Materials Science Forum

ISSN: 1662-9752

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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.


Edited by: B.G. Wendler, P. Kula and J. Jedlinski
Online since: May 2006
Description: The compilation, 'Advanced Materials and Technologies', explores current research efforts and progress in the design and improvement of the performance of structural and functional materials. In particular, the book deals with the relationship between a material’s production route, its chemical and phase compositions and microstructure on the one hand; and their influence upon every aspect of a wide range of its properties on the other hand: as well as the various factors which affect the efficiency of applied advanced technologies. Special attention is paid to nanostructures and to properties governed by phenomena at the nano- and/or micro-scale.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).


Edited by: Yukichi Umakoshi and Shinji Fujimoto
Online since: April 2006
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The Industrial Revolution showed that the development and improvement of new materials and functions could bring about social change, and benefit human society. However, one can be forgiven for feeling that more recent materials research, particularly in the domain of metals, has focused only upon individual elemental characteristics and narrow specialty fields, and that the original vision of materials research has thus been lost.


Edited by: Hyung Sun Kim, Yu Bao Li and Soo Wohn Lee
Online since: March 2006
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
This collection offers materials researchers and end-users a wealth of new knowledge encompassing the whole spectrum of ecology, eco-materials, nano-materials, bio-materials, recycling, environmental protection and materials related to energy conversion.


Edited by: H. Balmori-Ramírez, M. Brito, J.G. Cabañas-Moreno, H.A. Calderón-Benavides, K. Ishizaki and A. Salinas-Rodríguez
Online since: March 2006
Description: This collection comprises invited and contributed papers which were presented at the Advanced Structural Materials Symposium held in Cancún, México during the Annual Conference of the Mexican Academy of Materials Science.
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).


Edited by: A Roósz, M. Rettenmayr and Z. Gácsi
Online since: March 2006
Description: Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
This collection of papers provides the most up-to-date information available for researchers and engineers who are interested in any aspect of the field of solidification processes. Herein, theoretical analyses are presented, as well as studies of the technological problems which are associated with solidification in various gravitational environments. The topics covered range from fundamental aspects and modelling, to practical engineering applications.


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