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  • Fabrication of Silicon Microprobes for Optical Near-Field Applicationsby Phan Ngoc Minh; Ono Takahito; Esashi Masayoshi

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 172.95

    The development of near-field optics marked a major advance in microscopy and our ability to develop nanoscale technologies. However, the tapered optical fiber widely in use as the optical near-field probe has serious limitations in its fabrication, its optical transmission efficiency, and its use in arrays. Fabrication of Silicon Microprobes for... more...

  • Powder metallurgy Diamond Toolsby Janusz Konstanty

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 335.00

    Powder Metallurgy Diamond Tools is the first book of its kind to cover the role of powder metallurgy in the production of diamond-impregnated tool components. Providing essential information on modelling, design, composition, fabrication, performance, wear and applications, this book is ideal for manufacturers, tool designers, end-users, metallurgists,... more...

  • Safety with Machineryby John Ridley; Dick Pearce

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 110.00

    John Ridley and Dick Pearce, both recognized specialists in machinery safety, guide the reader through the various standards, regulations and best practices relating to the safe design and use of machinery and show which standard is relevant for which type of machine. Safety with Machinery provides a basic grounding in machinery safety and covers... more...

  • Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Machiningby Ioan D. Marinescu

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 220.00

    Ceramics, with their unique properties and diverse applications, hold the potential to revolutionize many industries, including automotive and semiconductors. For many applications, ceramics could replace metals and other materials that are more easily and inexpensively machined. However, current ceramic machining methods remain cost-prohibitive. Fortunately,... more...

  • Handbook of Lapping and Polishingby Ioan D. Marinescu; Eckart Uhlmann; Toshiro Doi

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 209.95

    Lapping and polishing are currently the most precise surface finishing processes for mechanical and electronic components. Unfortunately, most improvements in either methods or understanding of the physical processes involved are closely guarded as proprietary information. The Handbook of Lapping and Polishing is the first source in English to bring... more...

  • Handbook of Machining with Grinding Wheelsby Ioan D. Marinescu; Mike P. Hitchiner; Eckart Uhlmann; W. Brian Rowe; Ichiro Inasaki

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 209.95

    Grinding offers capabilities that range from high-rate material removal to high-precision superfinishing, and has become one of the most widely used industrial machining and surface finishing operations. Reflecting modern developments in the science and practice of modern grinding processes, the Handbook of Machining with Grinding Wheels presents a... more...

  • Tribology of Metal Cuttingby Viktor P. Astakhov

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 300.00

    Tribology of Metal Cutting is about an emerging field of studies called Metal Cutting Tribology. Tribology is defined as "the science and technology of interactive surfaces moving relative each other." The science of Tribology concentrates on contact physics and mechanics of moving interfaces that generally involve energy dissipation. The book... more...

  • Metal Cuttingby Paul K. Wright; E M Trent

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 160.00

    Metal cutting is an essential process throughout engineering design and manufacturing industries. To increase efficiency and reduce costs, it is necessary to improve understanding of the metal cutting process. This book presents a comprehensive treatment of the subject that focuses on the features of the behavior of tool and work materials that influence... more...

  • Micromanufacturingby Kornel F. Ehmann; David Bourell; Martin L. Culpepper; Thom J. Hodgson; Thomas R. Kurfess; Marc Madou; Kamlakar Rajurkar; Richard DeVor

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 239.00

    We have come to know that our ability to survive and grow as a nation to a very large degree depends upon our sci- tific progress. Moreover, it is not enough simply to keep abreast of the rest of the world in scientific matters. We 1 must maintain our leadership. President Harry Truman spoke those words in 1950, in the aftermath of World War II and... more...

  • Advanced Machining Processesby Hassan El-Hofy

    McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 120.00

    Today?s stringent design requirements and difficult-to-machine materials such as tough super alloys, ceramics, and composites, have made traditional machining processes costly and obsolete. As a result, manufacturers and machine design engineers are turning to advance machining processes. These machining processes utilizes electrical, chemical, and... more...