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Author Gupta, K. M., author

Title Engineering materials : research, applications and advances / K.M. Gupta
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (xxxix, 596 pages) : illustrations
Contents 1. Introduction to some recent and emerging materials -- 2. Peculiar materials with fascinating properties -- 3. Amorphous materials and futuristic scope of plastics -- 4. Structures and applications of ceramics, refractories and glasses, etc. -- 5. Polymeric composite materials : types and mechanics -- 6. Sandwich composite materials, and stitched and unstitched laminates -- 7. Biocomposite materials -- 8. Special kinds of composites -- 9. Biomimetics and biomimetic materials -- 10. Superhard materials -- 11. Advances in powder metallurgy -- 12. Trends in the development of ferrous metals and alloys, and effects of alloying elements on them -- 13. Recent non-ferrous metals and alloys -- 14. Emerging and futuristic materials -- 15. Special materials in specialized applications -- 16. Vivid fields of ongoing researches -- 17. Trends in the research of natural fibre-reinforced composites and hybrid composites -- 18. Recent researches and developments of magical materials
Summary Mechanical, materials, and production engineering students can greatly benefit from Engineering Materials: Research, Applications and Advances. This text focuses heavily on research, and fills a need for current information on the science, processes, and applications in the field. Beginning with a brief overview, the book provides a historical and modern perspective on material science, and describes various types of engineering materials. It examines the industrial process for emerging materials, determines practical use under a wide range of conditions, and establishes what is needed to produce a new generation of materials
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Materials.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 148225798X (e-book)
9781482257984 (e-book)