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Standard Methods for Thermal Comfort Assessment of Clothing

1st Edition

Ivana Špelić, Alka Mihelić-Bogdanić, Anica Hursa Šajatović
June 25, 2019

Providing detailed analysis of the thermal comfort assessment of clothing as the basis for developing standards, this book discusses the thermal protective role of clothing as a way of modelling heat transfer from the body, general thermal regulation of humans, and the importance of globally...

Deployment of Rare Earth Materials in Microware Devices, RF Transmitters, and Laser Systems

1st Edition

A. R. Jha, Ph.D.
June 19, 2019

Deployment of Rare Earth Materials in Microware Devices, RF Transmitters, and Laser Systems describes the deployment of rare earth materials that offer significant improvement in the RF performance, reliability, weight, and size of microwave devices, RF transmitters, and laser systems. RF...

Coulomb Excitations and Decays in Graphene-Related Systems

1st Edition

Chiun-Yan Lin, Jhao-Ying Wu, Chih-Wei Chiu, Ming-Fa Lin
June 18, 2019

Coulomb Excitations and Decays in Graphene-Related Systems provides an overview of the subject under the effects of lattice symmetries, layer numbers, dimensions, stacking configurations, orbital hybridizations, intralayer and interlayer hopping integrals, spin-orbital couplings, temperatures,...

Constitutive Models for Rubber XI: Proceedings of the 11th European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubber (ECCMR 2019), June 25-27, 2019, Nantes, France

1st Edition

Bertrand Huneau, Jean-Benoît Le Cam, Yann Marco, Erwan Verron
June 18, 2019

Constitutive Models for Rubber XI is a comprehensive compilation of both the oral and poster contributions to the European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubber. This 11th edition, held in Nantes (France) 25-27th June 2019, is the occasion to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the ECCMR...

Nanoimprinting and its Applications

1st Edition

Akihiro Miyauchi
June 17, 2019

Nanoimprinting has grown rapidly since it was proposed in 1995 by Prof. Chou. Now machines, resins, and molds for nanoimprinting are commercially available worldwide. The application fields of nanoimprinting are expanding to not only electronics but also optics, biology, and energy because...

Recent Advances in Materials, Mechanics and Management: Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Materials, Mechanics and Management (IMMM 2017), July 13-15, 2017, Trivandrum, Kerala, India

1st Edition

Sheela Evangeline, M.R. Rajkumar, Saritha G. Parambath
June 13, 2019

 These proceedings present a selection of papers presented at the 3rd International Conference on Materials Mechanics and Management 2017 (IMMM 2017), which was jointly organized by the Departments of Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Architecture of College of Engineering...

Semiconductor Radiation Detectors

1st Edition

Alan Owens
June 11, 2019

Bringing together material scattered across many disciplines, Semiconductor Radiation Detectors provides readers with a consolidated source of information on the properties of a wide range of semiconductors; their growth, characterization and the fabrication of radiation sensors with emphasis on...

Spintronics Handbook, Second Edition: Spin Transport and Magnetism: Volume Two: Semiconductor Spintronics

2nd Edition

Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Igor Žutić
June 10, 2019

The second edition offers an update on the single most comprehensive survey of the two intertwined fields of spintronics and magnetism, covering the diverse array of materials and structures, including silicon, organic semiconductors, carbon nanotubes, graphene, and engineered nanostructures. It...

Industrial Biomimetics

1st Edition

Akihiro Miyauchi, Masatsugu Shimomura
June 10, 2019

Biomimetics is an innovative paradigm shift based on biodiversity for sustainability. Biodiversity is not only the result of evolutionary adaption but also the optimized solution of an epic combinatorial chemistry for sustainability, because the diversity has been acquired by biological processes...

Composite Materials for Industry, Electronics, and the Environment: Research and Applications

1st Edition

Omari V. Mukbaniani, Devrim Balköse, Heru Susanto, A. K. Haghi
June 06, 2019

This new volume focuses on different aspects of composite systems that are associated with research and development, helping to bridge the gap between classical analysis and modern real-life applications. The chapters look at the experimental and theoretical aspects of composite materials,...

Functional and Modified Polymeric Materials, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Hangquan Li, Chong Cheng
June 05, 2019

Comprised of carefully curated chapters previously published by Prof. Ruckenstein and colleagues, this two-volume set offers a comprehensive overview of functional and modified polymeric materials focusing on concentrated emulsion polymerization, conducting polymers, living ionic polymerization,...

Concentrated Emulsion Polymerization

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Hangquan Li, Chong Cheng
June 05, 2019

Comprising one volume of Functional and Modified Polymeric Materials, Two-Volume Set, this curated collection of papers by Professor Eli Ruckenstein and co-workers discusses the merits of concentrated emulsion polymerization systems, as well as their ability to yield a broad variety of products...