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Introduction to Composite Materials Design

3rd Edition

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Ever J. Barbero
October 16, 2017

The third edition of Introduction to Composite Materials Design is a practical, design-oriented textbook aimed at students and practicing engineers learning analysis and design of composite materials and structures. Readers will find the third edition to be both highly streamlined for teac...

Graphene Science Handbook, Six-Volume Set

1st Edition

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Mahmood Aliofkhazraei, Nasar Ali, William I. Milne, Cengiz S. Ozkan, Stanislaw Mitura, Juana L. Gervasoni
April 26, 2016

Graphene is the strongest material ever studied and can be an efficient substitute for silicon. This six-volume handbook focuses on fabrication methods, nanostructure and atomic arrangement, electrical and optical properties, mechanical and chemical properties, size-dependent p...

Introduction to the Thermodynamics of Materials

6th Edition

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David R. Gaskell, David E. Laughlin
August 18, 2017

Maintaining the substance that made Introduction to the Thermodynamic of Materials a perennial best seller for decades, this Sixth Edition is updated to reflect the broadening field of materials science and engineering. The new edition is reorganized into three major sections to align the book for p...

Shock Waves in Solid State Physics

1st Edition

G.I. Kanel'
April 22, 2019

Methods and the latest results of experimental studies of the strength properties, polymorphism and metastable states of materials and substances with extremely short durations of shock-wave action are presented. The author provides a comprehensive and theoretical description of specific features...

Functional and Modified Polymeric Materials, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Hangquan Li, Chong Cheng
April 19, 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,...

Solution and Surface Polymerization

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Hangquan Li, Chong Cheng
April 19, 2019

Comprising one volume of Functional and Modified Polymeric Materials, Two-Volume Set, this well-organized collection of papers by Professor Eli Ruckenstein and co-workers focuses on functional and modified polymeric materials prepared mainly through solution polymerization and surface...

Concentrated Emulsion Polymerization

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Hangquan Li, Chong Cheng
April 18, 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...

Deformation and Evolution of Life in Crystalline Materials: An Integrated Creep-Fatigue Theory

1st Edition

Xijia Wu
April 15, 2019

This book walks you through the fundamental deformation and damage mechanisms. It lends the reader the key to open the doors into the maze of deformation/fracture phenomena under various loading conditions. Furthermore it provides the solution method to material engineering design and...

Prussian Blue-Type Nanoparticles and Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Devices, and Applications

1st Edition

Yannick Guari, Joulia Larionova
April 15, 2019

Nanochemistry tools aid the design of Prussian blue and its analogue nanoparticles and nanocomposites. The use of such nanomaterials is now widely regarded as an alternative to other inorganic nanomaterials in a variety of scientific applications. This book, after addressing Prussian blue and its...

A Novel Green Treatment for Textiles: Plasma Treatment as a Sustainable Technology

1st Edition

Chi-wai Kan
April 15, 2019

Industries worldwide have been impacted by environmental regulations, economics, and ultimately consumers, which has led to more thought about the development of sustainable products. The textile industry is no exception. The preparation, dyeing, and finishing of textile fibres requires large...

Handbook of Conducting Polymers, Fourth Edition - 2 Volume Set

4th Edition

John R. Reynolds, Barry C. Thompson, Terje A. Skotheim
April 12, 2019

In the last 10 years there have been major advances in fundamental understanding and applications and a vast portfolio of new polymer structures with unique and tailored properties was developed. Work moved from a chemical repeat unit structure to one more based on structural control, new...

Processes and Design for Manufacturing, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Sherif D. El Wakil
April 12, 2019

Processes and Design for Manufacturing, Third Edition, examines manufacturing processes from the viewpoint of the product designer, investigating the selection of manufacturing methods in the early phases of design and how this affects the constructional features of a product. The stages from...

Oilfield Microbiology

1st Edition

Torben Lund Skovhus, Corinne Whitby
April 11, 2019

Microorganisms can be both beneficial and harmful to the oil and gas industry and therefore there is an increasing need for the oil industry to characterize, quantify and monitor microbial communities in real time. Oilfield Microbiology offers a fundamental insight into how molecular...

Introduction to Steels: Processing, Properties, and Applications

1st Edition

P.C. Angelo, B. Ravisankar
April 08, 2019

The book briefly describes the structure, properties and applications of various grades of steel, primarily aimed at non-metallurgical students from other engineering streams. The book consists of nine chapters covering most of the important types of steels and their physical metallurgy,...

Lithium-Ion Batteries: Overview, Simulation, and Diagnostics

1st Edition

Yoshiaki Kato, Zempachi Ogumi, José Manuel Perlado Martín
April 08, 2019

High-performance secondary batteries, also called rechargeable or storage batteries, are a key component of electric automobiles, power storage for renewable energies, load levellers of electric power lines, base stations for mobile phones, and emergency power supply in hospitals, in addition to...

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