Materials Science

  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 306329 times.
    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 ...
  • Biopolymers
    Biopolymers
    Editor Magdy Elnashar
    ISBN 978-953-307-109-1
    612 pages, September, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 240603 times.
    Biopolymers are polymers produced by living organisms. Cellulose, starch, chitin, proteins, peptides, DNA and RNA are all examples of biopolymers. This book comprehensively reviews and compiles information on biopolymers in 30 chapters. The book cove ...
  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 166209 times.
    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 ...
  • Ionic Liquids: Theory, Properties, New Approaches
    Ionic Liquids: Theory, Properties, New Approaches
    Editor Alexander Kokorin
    ISBN 978-953-307-349-1
    748 pages, February, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 171319 times.
    Ionic Liquids (ILs) are one of the most interesting and rapidly developing areas of modern physical chemistry, technologies and engineering. This book, consisting of 29 chapters gathered in 4 sections, reviews in detail and compiles information about ...
  • Advances in Composite Materials - Ecodesign and Analysis
    Advances in Composite Materials - Ecodesign and Analysis
    Editor Brahim Attaf
    ISBN 978-953-307-150-3
    654 pages, March, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 167865 times.
    By adopting the principles of sustainable design and cleaner production, this important book opens a new challenge in the world of composite materials and explores the achieved advancements of specialists in their respective areas of research and inn ...
  • Ionic Liquids: Applications and Perspectives
    Ionic Liquids: Applications and Perspectives
    Editor Alexander Kokorin
    ISBN 978-953-307-248-7
    686 pages, February, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 168536 times.
    This book is the second in the series of publications in this field by this publisher, and contains a number of latest research developments on ionic liquids (ILs). This promising new area has received a lot of attention during the last 20 years. Rea ...
  • Advances in Composite Materials - Analysis of Natural and Man-Made Materials
    Advances in Composite Materials - Analysis of Natural and Man-Made Materials
    Editor Pavla Těšinova
    ISBN 978-953-307-449-8
    584 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 129351 times.
    Composites are made up of constituent materials with high engineering potential. This potential is wide as wide is the variation of materials and structure constructions when new updates are invented every day. Technological advances in composite fie ...
  • Aluminium Alloys, Theory and Applications
    Aluminium Alloys, Theory and Applications
    Editor Tibor Kvackaj
    ISBN 978-953-307-244-9
    412 pages, February, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 144234 times.
    The present book enhances in detail the scope and objective of various developmental activities of the aluminium alloys. A lot of research on aluminium alloys has been performed. Currently, the research efforts are connected to the relatively new met ...
  • Materials Science - Advanced Topics
    Materials Science - Advanced Topics
    Editor Yitzhak Mastai
    ISBN 978-953-51-1140-5
    560 pages, June, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 53491 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 ...
  • Advances in Ceramics - Electric and Magnetic Ceramics, Bioceramics, Ceramics and Environment
    Advances in Ceramics - Electric and Magnetic Ceramics, Bioceramics, Ceramics and Environment
    Editor Costas Sikalidis
    ISBN 978-953-307-350-7
    562 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 112778 times.
    The current book consists of twenty-four chapters divided into three sections. Section I includes fourteen chapters in electric and magnetic ceramics which deal with modern specific research on dielectrics and their applications, on nanodielectrics, ...
  • Biotechnology of Biopolymers
    Biotechnology of Biopolymers
    Editor Magdy Elnashar
    ISBN 978-953-307-179-4
    376 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 113978 times.
    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 ...
  • Magnesium Alloys - Design, Processing and Properties
    Magnesium Alloys - Design, Processing and Properties
    Editor Frank Czerwinski
    ISBN 978-953-307-520-4
    538 pages, January, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 126040 times.
    Scientists and engineers for decades searched to utilize magnesium, known of its low density, for light-weighting in many industrial sectors. This book provides a broad review of recent global developments in theory and practice of modern magnesium a ...
  • Superconductivity - Theory and Applications
    Superconductivity - Theory and Applications
    Editor Adir Moyses Luiz
    ISBN 978-953-307-151-0
    358 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 79681 times.
    Superconductivity was discovered in 1911 by Kamerlingh Onnes. Since the discovery of an oxide superconductor with critical temperature (Tc) approximately equal to 35 K (by Bednorz and Muller 1986), there are a great number of laboratories all over th ...
  • Crystalline Silicon - Properties and Uses
    Crystalline Silicon - Properties and Uses
    Editor Sukumar Basu
    ISBN 978-953-307-587-7
    356 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 78348 times.
    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 ...
  • Piezoelectric Ceramics
    Piezoelectric Ceramics
    Editor Ernesto Suaste-Gomez
    ISBN 978-953-307-122-0
    302 pages, October, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 90273 times.
    This book reviews a big window of opportunity for piezoelectric ceramics, such as new materials, material combinations, structures, damages and porosity effects. In addition, applications of sensors, actuators, transducers for ultrasonic imaging, pos ...
  • Materials Science and Technology
    Materials Science and Technology
    Editor Sabar D. Hutagalung
    ISBN 978-953-51-0193-2
    336 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 52694 times.
    Materials are important to mankind because of the benefits that can be derived from the manipulation of their properties, for example electrical conductivity, dielectric constant, magnetization, optical transmittance, strength and toughness. Material ...
  • Ceramic Materials
    Ceramic Materials
    Editor Wilfried Wunderlich
    ISBN 978-953-307-145-9
    236 pages, September, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 80060 times.
    This is the first book of a series of forthcoming publications on this field by this publisher. The reader can enjoy both a classical printed version on demand for a small charge, as well as the online version free for download. Your citation decides ...
  • Aspects on Fundaments and Applications of Conducting Polymers
    Aspects on Fundaments and Applications of Conducting Polymers
    Editor Artur de Jesus Motheo
    ISBN 978-953-51-0385-1
    220 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 35195 times.
    Since the establishment of the conductive properties of intrinsic conductive polymers, a huge variety of basic and applied research has been carried out, involving different polymers, copolymers, blends, mixtures and composites. Thus, fundamental un ...
  • Advanced Magnetic Materials
    Advanced Magnetic Materials
    Editor Leszek Malkinski
    ISBN 978-953-51-0637-1
    242 pages, May, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 30730 times.
    This book reports on recent progress in emerging technologies, modern characterization methods, theory and applications of advanced magnetic materials. It covers broad spectrum of topics: technology and characterization of rapidly quenched nanowires ...
  • Shape Memory Alloys
    Shape Memory Alloys
    Editor Corneliu Cismasiu
    ISBN 978-953-307-106-0
    210 pages, October, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 48422 times.
    In the last decades, the Shape Memory Alloys, with their peculiar thermo-mechanical properties, high corrosion and extraordinary fatigue resistance, have become more popular in research and engineering applications. This book contains a number of rel ...