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  • Magnesium Alloys - Design, Processing and Properties
    Magnesium Alloys - Design, Processing and Properties
    Edited by Frank Czerwinski
    ISBN 978-953-307-520-4,
    538 pages, January, 2011
    Scientists and engineers for decades searched to utilize magnesium, known of its low density, for light-weighting in many industrial sectors. This book provides a broad review of recent global developments in theory and practice of modern magnesium a ...
  • Shape Memory Alloys
    Shape Memory Alloys
    Edited by Corneliu Cismasiu
    ISBN 978-953-307-106-0,
    210 pages, October, 2010
    In the last decades, the Shape Memory Alloys, with their peculiar thermo-mechanical properties, high corrosion and extraordinary fatigue resistance, have become more popular in research and engineering applications. This book contains a number of rel ...
  • Piezoelectric Ceramics
    Piezoelectric Ceramics
    Edited by Ernesto Suaste-Gomez
    ISBN 978-953-307-122-0,
    302 pages, October, 2010
    This book reviews a big window of opportunity for piezoelectric ceramics, such as new materials, material combinations, structures, damages and porosity effects. In addition, applications of sensors, actuators, transducers for ultrasonic imaging, pos ...
  • Biopolymers
    Biopolymers
    Edited by Magdy Elnashar
    ISBN 978-953-307-109-1,
    612 pages, September, 2010
    Biopolymers are polymers produced by living organisms. Cellulose, starch, chitin, proteins, peptides, DNA and RNA are all examples of biopolymers. This book comprehensively reviews and compiles information on biopolymers in 30 chapters. The book cove ...
  • Ceramic Materials
    Ceramic Materials
    Edited by Wilfried Wunderlich
    ISBN 978-953-307-145-9,
    236 pages, September, 2010
    This is the first book of a series of forthcoming publications on this field by this publisher. The reader can enjoy both a classical printed version on demand for a small charge, as well as the online version free for download. Your citation decides ...