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Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials

  • Ultra-High Performance Concrete UHPCby Ekkehard Fehling; Michael Schmidt; Joost Walraven; Torsten Leutbecher; Frö; Susanne hlich

    Wiley 2014; US$ 43.50

    Selected chapters from the German concrete yearbook are now being published in the new English "Beton-Kalender Series" for the benefit of an international audience. Since it was founded in 1906, the Ernst & Sohn "Beton-Kalender" has been supporting developments in reinforced and prestressed concrete. The aim was to publish a yearbook to reflect progress... more...

  • Materials for Architects and Buildersby Arthur Lyons

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    Materials for Architects and Builders provides a clear and concise introduction to the broad range of materials used within the construction industry and covers the essential details of their manufacture, key physical properties, specification and uses. Understanding the basics of materials is a crucial part of undergraduate and diploma construction... more...

  • Defects and Damage in Composite Materials and Structuresby Rikard Benton Heslehurst

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95

    The advantages of composite materials include a high specific strength and stiffness, formability, and a comparative resistance to fatigue cracking and corrosion. However, not forsaking these advantages, composite materials are prone to a wide range of defects and damage that can significantly reduce the residual strength and stiffness of a structure... more...

  • Improving Concrete Qualityby Karthikeyan H Obla

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Improve the Quality of Concrete, Improve the Quality of Construction Quality measurement is not prevalent in the concrete industry and quality investment is not seen as potentially generating a positive return. Improving Concrete Quality examines how and why concrete quality should be measured, and includes instruction on developing specifications... more...

  • Nanopatterning and Nanoscale Devices for Biological Applicationsby Seila Selimovic

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Nanoscale techniques and devices have had an explosive influence on research in life sciences and bioengineering. Reflecting this influence, Nanopatterning and Nanoscale Devices for Biological Applications provides valuable insight into the latest developments in nanoscale technologies for the study of biological systems. Written and edited by... more...

  • Nanoindentation of Brittle Solidsby Arjun Dey; Anoop Kumar Mukhopadhyay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 189.95

    Understanding the Basics of Nanoindentation and Why It Is Important Contact damage induced brittle fracture is a common problem in the field of brittle solids. In the case of both glass and ceramics?and as it relates to both natural and artificial bio-materials?it has triggered the need for improved fabrication technology and new product... more...

  • Zinc Oxide Nanostructuresby Magnus Willander

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 149.95

    Zinc oxide (ZnO) in its nanostructured form is emerging as a promising material with great potential for the development of many smart electronic devices. This book presents up-to-date information about various synthesis methods to obtain device-quality ZnO nanostructures. It describes both high-temperature (over 100 C) and low-temperature (under... more...

  • Cavitationby Sivakumar Manickam; Muthupandian Ashokkumar

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 149.95

    As nanomaterials and their end products occupy the pinnacle position of consumer markets, it becomes vital to analyze their generation processes. One of the green chemistry principles underlines the need for unusual energy sources to generate them. Utilizing the extreme energy from the collapse of cavitation bubbles, generated by either ultrasound... more...

  • Organic Solar Cellsby Barry P. Rand; Henning Richter

    Pan Stanford 2014; US$ 249.95

    Organic photovoltaic (OPV) cells have the potential to make a significant contribution to the increasing energy needs of the future. In this book, 15 chapters written by selected experts explore the required characteristics of components present in an OPV device, such as transparent electrodes, electron- and hole-conducting layers, as well as electron... more...

  • Nanosiliconby Anatoly A. Ischenko; Gennady V. Fetisov; Leonid A. Aslalnov

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    Nanosilicon: Properties, Synthesis, Applications, Methods of Analysis and Control examines the latest developments on the physics and chemistry of nanosilicon. The book focuses on methods for producing nanosilicon, its electronic and optical properties, research methods to characterize its spectral and structural properties, and its possible applications.... more...