Materials Science Products

  • Liquid Crystal Sensors

    Edited by Albert Schenning, Gregory P. Crawford, Dirk J. Broer

    Liquid Crystal Sensors discusses novel applications of liquid crystals that lie beyond electrically driven optical switches and displays. The main focus is on recent progress in the area of sensors based on low molar mass and polymer liquid crystals. This area of research became "hot" in recent…

    Hardback – 2017-09-05 
    CRC Press
    Liquid Crystals Book Series

  • Introduction to the Thermodynamics of Materials, Sixth Edition

    By David R. Gaskell, David E. Laughlin

    Maintaining the substance that made Introduction to the Thermodynamic of Materials a perennial best seller for decades, this Sixth Edition is updated to reflect the broadening field of materials science and engineering. The new edition is reorganized into three major sections to align the book for…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    CRC Press

  • Friction Stir Welding

    Dissimilar Aluminium Alloys

    By Noor Zaman Khan, Arshad Noor Siddiquee, Zahid Akhtar Khan

    The evolution of mechanical properties and its characterization is important to the weld quality whose further analysis requires  mechanical property and microstructure correlation. Present book addresses the basic understanding of the Friction Stir Welding (FSW) process that includes effect…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    CRC Press

  • Castable Polyurethane Elastomers, Second Edition

    By I.R. Clemitson

    Castable Polyurethane Elastomers is a practical guide to the production of castable polyurethane articles, from simple doorstops to complex items used in the military and nuclear industries. The book shows the progression from raw materials to prepolymer production, including the chemistry and…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to Composite Materials Design, Third Edition

    By Ever J. Barbero

    This Third Edition of Introduction to Composite Materials Design is updated to include the latest analysis techniques for the preliminary design of composite materials. Like previous editions, the book offers a concisely presented introduction aimed at students and practicing engineers learning or…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press
    Composite Materials

  • Applied Engineering Failure Analysis

    Theory and Practice

    By Hock-Chye Qua, Ching-Seong Tan, Kok-Cheong Wong, Jee-Hou Ho, Xin Wang, Eng-Hwa Yap, Jong-Boon Ooi, Yee-Shiuan Wong

    Applied Engineering Failure Analysis: Theory and Practice provides a point of reference for engineering failure analysis (EFA) cases, presenting a compilation of case studies covering a 35-year period, from the 1970s to 2012. This period spans the era from the time when slide rules were used…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Concrete Surface Engineering

    By Benoit Bissonnette, Luc Courard, Andrzej Garbacz

    Applying any material to an existing concrete surface intrinsically entails the development of a bond. Considering the ever increasing importance of concrete repair and protection, which imply the creation of an interface between two materials, an improved knowledge of concrete surface…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press
    Modern Concrete Technology

  • Handbook of Granular Materials

    Edited by Scott V. Franklin, Mark D. Shattuck

    Granular systems arise in a variety of geological and industrial settings, from landslides, avalanches, and erosion to agricultural grains and pharmaceutical powders. Understanding the underlying physics that governs their behavior is the key to developing effective handling and transport…

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Plastic Deformation of Nanocrystalline Materials

    By A.M. Glezer, E.V. Kozlov, N.A. Koneva, N. A. Popova, I. A. Kurzina

    This book is focused on the mechanical behavior of polycrystalline materials at decreasing grain size. The authors address the mechanical behavior and the defect structure of materials with grain sizes that range from meso- to micro-levels, and amorphous materials. The formation of dislocated…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    CRC Press

  • Non-Invasive Instrumentation and Measurement in Medical Diagnosis, Second Edition

    By Robert B. Northrop

    This text is intended for use in an introductory course in bioinstrumentation taken by seniors and 1st year graduate students in departments of biomedical engineering and possibly electrical engineering. Non-invasive instrumentation is a very important component of this course. An analytical and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    CRC Press
    Biomedical Engineering

  • Chemistry

    Our Past, Present, and Future

    Edited by Choon H. Do, Attila E. Pavlath

    This book discusses the vital role of chemistry in everyday life. It encourages readers to understand how the knowledge of chemistry is important for the development of society and a better future. The text is organized into three parts. Part I covers the historical aspects of chemistry and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Pan Stanford

  • Pulsed Laser Ablation

    Advances and Applications in Nanoparticles and Nanostructuring Thin Films

    Edited by Ion N. Mihailescu, Anna Paola Caricato

    Pulsed laser–based techniques for depositing and processing materials are an important area of modern experimental and theoretical scientific research and development, with promising, challenging opportunities in the fields of nanofabrication and nanostructuring. Understanding the interplay between…

    Hardback – 2017-08-31 
    Pan Stanford

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