This is the first book that can be considered a textbook on
thin film science, complete with exercises at the end of each chapter. Ohring
has contributed many highly regarded reference books to the AP list, including
Reliability and Failure of Electronic Materials and the Engineering Science of
Thin Films. The knowledge base is intended for science and engineering students
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An outstanding book that provides complete coverage and
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This book is a comprehensive and
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Published by the Laser Institute
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Begins by discussing design
requirements for structural materials in aerospace before moving on to examine
the different materials in detail.
Since its publication in 1963,
Properties of Concrete has been internationally acclaimed as the definitive work
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Hardbound. The Coming of Materials Science both covers
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The author, Professor Robert Cahn FRS, has striven to be critical about
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For the past forty years Beer
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Presents the phenomenological
theory of viscoelasticity. Permits the interrelation of the results of different
types of experiments and gives many useful approximation procedures for
calculations. Provides the basic material for a thorough course in polymer
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Principles are always illustrated by real data (not ``schematic diagrams'') and
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Computation materials science
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properties of an advanced ceramic. Using the computer allows results to be
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testing of the material in question.
The shape memory effect is a
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book contains chapters on shape memory ceramics and polymers as well as shape
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Thermodynamics of Materials A Classical and Statistical
Designed as a reference resource for practicing professionals as well as
a text for advanced students, Thermodynamics of Materials offers a lucid
presentation that ties together classical and statistical treatments of
thermodynamics within the framework of materials science. Unlike most books
in the field, it emphasizes the natural connection between these two
approaches, both as a way of obtaining useful information about real...
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Ceramic hard materials are
ceramics or ceramic coatings that exhibit a special mechanical property: high
hardness, in the range of the diamond (the hardest material). They are used to
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machining of metals.
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Written by a leading researcher
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mechanics and micromechanisms of fatigue in metals, non-metals and composites.
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Industrial designers are
responsible for the appearance and form of products-a job that involves
creativity as well as a detailed knowledge of materials and manufacturing
processes. While existing references on industrial design focus heavily on the
engineering aspect, this book offers a design-oriented approach to the technical
aspects of product design.
Industrial Design: Materials and Manufacturing Guide
will save readers valuable time in selecting materials and manufacturing choices.
Carbon nanotubes are tiny tubes
of carbon with remarkable properties. They are the strongest materials known,
and may be used in a new generation of lightweight, high strength materials.
They have interesting electronic properties, and could be used to make
electronic devices smaller and faster than those available today. And, they can
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physicists and materials scientists.
Provides comprehensive coverage
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and ceramic. Emphasizes the relationship between the composition of the material,
the powder processing techniques used and the properties of the materials and
the applications of end products.
Properties and uses of 15,000
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Fundamentals of Semiconductors
attempts to fill the gap between a general solid-state physics textbook and
research articles by providing detailed explanations of the electronic,
vibrational, transport, and optical properties of semiconductors. The approach
is physical and intuitive rather than formal and pedantic. Theories are
presented to explain experimental results. This textbook has been written with
both students and researchers in mind.
Designed for a first course in
engineering materials. Covers materials science and engineering.
This book is an essential
reference for physicists, electrical engineers, materials scientists, chemists,
and metallurgists, and others who work on magnetic materials and magnet design.
Focusing on materials rather than the physics of magnetism, it provides a
modern, practical treatment of materials that can hold a magnetic field.
Cutting-edge topics include nanocrystalline materials, amorphous magnetism,
charge and spin transport, surface and thin film magnetism, and magnetic
Provides the student with a
clear and thorough presentation of both the theory and application of the
fundamental principles of mechanics of materials. Places an emphasis on the
importance of satisfying equilibrium, compatibility of deformation, and material