Key Engineering Materials

ISSN: 1662-9795

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Edited by: Daizhong Su, Qingbin Zhang and Shifan Zhu
Online since: October 2009
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
This volume comprises a prestigious collection of refereed papers on Advanced Design and Manufacture. In the face of the current global financial crisis, it is extremely important to identify new technological needs and priorities in the fields of design and manufacture. The major topics tackled are: Engineering/product/industrial design, - Manufacture and production, - Engineering materials, - CAD/CAM/CAE, - Robotics, automation and control, - Sustainable technology, environment-friendly design and manufacture, - Web/Internet technologies, artificial intelligence and smart computing in design and manufacture, - Enterprise, management and supply chains.


Edited by: M.H Aliabadi, S. Abela, S. Baragetti, M. Guagliano and Han-Seung Lee
Online since: October 2009
Description: This special collection covers the latest theoretical, computational and experimental research on fracture and damage mechanics as well as on structural integrity and durability.


Edited by: Bo Zhao, Xipeng Xu, Guangqi Cai and Renke Kang
Online since: September 2009
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
This volume consists of a selection of papers, made from among more than 300 submitted by universities and industrial laboratories. All of the papers were subjected to peer-review by at least two expert referees. Selection for this volume depended upon the quality of the paper and its relevance to the thematic topic.


Edited by: Daniela Ionita
Online since: September 2009
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The aim of this special volume is, as the title indicates, to point out the great power of electrochemistry and other physico-chemical methods (SEM, AFM, chemiluminescence, MOCVD, FT-IR, UV-VIS-NIR, X-Ray etc.) in obtaining and characterizing advanced materials.


Edited by: F. Chu, H. Ouyang, V. Silberschmidt, L. Garibaldi, C.Surace, W.M. Ostachowicz and D. Jiang
Online since: June 2009
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The primary aim of this volume was to gather together the current knowledge and expertise of scientists and engineers working, in both academia and industry, on damage assessment, structural health monitoring (SHM) and non-destructive evaluation (NDE).


Edited by: A. R. Boccaccini, O. van der Biest, R. Clasen, T. Uchikoshi
Online since: June 2009
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
This volume is entirely focussed on electrophoretic deposition (EPD) as a processing technique for the fabrication of both traditional and novel materials.


Edited by: B. Shirvani, R. Clarke, J. Duflou, M. Merklein, F. Micari and J. Griffiths
Online since: March 2009
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
Collections of peer-reviewed papers are always excellent sources of knowledge and new ideas for researchers working in both universities and industry. The present collection, in particular, provides interdisciplinary and international resources; thus encouraging the close cooperation of materials scientists, and manufacturing and computer engineers and promoting the diffusion of research results, and technology transfer, in all areas of Sheet Metal Processing and Characterization.


Edited by: J. Dusza, R. Danzer, R. Morrell and G.D. Quinn
Online since: March 2009
Description: The aim of this book is to make an important contribution to the development of new functional and structural ceramic materials, which exhibit enhanced performances and improved lifetimes and reliability, by fostering a better understanding of the mechanisms of their deterioration and failure under various stress conditions at various operating temperatures.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The work covers the topics of: basic failure phenomena; indentation fracture; fracture and fractography of structural, electro- and bio-/dental ceramics; fracture of fiber-reinforced composites; fracture of porous and laminated ceramics; defect-strength and microstructure - fracture toughness relationships; damage mechanisms in nanoceramics; fracture and fractography of multilayered ceramics and coatings; machining cracks and edge-chipping; and fracture and fractography of composites and nanocomposites.


Edited by: Fan Rui, Qiao Lihong, Chen Huawei, Ochi Akio, Usuki Hiroshi and Sekiya Katsuhiko
Online since: February 2009
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
This special volume focuses on the current progress and trends in machining technologies. The objective was to harness and exchange experience, knowledge, new ideas and information concerning the latest developments in research pertaining to a wide range of subjects such as machining of novel, difficult-to-cut and free-machining materials, new tool materials and new abrasive tools, precision, micro and nano-machining, abrasive machining, high-speed machining, unconventional machining, new machine tools and tooling technology, and monitoring of the machining process.


Edited by: Hao-Wen YE and Gai-Fei PENG
Online since: January 2009
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The main theme of this special collection was the preparation and properties of high-strength/high-performance concrete, and covered a wide range of topics and scopes, such as preparation of high strength/high performance concrete, durability, raw materials, workbility, chemical admixture, new applications of concrete, property characterization, and the behavior of concrete structures.


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