Key Engineering Materials

ISSN: 1662-9795

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Edited by: Dunwen Zuo, Hun Guo, Ji Xu, Taiyong Wang, Guoxing Tang and Zhiwei Chen
Online since: July 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters BCI (WoS).
The present volume comprises a collection of peer-reviewed papers covering CIMS and Manufacturing System, Advanced Anti-fatigue Design Technologies, Finite Element Analysis and structure optimization based on Anti-fatigue, Design and Manufacturing of Composite Components, Intelligent Mechatronics and Robotics, Compound machine tools, rapid prototyping, printing (ex. embossing), PDM, ERP, CRM, FMS, PLM, logistics and Supply Chain, RPM, Other Related Topics. This work will be invaluable to production and research engineers, and also to research students and academics interested in the field.


Edited by: K. Katayama, K. Kato, K. Shinozaki, T. Mizoguchi and M. Miyayama
Online since: July 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The major topics covered by this collection include dielectrics, piezoelectric ceramics, ferroelectrics, lead free piezoelectric ceramics, Li-ion battery related materials, secondary batteries, solid oxide fuel cells, dye-sensitized solar cells, properties and processing of thin films, magnetic ceramics, semiconductor ceramics, sensors, and ceramic science and processing. The microstructure of materials varied between single crystals, bulk ceramics, thin films, and nanocrystals. All papers collected in this book were reviewed and cover the latest developments in science and technology of electroceramics.


Edited by: Fei Tang
Online since: July 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The collection of 276 peer reviewed papers covers various high-tech fields including electronics, machinery, materials, manufacturing, testing, and disciplines of physical, chemical and biological.
The papers are grouped as follows:
Chapter 1: Micro and Nano Fabrication;
Chapter 2: Micro Sensors;
Chapter 3: Micro Actuators;
Chapter 4: Microfluidics and Nanofluidics;
Chapter 5: Bio MEMS and Applications;
Chapter 6: Nanomaterials;
Chapter 7: Optical MEMS (MOEMS);
Chapter 8: Power MEMS;
Chapter 9: Nano Devices and NEMS;
Chapter 10: Nanobiology, Nano-Bioinformatics, Nanomedicine;
Chapter 11: Packaging, Sealing and Assembling Technologies;
Chapter 12: MEMS/Nano Related Research.


Edited by: Weimin Yang
Online since: July 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The book aims to exchange and share a number of experts and scholars’s experiences and research results about all aspects of polymer processing and modification technology; modern mold technology; rapid prototyping technology, automobiles, home appliances, electronic and aviation materials processing; materials processing simulation technology; molding equipment and process data acquisition and monitoring and other areas of new concepts. The book further enhance the interrelationships between realms of processing equipment, molding technology, mold design, mold manufacture and materials modification, to raise the application level for polymer and composite material in technologies such as cash manufacturing.


Edited by: Ferri Aliabadi and Pihua Wen
Online since: July 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters BCI (WoS).
Crack growth is a complex phenomenon and difficult to model without assumed simplifications. In recent years, there has been an increasing realization that advanced computational methods such as the Finite Element Method, the Boundary Element Method and Mesh Free Methods can be used to simulate crack growth in complex structural parts. This special issue contains original papers written by active researchers in the field of computational fracture mechanics. The aim is to inform those in the fracture mechanics community who might not be at the forefront of computational research of the recent developments and techniques available and the wide range of applications for which solutions are now possible.


Edited by: Janis Zicans and Remo Merijs Meri
Online since: June 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The issue summarizes 22 selected papers of the XII international conference Baltic Polymer Symposium 2012, held in Liepaja, Latvia, from 19-22 of September, 2012. Since 2001 the event is annually organized by technical universities of the three Baltic States. Baltic Polymer Symposium 2012 in Liepāja was visited by participants not only from the three Baltic States, but also by participants from Taiwan, Germany, Finland, United Kingdom, Poland, Ukraine and Russia. The scope of the proceedings comprises all aspects of modern polymers science: synthesis, processing, recycling, composites, nanotechnologies etc.


Edited by: W.K. Chiu and S.C. Galea
Online since: June 2013
Description: Structural health monitoring has international relevance across maritime, aerospace and infrastructure domains for both civilian and military end-users. The aim of this book is to collect the most recent developments and research knowledge on this topic, with focusing in particular on the Asia-Pacific region.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The collection covers 54 peer reviewed papers covering up-to-date research results in structural health monitoring.


Edited by: Ricardo Alves de Sousa and Robertt Valente
Online since: June 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The collection of 282 peer reviewed papers aims to promote the interest for all types of materials and all topics connected to Material Forming.
The papers are grouped as follows:
Chapter 1: Formability of Metallic Materials
Chapter 2: Forging and Rolling;
Chapter 3: Composites Forming Processes;
Chapter 4: Semi-Solid Processes;
Chapter 5: Light Weight Design and Energy Efficiency in Metal Forming;
Chapter 6: New and Advanced Numerical Strategies for Material Forming;
Chapter 7: Extrusion and Drawing;
Chapter 8: Friction and Wear in Material Processing;
Chapter 9: Nano-Structured Materials and Microforming;
Chapter 10: Inverse Analysis Optimization and Stochastic Approaches;
Chapter 11: Innovative Joining by Forming Technologies;
Chapter 12: Multiscale & Continuum Constitutive Modelling;
Chapter 13: Incremental and Sheet Metal Forming;
Chapter 14: Sheet-Bulk-Metal Forming;
Chapter 15: Heat Transfer Modelling;
Chapter 16: Structures, Properties and Processing of Polymers;
Chapter 17: Non-Conventional Processes;
Chapter 18: Machining and Cutting;
Chapter 19: Integrated Design, Modelling and Reliability Assessment in Forming (I-DMR);
Chapter 20: Finite Element Technology and Multi-Scale Methods for Composites, Metallic Sheets and Coating Models;
Chapter 21: Intelligent Computation in Forming Processes.


Edited by: Prof. Andreas Öchsner and Holm Altenbach
Online since: June 2013
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
This special issue of Key Engineering Materials contains selected refereed papers presented at the Sixth International Conference on Advanced Computational Engineering and Experimenting (ACE-X 2012) held at Kalyon Hotel (Istanbul), Turkey during the period 1st-4th July, 2012.


Edited by: Yuegang Fu
Online since: May 2013
Description: The Asia Pacific region has become a manufacturing hub for optical components and optoelectronics. These optical devices are widely used in imaging optical systems, such as various consumer and scientific products, instruments and lighting systems, etc.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The papers cover most recent research results and are grouped as follows:
Chapter 1: Design and System;
Chapter 2: Fabrication;
Chapter 3: Instrumentation;
Chapter 4: Laser;
Chapter 5: Measurement;
Chapter 6: Optical Information Processing.


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