Materials Science Forum

ISSN: 1662-9752

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Edited by: Lucio Salgado and Francisco Ambrozio Filho
Online since: November 2005
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
This interesting volume focuses on the technology of metal and ceramic powders; particularly with regard to powder production, spray-forming, powder compaction and sintering, mechanical alloying, corrosion of PM parts and biomedical applications. Also treated are powder production, sintering mechanisms, sintering furnaces, injection moulding and ceramic processing, automotive applications and future perspectives.


Edited by: Paul Van Houtte and Leo Kestens
Online since: September 2005
Description: To the materials science community, Texture is an important property which describes the relative orientations of the various material elements which constitute the microstructure. These elements are usually the crystalline grains; each with a different orientation of its crystal lattice. However, morphological textures, such as the arrangement of fibers in a composite material, also have to be considered. In rare cases, the texture is random; with all possible orientations being equally represented in the material. But, usually, processing of the material has caused the texture to become non-random; with a consequent anisotropy of the material properties. Thus, not only metallurgists and materials scientists take an interest in textures, but also physicists, mathematicians, geologists, mechanical engineers and others.


Edited by: Dragan P. Uskokovic, Slobodan K. Milonjic, Djan I. Rakovic
Online since: September 2005
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The present book comprises ninety-two papers, by leading scientists from 21 countries, thematically arranged into ten sections: I Nanostructures and Thin Films; II Solid State Phenomena; III Nanomaterials; IV Advanced Materials; V Materials for Electrochemistry; VI Spectroscopic Characterization; VII Synthesis and Processing; VIII Powders, Ceramics and Sintering; IX Composites and X Biomaterials.


Edited by: Omer Van der Biest, Michael Gasik, Jozef Vleugels
Online since: August 2005
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Multifunctional materials are composite systems that exhibit useful responses to electrical, optical, magnetic and/or mechanical stimuli. They allow the compact and economic integration of two or more functions; which can be mechanical, biological, acoustic, thermal, electrical, magnetic, optical or sensory in nature. Functionally graded materials (FGM) are also multi-functional materials, which exhibit spatial variations in composition and/or microstructure; created with the specific purpose of controlling variations in thermal, structural or functional properties. In spite of large differences in the type and size scale of the materials considered, many common features exist, thus furnishing a rationale for grouping these materials together in one book.


Edited by: Sabine Denis, Takao Hanabusa, Bob Baoping He, Eric Mittemeijer, JunMa Nan, Ismail Cevdet Noyan, Berthold Scholtes, Keisuke Tanaka, KeWei Xu
Online since: July 2005
Description: The field of Residual Stresses is surprisingly large, and also highly interdisciplinary in nature, both with regard to its applications and to its scientific and technological fundamentals.
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Edited by: W.Ke, E.H.Han, Y.F.Han, K.Kainer and A.A.Luo
Online since: July 2005
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Magnesium, with its very rich reserves within the Earth, is an important engineering material, but has not yet been fully developed and utilized. Given its low density, magnesium has a higher specific strength and stiffness than many other engineering materials: including aluminum, steel and polymer-based composites. Magnesium also offers other attractive properties: such as a high damping capacity, electromagnetic shielding, dimensional stability, and good machinability and recyclability. As a relatively new structural material, magnesium and its alloys have demonstrated a significant potential for applications in many industries: including automobile, 3C (computer, communication and consumer) products, transportation, power-tools/equipment and new energy sources.


Edited by: Hyung Sun Kim, Sang-Yeop Park, Bo Young Hur and Soo Wohn Lee
Online since: June 2005
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The book will present materials researchers and users with a wealth of new information covering the entire spectrum of ecology, eco-materials, nano-materials, bio-materials, recycling, environmental protection and energy conversion related materials.


Edited by: Dr. Roberta Nipoti, Antonella Poggi and Andrea Scorzoni
Online since: May 2005
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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 of light-emitters and sensors which have to operate under harsh conditions.


Edited by: Jaroslav Pokluda
Online since: April 2005
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This volume contains papers selected from the more than 120 contributions presented during the 4th international conference on “Materials Structure & Micromechanics of Fracture (MSMF-4)”, in Brno, Czech Republic, June 23-25, 2004.


Edited by: A. Méndez-Vilas
Online since: March 2005
Description: This special issue of Materials Science Forum contains the papers which were presented at the 1st International Meeting on Applied Physics (APHYS-2003), held in Badajoz (Spain), and more specifically, the selected papers which were presented during the conference sessions on Interfaces in Colloidal and Particulate Systems, covering Imaging Techniques, Microscopy; Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Bioengineered Materials, Applied Materials Science / Solid State Physics & Chemistry / Advanced and Functional Materials and Semiconductor Materials and Devices.
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