Materials Science

Study of Grain Boundary Character

Edited by Tomasz Tanski and Wojciech Borek, ISBN 978-953-51-2862-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-2861-8, 182 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published January 11, 2017 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/63043
Edited Volume

This book contains eight chapters with original and innovative research studies in the field of grain boundaries. The results presented in the chapters of this book are very interesting and inspiring. This book will be very valuable to all researchers who are interested in the influence of grain boundaries on the structure and different kinds of properties of engineering materials. This book is also addressed to students and professional engineers working in the industry as well as to specialists who pay attention to all aspects related to grain boundaries and their impact on the various properties of innovative materials. The chapters of this book were developed by respected and well-known researchers from different countries.

Prof. Tomasz Tański

Silesian Technical University of Gliwice, Poland

Prof. Tomasz Tański is the Head of the Center for Nanotechnology and Vice Director of the Institute of Engineering Materials and Biomaterials Silesian University of Technology, a Member of the Metallurgy Section of Committee of Metallurgy of the Polish Academy of Sciences, a specialist in materials non-ferrous alloys, composite materials and nanostructured, manufacturing engineering, surface, study the properties and structure engineering materials, authored or co-authored more than 200 scientific publications worldwide including 12 monographs and books, more than 50 publications in the Philadelphia list, won 18 awards and honors national and international, is/and or was a supervisor or contractor more than 15 research and didactic projects in Poland and abroad and reviewer and promoter of numerous scientific papers, including 4 doctoral research in the field of Nanotechnology.

Experience

Education

  • 2001 - current

    Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Silesian Technical University of Gliwice, Gliwice

    Institute of Engineering Materials and Biomaterials

  • 1996 – 2001

    Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Silesian Technical University of Gliwice, Gliwice

    Institute of Engineering Materials and Biomaterials

Edited Books

  • Study of Grain Boundary Character

    This book contains eight chapters with original and innovative research studies in the field of grain boundaries. The results presented in the chapters of this book are very interesting and inspiring. This book will be very valuable to all researchers who are interested in the influence of grain boundaries on the structure and different kinds of properties of engineering materials. This book is also addressed to students and professional engineers working in the industry as well as to specialists who pay attention to all aspects related to grain boundaries and their impact on the various properties of innovative materials. The chapters of this book were developed by respected and well-known researchers from different countries.

INTECHOPEN PUBLICATIONS

Dr. Wojciech Borek

Silesian Technical University of Gliwice, Poland

Dr Wojciech Borek, PhD and MSc in Engineering, is an assistant professor in the Institute of Engineering Materials and Biomaterials at the Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Poland, and a member of the association of Polish Cluster of Innovative Forging Technologies “HEFAJSTOS.” His scientific interests include materials science, heat treatment, thermomechanical treatment, plastic deformations, and Gleeble simulations, also is a specialist in steels, stainless steel, high-manganese austenitic steels and light alloys. He is an author and coauthor of ca. 50 scientific publications worldwide including 2 chapters in books and more than 15 publications in the Philadelphia list, he won 10 awards and honors, national and international, he is and/or was a contractor of more than 5 research and didactic projects in Poland and abroad, and a reviewer and co-promoter of numerous scientific publications, including 2 doctoral researches.

Experience

Education

  • 2005 - current

    Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Silesian Technical University of Gliwice, Gliwice

    Institute of Engineering Materials and Biomaterials