Materials Science

  • Strontium Aluminate - Cement Fundamentals, Manufacturing, Hydration, Setting Behaviour and Applications
    Strontium Aluminate - Cement Fundamentals, Manufacturing, Hydration, Setting Behaviour and Applications
    Editor Petr Ptacek
    ISBN 978-953-51-1591-5
    350 pages, July, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 1664 times.
    Strontium aluminate cement is special inorganic cement with the properties which make it favorable for various special applications such as refractory products, macro defect free (MDF) composites, blended cements and expansive cements for high temper ...
  • Light Metal Alloys Applications
    Light Metal Alloys Applications
    Editor Waldemar A. Monteiro
    ISBN 978-953-51-1588-5
    250 pages, June, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 3469 times.
    Lightweight alloys have become of great importance in engineering for construction of transportation equipment. At present, the metals that serve as the base of the principal light alloys are aluminum and magnesium. One of the most important lightwei ...
  • Developments in Corrosion Protection
    Developments in Corrosion Protection
    Editor M. Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-1223-5
    708 pages, February, 2014
    All chapters downloaded 14091 times.
    One of the first thing that comes to your mind after hearing the term “corrosion” is corrosion of a metal. Corrosion is a basically harmful phenomenon, but it can be useful in some cases. For instance, environment’s pollution with corrosion pro ...
  • Materials Science - Advanced Topics
    Materials Science - Advanced Topics
    Editor Yitzhak Mastai
    ISBN 978-953-51-1140-5
    560 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 53532 times.
    Today modern materials science is a vibrant, emerging scientific discipline at the forefront of physics, chemistry, engineering, biology and medicine, and is becoming increasingly international in scope as demonstrated by emerging international and i ...
  • Shape Memory Alloys - Processing, Characterization and Applications
    Shape Memory Alloys - Processing, Characterization and Applications
    Editor Francisco Manuel Braz Fernandes
    ISBN 978-953-51-1084-2
    290 pages, April, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 16956 times.
    Shape memory alloys have become in the past decades a well established research subject. However, the complex relations between properties and structure have created a continuously growing interest for a deeper insight all this time. The complexity o ...
  • Advances in Biomaterials Science and Biomedical Applications
    Advances in Biomaterials Science and Biomedical Applications
    Editor Rosario Pignatello
    ISBN 978-953-51-1051-4
    568 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 39843 times.
    This contribution book is a collection of reviews and original articles from eminent experts working in the multi- and interdisciplinary arena of biomaterials, ranging from their design to novel uses. From their personal experience, the readers can o ...
  • Piezoelectric Materials and Devices - Practice and Applications
    Piezoelectric Materials and Devices - Practice and Applications
    Editor Farzad Ebrahimi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1045-3
    174 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 14374 times.
    This book is a result of contributions of experts from international scientific community working in different aspects of piezoelectric materials and devices through original and innovative research studies. Through its 7 chapters the reader will hav ...
  • Advanced Topics on Crystal Growth
    Advanced Topics on Crystal Growth
    Editor Sukarno Olavo Ferreira
    ISBN 978-953-51-1010-1
    432 pages, February, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 28042 times.
    Crystal growth is the key step of a great number of very important applications. The development of new devices and products, from the traditional microelectronic industry to pharmaceutical industry and many others, depends on crystallization process ...