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Polymer and Ceramic Composite Materials: Emergent Properties and Applications

1st Edition

Noureddine Ramdani
February 06, 2019

This book summarizes recent advances in the fabrication methods, properties, and applications of various ceramic-filled polymer matrix composites. Surface-modification methods and chemical functionalization of the ceramic fillers are explored in detail, and the outstanding thermal and mechanical...

Handbook of Humidity Measurement, Volume 2: Electronic and Electrical Humidity Sensors

1st Edition

Ghenadii Korotcenkov
February 05, 2019

The second volume of Handbook of Humidity Measurement "Electronic and Electrical Humidity Sensors" is entirely devoted to the consideration of different types of solid-state devices which can be used for humidity measurement. There is given a detailed information, including advantages and...

Mathematics and Physics for Nanotechnology: Technical Tools and Modelling

1st Edition

Paolo Di Sia
February 04, 2019

Nanobiotechnology is a new interdisciplinary science with revolutionary perspectives arising from the fact that at nanosize the behaviour and characteristics of matter change with respect to ordinary macroscopic dimensions. Nanotechnology is a new way for producing and getting materials, structures...

Relaxation in Physical and Mechanical Behavior of Polymers

1st Edition

Maxim Arzhakov
February 01, 2019

Explores the nature of relaxation phenomena in polymers on the basis of time-temperature equivalence. Its role in the physical and mechanical behavior of polymers materials and fundamentals of thermoplastics processing are discussed. Four appendixes detail thermo-mechanical methods to study...

Physico-Mathematical Theory of High Irreversible Strains in Metals

1st Edition

V.M. Greshnov
February 01, 2019

Presents a new physical and mathematical theory of irreversible deformations and ductile fracture of metals that acknowledges the continuous change in the structure of materials during deformation and the accumulation of deformation damage. Plastic deformation, viscous destruction, evolution of...

Revival: Viscoelastic Solids (1998)

1st Edition

Roderic S. Lakes
January 29, 2019

Viscoelastic Solids covers the mathematical theory of viscoelasticity and physical insights, causal mechanisms, and practical applications. Viscoelastic Solids also demonstrates the use of viscoelasticity for diverse applications, such as earplugs, gaskets, computer disks, satellite stability,...

Laser Precision Microprocessing of Materials

1st Edition

A. G. Grigor'yants, M. A. Kazaryan, N. A. Lyabin
January 25, 2019

This reference focuses on the current state of fundamental research and industrial achievements in the field of precision laser processing of a wide range of metal, semiconductor and dielectric materials. The possibilities of microprocessing by pulsed nanosecond laser radiation and copper vapor...

Superalloys: Analysis and Control of Failure Process

1st Edition

Nataliya V. Kazantseva, Natalia N. Stepanova, Mikhail B. Rigmant
January 16, 2019

Superalloys form a class of the structural materials for high-temperature applications. Nickel superalloys are extensively used in the high-temperature components of gas turbines due to their excellent creep, fatigue, and corrosion resistance at elevated temperatures. These materials are considered...

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...