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Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials

  • Ceramic Materials from Coffee Bagasse Ash Wasteby Wilson Acchar; Eduardo J. V. Dultra

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 54.99

    This book proposes the use of coffee bagasse ash (CBA) waste as raw material to be used in ceramic formulations. The approach presented here is a solution to a current ambiental problem as CBA waste is discharged in high amounts in agriculture. The authors analyze the potencial of CBA as a material to substitute feldspar in tile production. more...

  • Topological Insulatorsby Frank Ortmann; Stephan Roche; Sergio O. Valenzuela; Laurens W. Molenkamp

    Wiley 2015; US$ 129.95

    Frank Ortmann is Head of the Computational Nanoelectronics group at the Institute for Materials Science at the Technische Universität Dresden, Germany. He is specialized on large-scale electronic transport simulations linked with ab initio electronic structure methods and on nanoelectronics of materials. Frank Ortmann studied physics at the University... more...

  • Nanotubes and Nanosheetsby Ying (Ian) Chen

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 159.95

    "This textbook is likely to become ?the handbook? on boron nitride nanomaterials. Researchers working on classical carbon nanotube and graphene-based materials will also benefit from taking a closer look at developments in the emerging field of boron nitride nanomaterials." ?Pall Thordarson, Associate Professor, School of Chemistry, University of... more...

  • Organic Solar Cellsby Qiquan Qiao

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 159.95

    "This book provides the reader [with] comprehensive knowledge of organic solar cell technology ranging from materials, modeling, interfaces to devices. With this book available, the readers can have a broad understanding on the most recent and frontier development of organic solar cells that other books have not offered so far." ?Professor Dr. Linbao... more...

  • Functional Materialsby Ewa Klodzinska

    Apple Academic Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    Preface An Overview on Nanosystems: Promises and Challenges for the Future; A. K. Haghi and G. E. Zaikov A Case Study on Performance of Nanoparticles Aggregates in Polymeric Nano Composites; G. E. Zaikov and A. K. Haghi A Note on Bond Energy Calculations in Nanostructured Material; A. K. Haghi and G. E. Zaikov A Comprehensive Review... more...

  • Modeling the Effect of Damage in Composite Structuresby Christos Kassapoglou

    Wiley 2015; US$ 123.95

    Comprehensively covers new and existing methods for the design and analysis of composites structures with damage present Provides efficient and accurate approaches for analysing structures with holes and impact damage Introduces a new methodology for fatigue analysis of composites Provides design guidelines, and step by step descriptions of... more...

  • Bioadhesion and Biomimeticsby Havazelet Bianco-Peled; Maya Davidovich-Pinhas

    Pan Stanford 2015; US$ 169.95

    Introduction Principles of Bioadhesion; Professor John D Smart,  University of Brighton, UK Characterization of Bioadhesion; Thakur Raghu Raj Singh, David S. Jones, Gavin P. Andrews, Ravi Sheshala Natural Adhesives Mussel adhesives; Hongbo Zeng, Qingye Lu, Bin Yan, Jun Huang, Lin Li, Zhi Liao Gecko adhesion; ... more...

  • Auslegung PVD-beschichteter Stirnräderby Alexander Johann Bagh

    Apprimus Wissenschaftsverlag 2015; US$ 34.75

    Durch PVD-Beschichtungen lässt sich die Zahnflankentragfähigkeit von Stirnrädern erhöhen. Bislang stand hierbei der Einfluss unterschiedlicher Kombinationen von Beschichtungen und Schmierstoffen auf die Zahnradtragfähigkeit im Fokus. Ziel dieser Arbeit ist eine Methode zur Vorhersage des Oberflächenverschleißes im Zahnflankenkontakt, welche im Auslegungsprozess... more...

  • Hydrogen Sulfide in Redox Biology Part Bby Enrique Cadenas; Lester Packer

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 199.00

    These new volumes of Methods in Enzymology (554 and 555) on Hydrogen Sulfide Signaling continue the legacy established by previous volumes on another gasotransmitter, nitric oxide ( Methods in Enzymology volumes 359, 396, 440, and 441), with quality chapters authored by leaders in the field of hydrogen sulfide research. These volumes of Methods... more...