Dictionary of Ceramic Science and Engineering

Author: Ian J. McColm
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400709161
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The third edition of the Dictionary of Ceramic Science and Engineering builds on the heavily revised 2nd edition which, in turn, expanded the original edition by some 4000 entries to include new fabrication, testing, materials, and vocabulary. The proven basis of the first two editions has been retained but new words and phrases have been added from the rapidly advancing electronic, nanoparticle and modern materials engineering fields. Additionally, all measurements in SI units are given to facilitate communication among the many sub-disciplines touched on by ceramics, ensuring that this publication remains the field's standard reference work for years to come. This extended edition of the Dictionary of Ceramic Science and Engineering ably follows its predecessors as an authoritative resource for students, researchers and professionals dealing with the processing of Materials.

Dictionary of Ceramic Science and Engineering

Author: I.J. McColm
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1475723210
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Ceramics always was a broad field and now as the Like my predecessor I have provided only defini boundaries continue to expand it is one of the truly tions. No effort has been made to include pronuncia interdisciplinary areas. This publication, in its re tion, derivations, or syllabication of entries. A large vised form, must reflect this. The trend is toward number of acronyms and abbreviations have been more utilization of ceramics as integrated materials included. The text is in fact somewhat hybrid because together with polymers, metals, and other ceramics, many of the entries appear similar to those in an for both structural and electronic applications. Thus, encyclopedia while struggling to remain concise. new fabrication technology is providing the new Reemphasizing the interdisciplinary nature of mod vocabulary of this growth; areas like thin-film proc em ceramics, and the varied backgrounds of those essing, sol-gel techniques, as used by the electronics who are interested in or work in the industry, striking industry; fiber forming, weaving, and ultrahigh vac a balance between the many allied disciplines con uum and temperature methods must be included in a tributing to ceramics and the hope of being compre glossary of vocabulary purporting to deal with ce hensive but yet concise has been a difficult task. I ramics and their science.

Advanced Technical Ceramics

Author: Shigeyuki Somiya
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0323154018
Format: PDF
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Advanced Technical Ceramics provides a thorough overview of technical ceramics. This book is divided into three parts encompassing 13 chapters that cover all aspects of technical ceramics, including definitions, raw materials, electronic and mechanical materials and processes, and biomaterials. Part I deals with the classification of ceramics by their chemical composition, mineral content, processing and production methods, properties, and uses. This part also includes the synthetic raw materials, production processes, and thermo-mechanical properties of ceramics. Part II describes the electrical, electronic, magnetic, thermal, chemical, and optical properties of ceramics, as well as their biomedical applications. Part III focuses on several precision machining methods for ceramics, such as cutting, grinding, lapping, polishing, and laser processing. Ceramics scientists, engineers, and researchers will find this text invaluable.

Tissue Engineering

Author: Jan De Boer
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080559193
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Tissue Engineering is a comprehensive introduction to the engineering and biological aspects of this critical subject. With contributions from internationally renowned authors, it provides a broad perspective on tissue engineering for students and professionals who are developing their knowledge of this important topic. Key topics covered include stem cells; morphogenesis and cellular signaling; the extracellular matrix; biocompatibility; scaffold design and fabrication; controlled release strategies; bioreactors; tissue engineering of skin, cartilage, bone and organ systems; and ethical issues. Covers all the essentials from tissue homeostasis and biocompatibility to cardiovascular engineering and regulations 22 chapters from internationally recognized authors, provide a comprehensive introduction for engineers and life scientists, including biomedical engineers, chemical and process engineers, materials scientists, biologists and medical students Full colour throughout, with clear development of understanding through frequent examples, experimental approaches and the latest research and developments

Walford s Guide to Reference Material Science and technology

Author: Albert John Walford
Publisher: London : Library Association Pub.
ISBN:
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A revised and updated guide to reference material. It contains selective and evaluative entries to guide the enquirer to the best source of reference in each subject area, be it journal article, CD-ROM, on-line database, bibliography, encyclopaedia, monograph or directory. It features full critical annotations and reviewers' comments and comprehensive author-title and subject indexes. The contents include: mathematics; astronomy and surveying; physics; chemistry; earth sciences; palaeontology; anthropology; biology; natural history; botany; zoology; patents and interventions; medicine; engineering; transport vehicles; agriculture and livestock; household management; communication; chemical industry; manufactures; industries, trades and crafts; and the building industry.

ARBA Guide to Subject Encyclopedias and Dictionaries

Author: Susan C. Awe
Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Libraries Unlimited
ISBN:
Format: PDF, ePub
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These reviews identify, describe, and evaluate subject dictionaries and encyclopedias that are useful in all types of libraries. Providing complete bibliographic information as well as reviews, the guide is an excellent tool for collection development.