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  • Recent Advances in Biopolymers
    Recent Advances in Biopolymers
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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 ...
  • New Trends in Alloy Development, Characterization and Application
    New Trends in Alloy Development, Characterization and Application
    Edited by Zaki Ahmad
    ISBN 978-953-51-2171-8,
    274 pages, September, 2015
    The book explores the new developments that have taken place in recent years in the processing and application of aluminium alloys. The chapter on self diffusion shows a complete detail of the mechanism of diffusion in aluminium alloys and how it aff ...
  • Advanced Silicon Carbide Devices and Processing
    Advanced Silicon Carbide Devices and Processing
    Edited by Stephen E. Saddow and Francesco La Via
    ISBN 978-953-51-2168-8,
    256 pages, September, 2015
    Since the production of the first commercially available blue LED in the late 1980s, silicon carbide technology has grown into a billion-dollar industry world-wide in the area of solid-state lighting and power electronics. With this in mind we organi ...