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Introduction to Composite Materials Design, Third 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 teaching, with...

Graphene Science Handbook, Six-Volume Set


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, Sixth 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...

Mechanics of Rotor Spinning Machines

Prof. Dr. Eng. Ibrahim Abdou Elhawary
January 16, 2018

This book explores the mechanics of rotor spinning machines. It discusses the open-end spinning machine rotor’s vibrations and bearings as well as the kinematics of the rotor's drive as individual drive or central drive, both as a reducing drive and multiplying drive. It examines explanations for...

Analytical Methods for Polymer Characterization

Rui Yang
January 10, 2018

Analytical Methods for Polymer Characterization presents a collection of methods for polymer analysis. Topics include chromatographic methods (gas chromatography, inverse gas chromatography, and pyrolysis gas chromatography), mass spectrometry, spectroscopic methods (ultraviolet-visible...

Nanocellulose and Sustainability: Production, Properties, Applications, and Case Studies

Koon-Yang Lee
January 10, 2018

Nanometre scale cellulose fibres, or nanocellulose, are emerging materials for various advanced applications. Nanocellulose and Sustainability: Production, Properties, Applications, and Case Studies provides a comprehensive overview of nanocellulose production, nanocellulose properties and...

Nanomagnetic Actuation in Biomedicine: Basic Principles and Applications

Jon Dobson, Carlos Rinaldi
January 05, 2018

The manipulation and control of cells and sub-cellular structures through magnetic nanoparticle-based actuation is a relatively new technique that has led to novel and exciting biomedical applications. Nanomagnetic actuation is being used in laboratory studies of stem cells to determine how these...

Handbook of X-ray Imaging: Physics and Technology

Paolo Russo
January 05, 2018

Containing chapter contributions from over 130 experts, this unique publication is the first handbook dedicated to the physics and technology of X-ray imaging, offering extensive coverage of the field. This highly comprehensive work is edited by one of the world’s leading experts in X-ray imaging ...

Pulsed Laser Ablation: Advances and Applications in Nanoparticles and Nanostructuring Thin Films

Ion N. Mihailescu, Anna Paola Caricato
January 04, 2018

Pulsed laser–based techniques for depositing and processing materials are an important area of modern experimental and theoretical scientific research and development, with promising, challenging opportunities in the fields of nanofabrication and nanostructuring. Understanding the interplay between...

Handbook of Adhesive Technology, Third Edition

Antonio Pizzi, Kashmiri L. Mittal
December 21, 2017

This classic reference examines the mechanisms driving adhesion, categories of adhesives, techniques for bond formation and evaluation, and major industrial applications. Integrating recent innovation and improved instrumentation, the work offers broad and comprehensive coverage. This edition...

Thin-Film Optical Filters, Fifth Edition

H. Angus Macleod
December 21, 2017

Praise for prior editions "an excellent treatise of thin film coatings, explaining how to produce all sorts of different filters selected according to the function they are required to play… an indispensable text for every filter manufacturer and user and an excellent guide for students." ―...

Forensic Examination of Fibres, Third Edition

James Robertson, Claude Roux, Kenneth G. Wiggins
December 20, 2017

In order for forensic fibre examiners to fully utilize fibre and textile evidence during their analysis, they require not only specialised forensic knowledge but also in-depth knowledge of fibres, yarns and fabrics themselves. Production, both the chemical and physical structure, and the properties...

Creep and Long-Term Strength of Metals

A. M. Lokoshchenko
December 20, 2017

Creep and Creep Rupture of Metals is devoted to the fundamental description of the phenomenon of creep which occurs widely in high-temperature deformation of metals. Special attention is paid to the analysis of long-term strength, which characterizes the stress at which the metal does not fail...

Amorphous-Nanocrystalline Alloys

A.M. Glezer, N.A. Shurygina
December 20, 2017

Amorphous-nanocrystalline alloys are a relatively new class of materials born from the rapid development of new technologies and different methods of producing amorphous and nanocrystalline powders and films, compacting, melt quenching, megaplastic deformation, implantation, laser, plasma, and...

Principles of Electromagnetic Waves and Materials, Second Edition

Dikshitulu K. Kalluri
December 17, 2017

This book focuses primarily on senior undergraduates and graduates in Electromagnetics Waves and Materials courses. The book takes an integrative approach to the subject of electromagnetics by supplementing quintessential "old school" information and methods with instruction in the use of new...