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NATO ASI Series

NATO ASI Series

Series E: Applied Sciences

276 Jahrgänge | 1982 - 2002

Alle Bücher der Reihe NATO ASI Series

2002 | Buch

Dynamics: Models and Kinetic Methods for Non-equilibrium Many Body Systems

Recent years have witnessed a resurgence in the kinetic approach to dynamic many-body problems. Modern kinetic theory offers a unifying theoretical framework within which a great variety of seemingly unrelated systems can be explored in a coherent …

2001 | Buch

Microwave Superconductivity

Detailed coverage of all aspects of microwave superconductivity: fundamentals, fabrication, measurement, components, circuits, cryogenic packaging and market potential. Both a graduate-level textbook and a reference for microwave engineers.

2001 | Buch

Strong Motion Instrumentation for Civil Engineering Structures

Most of the existing strong motion instrumentation on civil engineering structures is installed and operated as federal, state, university, industry or private applications, in many cases operated as a closed system. This hampers co-operation and …

2001 | Buch

Carbon Filaments and Nanotubes: Common Origins, Differing Applications?

Carbon filament, vapor grown carbon fibers and carbon nanotubes have been discovered to have remarkable properties, opening they way for their use in intriguing and novel applications in electronics, chemistry and materials science. There are many …

2001 | Buch

Design and Control of Structure of Advanced Carbon Materials for Enhanced Performance

Carbon is unique in the range of structures and properties that are displayed by its material forms. The bonds in diamond, within the plane ofgraphite and in the fullerene molecules, C , are the strongest covalent bonds possible. This strong …

2000 | Buch

Supercritical Fluids

Fundamentals and Applications

Supercritical fluids are neither gas nor liquid, but can be compressed gradually from low to high density and they are therefore interesting and important as tunable solvents and reaction media in the chemical process industry. By adjusting the …

2000 | Buch

Multiscale Phenomena in Plasticity: From Experiments to Phenomenology, Modelling and Materials Engineering

A profusion of research and results on the mechanical behaviour of crystalline solids has followed the discovery of dislocations in the early thirties. This trend has been enhanced by the development of powerful experimental techniques.

2000 | Buch

Modern Electrical Drives

Electrical drives lie at the heart of most industrial processes and make a major contribution to the comfort and high quality products we all take for granted. They provide the controller power needed at all levels, from megawatts in cement …

2000 | Buch

Applications of Superconductivity

This book, in essence the proceedings of a NATO Advanced Study Institute with the same title, is designed to provide in-depth coverage of many, but not all, of the major current applications of superconductivity, and of many that still are being …

1999 | Buch

Impact of Electron and Scanning Probe Microscopy on Materials Research

The Advanced Study Institute provided an opportunity for researchers in universities, industry and National and International Laboratories, from the disciplines ofmaterials science, physics, chemistry and engineering to meet together in an …

1999 | Buch

Mechanics of Composite Materials and Structures

A compact presentation of the foundations, current state of the art, recent developments and research directions of all essential techniques related to the mechanics of composite materials and structures. Special emphasis is placed on classic and …

1999 | Buch

Natural Microporous Materials in Environmental Technology

1999 | Buch

Modal Analysis and Testing

1999 | Buch

Ionic Polymerizations and Related Processes

In Ionic Polymerization and Related Processes, internationally recognised academic and industrial researchers discuss and debate the latest developments in the field. The major focus is on cationic polymerizations, but related anionic and …

1999 | Buch

Implications of Molecular and Materials Structure for New Technologies

Recent years have seen a dramatic increase in the use of crystal structure information and computational techniques in the design and development of a very wide range of novel materials. These activities now encompass a broad chemical spectrum …

1999 | Buch

High Pressure Molecular Science

For chemists, biochemists, physicists and materials scientists, pressure as an experimental variable represents a tool that provides unique information about the microscopic properties of the materials being studied. In addition to its use as a …

1999 | Buch

System-Level Synthesis

System-Level Synthesis deals with the concurrent design of electronic applications, including both hardware and software. The issue has become the bottleneck in the design of electronic systems, including both hardware and software, in several …

1999 | Buch

Foams and Emulsions

A general and introductory survey of foams, emulsions and cellular materials. Foams and emulsions are illustrations of some fundamental concepts in statistical thermodynamics, rheology, elasticity and the physics and chemistry of divided media and …

1999 | Buch

Heat Transfer Enhancement of Heat Exchangers

Heat transfer enhancement in single-phase and two-phase flow heat exchangers in important in such industrial applications as power generating plant, process and chemical industry, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration systems …

1998 | Buch

Dynamical Properties of Unconventional Magnetic Systems

Magnetism encompasses a wide range of systems and physical phenomena, and its study has posed and exposed both important fundamental problems and many practical applications.
Recently, several entirely new phenomena have thus been discovered …