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- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00
This e-book provides an overview of the structure of the nascent biomass-based chemical industry, the drivers and barriers for commercialisation, and current R&D programmes and initiatives for bio-based chemicals. It addresses the use of biomass-based feedstocks to create bio-based chemicals, biorefinery design and associated feedstock flow, intermediates... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2010; US$ 390.00
This e-book addresses the outlook for bio-based polymers and the drivers and challenges for these materials in the market. It addresses production economics, regulations, and investment and incentives. It details the state of the biopolymer industry, feedstocks and production processes used and key applications. This e-book looks at today's converting... more...
- Maney Publishing 2012; US$ 192.00
This book is intended primarily for industrial laboratories and technical centres interested in standardised tests in the field of tribology and combined tribologycorrosion. more...
- Momentum Press 2010; US$ 98.00
Ceramics are, in a general definition, materials that consist of man-made, inorganic, non-metallic solid material -- either existing in a crystalline state or non-crystalline state (i.e., glasses). Materials characterization techniques are used to ensure the structural and surface integrity of ceramics for their use in a wide variety of applications,... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2006; US$ 460.00
The paper industry generally defines specialty papers as products that are given unique characteristics in their manufacture, converting or processing and that have properties suitable for specific purposes. Specialty papers are generally perceived to be higher added-value products, although their supply, demand and utility are relatively small compared... more...
- iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2011; US$ 390.00
Nanotechnology promises many benefits for food contact applications, but despite the bright outlook, there are some potential negatives. For instance, the dangers to consumers and the environment are not yet fully understood; nanoparticles can be more chemically reactive and bioactive than larger particles and existing toxicological and eco-toxicology... more...
- Elsevier Science 1969; US$ 72.95
Landslides and Their Control provides information on slope stability; the origin of slope movements; and methods on how they are investigated, controlled, and prevented. The book covers topics such as soil and rock mechanics; the influence of ground water on landslides; as well as other factors that produce sliding movement. The book also includes... more...
- Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95
Rapidly Quenched Metals 6, Volume 1 covers the proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Rapidly Quenched Metals held at Le Centre Sheraton, Montreal, Canada from August 3 to 7, 1987. The said conference discusses a wide variety of topics in the field of rapidly solidified metals. The book is divided into two parts. Part 1 covers topics... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 140.00
This is the first detailed description in English of radiation and polymeric material interaction and the influences of thermal and optical material properties. As such, it provides comprehensive information on material and process characteristics as well as applications regarding plastic laser welding. The first part of this practical book introduces... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 139.00
The book contains invited lectures from the International Symposium on the Anisotropic Behaviour of Damaged Materials, held in Krakow, Poland, September 9-11, 2002. Eminent researchers and world experts in the field of damage mechanics report recent achievements and state-of-the-art results in the field. The book deals with the anisotropic damage mechanics... more...