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Advanced Engineering Materials and Modelling (Advanced Materials Book Series)

Advanced Engineering Materials and Modelling picAshutosh Tiwari, N. Arul Murugan and Rajeev Ahuj


Hardcover: 528 pages    Publisher: WILEY-Scrivener,USA

Language: English         ISBN: 978-1-119-24246-8



From the Editors-

The engineering of materials with advanced features is driving the research towards the design of innovative materials with high performances. New materials often deliver the best solution for structural applications, precisely contribution towards the finest combination of mechanical properties and low weight. Nevertheless, the mimicking nature principles, leading to a new class of structural materials including biomimetic composites, natural hierarchical materials and smart materials. Meanwhile, computational modelling approaches are the valuable tools complementary to experimental techniques and provide significant information at the microscopic level and explain the properties of materials and their existence itself.  The modelling further provides useful insight to propose possible strategies to design and fabricate materials with novel and improved properties. Depending upon the pragmatic choice for the computational approaches varies from prediction of the structure and element based approaches to fabricate materials with properties of interests. The book brings together the engineering materials and modelling approaches generally used in the structural materials science.

This book covers the research topics on materials engineering, characterization, applications and their computational modeling. In general, computational modeling approaches are routinely used as cost effective and complementary tools to get information of the materials at the microscopic level and to explain their electronic and magnetic properties and the way they respond to external parameters like temperature and pressure.  In addition, modeling provides useful insight to construct design principles and strategies to fabricate materials with novel and improved properties. The use of modeling together with experimental validation opens up the possibility for designing extremely useful materials that are relevant for various industries and health-care sectors. This book has been designed such a way to cover both these aspects of using experimental and computational approaches for materials engineering and fabrication.  Chapters 1-6 are devoted to experimental characterization of materials and some of their applications relevant to paper industries and healthcare sectors.  The chapters 7-13 are devopted to computational materials modeling and their fabrication using atomistic and finite element based approaches.  In particular, the chapters 7 and 8 discuss about first principles based modeling approaches to predict the structure and electronic properties of extended systems. The remaining chapters contribute with theoretical approaches to understand hybrid materials and stochastic electromagnets and to model complex process like tunneling of superluminal photons. The book is written for readers from diverse backgrounds across chemistry, physics, materials science and engineering, medical science, pharmacy, environmental technology, biotechnology, and biomedical engineering. It offers a comprehensive view of cutting-edge research on materials engineering and modeling. We acknowledge the contributors and publisher for their timely response in order to publish this book as per schedule.

 Description of Book-

Part 1: Engineering of materials, characterisations and applications

Chapter 1

Mechanical behavior and resistance of structural glass beams in lateral-torsional buckling (LTB) with adhesive joints

Chiara Bedon, Italy

 Chapter 2

Room temperature mechanosynthesis of nanocrystalline metal carbides and their microstructure characterization

Swapan Pradhan, India

 Chapter 3

Towards a novel SMA-reinforced laminated glass panel

Chiara Bedon, Italy

Chapter 4

Sustainable sugarcane bagasse cellulose for papermaking

Noe Rivera, Mexico

Chapter 5

Enhancement of corrosion protection of carbon steel piping surfaces using thermal spray coating of different ceramic composites for oil and gas application

Mitra Akhtari Zavareh, Malaysia

 Chapter 6

Bio-inspired composites: using nature to tackle composite limitations    

Flavia Libonati, Italy

Part 2: Computational Modelling of Materials

Chapter 7

On the Electronic Structure and Band Gap of ZnSxSe1-x

Ghassan Esa, Malaysia

Chapter 8

Application of first principles theory to the design of advanced titanium alloys

Yan Song, China

Chapter 9

Digital orchid creating realistic materials

Iftikhar Abbasov, Russia

Chapter 10

Transformation optics-based computational materials for stochastic electromagnetics

Ozlem Ozgun, Turkey

Chapter 11

Superluminal photons tunneling through brain microtubules modeled as metamaterials and quantum computation       

Luigi Maxmilian Caligiuri, Italy

Chapter 12

Advanced fundamental-solution-based computational methods for thermal analysis of heterogeneous materials         

Qing-Hua Qin, Australia

Chapter 13

Understanding the SET/RESET characteristics of forming free TiOx/TiO2-x resistive switching bilayer structures through experiments and modelling 

Bousoulas, Greece

Chapter 14

Advanced materials and three-dimensional computer-aided surgical workflow in cranio-maxillofacial reconstruction 

Luis Miguel Gonzalez-Perez, Spain

Chapter 15

Displaced multiwavelets and splitting algorithms       

Boris Shumilov, Russia

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