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  • Crystalline and Non-crystalline Solids
    Crystalline and Non-crystalline Solids NEW
    Editor Pietro Mandracci
    ISBN 978-953-51-2446-7
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2445-0,
    182 pages, June, 2016
    The structural properties of materials play a fundamental role in the determination of their suitability for a specific application. This book is intended as a contribution to the efforts to increase the knowledge of the influence exerted on the prop ...
  • Diamond and Carbon Composites and Nanocomposites
    Diamond and Carbon Composites and Nanocomposites NEW
    Editor Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2454-2
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2453-5,
    180 pages, June, 2016
    During the past few years, scientists have achieved significant successes in nanoscience and technology. Nanotechnology is a branch of science that deals with fine structures and materials with very small dimensions - less than 100 nm. The composite ...
  • Nuclear Material Performance
    Nuclear Material Performance NEW
    Editor Rehab O. Abdel Rahman and Hosam El-Din Mostafa Saleh
    ISBN 978-953-51-2448-1
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2447-4,
    170 pages, June, 2016
    Assessing and improving nuclear material performance is a crucial subject for the sustainability of the nuclear energy and radioactive isotope supplies. This book aims to present research efforts used to identify nuclear materials performances in dif ...
  • 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 ...