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Introduction to Composite Materials Design

3rd Edition


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


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


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...

Linearly Polarized IR Spectroscopy: Theory and Applications for Structural Analysis

1st Edition

Bojidarka Ivanova, Tsonko Kolev
May 23, 2019

A technique that is useful in the study of pharmaceutical products and biological molecules, polarization IR spectroscopy has undergone continuous development since it first emerged almost 100 years ago. Capturing the state of the science as it exists today, Linearly Polarized IR Spectroscopy:...

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
May 22, 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...

Spintronics Handbook, Second Edition: Spin Transport and Magnetism: Volume One: Metallic Spintronics

2nd Edition

Evgeny Y. Tsymbal, Igor Žutić
May 21, 2019

Spintronics Handbook, 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...

Dissipative Quantum Mechanics of Nanostructures: Electron Transport, Fluctuations, and Interactions

1st Edition

Andrei D. Zaikin, Dmitry Golubev
May 20, 2019

Continuing miniaturization of electronic devices, together with the quickly growing number of nanotechnological applications, demands a profound understanding of the underlying physics. Most of the fundamental problems of modern condensed matter physics involve various aspects of quantum transport...

Nanoporous Materials: Fundamentals, Synthesis, Characterization, Properties and Applications

1st Edition

Ludovic Dumee
May 15, 2019

This book surveys the key developments in the synthesis of nanoporous materials as well as their high-end characterization with hints and comprehensive technical details. It covers a range of soft and hard matters and highlights the role of interface and surface interactions in the production...

Plasmonics in Chemistry and Biology

1st Edition

Marc Lamy de la Chapelle, Nordin Felidj
May 09, 2019

Over the past decade, plasmonic nanoparticles have been the subject of extensive research, owing to their remarkable optical properties. These properties arise from a collective oscillation of the conductive electrons at the nanoparticle surface under light irradiation, known as localized surface...

Handbook of Conducting Polymers, Fourth Edition - 2 Volume Set

4th Edition

John R. Reynolds, Barry C. Thompson, Terje A. Skotheim
May 08, 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...

Engineered Repairs of Composite Structures

1st Edition

Rikard Benton Heslehurst
April 29, 2019

Engineered Repairs of Composite Structures provides a detailed discussion, analysis, and procedures for effective and efficient repair design of advanced composite structures. It discusses the identification of damage types and the effect on structural integrity in composite structures, leading to...

Boron-Based Fuel-Rich Propellant: Properties, Combustion, and Technology Aspects

1st Edition

WeiQiang Pang
April 29, 2019

Boron-Based Fuel-Rich Solid Rocket Propellant Technology is a professional book that systematically introduces the latest research progress for boron-based fuel-rich solid propellants. It covers surface modifications, coating and agglomerating techniques, granulation, and characterization of...

Physical Properties of Diamond and Sapphire

1st Edition

Roshan L. Aggarwal, Anant K. Ramdas
April 29, 2019

Focusing on the physical properties of diamond and sapphire, this monograph provides readers with essential details on crystal structure and growth, mechanical properties, thermal properties, optical properties, light scattering of diamond and sapphire crystals, and sapphire lasers. Various...

Advances in Nanostructured Composites: Volume 1: Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Composites

1st Edition

Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
April 26, 2019

Composites and nanocomposites are used in cases where long durability and strength of components are required; i.e., where high stress levels, erosion processes and multiphase environments are present, including the parts under collision and impact, the parts under rotating motion and...

Introduction to Steels: Processing, Properties, and Applications

1st Edition

P.C. Angelo, B. Ravisankar
April 23, 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,...