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Advanced Machining Processes: Innovative Modeling Techniques

Angelos P. Markopoulos, J. Paulo Davim
December 04, 2017

Modeling and machining are two terms closely related. The benefits of the application of modeling on machining are well known. The advances in technology call for the use of more sophisticated machining methods for the production of high-end components. In turn, more complex, more suitable, and...

Textile and Clothing Design Technology

Tom Cassidy, Parikshit Goswami
November 29, 2017

In the textile industry, there is a pressing need for people who can facilitate the translation of creative solutions from designers into manufacturing language and data. The design technologist has to understand the elements and principles employed by designers and how these change for various...

Handbook of Thin Film Process Technology: 98/1 Reactive Sputtering

David A Glocker
November 29, 2017

The Handbook of Thin Film Process Technology is a practical handbook for the thin film scientist, engineer and technician. This handbook is regularly updated with new material, and this volume is a special issue on reactive sputtering which will be of interest to a wide range of industrial and...

Microscopy of Semiconducting Materials 2001

A.G. Cullis
November 29, 2017

The Institute of Physics Conference Series is a leading International medium for the rapid publication of proceedings of major conferences and symposia reviewing new developments in physics and related areas. Volumes in the series comprise original refereed papers and are regarded as standard...

Carbon Fibers: Formation, Structure, and Properties

Leighton H. Peebles
November 29, 2017

Carbon Fibers presents an up-to-date review of the progress pertaining to the formation of carbon fibers from rayon, acrylic, and pitch precursors. The book emphasizes the preparation, characterization, and properties of commercial materials. It also considers the compressive properties of carbon...

Degradable Materials: Perspectives, Issues, and Opportunities

Sumner A. Barenberg
November 29, 2017

This book addresses the fields of biodegradation, environmental degradation, and photochemical degradation. The purpose of the book is to establish guidelines for terminology, nomenclature, characterization techniques and methodology, mechanisms of degradation, standard reference materials, and...

Physical Cleaning of Coal: Present Developing Methods

Y. A. Liu
November 29, 2017

This book provides a detailed account of recent developments in physical coal cleaning methods including: Relative density, Electrical conductivity, Magnetic susceptibility surface chemistry characteristics....

Nanomaterials in Energy Devices

Jun Hieng Kiat
November 27, 2017

This book provides up-to-date information on the application of nano-sized materials in energy devices. A brief overview on the properties of nano-sized materials introduces the readers to the basics of the application of such materials in energy devices. Among the energy devices covered include...

First Order Phase Transitions of Magnetic Materials: Broad and Interrupted Transitions

Praveen Chaddah
November 27, 2017

This book introduces new concepts in the phenomenon of 1st order phase transitions. It discusses the concept of kinetic arrest at a certain temperature, with this temperature being dependent on the second control variable (magnetic field, or pressure). It discusses interesting manifestations of...

Handbook of Nanophysics: Principles and Methods

Klaus D. Sattler
November 23, 2017

Covering the key theories, tools, and techniques of this dynamic field, Handbook of Nanophysics: Principles and Methods elucidates the general theoretical principles and measurements of nanoscale systems. Each peer-reviewed chapter contains a broad-based introduction and enhances understanding of...

Ultrasonic Treatment of Light Alloy Melts, Second Edition

Georgy I. Eskin, Dmitry G. Eskin
November 22, 2017

Spawned by growing interest in ultrasonic technology and new developments in ultrasonic melt processing, the Second Edition of Ultrasonic Treatment of Light Alloy Melts discusses use of ultrasonic melt treatment in direct-chill casting, shape casting, rapid solidification, zone refining, and more,...

Technology Computer Aided Design: Simulation for VLSI MOSFET

Chandan Kumar Sarkar
November 22, 2017

Responding to recent developments and a growing VLSI circuit manufacturing market, Technology Computer Aided Design: Simulation for VLSI MOSFET examines advanced MOSFET processes and devices through TCAD numerical simulations. The book provides a balanced summary of TCAD and MOSFET basic concepts,...