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  • Magnesium Alloys - Properties in Solid and Liquid States
    Magnesium Alloys - Properties in Solid and Liquid States
    Editor Frank Czerwinski
    ISBN 978-953-51-1728-5,
    178 pages, November, 2014
    Magnesium alloys with their unique physical and chemical properties are important candidates for many modern engineering applications. Their density, being the lowest of all structural metals, makes them the primary choice in global attempts aimed at ...
  • 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
    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
    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
    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
    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 ...
  • Titanium Alloys - Advances in Properties Control
    Titanium Alloys - Advances in Properties Control
    Editor Jan Sieniawski and Waldemar Ziaja
    ISBN 978-953-51-1110-8,
    156 pages, May, 2013
    The book contains six chapters and covers topics dealing with biomedical applications of titanium alloys, surface treatment, relationships between microstructure and mechanical and technological properties, and the effect of radiation on the structur ...
  • 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
    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
    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 ...