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Materials science books

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Recently Published

Reliability is a New Science Gnedenko was Right by Abel O. Olorunnisola Reliability is a New Science Gnedenko was Right

This book provides basic information on the design of structures with tropical woods. It is intended primarily for teaching university- and college-level courses in structural design. It is also suitable as a reference material for practitioners. Although parts of the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017

Mechanics of Materials in SI Units by Russell C. Hibbeler Mechanics of Materials in SI Units

For undergraduate Mechanics of Materials courses in Mechanical, Civil, and Aerospace Engineering departments. Thorough coverage, a highly visual presentation, and increased problem solving from an author you trust.Mechanics of Materials clearly and thoroughly presents the theory and supports the application...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/09/2017

Technology and Practical Use of Strain Gages With Particular Consideration of Stress Analysis Using Strain Gages by Stefan Keil Technology and Practical Use of Strain Gages With Particular Consideration of Stress Analysis Using Strain Gages

This book is a profound compendium on strain gages and their application in materials science and all fields of engineering. It covers both the theoretical and practical aspects of strength and stress analysis using the technique of strain gages. A...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Developments and Applications of Calcium Phosphate Bone Cements by Changsheng Liu Developments and Applications of Calcium Phosphate Bone Cements

This book presents a state-of-the-art review of the latest advances in developing calcium- phosphate bone cements and their applications.
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/09/2017

Strain Gradient Plasticity-Based Modeling of Damage and Fracture by Emilio Martinez Paneda Strain Gradient Plasticity-Based Modeling of Damage and Fracture

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to numerical modeling of size effects in metal plasticity. The main classes of strain gradient plasticity formulations are described and efficiently implemented in the context of the finite element method. A robust numerical framework...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Applied Nanoindentation in Advanced Materials by Atul Tiwari Applied Nanoindentation in Advanced Materials

Applied Nanoindentation in Advanced Materials is a comprehensive, self-contained reference covering applied aspects of nanoindentation in advanced materials. With contributions from leading researchers in the field, this book is divided into three parts.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/09/2017

Material Modelling Applications, Challenges & Research by Andre Ferreira Costa Vieira Material Modelling Applications, Challenges & Research


Format: Hardback - Released: 10/09/2017

Photofunctional Rare Earth Hybrid Materials by Bing Yan Photofunctional Rare Earth Hybrid Materials

This book presents the main research advances in the field of photofunctional rare earth hybrid materials. The first chapter discusses the fundamental principles, ranging from rare earth, rare earth luminescence, luminescent rare earth compounds and photofunctional rare earth hybrid materials.
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Chitosan Derivatives, Composites and Applications by Shakeel Ahmed, Saiqa Ikram Chitosan Derivatives, Composites and Applications
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This book delves deeply in to the preparation, characterization and multiple applications of chitin and chitosan. The 17 chapters written by leading experts is an excellent reference source and state-of-the-art review for researchers and scientists using chitosan or biopolymers in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2017

Nanostructured Materials for Type III Photovoltaics by David Binks, Natalie (University of Fribourg, Switzerland) Banerji Nanostructured Materials for Type III Photovoltaics
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This book will give a collective insight into the different roles that nanostructured materials play in Type III solar cells.
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Introduction to Composite Materials Design, Third Edition by Ever J. (West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA) Barbero Introduction to Composite Materials Design, Third Edition
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This Third Edition of Introduction to Composite Materials Design is updated to include the latest analysis techniques for the preliminary design of composite materials. Like previous editions, the book offers a concisely presented introduction aimed at students and practicing engineers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Graphene and Related Nanomaterials Properties and Applications by Paolo (Head of the nanomaterial team, Thales Research and Technology, France) Bondavalli Graphene and Related Nanomaterials Properties and Applications
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Graphene and Related Nanomaterials: Properties and Applications outlines the physics and the applications of graphene-related materials, including graphene, graphene oxide and carbon nanotubes. The first chapter introduces the physics of graphene and related nanomaterials. The following sections deal with different...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Natural Fibers Properties, Mechanical Behavior, Functionalization & Applications by Ryszard Michal Kozlowski Natural Fibers Properties, Mechanical Behavior, Functionalization & Applications


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Biocomposites Properties, Performance & Applications by Asim Shahzad Biocomposites Properties, Performance & Applications


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Metal Oxide-Based Thin Film Structures Formation, Characterization and Application of Interface-Based Phenomena by Nini Pryds, Vicenzo Eposito Metal Oxide-Based Thin Film Structures Formation, Characterization and Application of Interface-Based Phenomena
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Metal Oxide-Based Thin Film Structures: Formation, Characterization and Application of Interface-Based Phenomena bridges the gap between thin film deposition and device development by exploring the synthesis, properties and applications of thin film interfaces. Part I deals with theoretical and experimental...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

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Analysis and Performance of Fiber Composites by Bhagwan D. Agarwal, Lawrence J. Broutman, K. Chandrashekhara Analysis and Performance of Fiber Composites
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Updated and expanded coverage of the latest trends and developments in fiber composite materials, processes, and applications Analysis and Performance of Fiber Composites, Fourth Edition features updated and expanded coverage of all technical aspects of fiber composites, including the latest...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/09/2017

Functionalized Engineering Materials and Their Applications by Sabu Thomas Functionalized Engineering Materials and Their Applications

Scientists and researchers are looking for new smart materials to replace old or conventional materials for better performance and for new applications. The use of polymeric materials and nanomaterials are increasing due to their wide property spectrum and tunability. It...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Nanomaterials Physical, Chemical, and Biological Applications by Nandakumar Kalarikkal Nanomaterials Physical, Chemical, and Biological Applications

This new book focuses on recent developments in this field, focusing on nanostructured materials and nanocomposites. The book deals with some recent developments in the synthesis and characterization of nanomaterial as well as its incorporation into polymer matrixes. The biological...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Applied Physical Chemistry with Multidisciplinary Approaches by A. K. Haghi Applied Physical Chemistry with Multidisciplinary Approaches

Presenting illustrative case studies, highlighting technological applications, and explaining theoretical and foundational concepts, this book is an important reference source on the key concepts for modern technologies and optimization of new processes in physical chemistry. This volume combines up-to-date research...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Carbon The Black, the Gray and the Transparent by Tapan Gupta Carbon The Black, the Gray and the Transparent

All living things contain carbon in some form, as it is the primary component of macromolecules including proteins, lipids, nucleic acids (RNA and DNA), and carbohydrates. Black carbon is represented by coal, gray carbon is represented by graphite, and transparent...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis With Case Studies from the Electronic Industries by Abdel Salam Hamdy (RGV STAR Professor, Dept. of Manufacturing Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Computer Scienc Makhlouf Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis With Case Studies from the Electronic Industries
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Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis: With Case Studies from the Electronic Industries: Volume 4, provides a thorough understanding of the reasons materials fail in certain situations, covering important scenarios, including material defects and mechanical failure as a result of various...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis With Case Studies from the Construction Industries by Abdel Salam Hamdy (Professor, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering Department, University of Texas, USA) Makhlouf Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis With Case Studies from the Construction Industries
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Handbook of Materials Failure Analysis: With Case Studies from the Construction Industry: Volume 6 provides a thorough understanding of the reasons materials fail in certain situations, covering important scenarios including material defects, mechanical failure as a result of various causes...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Nanoenergy Nanotechnology Applied for Energy Production by Flavio Leandro de Souza Nanoenergy Nanotechnology Applied for Energy Production

Presenting the latest trends in solar energy storage and the main developments in energy in Brazil, this volume explores the revolutionary technology of low-dimensional systems and assesses what the next research moves must be to advance the field.
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Polymer Matrix Composites Processing and Applications by P. K. Mallick Polymer Matrix Composites Processing and Applications

While there are many textbooks on the mechanics of polymer matrix composites, very few cover processing and applications. This book fills that void. It covers the major manufacturing processes used for polymer matrix composites, describes the process details and how...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

Plastics Technology Handbook by Manas Chanda Plastics Technology Handbook

Updated entirely, the new edition discusses production, properties, and applications of polymer-based materials and processes that have come about in the last decade. Specifically highlighted are natural and synthetic nanosize polymers and their unusual properties and innovative applications, polymer-carbon nanocomposites,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/10/2017

Primary and Secondary Manufacturing of Polymer Matrix Composites by Kishore (Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Meghalaya, Meghalaya, India) Debnath Primary and Secondary Manufacturing of Polymer Matrix Composites
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This book offers an insight into the primary and secondary manufacturing of different class of polymer matrix composites (PMCs). The major focus is on the fabrication of a variety of PMCs with substantial coverage of various processing techniques and related...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/10/2017

Surfaces and Interfaces of Biomimetic Superhydrophobic Materials by Zhiguang Guo, Fuchao Yang Surfaces and Interfaces of Biomimetic Superhydrophobic Materials
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A comprehensive and systematic treatment that focuses on surfaces and interfaces phenomena inhabited in biomimetic superhydrophobic materials, offering new fundamentals and novel insights.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2017

Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites Synthesis, Properties, Characterization Techniques and Applications by Rajendra Kumar Goyal Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites Synthesis, Properties, Characterization Techniques and Applications

The main aims of this book are to summarize the fundamentals, synthesis methods, properties and applications of nanomaterials, so as to provide readers with a systematic knowledge on nanomaterials. In addition, the book covers most commonly used characterization tools pertaining...
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Sheet Metal Forming Optimization Bio Inspired Approaches by Ganesh M. (Zeal College of Engineering & Research, Pune, Maharashtra, India) Kakandikar, Vilas M. (Shri Guru Gobind  Nandedkar Sheet Metal Forming Optimization Bio Inspired Approaches
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Automotive and aerospace components, utensils, and many other products are manufactured by a forming/drawing process on press machines of very thin sheet metal, 0.8 to 1.2 mm. It is imperative to study the effect of all involved parameters on output...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/10/2017

Bionanocomposites for packaging applications by Mohammad Jawaid Bionanocomposites for packaging applications

This book presents a unified overview of eco-friendly bionanocomposites on the basis of characterization, design, manufacture, and application. It also explores replacing conventional materials with bionanocomposites with a focus on their use in packaging applications.In addition, the book broadens readers'...
Format: Hardback - Released: 22/10/2017

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Bionanocomposites Integrating Biological Processes for Bio-inspired Nanotechnologies by Carole Aime Bionanocomposites Integrating Biological Processes for Bio-inspired Nanotechnologies

Beginning with a general overview of nanocomposites, Bionanocomposites: Integrating Biological Processes for Bio-inspired Nanotechnologies details the systems available in nature (nucleic acids, proteins, carbohydrates, lipids) that can be integrated within suitable inorganic matrices for specific applications.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

Pollution Control in Textile Industry by S. C. Bhatia Pollution Control in Textile Industry


Format: Hardback - Released: 21/08/2017

Textile Finishing Recent Developments and Future Trends by K. L. Mittal, Thomas Bahners Textile Finishing Recent Developments and Future Trends
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Textiles have been historically and traditionally used to make clothes, but even in ancient times there were technical textiles for making sails, tents, etc. Today, technical textiles are used in various industries for a host of purposes and applications. Recently,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017

GraphITA Selected papers from the Workshop on Synthesis, Characterization and Technological Exploitation of Graphene and 2D Materials Beyond Graphene by Vittorio Morandi GraphITA Selected papers from the Workshop on Synthesis, Characterization and Technological Exploitation of Graphene and 2D Materials Beyond Graphene

This book presents selected papers from the fourth edition of the GraphX conference series, GraphITA 2015. Its content range from fundamentals to applications of graphene and other 2D material such as silicene, BN and MoS2. The newest technological challenges in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/08/2017

Design of Nanostructures Self-Assembly of Nanomaterials by Himadri B. Bohidar, Kamla Rawat Design of Nanostructures Self-Assembly of Nanomaterials
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This book gives both a thorough introduction to nanoscience and self-assembly of nanomaterials, including the basics in thermodynamics and phase transitions, and covers a wide-variety of both organic and inorganic nanostructures.
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/08/2017

Advanced Textile Testing Techniques by Sheraz Ahmad Advanced Textile Testing Techniques

Textile testing is an important field of textile sciences involving experimental evaluation of conventional as well as technical textile products. This book aims to provide technical details, required protocols and procedures for conducting any specific evaluation test along with key...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/08/2017

Soy Protein-Based Blends, Composites and Nanocomposites by Visakh P. M. Soy Protein-Based Blends, Composites and Nanocomposites

This book discusses soy protein nanoparticle-based polymer blends, composites and nanoconposites aling with their chemistry, processing, preparation, characterization, applications as well as the soy protein-based materials rheology. After discussing the preparation of soy protein nanoparticles, the characterization methods such as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Plastic Deformation of Nanocrystalline Materials by A. M. Glezer Plastic Deformation of Nanocrystalline Materials

This book is focused on the mechanical behavior of polycrystalline materials at decreasing grain size. The authors address the mechanical behavior and the defect structure of materials with grain sizes that range from meso- to micro-levels, and amorphous materials. The...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/08/2017

Comprehensive Composite Materials II by Carl H. (Industry Consultant, Zweben Consulting, PA, USA) Zweben Comprehensive Composite Materials II
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Comprehensive Composite Materials II, Second Edition is a one-stop reference work spanning the whole composites science field, covering such topics as fiber reinforcements and general theory of composites, polymer matrix composites, metal matrix composites, test methods, nondestructive evaluation and smart...
Format: Mixed media product - Released: 07/08/2017

Porous lightweight composites reinforced with fibrous structures by Yiqi Yang Porous lightweight composites reinforced with fibrous structures

This book will be a one-stop-shop for readers seeking information on lightweight composites made from multiple materials via diverse processing technologies. The lightweight composites are featured for their potential to be basic construction units in a variety of areas, especially...
Format: Hardback - Released: 04/08/2017

Applied Metallurgy and Corrosion Control A Handbook for the Petrochemical Industry by Amiya Kumar Lahiri Applied Metallurgy and Corrosion Control A Handbook for the Petrochemical Industry

This book serves as a comprehensive resource on metals and materials selection for the petrochemical industrial sector. The book first covers different metallic materials and their properties, metal forming processes, welding, and corrosion and corrosion control measures.
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/08/2017

Cold Gas Dynamic Spray by Roman Gr. Maev Cold Gas Dynamic Spray

Your Guide to Advanced Cold Spray Technology Cold Gas Dynamic Spray centers on cold gas dynamic spray (or cold spray?CS) technology, one of the most versatile thermal spray coating methods in materials engineering, and effectively describes and analyzes the main...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Silicon Nanomaterials Sourcebook Low-Dimensional Structures, Quantum Dots, and Nanowires by Klaus D. Sattler Silicon Nanomaterials Sourcebook Low-Dimensional Structures, Quantum Dots, and Nanowires

This Sourcebook offers a comprehensive survey of the field of silicon nanomaterials, which is transforming microelectronic devices of today and the future. It spans from fundamental properties, growth mechanisms, and processing of nanosilicon to electronic device, energy conversion and storage,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Magnetic Nanomaterials Fundamentals, Synthesis and Applications by Yanglong Hou Magnetic Nanomaterials Fundamentals, Synthesis and Applications

Timely and comprehensive, this book presents recent advances in magnetic nanomaterials research, covering the latest developments, including the design and preparation of magnetic nanoparticles, their physical and chemical properties as well as their applications in different fields, including biomedicine, magnetic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/08/2017

Constitutive Models for Rubber X Proceedings of the European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubbers X (Munich, Germany, 28-31 August 2017) by Alexander (Institute of Mechanics, University of the Federal Armed Forces Munich, Neubiberg, Germany) Lion Constitutive Models for Rubber X Proceedings of the European Conference on Constitutive Models for Rubbers X (Munich, Germany, 28-31 August 2017)
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In order to develop innovative products, to reduce development costs and the number of prototypes and to accelerate development processes, numerical simulations become more and more attractive. As such, numerical simulations are instrumental in understanding complicated material properties like chemical...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

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