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Engineering Materials

Engineering Materials
93 Volumes | 1999 - 2021


This series provides topical information on innovative, structural and functional materials and composites with applications in optical, electrical, mechanical, civil, aeronautical, medical, bio- and nano-engineering. The individual volumes are complete, comprehensive monographs covering the structure, properties, manufacturing process and applications of these materials. This multidisciplinary series is devoted to professionals, students and all those interested in the latest developments in the Materials Science field, that look for a carefully selected collection of high quality review articles on their respective field of expertise.

All books of the series Engineering Materials

2019 | Book

Thermal Processes in Welding

This book describes and systemizes analytical and numerical solutions for a broad range of instantaneous and continuous, stationary and moving, concentrated and distributed, 1D, 2D and 3D heat sources in semi-infinite bodies, thick plane layers …

2019 | Book

Mechanical Properties of Silicon Based Compounds: Silicides

This book focuses on the mechanical properties of silicides for very large scale integration (VLSI) applications. It presents the fabrication process for bulk silicides and thin films, and list complete testing deformation for a variety of silicon …

2019 | Book

Nanomaterials for Eco-friendly Applications

This book presents a wide range of synthesis and characterization techniques to produce ceramic nanomaterials specially developed to be used in environmental applications. The book cover synthesis using hydrothermal, chemical vapor deposition …

2019 | Book

Acacia Wood Bio-composites

Towards Bio-Sustainability of the Environment

This book investigates the enhancement of properties of acacia wood and its surface treatment for high strength bio-composites. It describes the tensile, flexural and impact strength, surface behaviour, morphological analysis, infrared spectral …

2019 | Book

Nanostructured Materials for Treating Aquatic Pollution

This book report the advances in the synthesis of new nanomaterials for the remediation of natural waters, groundwaters, and wastewaters. The authors describe synthetic routes for the assembly of different nanomaterials for the removal of …

2019 | Book

Magnetic Material for Motor Drive Systems

Fusion Technology of Electromagnetic Fields

This book focuses on how to use magnetic material usefully for electrical motor drive system, especially electrical vehicles and power electronics. The contents have been selected in such a way that engineers in other fields might find some of the …

2018 | Book

Non-destructive Testing and Repair of Pipelines

This book describes efficient and safe repair operations for pipelines, and develops new methods for the detection and repair of volumetric surface defects in transmission pipelines. It also addresses the physics, mechanics, and applications of …

2018 | Book

Wood Polymer Nanocomposites

Chemical Modifications, Properties and Sustainable Applications

This book shows how chemical modifications influence some properties of wood nanocomposites. It describes suitable and effective chemical modifications that strengthen the physico-mechanical, thermal and morphological properties of wood. The …

2018 | Book

Magnetoelastic Waves

This book highlights key methods for the mathematical modeling and solution of nonstationary dynamic problems in the theory of magnetoelasticity. It also reveals the richness of physical effects caused by the interaction of electromagnetic and …

2018 | Book

Micro and Precision Manufacturing

This book provides details on various micro and precision manufacturing and finishing operations performed by conventional and advanced processes, including micro-manufacturing of micro-tools and precision finishing of engineered components. It …

2018 | Book

New Acoustics Based on Metamaterials

This book highlights the acoustical metamaterials’ capability to manipulate the direction of sound propagation in solids which in turn control the scattering, diffraction and refraction, the three basic mechanisms of sound propagation in solids.

2018 | Book

Shock and Materials

This book highlights how the properties and structure of materials are affected by dynamic high pressures generated by explosions, projectile impacts, laser compression, electric discharge or ball milling. Starting with the basics of shock-wave …

2018 | Book

Advances in Functional Micro-/Nanoimaging Probes

This book highlights the latest advances in functional micro/nano imaging probes and their applications for biomedical imaging and therapy. Given the rapid emergence of transdisciplinary research and applications in materials, chemical probes and …

2018 | Book

Corrosion Science and Engineering

This textbook discusses the latest advances in the corrosion of metals and related protection methods, and explores all corrosion-related aspects used in natural and industrial environments, including monitoring and testing. Throughout the …

2018 | Book


Common Basis for a Near-Ubiquitous Phenomenon

This book combines the perspectives of materials science of Superplasticity, on the one hand, and those of design and mechanics, on the other, in order to provide a holistic view of materials, design, mechanics and performance which will lead to …

2017 | Book

Aluminum and Magnesium Metal Matrix Nanocomposites

The book looks into the recent advances in the ex-situ production routes and properties of aluminum and magnesium based metal matrix nanocomposites (MMNCs), produced either by liquid or semi-solid state methods. It comprehensively summarizes work …

2017 | Book

Diffusion in the Iron Group L12 and B2 Intermetallic Compounds

This book explores diffusion in L12 and B2 structures of Ni3Al, Ni3Ge, Ni3Ga and NiAl, NiGe and NiGa and discusses Fe- and Co-based alloys in detail. These alloys of the VIIIA group elements are the basis of intermetallic compounds known as "super …

2017 | Book

Polypropylene Nanofibers

Melt Electrospinning Versus Meltblowing

This book provides a comparison between melt electrospinning and meltblowing as techniques for the production of polypropylene nanofibers. The author compares the morphological, structural, chemical and mechanical characteristics of the different …

2016 | Book

Advanced Semiconducting Materials and Devices

This book presents the latest developments in semiconducting materials and devices, providing up-to-date information on the science, processes, and applications in the field. A wide range of topics are covered, including optoelectronic devices, meta

2016 | Book

Finite Element Modeling of Nanotube Structures

Linear and Non-linear Models

This book presents a new approach to modeling carbon structures such as graphene and carbon nanotubes using finite element methods, and addresses the latest advances in numerical studies for these materials. Based on the available findings, the bo