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  • Nanocomposites with Unique Properties and Applications in Medicine and Industry
    Nanocomposites with Unique Properties and Applications in Medicine and Industry
    Editor John Cuppoletti
    ISBN 978-953-307-351-4,
    372 pages, August, 2011
    This book contains chapters on nanocomposites for engineering hard materials for high performance aircraft, rocket and automobile use, using laser pulses to form metal coatings on glass and quartz, and also tungsten carbide-cobalt nanoparticles using ...
  • Carbon Nanotubes - Polymer Nanocomposites
    Carbon Nanotubes - Polymer Nanocomposites
    Editor Siva Yellampalli
    ISBN 978-953-307-498-6,
    410 pages, August, 2011
    Polymer nanocomposites are a class of material with a great deal of promise for potential applications in various industries ranging from construction to aerospace. The main difference between polymeric nanocomposites and conventional composites is t ...
  • Advances in Ceramics - Synthesis and Characterization, Processing and Specific Applications
    Advances in Ceramics - Synthesis and Characterization, Processing and Specific Applications
    Editor Costas Sikalidis
    ISBN 978-953-307-505-1,
    532 pages, August, 2011
    The current book contains twenty-two chapters and is divided into three sections. Section I consists of nine chapters which discuss synthesis through innovative as well as modified conventional techniques of certain advanced ceramics (e.g. target mat ...
  • Advances in Ceramics - Characterization, Raw Materials, Processing, Properties, Degradation and Healing
    Advances in Ceramics - Characterization, Raw Materials, Processing, Properties, Degradation and Healing
    Editor Costas Sikalidis
    ISBN 978-953-307-504-4,
    382 pages, August, 2011
    The current book consists of eighteen chapters divided into three sections. Section I includes nine topics in characterization techniques and evaluation of advanced ceramics dealing with newly developed photothermal, ultrasonic and ion spattering tec ...
  • Crystalline Silicon - Properties and Uses
    Crystalline Silicon - Properties and Uses
    Editor Sukumar Basu
    ISBN 978-953-307-587-7,
    356 pages, July, 2011
    The exciting world of crystalline silicon is the source of the spectacular advancement of discrete electronic devices and solar cells. The exploitation of ever changing properties of crystalline silicon with dimensional transformation may indicate mo ...
  • Metal, Ceramic and Polymeric Composites for Various Uses
    Metal, Ceramic and Polymeric Composites for Various Uses
    Editor John Cuppoletti
    ISBN 978-953-307-353-8,
    698 pages, July, 2011
    Composite materials, often shortened to composites, are engineered or naturally occurring materials made from two or more constituent materials with significantly different physical or chemical properties which remain separate and distinct at the mac ...
  • Biotechnology of Biopolymers
    Biotechnology of Biopolymers
    Editor Magdy Elnashar
    ISBN 978-953-307-179-4,
    376 pages, July, 2011
    The book "Biotechnology of Biopolymers" comprises 17 chapters covering occurrence, synthesis, isolation and production, properties and applications, biodegradation and modification, the relevant analysis methods to reveal the structures and propertie ...
  • Advances in Nanocomposites - Synthesis, Characterization and Industrial Applications
    Advances in Nanocomposites - Synthesis, Characterization and Industrial Applications
    Editor Boreddy Reddy
    ISBN 978-953-307-165-7,
    980 pages, April, 2011
    Advances in Nanocomposites - Synthesis, Characterization and Industrial Applications was conceived as a comprehensive reference volume on various aspects of functional nanocomposites for engineering technologies. The term functional nanocomposites si ...