Materials Science Forum

ISSN: 1662-9752

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Edited by: Chengyu Jiang, Geng Liu, Dinghua Zhang and Xipeng Xu
Online since: December 2006
Description: The present volume contains 293 selected and peer-reviewed papers, carefully chosen from among the more than 500 papers presented, by worldwide specialists from industry and academia, at the 12th International Manufacturing Conference in China; organized by the Northwestern Polytechnic University.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).


Edited by: Lucio Salgado and Francisco Ambrozio Filho
Online since: November 2006
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
This interesting volume focuses on powder production, sintering mechanisms, sintering furnaces and nanomaterials, automotive applications and perspectives on the future.


Edited by: Robert P. Devaty, David J. Larkin and Stephen E. Saddow
Online since: October 2006
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
Silicon Carbide (SiC), Gallium Nitride (GaN) and Diamond are examples of wide-bandgap semiconductors having chemical, electrical and optical properties which make them very attractive for the fabrication of high-power and high-frequency electronic devices, as well as light-emitters and sensors which have to operate under harsh conditions.


Edited by: M. Marcos and L. Sevilla
Online since: October 2006
Description: Manufacturing can be considered to be the most wide-ranging, interdisciplinary and sometimes-controversial branch of Engineering. It is even sometimes difficult to define it concisely, but everybody recognises its contributions.


Edited by: W. Reimers and S. Quander
Online since: September 2006
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The Seventh European Conference on Residual Stresses (ECRS7), was held in Berlin, Germany, on the 13-15th September 2006.


Edited by: Shigeji Taniguchi, Toshio Maruyama, Masayuki Yoshiba, Nobuo Otsuka and Yuuzou Kawahara
Online since: August 2006
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
This volume contains 80 selected peer-reviewed papers, divided into the sections: Fundamentals of High-Temperature Oxidation and Corrosion, Steam Oxidation and Influence of Hydrogen, Protective Coatings and Surface Treatments, Mechanical and Chemical Aspects of Scale Adhesion, Corrosion in Incinerators and Metal Dusting and Oxidation of Ceramics and Intermetallics.


Edited by: W.J. Poole, M.A. Wells and D.J. Lloyd
Online since: July 2006
Description: The world production of primary and recycled aluminum continues to increase and, over the past twenty years, has risen from ~15 Mt/y in 1985 to ~32 Mt/y in 2005. The main consumers are transportation, beverage and other packaging, and building construction. The global primary aluminum production has been growing by about 2-3% per year. However, growth rates over the last decade have been much higher. In particular, during the past five years, China has played a critical role in aluminum production and has gone through a dramatic period of growth.


Edited by: Dragan P. Uskokovic, Slobodan K. Milonjic and Dejan I. Rakovic
Online since: July 2006
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
Materials science and engineering is a multidisciplinary area of research which encompasses the physics, chemistry and engineering of every class of material. In recent years, the field has attracted increasing attention, following the discovery of new types of material and their subsequent application in new technologies.


Edited by: A.K. Arof and S.A. Hashim Ali
Online since: June 2006
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The last five decades have seen an explosion of interest in exploring the possibilities of new materials for industrial and commercial applications. Materials Technology is now recognized as being one of the most important factors driving the development and growth of a nation’s economy. The sciences of design, processing, manufacturing and materials utilization are crucial elements contributing to the growth of new industries. The need for new discoveries in Materials Science has encouraged scientists from around the world to meet regularly and to discuss the latest advances and innovations.


Edited by: Paula Maria Vilarinho
Online since: May 2006
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The aim of this book is to provide the reader with the latest advanced research results on, and an improved understanding of, various aspects of the processing and characterization of materials.


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