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Testing of materials

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The Kolsky-Hopkinson Bar Machine

The Kolsky-Hopkinson Bar Machine

Author: Ramzi Othman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/01/2019

In this book, leading scientists share their vision on the Kolsky-Hopkinson bar technique, which is a well-established experimental technique widely used to characterize materials and structures under dynamic, impact and explosion loads. Indeed, the Kolsky-Hopkinson bar machine is not a simple experimental device. It is rather a philosophical approach to solve the problem of measuring impact events. The split Hopkinson pressure bar conventional device is mainly limited to test homogeneous ductile non-soft materials under uni-axial compression. Extending the use of this device to more versatile applications faces several challenges such as controlling the stress state within the specimen and mastering the measurement of forces and velocities at the specimen-bar interfaces and then the material properties. Thus, the topics discussed in this book mainly focused on the loading and processing parts.

Progress in Materials Science and Engineering

Progress in Materials Science and Engineering

Author: Carlos Brebbia Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/01/2019

This book presents recent advances made in materials science and engineering within Russian academia, particularly groups working in the Ural Federal University District. Topics explored in this volume include structure formation analysis of complicated alloys, non-ferrous metals metallurgy, composite composed materials science, and high-pressure treatment of metals and alloys. The finding discussed in this volume are to critical to multiple industries including manufacturing, structural materials, oil and gas, coatings, and metal fabrication.

Zerstoerende Werkstoffprufung

Zerstoerende Werkstoffprufung

Author: Karlheinz Schiebold Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2019

Faltungsversuch? Tiefungsversuch? Dieses Fachbuch gibt die richtigen Antworten dazu. In der Berufspraxis und der beruflichen Weiterbildung erprobte Inhalte geben dem Leser einen umfassenden, verstandlich geschriebenen und mit aussagekraftigen Abbildungen unterlegten UEberblick zum Thema zerstoerende mechanische Werkstoffprufung.

Vibration Analysis of Functionally Graded Piezoelectric Actuators

Vibration Analysis of Functionally Graded Piezoelectric Actuators

Author: Pankaj Sharma Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/01/2019

This book presents a detailed study on the vibration analysis of functionally graded piezoelectric actuators excited under the shear effect. Two types of actuator geometries viz. beam and annular plate are considered, where the material properties are assumed to have a continuous variation in accordance with a power law distribution. The generalized differential quadrature method is used to obtain the solutions, and is compared to exact analytical results. The methodology reported and the numerical results presented will be useful for the design of devices utilizing functionally graded piezoelectric actuators under the influence of shear.

A Beginners' Guide to Scanning Electron Microscopy

A Beginners' Guide to Scanning Electron Microscopy

Author: Anwar Ul-Hamid Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/01/2019

This book was developed with the goal of providing an easily understood text for those users of the scanning electron microscope (SEM) who have little or no background in the area. The SEM is routinely used to study the surface structure and chemistry of a wide range of biological and synthetic materials at the micrometer to nanometer scale. Ease-of-use, typically facile sample preparation, and straightforward image interpretation, combined with high resolution, high depth of field, and the ability to undertake microchemical and crystallographic analysis, has made scanning electron microscopy one of the most powerful and versatile techniques for characterization today. Indeed, the SEM is a vital tool for the characterization of nanostructured materials and the development of nanotechnology. However, its wide use by professionals with diverse technical backgrounds-including life science, materials science, engineering, forensics, mineralogy, etc., and in various sectors of government, industry, and academia-emphasizes the need for an introductory text providing the basics of effective SEM imaging.A Beginners' Guide to Scanning Electron Microscopy explains instrumentation, operation, image interpretation and sample preparation in a wide ranging yet succinct and practical text, treating the essential theory of specimen-beam interaction and image formation in a manner that can be effortlessly comprehended by the novice SEM user. This book provides a concise and accessible introduction to the essentials of SEM includes a large number of illustrations specifically chosen to aid readers' understanding of key concepts highlights recent advances in instrumentation, imaging and sample preparation techniques offers examples drawn from a variety of applications that appeal to professionals from diverse backgrounds.

Zerstoerende Und Zerstoerungsfreie Werkstoffprufung

Zerstoerende Und Zerstoerungsfreie Werkstoffprufung

Author: Karlheinz Schiebold Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/01/2019

Dieses stark praxisorientierte Fachbuch gibt dem Leser einen umfassenden, verstandlich geschriebenen und mit aussagekraftigen Abbildungen unterlegten UEberblick zum Thema Werkstoff- und Warmebehandlungstechnik. Fur Praktiker und Studierende gleichermassen gut geeignet.

Photo-Thermal Spectroscopy with Plasmonic and Rare-Earth Doped (Nano)Materials

Photo-Thermal Spectroscopy with Plasmonic and Rare-Earth Doped (Nano)Materials

Author: Ali Rafiei Miandashti, Susil Baral, Eva Yazmin Santiago, Larousse Khosravi Khorashad Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/01/2019

This book highlights the theoretical foundations of and experimental techniques in photothermal heating and applications involving nanoscale heat generation using gold nanostructures embedded in various media. The experimental techniques presented involve a combination of nanothermometers doped with rare-earth atoms, plasmonic heaters and near-field microscopy. The theoretical foundations are based on the Maxwell's and heat diffusion equations. In particular, the working principle and application of AlGaN:Er3+ film, Er2O3 nanoparticles and -NaYF4:Yb3+,Er3+ nanocrystals for nanothermometry based on Er3+ emission are discussed. The relationship between superheated liquid and bubble formation for optically excited nanostructures and the effects of the surrounding medium and solution properties on light absorption and scattering are presented. The application of Er2O3 and -NaYF4:Yb3+,Er3+ nanocrystals to study the temperature of optically heated gold nanoparticles is also presented. In closing, the book presents a new thermal imaging technique combining near-field microscopy and Er3+ photoluminescence spectroscopy to monitor the photothermal heating and steady-state sub-diffraction local temperature of optically excited gold nanostructures.

Materials Design and Applications II

Materials Design and Applications II

Author: Lucas F. M. da Silva Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/01/2019

This book highlights fundamental research on the design and application of engineering materials, and predominantly mechanical engineering applications. This area includes a wide range of technologies and materials, including metals, polymers, composites, and ceramics. Advanced applications include manufacturing cutting-edge materials, testing methods, and multi-scale experimental and computational aspects. The book introduces readers to a wealth of engineering applications in transport, civil, packaging and power generation.

Zerstoerende Werkstoffprufung

Zerstoerende Werkstoffprufung

Author: Karlheinz Schiebold Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2019

Dieses Fachbuch zeigt sehr anschaulich die vielfaltigen Moeglichkeiten fur eine belastbare Aussage uber die gepruften Werkstoffe. Auch die sehr wichtige korrekte Dokumentation der Prufergebnisse wird ausfuhrlich gezeigt. In der Berufspraxis und der beruflichen Weiterbildung erprobte Inhalte geben dem Leser einen umfassenden, verstandlich geschriebenen und mit aussagekraftigen Abbildungen unterlegten UEberblick zum Thema metallographische Werkstoffprufung.

Zerstoerende Werkstoffprufung

Zerstoerende Werkstoffprufung

Author: Karlheinz Schiebold Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/01/2019

Gravimetrie? Stoechiometrie? ICP-Spektrometer? Dieses stark praxisorientierte Fachbuch gibt die richtigen Antworten dazu. In der Berufspraxis und der beruflichen Weiterbildung erprobte Inhalte geben dem Leser einen umfassenden, verstandlich geschriebenen und mit aussagekraftigen Abbildungen unterlegten UEberblick zum Thema chemisch analytische und spektrometrische Prufverfahren.

Advanced Characterization Techniques, Diagnostic Tools and Evaluation Methods in Heritage Science

Advanced Characterization Techniques, Diagnostic Tools and Evaluation Methods in Heritage Science

Author: David M. Bastidas Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/01/2019

This book details the application of advanced characterisation techniques and diagnostic tools to heritage science, including the evaluation of heritage assets' condition, their preservation and restoration. It examines the use of electrochemical techniques in conservation science, with a particular focus on how to solve problems in taking on-site measurements. Specifically, it introduces readers to a new gel polymer (GPE) electrochemical cell developed by the authors for the characterisation of metallic heritage objects. Other techniques used to characterise and monitor reinforced concrete objects in more modern buildings are also covered, including non-destructive electrochemical techniques that allow steel corrosion to be assessed in these structures, and in those that are used to protect and repair such buildings. The usefulness of the NMR-Mouse nuclear magnetic resonance sensor in the assessment and preservation of softer heritage materials, such as wood, parchment, bone, and painted walls, is covered, as well as Infrared reflectography for examining paintings and laser cleaning for restoring them. The book introduces ultra-High Performance Liquid Chromatography (u-HPLC) with a diode-array (DAD) and mass-mass (MS-MS) quadruple time-of-flight spectroscopy (QTOF). This new technique can be applied to the analysis and identification of natural and synthetic organic pigments and its use is demonstrated in several case studies. This book provides a rigorous scientific grounding in the application of state-of-the-art techniques in heritage science and conservation, and offers a practical handbook for practitioners.

Measurement in Machining and Tribology

Measurement in Machining and Tribology

Author: J. Paulo Davim Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/01/2019

This book presents the research advances in the science of measurement, giving special focus to the field of machining and tribology. Topics such as dimensional metrology, precision measurements, industrial metrology, accuracy and precision in measurement are covered. Also theoretical aspects such as modelling and simulation are highlighted.