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Corrosion Analysis

1st Edition

Michael Dornbusch
October 02, 2018

The book gives an overview about all relevant electrochemical and spectroscopic methods used in corrosion research. Besides the correct use and interpretation, the methods are correlated with industrial test methods for organic coatings and conversion layers....

Nanostructured Ceramics: Characterization and Analysis

1st Edition

Debasish Sarkar
October 02, 2018

This book discusses fundamentals of nanostructured ceramics involving functional, structural and high temperature materials. It provides both solved numerical problems and unsolved problems to enable the reader to envisage the correlation between synthesis process and properties in the perspective...

Biocomposites and Hybrid Biomaterials of Calcium Orthophosphates with Polymers

1st Edition

Sergey V. Dorozhkin
October 01, 2018

Mimicking the structure of calcified tissues and addressing the limitations of the individual materials, development of organic–inorganic hybrid biomaterials provides excellent possibilities for improving conventional bone implants.  Suitable biocomposites of ...

Gas Adsorption in Metal-Organic Frameworks: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

T. Grant Glover, Bin Mu
September 27, 2018

This text discusses the synthesis, characterization, and application of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) for the purpose of adsorbing gases. It provides details on the fundamentals of thermodynamics, mass transfer, and diffusion that are commonly required when evaluating MOF materials for gas...

Conserving Cultural Heritage: Proceedings of the 3rd International Congress on Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage (TechnoHeritage 2017), May 21-24, 2017, Cadiz, Spain

1st Edition

María Jesús Mosquera, M.L. Almoraima Gil
September 25, 2018

The third International congress of Science and Technology for the Conservation of Cultural Heritage, TechnoHeritage 2017, was held in Cadiz, from 21 to 24 May 2017, under the umbrella of the TechnoHeritage network. TechnoHeritage is an initiative funded by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and...

Designing with Natural Materials

1st Edition

Graham A. Ormondroyd, Angela F. Morris
September 24, 2018

In a world now forced to address the issues of sustainability, environmental impact, and the widespread pollution of land and oceans with manmade materials, alternative resources must be considered for the future of the planet. A vast array of natural materials is available throughout the world...

Nanoindentation of Natural Materials: Hierarchical and Functionally Graded Microstructures

1st Edition

Arjun Dey, Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay
September 24, 2018

Nanoindentation of Natural Materials: Hierarchical and Functionally Graded Microstructures provides a systematic introduction and review of state-of-the-art statistical hierarchical and functionally graded structures found in bone, teeth, hair, and scales, from a nanoindentation perspective,...

Nanotechnology-Driven Engineered Materials: New Insights

1st Edition

Sabu Thomas, Yves Grohens, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Oluwatobi Samuel Oluwafemi, Praveen K.M.
September 24, 2018

Nanostructured materials are emerging as a new class of materials that exhibit unique microstructures and enhanced mechanical performance. As an outcome of this, these materials have attracted considerable attention in scientific communities all over the world. There is continuous research to...

Modern Physical Chemistry: Engineering Models, Materials, and Methods with Applications

1st Edition

Reza K. Haghi, Emili Besalu, Maciej Jaroszewski, Sabu Thomas, Praveen K.M.
September 24, 2018

This volume brings together innovative research, new concepts, and novel developments in the application of new tools for chemical engineers. It presents significant research, reporting on new methodologies and important applications in the field of chemical engineering. Highlighting theoretical...

Handbook of Bionanocomposites

1st Edition

Shakeel Ahmed, Suvardhan Kanchi
September 24, 2018

Advanced bionanocomposite materials continue to be increasingly popular and are important for a wide range of scientific and engineering applications. In the race to exploit the unique mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of bionanocomposite materials, researchers need to address new...

Polarons and Bipolarons: An Introduction

1st Edition

Ashok Chatterjee, Soma Mukhopadhyay
September 20, 2018

This book provides a comprehensive review of the subject of polaron and a thorough account of the sophisticated theories of the polaron. It explains the concept of the polaron physics in as simple a manner as possible and presents the theoretical techniques and mathematical derivations in great...

Single-Polymer Composites

1st Edition

Samrat Mukhopadhyay, Bapan Adak
September 17, 2018

This book discusses the concept of single polymer composites (SPCs), their preparation, and properties and the main factors which affect the manufacturing of this class of composites. It deals with the leading classes of polymers, chapter wise, which have been majorly explored for manufacturing...

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