Key Engineering Materials

ISSN: 1662-9795

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Edited by: N. Murayama, K. Shinozaki, and T. Mizoguchi
Online since: September 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
This special collection brings together the latest developments in the science and technology of electroceramics. It focuses upon contributing to the exchange of Electroceramics know-how; both scientific and industrial. The major topics covered by this special collection includes dielectric and ferroelectric ceramics, lead-free ferroelectric ceramics, energy related ceramics, thin film and nanocrystal, semiconductor, magnetic, optical, and sensor ceramics. All papers collected were reviewed.


Edited by: János Kundrák and Zsolt Maros
Online since: October 2013
Description: This collection of papers provides the most up-to-date information available for researchers and engineers who are interested in any aspect of the field of precision machining. The book includes papers from fields of precision machining and processes as well as related topics such as tools, methods, quality assurance and logistics. The major goal is to search for methods for providing increased endurance and reliability of products at reduced production and assembly cost.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The contents are presented under the headings of:
I. Cutting Tools;
II. Machining Processes;
III. Hard Machining;
IV. Abrasive Machining;
V. Non-conventional Machining;
VI. Analysis of Surfaces; Machininf Accuracy; VIII. Process Modelling and Simulation;
IX. Production Processes


Edited by: Guanglin Wang, Huifeng Wang, Xiang Zhang and Yuefeng Li
Online since: September 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters BCI (WoS).
The special topic volume is not only to communicate the latest research and progress of the new technology, theory, method, equipment in the field of materials processing and manufacturing automation technology, but also to master cutting-edge technology and research trends on a global scale, which can promote international cooperation and communication of production and research in this field. The main themes covered by the special issue include Industrial Robot Technology, Process Monitoring and Quality Control of Manufacturing Systems, Agile Manufacturing, Intelligent Manufacturing, Green Manufacturing, Virtual Manufacturing, Networked Manufacturing, Computer Integrated Manufacturing System Product Lifecycle Management and Contemporary Integrated Manufacturing System, Computerized Numerical Control System and Flexible Manufacturing System, CAD/CAE/CAPP/CAM and Application of Product Data Management, Precision Machining Technology, Logistics Engineering and Equipment and Other Related Topics.


Edited by: A. Milazzo and M.H. Aliabadi
Online since: September 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The book covers a wide range of topics: Fracture Mechanics, Failure analysis, Composites, Multiscale Modelling, Micromechanics, Structural Health Monitoring, Damage Tolerance, Corrosion, Creep, Non-linear problems, Dynamic Fracture, Residual Stress, Environmental effects, Crack Propagation, Metallic and Concrete Materials, Probabilistic Aspects, Computer Modeling Methods (Finite Elements, Boundary Elements and Meshless), Microstructural and Multiscale Aspects.


Edited by: Shiquan Liu and Xinhua Yuan
Online since: September 2013
Description: Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the 2nd International Congress on Advanced Materials (AM 2013), May 16-19, 2013, Zhenjiang, China.
The 110 papers are grouped as follows:
Chapter 1: Nano Materials;
Chapter 2: Polymers;
Chapter 3: Composites;
Chapter 4: Biomaterials and Tissues;
Chapter 5: Green Materials;
Chapter 6: Optical and Electronic Materials;
Chapter 7: Superconductive and Magnetic Materials;
Chapter 8: Structural and Constructional Materials;
Chapter 9: Other Topics


Edited by: Yang Liu
Online since: September 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters BCI (WoS).
The amount of deteriorating bridges is increasing gradually, and the costs of maintenance, repair and rehabilitation of these bridges often far exceed available budgets. To alleviate this issue, the bridge engineering profession continues to take positive steps towards developing more comprehensive bridge monitoring and management systems. This collection of invited papers encompasses some aspects of bridge health monitoring, maintenance and safety. Specifically, it deals with: bridge health monitoring; bridge repair and rehabilitation issues; bridge related safety and other implications.


Edited by: Yi Sheng Lai and Fu Yuan Hsu
Online since: September 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The volume of 21 peer reviewed papers addresses the fundamental and applied research focused on various fields of engineering materials including metal alloys, fuel cell, corrosion, computer simulation, glass and ceramics. Some papers cover experimental, theoretical, and manufacturing issues associated with development of new materials and process.


Edited by: Daizhong Su and Shifan Zhu
Online since: September 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters BCI (WoS).
The book is a prestigious collection of refereed papers in advanced design, manufacture and related subject areas.
The 161 papers are grouped as follows:
I. Sustainable Development and Technologies;
II. Product/Industrial Design and Design Methodologies;
III. Engineering Design;
IV. Production, Manufacture and Engineering Materials;
VI. Gearing, Mechanical Transmission and Mechanisms;
VII. Machine Condition Monitoring;
VIII. Finite/Boundary Element Methods;
IX. Optimisation, Simulation and Computing Technologies;
X. Manufacturing Informatics;
XI. Robots and Control;
XII. Engineering Management and Enterprise


Edited by: Trilochan Mishra and Nigamananda Das
Online since: July 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters BCI (WoS).
This special topic volume is a result from the contributions of twenty five experts from the international scientific community in their respective field of research. The volume focuses the use of clay based layered materials for different functional applications ranging from catalysis, biomaterials to self-healing coatings. It gives a comprehensive picture of the possible applications and future developments of clay materials. It provide in depth discussion by the researchers with respect to chemical intercalation, drug delivery, environmental, and engineering applications. All together the volume contains nine state of the art articles and reviews.


Edited by: Biswajit Basu
Online since: July 2013
Description: Damage assessment of structures is an emerging field and has become increasingly important over the past decade or two. Diagnosis and prognosis of structural damage plays an important role not just in ensuring the structural integrity but also in optimizing the overall life cycle cost including the cost for operation and maintenance.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The Special collection consists of a compilation 159 papers on all research topics relevant to damage assessment of engineering structures and systems including numerical simulations, signal processing of sensor measurements, theoretical and experimental studies. Broad areas of damage assessment covered in the publication include applications to composite materials, civil infrastructure, mechanical devices and machineries, renewable energy, sensors, signal processing, structural health and condition monitoring.


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