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Analytical Chemistry from Laboratory to Process Line

Gennady E. Zaikov, A. K. Haghi
June 18, 2018

This book highlights many of the latest developments and trends in engineering chemistry research and describes the respective tools to characterize and predict properties and behavior of materials. The book provides original, theoretical, and important experimental results which use...

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 used in structural engineering, which commonly involve discontinuities and irregularities. The authors cover the tests, data reduction schemes and numerical methods devised for...

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...

Fibrous Polymeric Composites: Environmental Degradation and Damage

Bankim Chandra Ray, Rajesh Kumar Prusty, Dinesh Kumar Rathore
May 24, 2018

In the realm of fibre reinforced polymer (FRP) composite materials, the role of fibre/polymer interface/interphase in the overall properties of composite is widely acknowledged. The book will provide critical information regarding the in-service environmental damage and degradation studies of...

Organic Lasers: Fundamentals, Developments, and Applications

Marco Anni, Sandro Lattante
May 16, 2018

In the past 30 years, organic conjugated molecules have received a lot of attention in research because of their unique combination of active properties typical of semiconductors and the technological appeal typical of plastic materials. Among the different applications proposed for organic...

Manufacturing: Mathematical Models, Problems, and Solutions

Zainul Huda
May 16, 2018

This book is written for readers who are either practicing engineers in industry or engineering-degree students taking a course in manufacturing technology. The book is divided into three parts which includes problems and solutions in basic manufacturing processes, problems and solutions in...

Biomaterials: A Basic Introduction

Qizhi Chen, George Thouas
May 15, 2018

Explores Biomedical Science from a Unique Perspective Biomaterials: A Basic Introduction is a definitive resource for students entering biomedical or bioengineering disciplines. This text offers a detailed exploration of engineering and materials science, and examines the boundary and relationship...

Modern Ceramic Engineering: Properties, Processing, and Use in Design, Fourth Edition

David W. Richerson, William E. Lee
May 10, 2018

Since the publication of its Third Edition, there have been many notable advances in ceramic engineering. Modern Ceramic Engineering, Fourth Edition serves as an authoritative text and reference for both professionals and students seeking to understand key concepts of ceramics engineering by...

Cement Production Technology: Principles and Practice

Anjan Kumar Chatterjee
May 08, 2018

This multidisciplinary title on cement production technology covers the entire process spectrum of cement production, starting from extraction and winning of natural raw materials to the finished products including the environmental impacts and research trends....

Shape Memory Materials

Arun D I, Chakravarthy P, Arockia Kumar R, Santhosh B
May 08, 2018

This work addresses the basic principles, synthesis / fabrication and applications of smart materials, specifically shape memory materials. Based on origin, the mechanisms of transformations vary in different shape memory materials and are discussed in different chapters under titles of shape...

Innovations in Engineered Porous Materials for Energy Generation and Storage Applications

Ranjusha Rajagopalan, Avinash Balakrishnan
May 04, 2018

Making innovative products for energy generation that decrease carbon footprints are the need of the hour. This book describes innovations in porous materials for energy generation and storage applications that can have applications in developed as well as developing countries. It provides a...

Regenerative Engineering: Advanced Materials Science Principles

Yusuf Khan, Cato T. Laurencin
May 01, 2018

This book focuses on both advances in materials science and in scaffold development techniques, paying close attention to state-of-the-art research. Each chapter will delve into specific materials categories (e.g. composite materials, bioactive ceramics, etc.) and how these materials are...