Materials Science

  • High Performance Polymers - Polyimides Based - From Chemistry to Applications
    High Performance Polymers - Polyimides Based - From Chemistry to Applications
    Editor Marc J.M. Abadie
    ISBN 978-953-51-0899-3
    256 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 22758 times.
    The feature of polyimides and other heterocyclic polymers are now well-established and used for long term temperature durability in the range of 250 - 350'C. This book will review synthesis, mechanisms, ultimate properties, physico-chemical propertie ...
  • Environmental and Industrial Corrosion - Practical and Theoretical Aspects
    Environmental and Industrial Corrosion - Practical and Theoretical Aspects
    Editor Benjamin Valdez Salas and Michael Schorr
    ISBN 978-953-51-0877-1
    176 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 17116 times.
    Nowadays, it is generally accepted that in the natural and industrial environments, corrosion and pollution are interrelated harmful processes since many water, air and soil pollutants accelerate corrosion, and corrosion products such as rust, oxides ...
  • Aluminium Alloys - New Trends in Fabrication and Applications
    Aluminium Alloys - New Trends in Fabrication and Applications
    Editor Zaki Ahmad
    ISBN 978-953-51-0861-0
    368 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 33419 times.
    Aluminium alloys have undergone a dramatic transformation in areas of extrusion, machining, welding, heat treatment, structural changes, created by ultra fine particles and enhanced corrosion resistance. Hence, these alloys have made rapid gains in E ...
  • Advances in Ferroelectrics
    Advances in Ferroelectrics
    Editor Aimé Peláiz Barranco
    ISBN 978-953-51-0885-6
    542 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 33317 times.
    Ferroelectricity is one of the most studied phenomena in the scientific community due the importance of ferroelectric materials in a wide range of applications including high dielectric constant capacitors, pyroelectric devices, transducers for medic ...
  • Viscoelasticity - From Theory to Biological Applications
    Viscoelasticity - From Theory to Biological Applications
    Editor Juan de Vicente
    ISBN 978-953-51-0841-2
    370 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 26566 times.
    This book contains a wealth of useful information on current research on viscoelasticity. By covering a broad variety of rheology, non-Newtonian fluid mechanics and viscoelasticity-related topics, this book is addressed to a wide spectrum of academic ...
  • Physics and Technology of Silicon Carbide Devices
    Physics and Technology of Silicon Carbide Devices
    Editor Yasuto Hijikata
    ISBN 978-953-51-0917-4
    412 pages, October, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 25974 times.
    Recently, some SiC power devices such as Schottky-barrier diodes (SBDs), metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect-transistors (MOSFETs), junction FETs (JFETs), and their integrated modules have come onto the market. However, to stably supply them and r ...
  • Polyester
    Polyester
    Editor Hosam El-Din M. Saleh
    ISBN 978-953-51-0770-5
    400 pages, September, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 63595 times.
    Polyesters are being widely applied in different fields of life due to their excellent characteristics. A book "Polyester" comprises 16 chapters covering synthesis, characterization and applications of polyester. Chemical and biological methods for s ...
  • Metallurgy - Advances in Materials and Processes
    Metallurgy - Advances in Materials and Processes
    Editor Yogiraj Pardhi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0736-1
    186 pages, September, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 22019 times.
    In recent decades scientists and engineers around the globe have been responding to the requirement of high performance materials through innovative material research and engineering. The ever increasing demand on quality and reliability has resulted ...