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Our collection of 33 books.

  • 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 ...
  • Superalloys
    Superalloys
    Editor Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
    ISBN 978-953-51-2212-8,
    344 pages, November, 2015
    Superalloy, or high-performance alloy, is an alloy that exhibits several key characteristics: excellent mechanical strength, resistance to thermal creep deformation, good surface stability, and resistance to corrosion or oxidation. The crystal struct ...
  • New Trends in Alloy Development, Characterization and Application
    New Trends in Alloy Development, Characterization and Application
    Editor Zaki Ahmad
    ISBN 978-953-51-2171-8,
    274 pages, September, 2015
    The book explores the new developments that have taken place in recent years in the processing and application of aluminium alloys. The chapter on self diffusion shows a complete detail of the mechanism of diffusion in aluminium alloys and how it aff ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...