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A "must-have" for materials engineers, chemists, physicists, and geologists, this is one of the first "coffee-table" books in the field of glass science. Containing over fifty beautiful micrographs, the book reflects 35 years of original research by a highly regarded authority in the field.
Building on the root-and-branch revisions of its predecessor, this third edition includes checked and amended entries and incorporates fresh developments in rapidly advancing materials engineering fields such as those related to electronics and nanotechnology.
An artist's perspective on new machinery and software for glass, the book describes technologies including engraving, 3D printing and rapid prototyping, with illustrations of works by contemporary artists. New Technologies in Glass is a vital text for artists wishing to expand their repertoire and challenge the possibilities of glass.
This in-depth, up-to-date reference for the engineering/construction community describes temporary structures used in design and construction-from scaffolding to retaining walls.
Written by an international team of contributors under the guidance of a distinguished editor, this book summarizes key techniques and their applications. The various chapters cover the spectrum of scales in modelling methodologies, including electronic structure calculations, mesoscale and continuum modelling. The book discusses dislocation behaviour and plasticity as well...
Published in 1928, this book presents information drawing on the author's own research as well as the work of the eminent international authorities in the field of lime mortars and cements. It chronicles the demise of hydraulic cement, followed by the meteoric rise in popularity of natural cements.