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Unified Theory of Reinforced Concrete

1st Edition

Thomas T.C. Hsu
December 10, 1992

Reinforced concrete structures are subjected to a complex variety of stresses and strains. The four basic actions are bending, axial load, shear, and torsion. Presently, there is no single comprehensive theory for reinforced concrete structural behavior that addresses all of these basic actions and...

Nondestructive Characterization of Composite Media

1st Edition

Robert A. Kline
August 26, 1992

A guide to NDE of composite materials by acoustic wave propagation, including advanced ultrasound methods, for detailed identification and measurement of defects, and characterization of microstructure and properties. "The major objective is to present the basic concepts of wave propagation in...

Estimating and Costing for the Metal Manufacturing Industries

1st Edition

Robert Creese, M. Adithan
August 25, 1992

This practical reference/text provides a thorough overview of cost estimating as applied to various manufacturing industries, with special emphasis on metal manufacturing concerns. It presents examples and study problems illustrating potential applications and the techniques involved in estimating...

Materials Modelling: From Theory to Technology

1st Edition

July 01, 1992

In Materials Modelling: From Theory to Technology, a distinguished collection of authors has been assembled to celebrate the 60th birthday of Dr. R. Bullough, FRS and honor his contribution to the subject over the past 40 years.The volume explores subjects that have implications in a wide range of...

Shock Wave and High-Strain-Rate Phenomena in Materials

1st Edition

May 12, 1992

These proceedings of EXPLOMET 90, the International Conference on the Materials Effects of Shock-Wave and High-Strain-Rate Phenomena, held August 1990, in La Jolla, California, represent a global and up-to-date appraisal of this field. Contributions (more than 100) deal with high-strain-rate deforma...

Primer on Composite Materials Analysis (revised)

2nd Edition

John C. Halpin
April 15, 1992

A widely used intermediate short text by a composite materials pioneer. Both the quantitative and qualitative aspects of analysis are explained. The presentation is concise and tightly organized....

Advances in Combustion Toxicology, Volume III

1st Edition

Gordon E. Hartzell
March 18, 1992


Szycher's Dictionary of Biomaterials and Medical Devices

1st Edition

Michael Szycher
February 23, 1992

This dictionary contains thousands of definitions from various related disciplines and minimizes the need for several dictionaries. The book defines everything from AAMI (Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation) to zymogen (proenzyme). The editor, an internationally recognized...

Extractive Metallurgy of Molybdenum

1st Edition

C. K. Gupta
January 13, 1992

Extractive Metallurgy of Molybdenum provides an up-to-date, comprehensive account of the extraction and process metallurgy fields of molybdenum. The book covers the history of metallurgy of molybdenum from its beginnings to the present day. Topics discussed include molybdenum properties and...

Artifice and Artefacts: 100 Essays in Materials Science

1st Edition

R.W Cahn
January 01, 1992

For more than a quarter of a century Robert Cahn has been writing articles for Nature and other esteemed journals. Written in the author's distinctive style, Artifice and Artefacts: 100 Essays in Materials Science presents a compilation of 100 articles and reviews chosen to represent a broad range...

High Temperature Superconductivity

1st Edition

D.P Tunstall, D.W Barford
January 01, 1992

High Temperature Superconductivity provides a broad survey of high temperature superconductivity, discussing the adaptations of experimental and theoretical techniques and methods that take advantage of the revolutionary properties of high temperature superconductors. Distinguished engineers,...