500 pages | 53 Color Illus. | 257 B/W Illus.
This book addresses the growing interest in low temperature technologies. Since the subject of low temperature materials and mechanisms is multidisciplinary, the chapters reflect the broadest possible perspective of the field. Leading experts in the specific subject area address the various related science and engineering chemistry, material science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, metallurgy, and physics.
Low Temperature Materials and Mechanisms. Chemistry, Thermodynamics, and Material Processes at Low Temperatures. Materials and Fluids Properties at Low Temperatures. Characterization Methods at Low Temperatures. Low Temperatures NDE and Structural Health Monitoring Methods. Cryogenic Mechanisms. Low Temperature Transducing Materials. Low Temperature Motors and Actuators. Planetary Exploration of Cold Planets. Drilling and Breaking Ice. Medical and Biological Technologies Operating at Extremely Low Temperatures. Sensors for Low Temperature Applications. Low Temperature Electronics. Low Temperature Materials and Mechanisms.