This book discusses advanced materials and manufacturing processes with insights and overviews on tribology, automation, mechanical, biomedical, and aerospace engineering, as well as the optimization of industrial applications. The book explores the different types of composite materials while reporting on the design considerations and applications of each.
Offering an overview of futuristic research areas, the book examines various engineering optimization and multi-criteria decision-making techniques and introduces a specific control framework used in analyzing processes. The book includes problem analyses and solving skills and covers different types of composite materials, their design considerations, and applications.
This book is an informational resource for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, scholars, and field professionals, providing an update on the current advancements in the field of manufacturing processes.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Advanced Materials. Part 2: Composite Materials. Part 3: Manufacturing Technologies. Part 4: Industrial Tribology. Part 5: Material Characterization. Part 6: Energy & Environmental Materials. Part 7: Advanced Machining Process. Part 8: Computational Modeling and Simulation.
Amar Patnaik is Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, India. Dr. Patnaik has more than 10 years of teaching experience and has taught a broad spectrum of courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He also served in various administrative functions, including Dean International Affairs, and coordinator of various projects. He has guided 20 PhD’s and several M.Tech theses. He has published more than 200 research articles in reputed journals, contributed five book chapters, edited 1 book and filed 7 patents. He is alsothe guest editor of various reputed International and National journals. Dr. Patnaik has delivered more than 30 Guest lecturers in different Institutions and Organizations. He is a life member of Tribology Society of India, Electron Microscope Society of India and ISTE.
Malay Kumar Banerjee served as former Ministry of Steel Chair Professor in the department of Metallurgical and Material Engineering at Malaviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, India.He hasover 43 years of experience in academia, and has taught a broad spectrum of courses related to Metallurgical and Material Engineering at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He also served in various administrative functions and coordinator of various projects. He received many research grants from DST India, Ministry of Steel India, ISRO, DRDO, UGC, DMRL, AICTE, IIF, CPCB, NMRL, MHRD, and BRNS. He provided consulting work for numerous national and international research bodies. He has published more than 110 research articles in national and international journals, presented papers in 30 conferences, contributed 13 book chapters in different books, edited 3 books, and filed 3 patents.
Ernst Kozeschnik is Head of the Institute of Materials Science and Technology at TU Wien since 2009. He has supervised numerous master and PhD thesis, teaches basic and advanced University courses and has authored and co-authored more than 140 scientific papers. He is author of the textbook "Modeling precipitation kinetics". Prof. Dr. Kozeschnik is Lead Developer of the MatCalc software package, which is used in many different universities and research centers worldwide. He is the Head of the Scientific Advisory Board of MatCalc Engineering GmbH. Prof. Kozeschnik was rewarded a "Christian Doppler Laboratory" in 2007, which is one of the most renowned mid-term scientific funds in Austria.
Albano Cavaleirois Professor at the Mechanical Engineering Department of the Coimbra University, Portugal.He has supervised numerous master and PhD thesis, teaches basic and advanced University courses and has authored and co-authored more than 100 scientific papers, 60 of them in International Journals of the Science Citation Index. He has participated in more than 60 international events, such as congresses, conferences, workshops and exhibitions. He has given 15 invited talks in national and international scientific events. He has participated in more than 25 projects (10 international).
J Paulo Davim is Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Averio, Portugal. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in Manufacturing, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, with special emphasis in Machining and Tribology. He has guided large numbers of postdoc, Ph.D. thesis for many universities in different countries. He is the Editor in Chief of several international journals, Guest Editor of journals, books Editor, book Series Editor and Scientific Advisory for many international journals and conferences. Presently, he is an Editorial Board member of 30 international journals and acts as reviewer for more than 100 prestigious Web of Science journals. In addition, he has also published as editor (and co-editor) more than 125 books and as author (and co-author) more than 10 books, 80 book chapters and 400 articles in journals and conferences.
Vikas Kukshal is presently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Uttarakhand, India. He has more than 10 years of teaching experience and has taught a broad spectrum of courses at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He has authored and co- authored more than 26 articles in Journals and Conferences, and has contributed 7 book chapters. Presently, he is a reviewer of various national and international journals. He is a life member of Tribology Society of India, The Indian Institute of Metals and The Institution of Engineers. His research area includes material characterization, composite materials, high entropy materials, simulation and modelling.