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Contents Fundamentals ..............................................................3 Characterization & Processing ....................................7 MEMS & NEMS ........................................................10 Nanomaterials ..........................................................12 Page 22

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Biomaterials & Medical Devices ................................14 Composite Materials..................................................17 Electronic and Magnetic Materials ............................18 Metals & Alloys..........................................................20 Polymers ....................................................................22 General ......................................................................25

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Electronic Structure of Materials Rajendra Prasad Indian Institute of Technology (ITT), Kanpur

This book is a compilation of lecture notes from a course on the electronic structure of materials targeted at students in physics and materials science. The book covers the fundamentals of electronic structure, methods to calculate the electronic structure of solids, calculation of some properties, and some applications. It presents the important applications of the fundamentals of electronic structure to a wide variety of materials with emphasis on materials of current interest. This book shows how materials can be understood based on the basic principles of physics. Some basic knowledge of quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, and condensed matter physics is recommended. Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Introduction. Problem of Interacting Electrons and Ions. Density Functional Theory. Energy Band Theory. Methods of Electronic Structure Calculations for Ordered Materials. Electronic Structure of Disordered Alloys. Ab Initio Molecular Dynamics. Materials Design Using Electronic Structure Tools. Amorphous Materials. Surfaces, Interfaces, and Multilayers. Clusters and Nanowires. Graphene and Topological Insulators. Ferroelectric and Multiferroic Materials. High Tc Materials. Spintronics Materials. Battery Materials. Catalog no. K14536, May 2013, c. 400 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0468-4, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

Physical Properties of Materials Second Edition Mary Anne White Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

“This book stands out as a unique resource for students and established scientists working at the modern materials/chemistry/technology interface. It conveys a tremendous amount of information and distills the physics and chemistry down to an intuitive level … . This new edition includes many new stateof-the-art topics that have emerged as major fields over the last decade including carbon nanotubes, quantum dots, and spintronics. … I defy the reader to not find many gems of insightful knowledge to enhance their understanding of the physical materials world.” —Timothy M. Swager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA

“I am very impressed with the text. This text provides wonderful coverage of many of the basic properties of materials that we care about as scientists and as engineers.” —Paul C. Canfield, Ames Laboratory, Iowa State University, USA

“This is an excellent book to base an introductory materials course on, or to read for pleasure by scientists in other fields who wish to riffle through an excellent survey of what materials science has become today.” —Martin Moskovits, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

“... a concise but in-depth insight into the physical aspects of materials science ... White expertly deals with the theory of the physical properties of materials, and the book offers a succinct but comprehensive coverage of this area.” —Times Higher Education

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Selected Contents: Introduction to Materials Science. Color and Other Optical Properties of Materials. Thermal Properties of Materials. Electrical and Magnetic Properties of Materials. Mechanical Properties of Materials. Catalog no. K12969, June 2011, 469 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6651-1, $83.95 / £52.99 Also available as an eBook

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Fundamentals Bestseller!

Computational Materials Science An Introduction June Gunn Lee

Solid State Chemistry An Introduction, Fourth Edition Lesley E. Smart and Elaine A. Moore

Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Seoul, South Korea

The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK

A much-needed practical introduction for nonspecialists and newcomers to the field, this text covers the essentials of computational science and explains how computational tools and techniques, such as molecular dynamics and first-principles methods, work to help solve materials science problems. It focuses on the electronic structure level of nuclei and electrons and the atomistic/molecular level. • Employs XMD, LAMMPS, and VASP, the most frequently used computer programs in the field

The fourth edition of this volume has been comprehensively revised and updated. Building a foundation with a thorough description of crystalline structures, the book presents a wide range of the synthetic and physical techniques used to prepare and characterize solids. The text discusses bonding, superconductivity, and electrochemical, magnetic, optical, and conductive properties. The authors have updated sections to cover STEM, ionic conductivity, nanotubes and related structures such as graphene, metal-organic frameworks, and FeAs superconductors.

• Offers the option of conducting lectures and running exercises simultaneously

• Provides a solid background to a popular field and covers areas of new interest

• Includes exercises with XMD that can be carried out on PCs as well as exercises with LAMMPS and VASP that can be implemented on any mini-supercomputer via remote access from the classroom

• Covers STEM, ionic conduction, metal-organic frameworks, and FeAs superconductors

• Contains numerous worked examples, references, and homework problems Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Introduction. Methods in computational materials science. Molecular Dynamics. Solutions for Newton’s equations of motion. MD Exercises with XMD and LAMMPS. Sintering of Ni nanoparticles. FirstPrinciples Methods. Quantum mechanics: The beginning. Density Functional Theory. Solving Kohn–Sham equations. Treating Solids. Plane-wave expansions. DFT Exercises with VASP. Appendix 1: List of symbols and abbreviations. Appendix 2: Linux basic commands. Appendix 3: Convenient scripts. Appendix 4: The Greek alphabet. Appendix 5: SI prefixes. Appendix 6: Atomic units. Index. Catalog no. K11634, September 2011, 302 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3616-3, $93.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook

• Includes new chapters on biological systems in synthesis, solid state modeling, and metamaterials • The book contains both basic and advanced material for study throughout a degree course • A fully revised edition of one of our most successful textbooks with at least 20 percent new information • Each chapter contains a set of review questions Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual

Selected Contents: An Introduction to Crystal Structures. Physical Methods for Characterizing Solids. Preparative Methods. Bonding In Solids and Electronic Properties. Defects and Non-Stoichiometry. CarbonBased Electronics. Zeolites and Related Structures. Optical Properties of Solids. Magnetic and Dielectric Properties. Superconductivity. Nanoscience. Catalog no. K12133, May 2012, 494 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-4790-9 $69.95 / £29.99 Also available as an eBook


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Fundamentals Bestseller!

Introduction to the Physics and Chemistry of Materials Robert J. Naumann University of Alabama, Huntsville, USA

“This introductory text provides the background necessary for advanced studies in materials science by discussing the structure and properties of materials and their various applications. … The book has very good technical depth. Equations are clearly presented and problems are explained in detail to give the reader, especially those who have little background in quantum mechanics, a solid background in material science. … While the focus of this text is on the fundamental theory, many applications are presented in each chapter pertaining to the material covered in that chapter. … intended as an undergraduate course for materials science majors or for anyone interested in learning about the fundamentals of material. This text could serve as an excellent reference source for anyone who needs a basic and through understanding of fundamental material behavior.” —IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, November/December 2009 - Vol. 25, No.6

Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual

Selected Contents: Introduction to Materials Science. Fundamental Principles. Chemical Bonding. Crystals and Crystallography. The Structure of Matter. Reciprocal Lattice and X-Ray Diffraction. Theory of Elasticity. Defects in Crystals. Mechanical Properties of Materials. Composites. Phase Equilibria in Single Component Systems. Phase Equilibria in Multicomponent Systems. Alloy Solidification. Transformation Kinetics. Distribution Functions. Lattice Vibrations and Phonons. Thermal Properties of Solids. Free Electrons in Metals. Band Theory of Metals. Semiconductors. Theory and Applications of Junctions. Transistors, Quantum Wells, and Superlattices. Dielectrics and the Dielectric Function. Optical Properties of Materials. Magnetism and Magnetic Materials. Superconductivity. Index. Catalog no. 6133X, December 2008, 533 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6133-8, $152.95 / £97.00 Also available as an eBook

Thermodynamics in Materials Science Second Edition Robert DeHoff University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

This book explains the thermodynamics background necessary for generating accurate “maps” of equilibrium states—such as phase diagrams, predominance diagrams, and Pourbaix corrosion diagrams—to predict the behavior of a wide range of materials. Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: The Laws of Thermodynamics. Thermodynamic Variables and Relations. Equilibrium in Thermodynamic Systems. Statistical Thermodynamics. Multicomponent, Homogenous Non-Reacting Systems: Solutions. Multicomponent Hetergenous Systems. Thermodynamics of Phase Diagrams. Multicomponent, Multiphase Reacting Systems. Capillarity Effects in Thermodynamics. Defects in Crystals. Equilibrium in Continuous Systems: Electrochemistry. Catalog no. 4065, March 2006, 624 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-4065-9, $119.95 / £77.99


Introduction to the Thermodynamics of Materials Fifth Edition David R. Gaskell Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

“Acquisition of the text is highly recommended for materials science students at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate level.” —Ash Ahmed, Leeds Metropolitan University, in Times Higher Education, 2008

“This classic textbook is the definitive introduction to the thermodynamic behavior of material systems.” —In Journal of Heat Treatment and Materials, September 2008, Vol. 18, No. 9

Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides Catalog no. GS1076, March 2008, 618 pp. ISBN: 978-1-59169-043-6, $146.95 / £94.00

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Fundamentals New!

Introduction to Molecular Engineering H.M. Chawla Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

This book provides an understanding of the basic principles involved in the multidisciplinary field of molecular engineering and shows how to employ this knowledge for new applications. It focuses on the selection, design, and synthesis of new molecules for target characteristics and their assemblage into advanced prototypes for innovative applications.

Selected Contents: Molecular Assemblies and Self-Assembly of Molecules. Synthetic Approaches to Achieve Molecular Aggregation and Organisation. Molecular Recognition to Molecular Devices. Sensors and Molecular Diagnostics. Organic Coatings. Innovative Separation Devices. Molecular Magnets. Molecular Conductors, Semi-conductors, and Insulators. Catalog no. AB5536, January 2013, 464 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5536-8, $119.95 / £76.99

Physics of Continuous Matter Second Edition Exotic and Everyday Phenomena in the Macroscopic World Benny Lautrup The Niels Bohr Institute, Copenhagen, Denmark

This text provides an introduction to the basic ideas of continuum physics and their application to a wealth of macroscopic phenomena. This edition includes three new chapters on elasticity of slender rods, energy, and entropy. It also offers more illustrations, improved physics arguments and mathematical presentations, and expanded problem sets. Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Fluids at Rest. Solids at Rest. Fluids in Motion. Balance and Conservation. Elastic Vibrations. Gravity Waves. Whirls and Vortices. and more. Catalog no. C7007, March 2011, 696 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7700-1, $83.95 / £38.99 Also available as an eBook



Fundamentals of Soft Matter Science Linda S. Hirst University of California, Merced, USA

“A nicely structured book that is at the right level for undergraduates. I’ll recommend it for our soft matter course and to others.” —Professor Helen F. Gleeson, University of Manchester

“Broader in coverage than existing texts … a very good introduction to the field of soft matter. —Professor Gary Bryant, RMIT University, Melbourne

This book provides a comprehensive, practical introduction to the field of soft matter, covering liquid crystals, colloids, polymers, gels, and soft biomaterials, including what defines this class of materials, key properties, and common characterization methods. Catalog no. K11369, November 2012, 246 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2775-8 $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook


Foundations of the Theory of Elasticity, Plasticity and Viscoelasticity E.I. Starovoitov and F.B. Nagiyev Byelorussian State University of Transport, Gomel, Belarus

“In this new book, the authors present contemporary approaches to the formulation and solution of problems in the theory of elasticity, plasticity, and viscoelasticity. The traditional sections of the course … are presented in the modern interpretation, clearly and in an easy-to-understand manner. The tensor form of writing is used along with the coordinate form, which facilitates the student to understand the material.” —D. V. Tarlakovsky, DSc, Head, Department of Resistance of Materials, Dynamics and Strength of Machines, Moscow State Aviation Institute, Russia

Catalog no. N10613, July 2012, 320 pp. ISBN: 978-1-926895-11-6, $149.95 / £95.00

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Characterization & Processing Ultrasonic and Electromagnetic NDE for Structure and Material Characterization Engineering and Biomedical Applications Edited by

Tribikram Kundu The University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

“The book comprises an essential reference for researchers and graduate students working in ultrasonic or electromagnetic NDE. The different chapters contributed by recognized experts in the field cover both fundamental theory as well as current research areas.” —Dr. Paul Fromme, University College London, UK

“Professor Kundu is to be congratulated for bringing together this list of experts, each with many years of experience, as contributors to this much-needed book. The book provides a comprehensive and rigorous approach of the fundamentals of linear and nonlinear ultrasonics and electromagnetic methods, including a chapter on the newly emerging THz technique. The book also provides enough advanced engineering and biological applications to make the reader familiar with these technologies, including applications of guided waves, nonlinear ultrasonics, laser-ultrasonics, acoustic microscopy, and fiber optics.” —Henrique Reis, Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

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Selected Contents: Mechanics of Elastic Waves and Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation. Modeling of Ultrasonic Fields by Distributed Point Source Method. Electromagnetic Nondestructive Evaluation. Distributed Point Source Method for Imaging in Electrostatic and Electromagnetic Problems. Guided Waves for Plate and Pipe Inspection. Fundamentals and Applications of Nonlinear Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation. Theory and Applications of Laser Ultrasonic Techniques. Material Characterization by Nonlinear Ultrasonic Technique. Toward Structural Health Monitoring Solutions for Bolted Joints. Measurement of the Elastic Properties of Solids by Brillouin Spectroscopy. Catalog no. K11655, June 2012, 890 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3663-7, $149.95 / £95.00

Dopants and Defects in Semiconductors Matthew D. McCluskey Washington State University, Pullman, USA

Eugene E. Haller University of California, Berkeley, USA

“… well written, with clear, lucid explanations …” —Chemistry World

“The scientific development towards the method of controllable doping transformed the erratic and not reproducible family of semiconductor materials into the truly wonderful basis of modern microelectronics. This book tells the remarkable success story and I recommend it!” —Hans J. Queisser, Max-Planck-Institute, Stuttgart, Germany

“McCluskey and Haller have written an outstanding modern guide to this field that will be useful to newcomers, and also to active researchers who want to broaden their horizons, as a means to learn the capabilities and limitations of the many techniques that are used in semiconductor-defect science.” —Professor Michael J. Stavola, Lehigh University

“This clearly written text about defects in macroscopic semiconductor materials comprehensively bridges the gap between basic science courses and research-level reviews: a must for workers new to the field.” —Professor Gordon Davies, King’s College London

This text covers the theory, experimentation, and identification of impurities, dopants, and intrinsic defects in semiconductors. By treating dopants and defects in semiconductors as a unified subject, the authors help define the field and prepare readers for work in technologically important areas. Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Semiconductor Basics. Defect Classifications. Crystal Growth and Doping. Electronic Properties. Vibrational Properties. Optical Properties. Thermal Properties. Electrical Measurements. Optical Spectroscopy. Particle-Beam Methods. Microscopy and Structural Characterization. Physical Constants. Catalog no. K11532, February 2012, 390 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3152-6, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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Characterization & Processing Manufacturing Technology Materials, Processes, and Equipment Helmi A. Youssef, Hassan A. El-Hofy, and Mahmoud H. Ahmed

Experimental Techniques in Materials and Mechanics C. Suryanarayana

University of Alexandria, Egypt

University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

This text explores all of the manufacturing processes, materials, and equipment used to convert raw materials into a final product. It presents the most commonly used and recently developed manufacturing methods. Materials covered include metallics, polymers, ceramics, and glasses. The book discusses heat treatments, smelting of metals, process casting, forming, powder metallurgy, joining processes, and surface technology.

“This book covers the main characterization tools for materials mechanics, phase analysis by x-ray diffraction, and microstructure analysis in a comprehensive and exhaustive way. In addition, steel is presented as a practical example, covering phase transitions and common heat treatments. [It is] easy to read and understand for a beginner’s level, including examples and questions for practicing and control.”

• Presents guidelines for selecting the proper engineering materials, manufacturing processes, and equipment • Introduces new trends in surface hardening technology • Explores the environmental aspects related to manufacturing and clean factories • Explains the principles of near net shape processing, rapid prototyping, and manufacturing design • Includes many solved examples, case studies, and review questions Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual

Selected Contents: Introduction to Manufacturing Technology. Engineering Materials. Heat Treatment of Metallic Materials and Alloys. Smelting of Metallic Materials. Casting of Metals. Fundamentals of Metal Forming. Bulk Forming. Sheet Metal Forming. High Speed Metal Forming. Powder Metallurgy and Manufacture of Ceramics. Processing of Polymers. Manufacturing Processes for Composites. Traditional Machining Processes. Nontraditional Machining Processes. NC of Machine Tools. Industrial Robots and Hexapods. Surface Technology. Joining Processes. Advanced Manufacturing Techniques. Materials, Processes, and Design for Manufacturing. Quality Control. Automation in Manufacturing Technology. Health, Safety, and Environmental Aspects in Manufacturing. Catalog no. K10541, August 2011, 947 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1085-9, $146.95 / £94.00

—Thomas Klassen, Helmut-Schmidt-University Hamburg, Germany

“... beneficial for undergraduate students in developing their concepts related to the experimental techniques in materials and mechanics.” —Soon-Jik Hong, Kongju National University

Bridging the gap between lecture and lab, this text provides a detailed yet easy-to-follow treatment of various techniques useful for characterizing the structure and mechanical properties of materials. With an emphasis on techniques most commonly used in laboratories, the book enables readers to understand practical aspects of the methods and derive the maximum possible information from the experimental results. Background information and essential concepts are explained in an easy-to-understand way. Along with numerous illustrations and micrographs, each chapter includes worked-out examples, lab experiments, exercises, and references. Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Introduction. X-Ray Diffraction. Optical Microscopy. Scanning Electron Microscopy. The Iron–Carbon Phase Diagram and Microstructures of Steels. Heat Treatment of Steels. Hardenability of Steels. Hardness Testing. Tensile Testing. Impact Testing. Fatigue Testing. Creep Testing. Index. Catalog no. K11004, June 2011, 468 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1904-3, $125.95 / £79.99 Also available as an eBook

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Characterization & Processing Materials Characterization Techniques Sam Zhang and Lin Li Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Ashok Kumar

Introduction to the Principles of Materials Evaluation David C. Jiles

University of South Florida, Tampa, USA

Wolfson Centre for Magnetics Technology, Cardiff University, UK

With an emphasis on practical applications and realworld case studies, this volume presents the principles of widely used advanced surface and structural characterization techniques for quality assurance, contamination control, and process improvement. The book reviews the most popular and powerful analysis and quality control tools, explaining the appropriate uses and related technical requirements. The text features coverage of a wide range of topics, including Auger electron spectroscopy, atomic force microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, gel electrophoresis chromatography, laser confocal scanning florescent microscopy, and UV spectroscopy.

“The book is well written … . Useful to graduate students, faculty, and professionals involved with materials testing, and a good acquisition for an academic or industrial library. Summing Up: Recommended.”

• Discusses a variety of advanced characterization techniques for understanding micro and nanoscale properties

Catalog no. 7392, November 2007, 304 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7392-3, $119.95 / £77.99

• Provides analysis of materials’ performance under specific use conditions


—T. Z. Kattamis, University of Connecticut, in Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, April 2008, Vol. 45, No. 8

Developing an understanding of the way different types of energy interact with materials, this text presents a thorough examination of all types of destructive and nondestructive testing methods, focusing on each one’s strengths and utility.

• Details the sophisticated instruments involved in an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the wide range of mutually interacting processes, mechanisms, and materials

Materials and Process Selection for Engineering Design

• Presents the fundamentals of vacuum as well as X-ray diffraction principles

Mahmoud M. Farag

• Focuses on the interrelationships and interdependence between processing, structure, properties, and performance

Selected Contents: Preface. Introduction. Contact Angle in Surface Analysis. X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy and Auger Electron Spectroscopy. Scanning Tunneling Microscopy and Atomic Force Microscopy. X-ray Diffraction. Transmission Electron Microscopy. Scanning Electron Microscopy. Chromatographic Methods. Infrared Spectroscopy and UV/Vis Spectroscopy. Macro and Micro Thermal Analyses. Laser Confocal Fluorescence Microscopy. Index. Catalog no. 42947, December 2008, 344 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4294-8, $113.95 / £73.99

Second Edition The American University in Cairo, Egypt

“The strength of his book lies in its many worked examples and review questions set at the close of every chapter. The material data provided is also excellent.” —Peter C. Gasson CEng, MIMechE, FRA, in The Aeronautical Journal, October 2008

This student-friendly text illustrates how to balance design, materials, process selection, and economic and environmental analysis to optimize manufacturing processes for a given component. It provides recommendations for substitute materials and processes to improve component performance, cost, and other attributes. Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides Catalog no. 63081, December 2007, 432 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4200-6308-0 $93.95 / £59.99

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MEMS & NEMS Also Available as Individual Textbooks

Solid-State Physics, Fluidics, and Analytical Techniques in Micro- and Nanotechnology Selected Contents: Historical Note: The Ascent of Silicon, MEMS, and NEMS. Crystallography. Quantum Mechanics and the Band Theory of Solids. Silicon Single Crystal Is Still King. Photonics. Fluidics. Electrochemical and Optical Analytical Techniques.


Fundamentals of Microfabrication and Nanotechnology

Catalog no. 55119, June 2011, 656 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5511-5, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Third Edition, Three-Volume Set

Manufacturing Techniques for Microfabrication and Nanotechnology

Marc J. Madou

Selected Contents:

University of California, Irvine, USA

“… offers the widest and yet the most detailed coverage of all essential and fundamental aspects of microfabrication and nanotechnology. The author has done an excellent and remarkable job in synthesizing such diverse material under a single umbrella.” —Suman Chakraborty, IIT Kharagpur

“Once again, Professor Madou has made an incredible contribution to the MEMS/NEMS global community in writing this series of books.” —Nico de Rooij, Institute of Microengineering, EPFL, Switzerland

“… the potential to become a ‘classic’ just like the one-volume predecessor… easy to read, and I found some concepts explained in ways I hadn’t heard before … Very ambitious, very informative, very good for teaching!” —Jorg P. Kutter, Technical University of Denmark

Thoroughly revised and updated and illustrated in color throughout, this bestseller has been expanded to three volumes to reflect substantial growth in the field. The set lays the foundation for comprehensive theoretical and practical understanding of MEMS and NEMS. Discussing a variety of approaches, it offers comprehensive coverage on materials, processes, and manufacturing options. Also cogent instructional texts, the books include worked-out examples and end-of-chapter problems. The author characterizes and defines major research areas and illustrates them with examples culled from the most recent literature and from his own work. Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, instructor’s manual, figure slides Catalog no. 3180, August 2011, 1992 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3180-0, $259.95 / £166.00


Lithography: Photolithography. Next-Generation Lithographies and Lithography Research. Pattern Transfer With Subtractive Techniques: Dry Etching. Wet Chemical Etching and Wet Bulk Micromachining— Pools as Tools. Thermal Energy-Based Removing. Mechanical Energy-Based Removing. Pattern Transfer With Additive Techniques: Physical and Chemical Vapor Deposition—Thin Film Properties and Surface Micromachining. Chemical, Photochemical and Electrochemical Forming Techniques. Thermal EnergyBased Forming Techniques—Thermoforming. MicroMolding Techniques—LIGA. Catalog no. 55194, June 2011, 670 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5519-1, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

From MEMS to Bio-MEMS and Bio-NEMS Manufacturing Techniques and Applications Selected Contents: From Traditional Manufacturing To Nanotechnology: Nonlithography-Based (Traditional) and LithographyBased (Nontraditional) Manufacturing Compared. Nature as an Engineering Guide: Biomimetics. Nanotechnology: Top-Down and Bottom-Up Manufacturing Approaches Compared. Packaging, Assembly, and Self-Assembly. Selected Materials and Processes for MEMS and NEMS. Metrology and MEMS/NEMS Modeling. Scaling Laws, Actuators, And Power And Brains In Miniature Devices: Scaling Laws. Actuators. Power and Brains in Miniature Devices. Miniaturization Application: MEMS and NEMS Applications. Catalog no. 5516X, June 2011, 650 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5516-0, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

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MEMS & NEMS BioMEMS Science and Engineering Perspectives Simona Badilescu and Muthukumaran Packirisamy Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Covering often overlooked areas in the field of bioMEMS, this book supports and expedites the multidisciplinary learning involved in the development of biomicrosystems. It starts with a balanced introduction of biological, engineering, application, and commercialization aspects of the field. The chapters span topics associated with biomolecules and complex biological entities, as well as subjects directly linked to the design, fabrication, and characterization of devices. Unlike other references, this text aids in the fundamental physiochemical understanding of biological processes relevant to the performance of various biosensing devices. • Provides a concise overview of BioMEMS principles • Incorporates modern applications • Discusses engineering perspectives, including methods of manufacturing bioactive surfaces and devices


Introduction to BioMEMS Albert Folch University of Washington, Seattle, USA

“The field has been waiting for a true textbook that provides a practical, historical, authoritative and comprehensive introduction to bioMEMS. It has finally arrived, courtesy of Albert Folch, complete with PowerPoint lectures and thoughtful homework questions. I highly recommend it.” —David J. Beebe, University of Wisconsin–Madison

“Dr. Folch’s book is a monumental achievement which brings an authoritative and comprehensive account to the rapidly growing, multidisciplinary field of bioMEMS.” —Mehmet Toner, Harvard Medical School

Ancillary Materials: Instructor’s manual Catalog no. K10966, August 2012, 528 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1839-8, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

• Covers microfluidics modeling and experimentation • Includes examples and problems in each chapter • Offers references, review questions, and case studies to aid with reader application Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual

Selected Contents: Introduction. Substrate Materials Used in BioMEMS Devices. Biomolecules and Complex Biological Entities: Structure and Properties. Engineering of Bioactive Surfaces. Methods of Study and Characterization of Surface-Modified Substrates. Biosensing Fundamentals. Fabrication of BioMEMS Devices. Introduction to Microfluidics. BioMEMS: Life Science Applications. Catalog no. K10877, April 2011, 368 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1699-8, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook


Nanophotonics Devices, Circuits, and Systems Preecha Yupapin King Mongkut's Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand

This book investigates the behavior of light (light pulse) within the micro and nanoscale device (ring resonator), which can be integrated to form the device, circuits, and systems that can be used for atom/molecule trapping and transportation, optical transistors, fast calculation devices (optical gate), nanoscale communication and networks, and energy storage. These small scale devices, especially ones with light signal processing, are needed. This is a device (nano device) design and simulation that can be useful for practical application in the near future. Catalog no. N10552, January 2013, c. 400 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4364-36-2, $149.95 / £95.00

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Nanomaterials Bestseller!

Nanotechnology Understanding Small Systems, Second Edition

Understanding Nanomaterials

Ben Rogers NevadaNano, USA

Malkiat S. Johal

Sumita Pennathur

Pomona College, Claremont, California, USA

“… physical chemists will enjoy building their teaching around the well-explained material in this book … students will find it clear and informative. In particular, the end-of-chapter questions are valuable. —Chemistry World

“... will serve students well in their goal to gain a greater understanding of why nanoscaled systems are of great interest, how they are fabricated, and how they are characterized using a wide variety of analytical instrumentation very commonly found in university and industrial settings.” —Marcus D. Lay, University of Georgia, Athens, USA

“The writing is very fluid. The problems and figures are good. Overall, I learned a great deal about surface science techniques from this manuscript.” —Lisa Klein, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA

This textbook provides a coherent overview of the fundamental principles underlying nanomaterials fabrication, as well as a discussion of the characterization and application of these materials. The author takes an interdisciplinary approach, highlighting the theory and tools contributed by chemistry, biology, physics, medicine, and engineering. The book includes real-world examples related to energy, the environment, and medicine throughout the text, underscoring presented technological applications. It also contains worked examples, end-of-chapter problem sets, and exercises for self-study to strengthen conceptual understanding. Ancillary Materials: Figure slides

Selected Contents: A Brief Introduction to Nanoscience. Intermolecular Interactions and Self- Assembly. Rudiments of Surface Nanoscience. Characterization at the Nanoscale. Types and Uses of Some Nanomaterials. Appendix. Glossary. Index. Catalog no. 73109, April 2011, 327 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7310-2 $62.95 / £40.99 Also available as an eBook

University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Jesse Adams NevadaNano, USA Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series

“This updated work (1st ed., 2008) takes the revolutionary concepts and techniques that have traditionally been fodder for graduate study and makes them accessible for all. Covering subjects ranging from materials science to mechanics and biotechnology to photonics, [the authors] deftly introduce the reader to each topic and quickly explain why it is important on the nanoscale. An exciting feature is the ‘back of the envelope’ examples, where the reader is walked through ‘quick and dirty’ calculations to illustrate and understand (mathematically) the complex concepts discussed. The end of each chapter includes traditional problem sets and short answer questions to test understanding. While not a comprehensive text in any specific area of nanoscale science or engineering, this outstanding introduction to the broad field of nanotechnology provides a solid foundation for further study. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Lower-division undergraduates and above; general readers.” —N. M Fahrenkopf, University at Albany, in CHOICE, 2011

• Comprehensive glossary serves as a nanotech dictionary • Suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter give readers a portal into deeper study of nanotech topics • Numerous updates and improvements to the text and figures, based on user feedback Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Big Picture and Principles of the Small World. Introduction to Miniaturization. Introduction to Nanoscale Physics. Nanomaterials. Nanomechanics. Nanoelectronics. Nanoscale Heat Transfer. Nanophotonics. Nanoscale Fluid Mechanics. Nanobiotechnology. Index. Catalog no. K12225, July 2011, 421 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4920-0, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook


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Biomaterials A Nano Approach Seeram Ramakrishna, Murugan Ramalingam, T .S. Sampath Kumar, and Winston O. Soboyejo From a multi-disciplinary point of view, this book examines basic concepts, various processing methodologies, and techniques involved in the preparation and characterization of nanobiomaterials that are specific to biomedical applications. It spans their historical development and reviews recent advances in the field. It describes how basic concepts in nanotechnology are applied to the processing of novel nanobiomaterials, including nanostructured metals and alloys. Presenting illustrative examples and a variety of applications, this text offers a solid framework for understanding present and future trends of biomaterials in human health care systems.

Nanoscale Physics for Materials Science Takaaki Tsurumi, Hiroyuki Hirayama, Martin Vacha, and Tomoyasu Taniyama Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan

• Focuses on the application of nanobiomaterials as a key component in next-generation biomaterials

Exploring the electrical, optical, and magnetic properties of materials at the nanoscale, this text covers fundamental cross-disciplinary concepts in materials science and engineering. It presents a comprehensive description of the physical phenomena and changes that can be expected when macroscopically sized materials are reduced to the nanometer level. The authors also include an overview of quantum mechanics and the band structure of solids. The text is divided according to physical phenomena and interactions. It discusses the energy spectrum, the charging effect, tunneling phenomena, electronically induced stable nanostructures, absorption and scattering, electromagnetic interactions, magnetism, ferromagnetic domain-wall-related phenomena, and spin transport in magnetic nanostructures.

• Covers a range of nanobiomaterials and their potential applications

• Links physical phenomena with recent scientific and technological developments

• Discusses materials used for biomedical applications, including tissue engineering and drug delivery

• Takes a unified approach to materials science, rather than focusing on inorganic, organic, semiconductor, ceramic, and metallurgical materials separately

• Describes the biological and environmental effects of nanomaterials • Presents case studies that demonstrate the vital role of nanobiomaterials • Includes exercises, illustrative examples, and useful tables

• Follows the changes in physical properties from macroscale to atomic levels • Includes homework problems at the end of each chapter Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual

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Selected Contents: Overview of Biomaterials. Basics of Human Biology. Degradation and Corrosion of Biomaterials. Failure and Tribology of Biomaterials. Nanoscale Phenomena. Metallic Biomaterials. Ceramic Biomaterials. Polymeric Biomaterials. Composite Biomaterials. Nanobiomaterials for Tissue Engineering. Glossary. Exercises. References. Catalog no. 47817, June 2010, 372 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4781-3, $104.95 / £73.99

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Selected Contents: Fundamentals of Quantum Mechanics and Band Structure. Electronic States and Electrical Properties of Nanoscale Materials. Optical Properties and Interactions of Nanoscale Materials. Magnetic and Magnetotransport Properties of Nanoscale Materials. Index. Catalog no. K10051, December 2009, 287 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0059-1, $99.95 / £64.99


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Biomaterials & Medical Devices New!

Optical Properties of Nanostructures

A Laboratory Course in Tissue Engineering

Ying Fu

Melissa Kurtis Micou

Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden

University of California, San Diego, USA

Min Qiu

Dawn M. Kilkenny

Royal Institute of Technology, Kista, Sweden

University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

“This book offers an excellent insight into the optical property of functional nanostructures that is one of the frontiers of photonics, materials, physics, chemistry, and nanotechnology. The elegant treatment of electrons and photons in nanostructures using the first-principles quantum mechanical theories, as well as the broad coverage from basic structures to passive components and active devices, makes it a unique reference for scientists and students interested in this area.”

“The book is well-organized to teach cell culture and tissue engineering experiments to novice and experienced students. There is a quantitative emphasis in the book that strengthens the ‘engineering’ part of tissue engineering.”

—Prof. Limin Tong, Zhejiang University, China

Catalog no. N10428, August 2011, 312 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4303-26-2, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

—Ann Saterbak, Rice University, Houston, Texas, USA

“This book has a protocol-like style and can actually be used directly by teachers to prepare lab courses as well as by people with lab experience that enter the field of tissue engineering. … provides students with good insight in methods, techniques, and approaches in the field of tissue engineering.” —Gerjo J.V.M. van Osch, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

“… a much-needed book for undergraduate bioengineering curricula. Tissue engineering is a topic best learned through practice, and this book just might take the fear out of offering a laboratory course on the subject.” —Michael J. Moore, Ph.D. Tulane University, New Orleans

Optics of Nanomaterials Vladimir I. Gavrilenko Norfolk State University, Virginia, USA

“… an extremely useful book for scientists who are interested in the rapidly developing field of nanomaterials with emphasis on the optical properties of these materials. Of particular importance is that the book covers many different kinds of optical properties (linear and nonlinear, coherent and incoherent), and many different kinds of materials (carbon and silicon-based, metals, semiconductors, and biological nanomaterials). For each topic there is a careful discussion of fundamental theory as well as specific applications that have proven important to the development of the field.”

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Selected Contents: Getting Started in the Lab. Lab Safety. Essential Lab Skills for Tissue Engineers. Isolation of Primary Chondrocytes from Bovine Articular Cartilage. Measuring and Modeling Growth of a Cell Population. Purification of a Cell Population Using Magnetic Cell Sorting. Decellularized Matrices for Tissue Engineering. Effect of Plating Density on Cell Adhesion to Varied Culture Matrices. Dynamic versus Static Seeding of Cells onto Biomaterial Scaffolds. Cell Patterning Using Microcontact Printing. Catalog no. K13694, August 2012, 304 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-7893-4 $59.95 / £38.99 Also available as an eBook

—Prof. George C. Schatz, Northwestern University, USA

Catalog no. N10390, December 2010, 329 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4241-09-0, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


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Biomaterials & Medical Devices

Biomaterials Lecture and Lab Course Texts An Introduction to Biomaterials Second Edition Edited by

Jeffrey O. Hollinger Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Series: Biomedical Engineering

The second edition of this popular text includes nine new chapters that provide a comprehensive and upto-date educational framework for biomaterials education. The book explains in vitro and in vivo testing paradigms and provides numerous examples in the chapters on experimental design, laboratory assays, and animal models. Emphasizing the importance of the regulatory process, it describes how innovation in the biomaterials process relates to patentability and inventorship. • Covers wound healing biology and host response to implanted biomaterials

A Laboratory Course in Biomaterials Wujing Xian University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

A new teaching tool for instructors in biomaterials and bioengineering, this volume is a comprehensive laboratory textbook. It trains students in laboratory skills, data analysis, problem solving, and scientific writing and integrates a variety of principles that include materials science, chemistry, biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, and engineering. It providing detailed descriptions, explanations, and illustrations of experiments, many of which are adapted from research papers to reflect the recent progress in biomaterials and bioengineering.

• Examines the regulatory process, including standardized product testing

• Presents detailed, step-by-step descriptions of lab procedures and explanations for the underlying principles

• Considers experimental design, basic scientific methods, and statistics

• Contains user-friendly graphic illustrations for the experiments

• Includes extensive references for further study

• Provides a series of questions and answers at the end of each chapter to clarify concepts and induce critical thinking

• Contains end-of-chapter questions and answers Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, instructor’s manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Consensus Definitions, Fundamental Concepts, and a Standardized Approach to Applied Biomaterials Sciences. Biology, Biomechanics, Biomaterial Interactions: Wound Healing Biology. Biology, Biomechanics, Biomaterial Interactions: Cellular Mechanics. Biology, Biomechanics, Biomaterial Interactions: Materials–Host Interactions. Biomaterials Testing, Statistics, Regulatory Considerations, Intellectual Property: Standardized Materials Testing. Biomaterials Testing, Statistics, Regulatory Considerations, Intellectual Property: Statistics. Biomaterials Compositions. Biomedical Polyurethanes. Biologically Active Glasses. Silk-Based Biomaterials: Biology, Properties, and Clinical Applications. Biomaterials Applications. Tissue Engineering of Skin. Polymeric Biomaterials for Drug and Nucleic Acid Delivery. Index.

• Includes text boxes with in-depth information, case studies, and lab tips • Offers information on equipment, reagents, and supplies for instructors

Selected Contents: Basic Laboratory Skills. Module I. Drug Delivery: Controlled Release of Encapsulated Protein from PLGA Microspheres. Module II. Natural Biomaterials: Collagen and Chitosan. Basic Laboratory Skills II. Cell Culture and Microscopy. Module III. Biocompatibility Testing: Cytotoxicity and Adhesion. Module IV. Tissue Engineering: Organotypic Cultures of Skin Equivalents. Module V. Bioceramics: Porous Hydroxyapatite Composite. Appendix: Answers. Index. Catalog no. 75829, June 2009, 216 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4200-7582-3 $67.95 / £43.99

Catalog no. K10637, November 2011, 644 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1256-3, $119.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook

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Biomaterials & Medical Devices Biomedical Engineering Principles Second Edition

Introduction to Biomedical Engineering Technology

Arthur B. Ritter, Vikki Hazelwood, Antonio Valdevit, and Alfred N. Ascione

Second Edition

Integrating engineering, medicine, biology, and physics, this book clearly defines basic principles in image processing and biomechanics, modeling physiological processes, and bioelectric signal analysis to build a solid understanding of devices and designs for improved functioning of the human body. It includes cutting-edge discussions of tissue engineering, cardiovascular components, bone regrowth, and nerve regeneration. Other topics include technologies at the forefront of cardiac care, such as total artificial hearts, left ventricular assist devices, and stents, as well as issues related to minimally invasive and robotic surgery, next-generation imaging devices, and nanodevices.

This second edition describes current technological devices, the physiological and anatomical basis of their function, their practical applications, and their locations in hospitals. Written by an experienced biomedical engineering technologist (BMET), this accessible text discusses tools and test equipment, examines the integration of equipment within the hospital system, and incorporates real-life examples of the work that BMETs do. It offers chapter summaries and questions and contains more than 360 illustrations.

• Includes new chapters on capstone design in biomedical engineering and entrepreneurship

Laurence Street Rosedale, British Colombia, Canada

Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides Catalog no. K12781, October 2011, 391 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6058-8, $93.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook

• Contains new coverage of systems biology and computational biology • Provides extensively revised and updated chapters on the emerging field of tissue engineering • Offers extensive examples and in-chapter problems Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Introduction: Modeling of Physiological Processes. Cell Physiology and Transport. Principles and Biomedical Applications of Hemodynamics. A Systems Approach to Physiology. The Cardiovascular System. Biomedical Signal Processing. Signal Acquisition and Processing. Techniques for Physiological Signal Processing. Examples of Physiological Signal Processing. Principles of Biomechanics. Practical Applications of Biomechanics. Biomaterials. Principles of Biomedical Capstone Design. Unmet Clinical Needs. Entrepreneurship: Reasons why Most Good Designs Never Get to Market. An Engineering Solution in Search of a Biomedical Problem to Solve. Tissue Engineering. Future Trends in BME. Catalog no. K10621, May 2011, 540 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1232-7, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook



Bionanophotonics An Introductory Textbook Shuichi Kinoshita Osaka University, Japan

Structural colors in living beings originate from surprisingly sophisticated microstructures. These findings have given rise to this new field of research. This book places a special emphasis on the detailed physical basis for the optical processes that are deeply connected with the structural colors, and also on the biological and physiological bases concerning a variety of animals and how they are seen by human vision. In addition, it contains ample examples of the recent technological advances in photonics that are rooted in nature. Catalog no. N10581, March 2013, c. 400 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4364-71-3, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Composite Materials New!


Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials with Abaqus

Principles of Composite Material Mechanics

Ever J. Barbero

Ronald F. Gibson

West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA Series: Composite Materials: Design and Analysis

Completely revised and updated, this book is a new version of Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials with worked examples rewritten in Abaqus software instead of ANSYS. Based on one of the best-known textbooks on finite element analysis of composite materials, it reflects the state of the art in modeling. The original book will also be updated but will provide ANSYS problems. • Explains concepts and immediately applies them to real problems using commercial software • Provides coverage of all the major topics of analysis of composite materials that the reader is looking for • Supplies the background information as well as the advanced techniques and the software implementation in the same book • Presents video solution of examples to illustrate the graphical user interface to be posted online: Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Mechanics of Orthotropic Materials Introduction to Finite Element Analysis Elasticity and Strength of Laminates Buckling. Free Edge Stresses Computational Micromechanics Viscoelasticity Continuum Damage Mechanics Discrete Damage Mechanics Delaminations. Catalog no. K15072, March 2013, c. 432 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1661-8, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Third Edition University of Nevada, Reno, USA Series: Dekker Mechanical Engineering

“A strong feature of the book is the use of a large number of worked-out examples, which are extremely useful in reinforcing the principles presented in the book and expanding on the concepts. … the Third Edition has been expanded to include a number of new topics, as well as new worked-out examples, homework problems, figures, references, and an appendix on matrix concepts and operations. … Overall, this book is essential reading and highly recommended to all engineering students, researchers, and practicing engineers working with composite materials.” —Dr. Maria Kashtalyan, The Aeronautical Journal, May 2012

• Covers novel materials, such as nanocomposites and hybrid multiscale composites • Presents finite element modeling and test methods • Provides extensive references to current journal articles as well as classic and historical publications • Includes over 80 worked-out example problems, roughly 180 homework problems, and nearly 400 figures Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Introduction. Lamina Stress–Strain Relationships. Effective Moduli of a Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Lamina. Strength of a Continuous Fiber-Reinforced Lamina. Analysis of Lamina Hygrothermal Behavior. Analysis of a Discontinuously Reinforced Lamina. Analysis of Laminates. Analysis of Viscoelastic and Dynamic Behavior. Analysis of Fracture. Mechanical Testing of Composites and Their Constituents. Appendices. Index. Catalog no. K12275, September 2011, 683 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5005-3, $115.95 / £73.99 Also available as an eBook

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Composite Materials Bestseller!

Electronic and Magnetic Materials

Introduction to Composite Materials Design

Electronic, Magnetic, and Optical Materials

Second Edition

Pradeep Fulay

Ever J. Barbero

University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA Series: Composite Materials: Design and Analysis

This bestselling second edition incorporates state-ofthe-art advances in knowledge and design methods that have taken place over the last ten years, yet maintains the distinguishing features and vital content of the original. It contains chapters on damage mechanics, fabric reinforced composites, and external strengthening for infrastructure. It covers design aspects such as fiber and matrix selection, fabrication processes, prediction of material properties, and structural analysis and design of beams, plates, and shells, including many fully developed examples. Powerful preliminary design tools, such as “carpet plots,” are used in examples throughout the book. • Presents a concise, easy-to-read introduction to composite materials and mechanics, to promote sound analysis and design

Series: Advanced Materials and Technologies

This book takes a materials science and engineering approach to teaching the fundamentals of electronic, magnetic, and optical properties of materials. It integrates coverage of physics, chemistry, materials science, and engineering concepts with the technological aspects of materials used in the electronics, magnetics, and photonics industries. Written clearly and concisely, this book discusses applications in nanoscience and technology, including numerous real-world technology examples—from computers to credit cards to optic fibers. It provides chapter-end problems, glossaries, and references. Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, instructor’s manual, electronic figures Catalog no. 9564, May 2010, 436 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-9564-2, $109.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

• Includes the most effective methods for analysis and design of composite materials • Adds information on modern fiber properties and developments in the use of carbon nanotubes as reinforcement • Introduces new background topics, including design for reliability and fracture mechanics • Offers fully developed examples, as well as tables, illustrations, and exercises to demonstrate the application of presented analysis techniques and design methodology Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual

Selected Contents: Introduction. Materials. Manufacturing Processes. Micro-mechanics. Ply Mechanics. Macro-mechanics. Strength. Damage. Fabric-reinforced Composites. Beams. Plates and Stiffened Panels. Shells. Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete. Appendices. Catalog no. 79158, July 2010, 562 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7915-9, $109.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

Electromagnetic Waves, Materials, and Computation with MATLAB® Dikshitulu K. Kalluri University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA

"Most appropriate for advanced engineering students. Comprehensive, yet ‘eases’ into difficult matters." —Andrew M. Sessler, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Composed of three parts, this text begins with the electromagnetics of bounded simple media, moves on to electromagnetic equations of complex media, and then covers electromagnetic computation. The author takes a modern approach by using commercial software such as MATLAB® and FDTD methods and provides a strong base of conceptual mathematical aspects. Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides Catalog no. K11757, August 2011, 886 pp ISBN: 978-1-4398-3867-9, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


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Electronic and Magnetic Materials Magnetics, Dielectrics, and Wave Propagation with MATLAB® Codes

Introduction to Organic Electronic and Optoelectronic Materials and Devices

Carmine Vittoria

Edited by

Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Sam-Shajing Sun

“Even if you thought you understood magnetism, it is likely that you would learn a lot ... . Many books on magnetism end where Vittoria’s is just beginning. ... An unusual feature of Vittoria’s book are the solutions that are included to the problems at the end of each chapter. These solutions form a lengthy set of examples for sorting out the many theories and models now used in trying to understand magnetism. ... about as approachable as this subject can get.”

Larry R. Dalton

—Alfy Riddle, IEEE Microwave Magazine

A comprehensive description of wave propagation in magneto-dielectric materials, this textbook presents qualitative and quantitative arguments to calculate magnetic parameters from first principles. The book’s theoretical approach combines macroscopic free magnetic energy with Maxwell's equations to yield wave propagation characteristics of magneto-dielectric materials. The author provides a clear understanding of the origin of magnetic parameters and how to calculate these parameters as the dimensionality of materials is reduced toward the microscopic scale. • Provides MATLAB® programs to get started • Includes end-of-chapter problems, solutions, appendices, and references

Selected Contents: Review of Maxwell Equations and Units. Classical Principles of Magnetism. Introduction to Magnetism. Free Magnetic Energy. Phenomenological Theory. Electrical Properties of Magnetic Films. KramersKronig Equations. Electromagnetic Wave Propagation in Anisotropic Magnetodielectric Media. Spin Surface Boundary Conditions. Matrix Representation of Wave Propagation. Catalog no. K11955, September 2010, 472 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4199-0, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook

Norfolk State University, Virginia, USA University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Reflecting the rapid growth in research and development on organic/polymeric electronic and photonic materials and devices over the last few decades, this volume provides comprehensive coverage. It examines organic semiconducting, conducting, and superconducting materials; field effect transistors (FETs); nonvolatile organic thin-film memory devices; and more. It presents the most widely recognized fundamentals, principles, and mechanisms along with representative examples, key experimental data, and over 200 illustrative figures. • Covers the material in a format easily accessible for students or nonexperts • Provides comprehensive, broad coverage that includes nearly every key subject in this field • Contains combined coverage of organic electronic and optoelectronic materials and devices • Includes end-of-chapter exercises • contains a companion CD-ROM with a self-study PowerPoint lecture Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Introduction of Optoelectronic Materials and Devices. Brief Review of Organic/Polymeric ElectroActive Materials and Devices. Electronic Structures of Conjugated Electro-Active Organic/Polymeric Materials. Major Types and Chemical Synthetic Schemes of Organic/Polymeric Optoelectronic Materials. Organic. Polymeric Light Emitting OLED/PLED Materials and Devices. Organic/Polymeric Field Effect Transistor FET Materials and Devices. Organic/Polymeric Photorefractive Materials and Devices. Organic/Polymeric Liquid Crystal Optoelectronic Materials and Devices. Dendritic Materials and Devices. Fullerenes, Carbon Nano Tubes, and their Devices. Catalog no. 9284, May 2008, 936 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-9284-9, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Electronic and Magnetic Materials

Solid State Engineering Physics Prabir K Basu and Hrishikesh Dhasmana

Metals & Alloys

Physical Metallurgy Second Edition

Lingaya's Institute of Management and Technology, Faridabad, India

William F. Hosford

A comprehensive introduction to the subject, this text first examines the crystal structure of new materials, discussing point defects both qualitatively and quantitatively. The chapters cover quantum physics, including the dual nature of particles, black body radiation, and the Schrödinger equation. They also present the free electron theory of metals and semiconductors. The authors examine the details of photoconductors and photovoltaic cells, the magnetization factor for various magnetic materials, and, in the final chapter, the phenomenon of superconductivity.

Using engaging historical and contemporary examples, ample references, and sample problems, this volume covers all the major topics in metallurgy. It combines theoretical concepts, real alloy systems, processing procedures, and real-world applications. The book reviews properties common to all metals before discussing specific nonferrous alloy systems, iron-carbon alloys, special steels and low carbon sheet steel, and cast irons. Concluding chapters treat powder metallurgy, corrosion, welding, and magnetic alloys.

Catalog no. N10068, April 2009, 184 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0647-0, $79.95 / £41.99

Optical Electronics Self-Organized Integration and Applications

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

• Combines practical and theoretical aspects of physical metallurgy • Focuses on specific nonferrous metal systems, such as aluminum, copper, nickel, magnesium, and titanium • Includes appendices on microstructural analysis, stereographic projection, and the Miller–Bravais system for hexagonal crystals • Incorporates the author’s experience from teaching physical metallurgy at the University of Michigan over several years Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Tetsuzo Yoshimura

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Tokyo University of Technology, Japan

Preface. Introduction. Freezing. Diffusion. Surfaces. Solid Solutions. Intermediate Phases. Phase Diagrams. Dislocations. Annealing. Phase Transformations. Aluminum Alloys. Copper and Nickel Alloys. Hexagonal Metals. Other Nonferrous Alloys. Steels. Hardening of Steels. Tempering and Surface Hardening. Low Carbon Steels. Special Steels. Cast Irons. Welding. Powder Processing. Corrosion. Magnetic Materials. Appendix A: Microstructural Analysis. Appendix B: Stereographic Projection. Appendix C: Miller-Bravais Indices for Hexagonal Crystals.

This book proposes and reviews comprehensive strategies based on optical electronics for constructing optoelectronic systems with minimized optics excess. It describes the core technologies such as self-organized optical waveguides based on self-organized lightwave network (SOLNET), three-dimensional optical circuits, material-saving heterogeneous thin-film device integration process (PL-Pack with SORT), and high-speed/small-size light modulators and optical switches. The book also presents applications of optical electronics, including integrated optical interconnects within computers and massive optical switching systems, solar energy conversion systems, and bio/medical photonics such as cancer therapy.

Catalog no. K10701, April 2010, 441 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1360-7, $109.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

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Metals & Alloys Mechanisms of Diffusional Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys Hubert I. Aaronson, Masato Enomoto, and Jong K. Lee Based on the lecture notes of the renowned Hubert I. Aaronson, this text details the fundamental principles of phase transformations in metals and alloys upon which steel and other metals industries are based. Instead of relying strictly on a pedagogical approach, it documents the evolution of phase transformation concepts, demonstrating how the field continues to meet new challenges. The authors present topics by describing a phenomenon and then following up with a corresponding hypothesis or alternative explanation. Ancillary Materials: Figure slides Catalog no. 62999, May 2010, 685 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6299-1, $129.95 / £83.00 Also available as an eBook

Modeling of Steelmaking Processes Dipak Mazumdar Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

James W. Evans University of California, Berkeley, USA

" …. an enjoyable read providing some extremely valuable theoretical and practical information making it a very useful reference book and teaching aid." —Dr. David Price, Executive Editor, Ironmaking and Steelmaking Journal

This volume goes beyond fundamental modeling concepts to address physical and mathematical modeling, steelmaking technology, and the scientific basis of steelmaking. It also provides computational fluid dynamics (CFD) codes, covers FLUENT software, and contains worked examples and homework problems. Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual Catalog no. 62433, August 2009, 493 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6243-4, $157.95 / £101.00 Also available as an eBook


Phase Transformations in Metals and Alloys


Third Edition (Revised Reprint)

J. A. Dantzig

David A. Porter, Kenneth E. Easterling, Mohamed Sherif

M. Rappaz

A comprehensive overview of phase transformations, this edition is supplemented by practical case studies involving engineering alloys. It addresses computeraided calculation of phase diagrams, including recent improvements. It also expands treatment of bainite transformation, nucleation, metallic glasses, steel, and Scheil’s Additivity Rule. This book also adds new exercises drawn from current applications and integrates basic and advanced material in a progressive, easy-tofollow style that is ideal for those new to the field. Ancillary Materials: Figure slides Catalog no. 62107, February 2009, 520 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4200-6210-6 $79.95 / £49.99

University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign, USA EPFL Lausanne

Solidification is one of the oldest processes for producing useful implements and remains one of the most important modern commercial processes. Since the 1980s, rapid and fundamental developments in the understanding of solidification have come from both analytical theories and from the widespread availability of powerful computational techniques. This book describes the fundamentals of the technology in the context of these recent developments, presenting them in a coherent way, using consistent notation. Catalog no. EF8238, August 2009, 620 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-8238-3, $99.95 / £63.99

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Polymers New!

Introduction to Polymer Science and Chemistry A Problem-Solving Approach, Second Edition Manas Chanda Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

“Professor Chanda’s book provides comprehensive coverage of polymer science, with emphasis on quantitative aspects. Worked problems illustrate important concepts and provide the path toward solution in a clear manner. Traditional chain and step growth are covered along with the latest polymerization methods, including ATRP, RAFT, and other polymerization methods.” —Kenneth J. Wynne, Virginia Commonwealth University

Industry and academia remain fascinated with the diverse properties and applications of polymers. However, most introductory books on this enormous and important field do not stress practical problem solving or include recent advances, which are critical for the modern polymer scientist-to-be. Updating the popular first edition of “the polymer book for the new millennium,” this volume seamlessly integrates exploration of the fundamentals of polymer science and polymer chemistry. • Emphasizes the reaction parameters important in controlling polymerization rates, degree of polymerization, and structural features such as branching and cross-linking • Includes worked numerical examples and exercise problems to reinforce concepts and stimulate deeper thinking Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, instructor’s manual

Selected Contents: Introductory Concepts. Chain Dimensions, Structures, and Transitional Phenomena. Polymers in Solution. Polymer Molecular Weights. Condensation (Step-Growth) Polymerization. Free Radical Polymerization. Chain Copolymerization. Ionic Chain Polymerization. Coordination Addition Polymerization. Ring-Opening Polymerization. Living/Controlled Radical Polymerization. Polymer Synthesis by Click Chemistry.


Introduction to Polymer Chemistry Third Edition Charles E. Carraher, Jr. Providing a well-rounded presentation, this book covers the principles and applications of natural, synthetic, inorganic, and organic polymers. The author shows how the basic principles of one polymer group can be applied to all other groups. This new third edition continues to address environmental concerns and green polymeric materials but also adds new material on health concerns of additives as well as additional information on the use of microbes for monomer synthesis and cracking processes in fuels. • Covers organic intensive chapters up front, before physical aspects • Discusses the analytical and physical nature of materials • Addresses green materials and green polymers • Includes a new section on paper recycling • Contains updated exercises, learning summaries, glossaries, and suggestions for further reading Ancillary Materials: Figure slides

Selected Contents: Introduction to Polymers. Polymer Structure (Morphology). Molecular Weight of Polymers. Naturally Occurring Polymers. Step-Reaction Polymerization (Polycondensation Reactions). Ionic Chain-Reaction and Complex Coordination Polymerization (Addition Polymerization). Free Radical Chain Polymerization (Addition Polymerization). Copolymerization. Organometallic and Metalloid Polymers. Inorganic Polymers. Reactions of Polymers. Testing and Spectrometric Characterization of Polymers. Rheology and Physical Tests. Additives. Synthesis of Reactants and Intermediates for Polymers. Polymer Technology. Appendices. Catalog no. K15344, December 2012, 554 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5494-8, $99.95 / £39.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K15289, January 2013, 770 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5384-2, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook


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Structural Analysis of Polymeric Composite Materials Second Edition Mark E. Tuttle University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Emphasizing the macromechanical (structural) level over micromechanical issues and analyses, this unique text covers crucially important effects of environment at the outset to establish a coherent and updated knowledge base. Each chapter includes numerical example problems to illustrate the concepts presented. Updated with new examples, problems, and improved flow, this second edition includes (with qualifying course adoption) a suite of computer programs that implement the analyses discussed.

Engineering Design with Polymers and Composites Second Edition James C. Gerdeen and Ronald A.L. Rorrer University of Colorado, Denver, USA

This second edition continues to provide one of the only textbooks on the analysis and design of mechanical components made from polymer materials. It explains how to create polymer materials to meet design specifications. This edition includes entirely new chapters on polymer fusing and other assembly techniques, rapid prototyping, and piezoelectric polymers. • Explores how to save the weight and cost of materials to support a sustainable future with diminishing resources

• Provides a new chapter on stresses near elliptical holes in multi-angle composite laminates induced by an arbitrary combination of in-plane loads

• Describes how to select the best polymer material for various applications

• Discusses crucially important effects of environment in order of relevance—effects due to temperature changes and/or moisture content are incorporated into early chapters

• Illustrates laminate analysis with MATLAB and Octave

• Introduces materials properties required to predict the structural performance of anisotropic composites • Describes composite failure modes and mechanisms Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Review of Force, Stress, and Strain Tensors. Material Properties. Elastic Response of Anisotropic Materials. Unidirectional Composite Laminates Subject to Plane Stress. Thermomechanical Behavior of Multiangle Composite Laminates. Predicting Failure of a Multiangle Composite Laminate. Composite Beams. Stress Concentrations Near an Elliptical Hole. The Governing Equations of Thin-Plate Theory. Some Exact Solutions for Specially Orthotropic Laminates. Some Approximate Solutions for Symmetric Laminates. Appendices.

• Explains how to save time and money by making polymer prototypes ®

• Includes real-world examples and end-of-chapter problems Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Introduction. Mechanical Properties of Polymers. Viscoelastic Behavior of Polymers. Creep and Fatigue Failure. Impact Strength and Fracture Toughness. Selection of Polymers for Design Applications. Design Applications of Some Polymers. Composite Material Mechanics. Composite Laminate Failure. Polymer Processing. Adhesion of Polymers and Composites. Polymer Fusing and Other Assembly Techniques. Tribology of Polymers and Composites. Damping and Isolation with Polymers and Composites. Rapid Prototyping with Polymers. Piezoelectric Polymers. Appendices. Index. Catalog no. K12777, December 2011, 420 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6052-6, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. K13483, December 2012, 668 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7512-4, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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Carraher's Polymer Chemistry


Eighth Edition

Third Edition

Charles E. Carraher Jr. Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

Reflecting a growing focus on green chemistry, this volume integrates the core areas that contribute to the growth of polymer science. This edition includes updated analytical, physical, and special characterization techniques; increased emphasis on carbon nanotubes, tapes and glues, butyl rubber, polystyrene, polypropylene, polyethylene, poly(ethylene glycols), shear-thickening fluids, photo-chemistry and photophysics, dental materials, and aramids; new sections on copolymers and spliceosomes; and a larger focus on the molecular behavior of materials, nanotechnology, and nanomaterials. • Complies with the ACS Professional Training guidelines • Integrates and builds on concepts learned in undergraduate training • Places topics into a larger perspective involving industrial and commercial aspects of the science • Provides extensive applications to illustrate concepts Ancillary Materials: Test bank

Selected Contents: Introduction to Polymers. Polymer Structure (Morphology). Molecular Weight of Polymers. Polycondensation Polymers (Step-Reaction Polymerization). Ionic Chain-Reaction and Complex Coordination Polymerization. Free Radical Chain Polymerization (Addition Polymerization). Copolymerization. Composites and Fillers. Naturally Occurring Polymers—Plants. Naturally Occurring Polymers—Animals. Organometallic and Inorganic– Organic Polymers. Inorganic Polymers. Testing and Spectrometric Characterization of Polymers. Rheology and Physical Tests. Additives. Reactions on Polymers. Synthesis of Reactants and Intermediates for Polymers. Polymer Technology. Selected Topics. Solutions. Appendices. Index. Catalog no. K10478, October 2010, 824 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0955-6, $104.95 / £41.99 Also available as an eBook

Introduction to Polymers Robert J. Young and Peter A. Lovell University of Manchester, UK

“The second edition of this book is currently the recommended text for a second-year undergraduate lecture course I deliver. In future I will recommend the third edition for both this course and a fourth year (masters) lecture course on advanced polymer synthesis. Moreover, not only have Young and Lovell produced an excellent text (again) for supporting undergraduate teaching, this book is also a superb entry-level text for postgraduates students with limited experience of polymers.” —Chemistry World, 2012

• Illustrates all topics with extensive reaction schemes and/or diagrams • Derives equations from first principles, highlighting the inherent assumptions, limitations, and strengths in the use of each equation • Includes suggestions for further reading as well as end-of-chapter problems Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: CONCEPTS, NOMENCLATURE AND SYNTHESIS OF POLYMERS. Concepts and Nomenclature. Principles of Polymerization. Step Polymerization. Radical Polymerization. Ionic Polymerization. Stereochemistry and Coordination Polymerization. Ring-Opening Polymerization. Specialized Methods of Polymer Synthesis. Copolymerization. CHARACTERIZATION OF POLYMERS. Theoretical Description of Polymers in Solution. Number-Average Molar Mass. Scattering Methods. Frictional Properties of Polymers in Solution. Molar Mass Distribution. Chemical Composition and Molecular Microstructure. PHASE STRUCTURE AND MORPHOLOGY OF BULK POLYMERS. The Amorphous State. The Crystalline State. Multicomponent Polymer Systems. PROPERTIES OF BULK POLYMERS. Elastic Deformation. Viscoelasticity. Elastomers. Yield and Crazing. Fracture and Toughening. Polymer Composites. Electrical Properties. Catalog no. 3929, June 2011, 688 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-0-8493-3929-5 $59.95 / £37.99 Also available as an eBook


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General The Mechanical and Thermodynamical Theory of Plasticity Mehrdad Negahban University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA

“an excellent text for a graduate-level course in plasticity…the approach and selection of topics are appropriate for the audience. ... The in-depth and unified approach to many topics discussed in the text (e.g., thermoplasticity under finite deformation) is of particular interest...” —Ken Zuo, University of Alabama in Huntsville, USA

“… takes a modern, in-depth approach to the subject of thermoplasticity. The chapters are written to be somewhat self-contained. …. can be adapted to satisfy a variety of courses and subjects. The author has done an admirable job of pointing out how the text would satisfy these competing requirements.”

Technical Writing A Practical Guide for Engineers and Scientists Phillip A. Laplante The Pennsylvania State University, Malvern, USA Series: What Every Engineer Should Know

Engineers and scientists of all types are often required to write reports, summaries, manuals, guides, and so forth. Written by a renowned engineer and widely published technical author, this guide enables readers to write, edit, and publish materials of a technical nature, including books, articles, reports, and electronic media. It helps readers understand the practical considerations in writing technical content. Drawing on his own work, the author presents many first-hand examples of writing, editing, and publishing technical materials. These examples illustrate how a publication originated as well as various challenges and solutions.

—Ronald E. Smelser, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, USA

• Offers precise, hands-on coverage of technical writing

This text reviews background mathematics, continuum thermodynamics, and the extension of bars, to provide a broad perspective for student readers. It includes more than 200 figures and an extensive number of exercises and computer simulation problems.

• Complements the traditional writer’s reference manuals and other books on technical writing

Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Plasticity in the 1-D bar. Vectors and tensors. Describing motion, deformation, and temperature. Elastic, plastic, and thermal deformation. Traction, stress, and heat flux. Balance laws and jump conditions. Infinitesimal plasticity. Solutions for Infinitesimal plasticity. First-gradient thermomechanical materials. Elastic and thermoelastic solids. Finite deformation mechanical theory of plasticity. Thermoplastic solids. Viscoelastic solids. Rate-dependent plasticity. Crystal plasticity. Appendices: A Representation of functions. B Representation for fourth-order constants. C Basic equations. Index.

• Explores the various avenues for publishing your work • Explains how to write for blogs, social networks, and other e-media • Incorporates at least one figure, table, graphic, bullet list, or equation on most pages

Selected Contents: The Nature of Technical Writing. Technical Writing Basics. The Writing Process. Scientific Writing. Business Communications. Technical Reporting. Using Graphical Elements. Publishing Your Work. Writing for E-Media. Writing with Collaborators. Glossary. Index. Catalog no. K11106, July 2011, 250 pp. Soft Cover, ISBN: 978-1-4398-2085-8 $41.95 / £26.99 Also available as an eBook

Catalog no. 7230, April 2012, 784 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7230-8, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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General A First Course in Differential Equations, Modeling, and Simulation Carlos A. Smith and Scott W. Campbell University of South Florida, Tampa, USA

Providing the necessary tools to apply differential equations in engineering and science, this text helps readers understand differential equations, their meaning, and their analytical and computer solutions. Emphasizing a practical approach for engineers and scientists, this text avoids overly theoretical explanations and shows readers how differential equations are derived by applying basic physical principles and experimental observations to engineering systems. This resource also covers classical methods for obtaining the analytical solution of differential equations and Laplace transforms. In addition, the authors discuss how these equations describe mathematical systems and how to use software to solve sets of equations in which analytical solutions cannot be determined. • Teaches how to model engineering systems • Reviews the necessary physics material • Explores how to obtain the analytical solution of differential equations using actual physical systems • Discusses how the roots of the characteristic equation provide the qualitative nature of the response of any systems • Provides numerical values in all examples and problems Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual, figure slides

Selected Contents: Introduction. Objects in a Gravitational Field. Classical Solutions of Ordinary Linear Differential Equations. Laplace Transforms. Mechanical Systems: Translational. Mechanical Systems: Rotational. Mass Balances. Thermal Systems. Electrical Systems. Numerical Simulation. Index. Catalog no. K12318, May 2011, 345 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5087-9, $93.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook

Random Phenomena Fundamentals of Probability and Statistics for Engineers Babatunde A. Ogunnaike University of Delaware, Newark, USA

“This book offers many unique features in a crowded field of statistics books for engineers. ... The core concepts are written in an easy-to-understand format and students from various engineering disciplines can easily follow the theoretical concepts presented. … I highly recommend this book for engineering students, professional engineers and applied statisticians dealing with systems involving random phenomena. Instructors who are looking for an alternative textbook should give a serious consideration to adopting this book.” —Ali Cinar, Technometrics, August 2011

Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual Catalog no. 44974, September 2009, 1056 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4497-3, $146.95 / £94.00 Also available as an eBook

MATLAB® with Applications to Engineering, Physics and Finance David Baez-Lopez Universidad de las Américas, Puebla, Mexico

This book explains how to perform complex mathematical tasks with MATLAB® programs. The author first describes simple functions such as differentiation, integration, and plotting, and then addresses more advanced topics. He also presents examples of Simulink® for system modeling and simulation. The text explores the use of MATLAB in digital signal processing, chemical and food engineering, astronomy, optics, financial derivatives, and much more. MATLAB examples and programs can be downloaded from the book’s website. Ancillary Materials: Solutions manual Catalog no. K10356, October 2009, 426 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0697-5, $91.95 / £58.99


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