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  • Advances in Functionally Graded Materials and Structures
    Advances in Functionally Graded Materials and Structures
    Editor Farzad Ebrahimi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2274-6,
    128 pages, March, 2016
    Functionally graded materials (FGMs) were initially designed as thermal barrier materials for aerospace structures and fusion reactors and now they are also considered as potential structural materials for future high-speed spacecraft and recently ar ...
  • Electrodeposition of Composite Materials
    Electrodeposition of Composite Materials
    Editor Adel M. A. Mohamed and Teresa D. Golden
    ISBN 978-953-51-2270-8,
    282 pages, March, 2016
    Nanocomposite coatings have various properties that can be utilized for corrosion protection and tribological improvements. Synthesis of the nanocomposite coatings using an electrodeposition method allows unique control of the experimental parameters ...
  • Recent Advances in Biopolymers
    Recent Advances in Biopolymers
    Editor Farzana Khan Parveen
    ISBN 978-953-51-2255-5,
    286 pages, March, 2016
    This book contains 10 Chapters divided into three Sections. Section A covers synthesis of biopolymers. Lignocellulosic feedstock contains cellulose, hemicellulose, and lignin, which are used for synthesis of biopolymers. Polymer-coated noble metal na ...
  • Wetting and Wettability
    Wetting and Wettability
    Editor Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2215-9,
    382 pages, December, 2015
    On the liquid 's surface, the molecules have fewer neighbors in comparison with the bulk volume. As a result, the energy interaction shows itself in the surface tension. Traditionally, the surface tension can be assumed as a force in the unit of the ...
  • Thermoplastic Elastomers - Synthesis and Applications
    Thermoplastic Elastomers - Synthesis and Applications
    Editor Chapal Kumar Das
    ISBN 978-953-51-2223-4,
    176 pages, November, 2015
    Thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs), commonly known as thermoplastic rubbers, are a category of copolymers having thermoplastic and elastomeric characteristics. A TPE is a rubbery material with properties very close to those of conventional vulcanized ru ...
  • Superalloys
    Superalloys
    Editor Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2212-8,
    344 pages, November, 2015
    Superalloy, or high-performance alloy, is an alloy that exhibits several key characteristics: excellent mechanical strength, resistance to thermal creep deformation, good surface stability, and resistance to corrosion or oxidation. The crystal struct ...
  • Advanced Ceramic Processing
    Advanced Ceramic Processing
    Editor Adel Mohamed
    ISBN 978-953-51-2203-6,
    158 pages, November, 2015
    Ceramic oxides typically have a combination of properties that make them attractive for many applications compared with other materials. This book attempts to compile, unify, and present a recent development for the production techniques, such as ele ...
  • Recrystallization in Materials Processing
    Recrystallization in Materials Processing
    Editor Vadim Glebovsky
    ISBN 978-953-51-2196-1,
    220 pages, October, 2015
    The book Recrystallization in Materials Processing shows selected results obtained during the last few years by researchers worked on recrystallization-related issues. These researchers offer their knowledge from a range of scientific disciplines, su ...