Advanced Materials Research
Advanced materials refer to all new and existing materials showing superior performance in one or more characteristics over the traditional materials that are critical for the applications and uses. The presentations in Advance Medical Materials and Applications reflect the true inter-disciplinary nature of biomaterials science, describes the scientific background and thoroughly discusses the sequences of new development and applications of advanced materials in biomedical engineering, biology and medicine, and to deliver real benefits in health care technology and quality of life.
The 551 papers are grouped as follows:
Chapter 1: Environmental Analysis and Monitoring;
Chapter 2: Environmental Planning and Assessment;
Chapter 3: Environmental Chemistry and Biology, Environmental Materials;
Chapter 4: Environmental Safety and Health;
Chapter 5: Environmental Protection, Plant Protection and Low Carbon;
Chapter 6: Waste Disposal and Recycling;
Chapter 7: Technologies of Environmental Restoration;
Chapter 8: Hydrology, Water Resources Engineering, and Soil and Water Conservation;
Chapter 9: Land Resources Environment and Urban Planning;
Chapter 10: Geographic Information and Remote Sensing Science;
Chapter 11: Storage and Processing of Agricultural Products, and Biomedical Technology;
Chapter 12: Geology, Mineral Prospecting and Exploration;
Chapter 13: Mining Engineering and Mineral Process Engineering;
Chapter 14: Development of Oil and Gas;
Chapter 15: Materials and Processing Technologies;
Chapter 16: Engineering Management and Engineering Education.
Energy and environment have become the central theme in several fields of research and in various policy arenas. The collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2013 International Conference on Advances in Energy and Environmental Science (ICAEES 2013), July 30-31, 2013, Guangzhou, China.
The 367 papers are grouped as follows:
Chapter 1: Development and Utilization of Solar Energy;
Chapter 2: Development and Utilization of Biomass Energy;
Chapter 3: Development and Utilization of Wind Energy;
Chapter 4: Geothermal Energy, Fuel Cell, Energy-saving Technology and Storage Technology;
Chapter 5: Power System and Automation;
Chapter 6: High Voltage and Insulation Technology;
Chapter 7: Power Electronics and Power Drives, Power Equipment;
Chapter 8: Smart Grid Technologies and Power System Management;
Chapter 9: Energy Chemical Engineering and Energy Materials;
Chapter 10: Energy Security, Management and Clean Use;
Chapter 11: Architecture, Construction Technology and Energy-saving Technology;
Chapter 12: New Energy Vehicles, Electric Vehicles;
Chapter 13: Machinery and Equipment for Industrial Manufacture;
Chapter 14: Modeling, Computational Technologies and Control in Industry.
The 74 papers are grouped as follows:
Chapter 1: Materials Science and Materials Processing Technology;
Chapter 2: Instrumentation and Measuring Technology, Data Acquisition and Analysis;
Chapter 3: Applied Mechanics and Civil Engineering;
Chapter 4: Manufacture Engineering.
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2013 Second International Conference on Chemical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering and Metallic Materials (CMMM 2013), August 3-4, 2013, Dali, China.
The 106 papers are grouped as follows:
Chapter 1: Chemical Engineering, Bio, Environmental Chemistry Engineering and Technologies;
Chapter 2: Materials Engineering;
Chapter 3: Mining and Metallurgical Engineering;
Chapter 4: Manufacturing and Industry Technologies, Mechatronics Engineering.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The presented collection of scientific papers is focused on materials, technologies and quality assurance in the field of machines and equipment. These topics are among the fundamental research fields at the Faculty of Engineering of the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra.The collection contains the selection of scientific papers that present knowledge resulting from work on scientific projects supported by the Structural Funds of the European Union: Operational Programme Education ITMS 26110230020 – Development of human resources and quality assurance at the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra; Operational Programme Education ITMS 261102230057 – To increase the quality of education at the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra and to achieve its adaptation to current and prospective needs of society (QEDU); Operational Programme Research and Development ITMS 26220220014 – Application of information technologies to increase the environmental and economic sustainability of production agrosystem (ITEPAg) as well as scientific projects supported by the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic: VEGA No 1/0576/09 – Increasing the quality of agricultural machines and production equipment; VEGA No 1/0813/10 – Degradation of metallic materials in the processes of production and exploitation of alternative fuels; VEGA No 1/0462/09 – Elimination of unfavourable impacts of machinery on agricultural land, water and air; and VEGA No 1/0857/12 – Reducing of unfavourable impacts of agricultural and transport machinery on environment.Experiments presented in the papers were performed in internal laboratories of the Faculty of Engineering (SUA in Nitra) as well as in close cooperation with the companies Inweld Consulting, s.r.o. Vráble; Sandvik Coromant, s.r.o. Bratislava, Bibus SK, s.r.o. Nitra, Slovintegra Energy, s.r.o. Levice; Veolia Transport Services, s.r.o.; Slovnaft, a.s. Bratislava; and Intertribodia, s.r.o. Part of experiments was performed in cooperation with foreign universities, namely the VŠB–Technical University of Ostrava and the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague. Knowledge presented in the contributions focuses on materials, increasing the reliability of machines and equipment, increasing the quality of production and ultimately increasing the economic effectiveness and market competitiveness.
The 125 paper are grouped as follows:
Chapter 1: Environmental, Ecologic Materials and Technologies, Health Applications;
Chapter 2: Materials Engineering Research, Materials in Manufacturing Processes;
Chapter 3: Chemistry Materials and Environmental Chemistry;
Chapter 4: Energy, Fuel Materials and Engineering;
Chapter 5: Prevention of Water Environment Pollution.
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2013 International Forum on Materials Science and Industrial Technology (IFMSIT 2013), August 30 – September 1, 2013, Qingdao, China.
The 264 papers are grouped as follows:
I. Material Science, Advanced Chemical Engineering and Technologies;
II. Industrial, Manufacturing Technology and Engineering;
III. Intelligent Automation and Control, Electronics, Communications and Information Technology Applications;
IV. Computational and Computer Science Technology, Algorithms;
V. Management Science Engineering, Economics, Business, Logistics Applications;
VI. Medicine and Health Engineering, Biotechnology;
VII. Environmental Protection and Technology, Ecology and Resource Development.
Abrasive machining is one kind of old technology, but it has a far-reaching impact on a broad spectrum of industries. In particular modern manufacturing, there is an ever increasing demand of advanced abrasive technology and other precision abrasive technology. The collection brings together both academic researchers and practitioners from around the world for interchange of the latest developments.
The 123 papers are grouped as follows:
1: Abrasive Jet Machining;
2: Abrasive Machining;
3: Advanced Cutting Technology;
4: Brittle Material Machining;
5: CMP and Silicon Wafer Processing;
6: Coolants and Cooling;
7: Design, Fabrication and Analysis of Devices for the Applications of Abrasive Technologies;
8: EDM, Ultrasonic Machining, and Laser Machining;
9: Finishing, Lapping and Polishing;
10: Glass Molding and Related Topics;
11: Grinding Wheel and Abrasive Grain Technologies;
12: In-Process Measurement and Monitoring, Metrology;
13: Machine Tools and Systems, Tooling Processing;
15: Surface Integrity and Materials Characterization;
16: Tribology in Manufacturing;
17: Truing, Dressing and ELID.