyrotechnics and explosives. It emphasizes basic chemical principles and practical, hands-on knowledge in the preparation of energetic materials. It examines the interactions between and adaptations of pyrotechnics to changing technology in...

Advanced Bifunctional Electrochemical Catalysts for Metal-Air Batteries

1st Edition

Yan-Jie Wang, Rusheng Yuan, Anna Ignaszak, David P. Wilkinson, Jiujun Zhang
January 04, 2019

Metal-air batteries (MABs) have attracted attention because of their high specific energy, low cost, and safety features. This book discusses science and technology including material selection, synthesis, characterization, and their applications in MABs. It comprehensively describes various...

Encyclopedia of Polymer Applications, 3 Volume Set

1st Edition

Munmaya Mishra
January 02, 2019

Undoubtedly the applications of polymers are rapidly evolving. Technology is continually changing and quickly advancing as polymers are needed to solve a variety of day-to-day challenges leading to improvements in quality of life. The Encyclopedia of Polymer Applications presents state-of-the-art...

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...

Strength, Cuttability, and Workability of Coal

1st Edition

Nuh Bilgin, Hanifi Copur, Cemal Balci, Deniz Tumac
January 02, 2019

World coal production will increase up to 2040 and world energy consumption will be very much dependent on coal. For a better planning of coal mining operations, it is essential to know the strength, cuttability and workability of coal, which are interrelated. The main objective of the book is to...

Nanostructures in Photovoltaics

1st Edition

Ryne P. Raffaelle, Nicholas Ekins-Daukes
December 30, 2018

Starting from the basic principles of low-dimensional semiconductors, this book develops both the theoretical aspiration and the practical reality of nanostructured photovoltaic devices. Starting from bulk semiconductors, the relative merits of quantum well, nanowire and quantum dot materials as...

Infrared and Terahertz Detectors, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Antoni Rogalski
December 26, 2018

This new edition of Infrared and Terahertz Detectors provides a comprehensive overview of infrared and terahertz detector technology, from fundamental science to materials and fabrication techniques. It contains a complete overhaul of the contents including several new chapters and a new section on...

Biopolymers and Biomaterials

1st Edition

Aneesa Padinjakkara, Aparna Thankappan, Fernando Gomes Souza, Jr., Sabu Thomas
December 18, 2018

Biopolymers are attracting immense attention of late because of their diverse applications that can address growing environmental concerns and energy demands. The development of various biomaterials creates significant advancements in the medical field as well, and many biopolymers are used for the...

Functional Materials: Advances and Applications in Energy Storage and Conversion

1st Edition

Toshio Naito
December 18, 2018

The world is currently facing the urgent and demanding challenges of saving and utilizing energy as efficiently as possible. Materials science, where chemistry meets physics, has garnered a great deal of attention because of its versatile techniques for designing and producing new, desired...

Ethics in Science: Ethical Misconduct in Scientific Research, Second Edition

2nd Edition

John G D'Angelo
December 14, 2018

Providing the tools necessary for a robust debate, this fully revised and updated second edition of Ethics in Science: Ethical Misconduct in Scientific Research explains various forms of scientific misconduct. The first part describes a variety of ethical violations, why they occur, how they are...

Acousto-Optical Laser Systems for the Formation of Television Images

1st Edition

Yu V. Gulyaev, M. A. Kazaryan, M. Mokrushnin, O.V. Shatkin
December 14, 2018

The book addresses various approaches to television projection imaging on large screens using lasers. Results of theoretical and experimental studies of an acousto-optic projection system operating on the principle of projecting an image of an entire amplitude-modulated television line in a single...

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