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Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials

  • Moderne Methoden der Werkstoffprüfungby Horst Biermann; Krü; Lutz ger

    Wiley 2015; US$ 123.00

    Das Buch stellt Prüftechniken für Werkstoffe sowie Anwendungsbeispiele aus Forschung und Praxis vor mit einem Schwerpunkt auf zukunftsweisenden Methoden der Werkstoffprüfung, die den gestiegenen Anforderungen an die Charakterisierung von Hochleistungswerkstoffen gerecht werden. more...

  • Sustainable Materials without the hot airby Julian Allwood; Jonathan Cullen

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2015; US$ 14.57

    Materials, transformed from natural resources into the buildings, equipment, vehicles and goods that underpin our remarkable lifestyle, are made with amazing efficiency. But our growing demand is not sustainable. This optimistic and richly-informed book evaluates all the options and explains how we can greatly reduce the amount of material demanded... more...

  • Roll-to-Roll Vacuum Deposition of Barrier Coatingsby Charles A. Bishop

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    It is intended that the book will be a practical guide to provide any reader with the basic information to help them understand what is necessary in order to produce a good barrier coated web or to improve the quality of any existing barrier product. After providing an introduction, where the terminology is outlined and some of the science is given... more...

  • Plastics Reinforcement and Industrial Applicationsby T.R. Crompton

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    When combined with reinforcing agents, plastics can be used for a number of high-temperature applications. Plastics Reinforcement and Industrial Applications provides a detailed discussion on plastics, polymers, and reinforcing agents (including organic and natural biomaterials). Focused specifically on improving the mechanical, thermal, and electrical... more...

  • Inorganic-Whisker-Reinforced Polymer Compositesby Qiuju Sun; Wu Li

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 149.95

    Inorganic-Whisker-Reinforced Polymer Composites: Synthesis, Properties and Applications gives a comprehensive presentation of inorganic microcrystalline fibers, or whiskers, a polymer composite filler. It covers whisker synthesis, surface modification, applications for reinforcing polymer-matrix composites, and analysis of resulting filled polymer... more...

  • Electrospinning for Advanced Energy and Environmental Applicationsby Sara Cavaliere

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 159.95

    Electrospinning for Advanced Energy and Environmental Applications delivers a state-of-the-art overview of the use of electrospun fibers in energy conversion and storage, as well as in environmental sensing and remediation. Featuring contributions from leading experts in electrospinning and its specific applications, this book: Introduces the... more...

  • Laminar Compositesby George Staab

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 120.00

    This reference text provides students and practicing engineers with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to identify, model, and solve structural analysis problems involving continuous fiber laminated composites. The principles are illustrated throughout with numerous examples and case studies, as well as example problems similar... more...

  • Viscoelastic Machine Elementsby D F MOORE

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 72.95

    Viscoelastic Machine Elements, which encompass elastomeric elements (rubber-like components), fluidic elements (lubricating squeeze films) and their combinations, are used for absorbing vibration, reducing friction and improving energy use. Examples include pneumatic tyres, oil and lip seals, compliant bearings and races, and thin films. This book... more...

  • Advanced Nanomaterials and Their Applications in Renewable Energyby Jingbo Louise Liu; Sajid Bashir

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 170.00

    Advanced Nanomaterials and Their Applications in Renewable Energy presents timely topics related to nanomaterials' feasible synthesis and characterization, and their application in the energy fields. In addition, the book provides insights and scientific discoveries in toxicity study, with information that is easily understood by a wide audience.... more...

  • Reactions and Mechanisms in Thermal Analysis of Advanced Materialsby Atul Tiwari; Baldev Raj

    Wiley 2015; US$ 225.00

    Strong bonds form stronger materials. For this reason, the investigation on thermal degradation of materials is a significantly important area in research and development activities. The analysis of thermal stability can be used to assess the behavior of materials in the aggressive environmental conditions, which in turn provides valuable information... more...