Key Engineering Materials

ISSN: 1662-9795

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Volumes
Edited by: M. Marcos, J. Salguero and A. Pastor
Online since: February 2012
Description: This book describes the most recent Advances in Manufacturing Systems presented at the 4th Manufacturing Engineering Society International Conference (MESIC2011), which was held during September 2011 in Cadiz, Spain. Flexible, Intelligent and Emergent Manufacturing Systems, Quality, Quality Control and Quality Management, Production Engineering and Planning are, together with others, the topics which can be found herein. The book is therefore essential reading matter for manufacturing engineers working in the fields mentioned.

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Edited by: Chi Zhang
Online since: January 2012
Description: The Asian Workshop on Polymer Processing 2011(AWPP2011), organized by JSPP, SAMP and the China Science Foundation, was hosted by Qingdao University of Science and Technology in Qingdao, China from November 4 to 7th, 2011.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
Numerous leading experts on polymer materials and processing presented their recent research finding at the meeting, and the result is an invaluable state-of-the-art guide to the subject.

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Edited by: David Wang
Online since: January 2012
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The goal of this collection of peer-reviewed papers is to bring together researchers from academia and industry, as well as practitioners, so as to share ideas, problems and solutions related to the multifaceted aspects of Advanced Materials in Microwaves and Optics.

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Edited by: Dunwen Zuo, Chuanzhen Huang, Ming Chen, Jun Li and Guo Hun
Online since: January 2012
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters BCI (WoS).
The present volume comprises peer-reviewed papers covering CIMS and manufacturing systems, advanced anti-fatigue design technologies, finite-element analysis and structure optimization based upon 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 and other related topics. This work will be invaluable to production and research engineers, and to research students and academics interested in the field.

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Edited by: Moussa Karama
Online since: January 2012
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters BCI (WoS).
Aerospace vehicle applications have always been at the cutting edge of structures and materials research because of the essential requirement for lightweight construction as well as the need to combine safety with performance. New advanced materials, such as composites with toughened thermosetting matrices, thermoplastic composites, and metal-matrix or ceramic-matrix composites, are constantly proposed. In addition to the ongoing challenge of developing new materials, many research issues remain open regarding conventional metallic aero-structures. These include life extension in aging aircraft, and proper methods of vibration control. These 19 peer-reviewed papers gather together the latest knowledge related to the “Behaviour of Material and Composite Structures” title of this volume.

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Edited by: Osamu Hanaizumi, Masafumi Unno and Kenta Miura
Online since: December 2011
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
This special collection of 39 peer-reviewed papers imparts the latest findings related to silicon science and advanced micro-device engineering. The papers are grouped into the chapters: Materials Science; Chemical Science and Technology; Nano-Science and Technology; Photonic Devices and Technology; Novel Measurement and System Technology; Information and Communication Engineering; thus offering an up-to-date overview of the subject matter.

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Edited by: Michael N. Morgan, Andrew Shaw and Otar Mgaloblishvili
Online since: December 2011
Description: The main aim of this collection of peer-reviewed papers is to promote the topics of precision manufacturing and machining practice, together with manufacturing research and education.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The 44 papers are divided into chapters covering: machining, grinding processes, cutting-tool technology, coatings, rotor design and vibratory mass finishing, cutting, precision surfaces, simulation and drilling. It offers a succinct guide to these fields.

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Edited by: Evangelos Hristoforou and Dr. Dionisios G. Vlachos
Online since: November 2011
Description: ICMAST-2011 is an international interdisciplinary conference which covers research and development in the field of materials science; especially those materials which are used for sensors, actuators, and all kinds of transducers. ICMAST-2011 aims to bring together scientists, engineers and product designers in order to fill the gap between research and development.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The topics covered by ICMAST-2011 include: new materials development, fabrication technology, sensing principles and mechanisms, actuators, optical devices, electrochemical devices, mass-sensitive devices, gas sensors, biosensors, analytical microsystems, environmental aspects, process control, biomedical applications, signal processing, sensor and sensor-array chemometrics and - as a satellite event to the conference - the economics and management of high-tech laboratories and products.

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Edited by: Eyup Sabri Kayali, Gultekin Goller and Ipek Akin
Online since: October 2011
Description: The Symposium and Annual Meeting of the International Society for Ceramics in Medicine, known as Bioceramics, provides a valuable forum where scientists and clinicians working in the dental and medical fields can discuss the exciting advances made in basic and applied research, and promote new technologies and applications of ceramics in medicine. These proceedings comprise 174 papers presented at the 23rd Symposium and Annual Meeting of the International Society for Ceramics in Medicine (ISCM) held on November 6-9th, 2011 in Istanbul, Turkey. In Bioceramics 23, the papers have been categorized into 21 of the most topical and essential themes of ceramics in medicine: including characterization, design and processing technologies, tissue engineering, nanotechnology, surface modification, composites, drug delivery and interdisciplinary studies. The work will thus be of great help in taking advantage of the merits of ceramics, and overcoming their weakness in various applications involving polymers and metals.

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Edited by: Yiwang Bao, Danyu Jiang, Li Tian and Jianghong Gong
Online since: September 2011
Description: The main theme of this special collection was that of materials properties and testing techniques, and covered most aspects of testing techniques as applied to the mechanical, chemical, physical properties and microstructures of ceramics, glasses and concrete. The book will be a worthy adjunct to the library of every testing laboratory

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