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Applications of Encapsulation and Controlled Release

1st Edition

Munmaya K. Mishra
September 30, 2019

The field of encapsulation, especially microencapsulation, is a rapidly growing area of research and product development. Applications of Encapsulation and Controlled Release offers a broad perspective on a variety of applications and processes, including, up-to-date research, figures, tables,...

Additive Manufacturing: Fundamentals and Advancements

1st Edition

Manu Srivastava, Sandeep Rathee, Sachin Maheshwari, TK Kundra
September 30, 2019

There is a growing need for manufacturing optimization all over the world. The immense market of Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies dictates a need for a book that will provide knowledge of the various aspects of AM for anyone interested in learning about this fast-growing topic. This book...

Protective Armor Engineering Design

1st Edition

Magdi El Messiry
September 23, 2019

There is increasing interest in the area of protective vests, either for protection against bullets or protection from the most realistic threats within domestic frontline operations: edged weapon, knives, and medical needles. This volume addresses that need. This new book provides an in-depth...

Phosphorene: Physical Properties, Synthesis, and Fabrication

1st Edition

Yongqing Cai, Gang Zhang, Yong-Wei Zhang
September 20, 2019

This book is the first attempt to systematically present the knowledge and research progress of phosphorene, another elemental 2D material that can be exfoliated by mechanical or liquid methods as the intensively studied graphene. The book provides a comprehensive overview of the synthesis, growth,...

Metallic Glass-Based Nanocomposites: Molecular Dynamics Study of Properties

1st Edition

Sumit Sharma
September 20, 2019

Metallic Glass-Based Nanocomposites: Molecular Dynamics Study of Properties provides readers with an overview of the most commonly used tools for MD simulation of metallic glass composites and provides all the basic steps necessary for simulating any material on Materials Studio. After reading this...

Autofrettage Processes: Technology and Modelling

1st Edition

Uday S Dixit, Seikh Mustafa Kamal, Rajkumar Shufen
September 18, 2019

Autofrettage Processes: Technology and Modeling deals with the technology and modeling of autofrettage processes, explaining the subject in a lucid manner. It highlights how the theory of plasticity and finite element modeling are applied in the modeling of autofrettage processes. Aimed at senior...

Advances in Photonic Crystals and Devices

1st Edition

Narendra Kumar, Bhuvneshwer Suthar
September 16, 2019

In recent decades, there has been a phenomenal growth in the field of photonic crystal research and has emerged as an interdisciplinary area. Photonic crystals are usually nanostructured electromagnetic media consisting of periodic variation of dielectric constant, which prohibit certain...

Mechanics of Fatigue

1st Edition

Vladimir V. Bolotin
September 11, 2019

Mechanics of Fatigue addresses the range of topics concerning damage, fatigue, and fracture of engineering materials and structures. The core of this resource builds upon the synthesis of micro- and macro-mechanics of fracture. In micromechanics, both the modeling of mechanical phenomena on the...

Micro Electro Discharge Machining: Principles and Applications

1st Edition

Ajay M. Sidpara, Ganesh Malayath
September 06, 2019

Micro Electro Discharge Machining (EDM) is a prominent technology for the fabrication of micro components in many fields. Nowadays, it is used like a conventional machine tool due to favorable characteristics. This book provides the fundamental knowledge of the principles of the process and its...

Textiles for Industrial Applications

1st Edition

R. Senthil Kumar
September 05, 2019

An evolution is currently underway in the textile industry and Textile for Industrial Applications is the guidebook for its growth. This industry can be classified into three categories—clothing, home textile, and industrial textile. Industrial textiles, also known as technical textiles, are a part...

Nanostructured Semiconductors in Porous Alumina Matrices: Modeling, Synthesis, and Properties

1st Edition

Rishat G. Valeev, Alexander V. Vakhrushev, Aleksey Yu. Fedotov, Dmitrii I. Petukhov
September 03, 2019

This book, Nanostructured Semiconductors in Porous Alumina Matrices: Modeling, Synthesis, and Properties, explores new developments in the modeling, synthesis, and properties of functional semiconductor nanostructures in porous anodic alumina matrices. The book focuses on luminescent nanoparticles...

Magnesium and Its Alloys: Technology and Applications

1st Edition

Leszek A. Dobrzanski, Menachem Bamberger, George E. Totten
August 28, 2019

Magnesium and Its Alloys: Technology and Applications covers a wide scope of topics related to magnesium science and engineering, from manufacturing and production to finishing and applications. This handbook contains thirteen chapters, each contributed by experts in their respective fields, and...