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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2011 Contact: Maikala Delcastillo Contact: Jeff Grubbs

Boca Raton, FL (August 31, 2011) – CRC Press announces the publication of the Second Edition of Physical Properties of Materials by Professor Mary Anne White and the companion website that complements the book and brings the concepts to life ( This content-rich resource for students and professors includes sample syllabus, homework problems, weblinks, and videos. In short, it supplies everything professors and students need to transcend the book and enhance their teaching and learning experiences. Professors can use the companion site to augment their syllabus and add value to their classroom lectures and homework assignments. Students can see the concepts in action with videos and supplemental materials that strengthen the learning experience and prepare for tests with the 300 end-of-chapter problems – 60 more than were in the previous edition. Based on professor and student feedback, this dynamic web resource will be updated with new material, keeping it fresh and exciting. The site is accessible to all and the instructor area is password protected. Read the reviews: “… includes many new state-of-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 “… 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 This fully revised and updated second edition presents a discussion of materials sustainability, a description of crystalline structures, and discussion of current and recent developments, including graphene, carbon nanotubes, nanocomposites, magnetocaloric effect, and spintronics. Unique tutorials allow students to apply the principles to understand applications, such as photocopying, magnetic devices, fiber optics, and more. In addition to cutting edge content and features, this textbook is available as an eBook in electronic format. This flexible platform offers rental or purchase options, ability to share notes, and three ways to access the information— by download, online, or on a mobile device. Professors and students can now get the great content they’d expect from CRC Press in a variety of formats. A premier publisher or technical and scientific work, CRC Press is a member of Taylor & Francis Group, an Informa business. As one of the world’s largest publishers, Taylor & Francis maintains offices throughout the world including London, Brighton, and Abingdon in the UK; New York, Philadelphia, Florence, Kentucky, and Boca Raton, Florida in the USA; and Singapore, Australia, China, and India, the Taylor & Francis Group publishes more than 1,500 journals and approximately 3,300 new books each year, with a backlist in excess of 60,000 titles. Complimentary eBook or print exam copies can be requested at or

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Physical Properties of Materials, Second Edition with Companion Website  

CRC Press announces the publication of the Second Edition of Physical Properties of Materials by Professor Mary Anne White and the companion...