Handbook of Research on Recent Developments in Materials Science and Corrosion Engineering Education

Handbook of Research on Recent Developments in Materials Science and Corrosion Engineering Education
A Book

by Lim, Hwee Ling

  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 2015-02-28
  • Pages : 493
  • ISBN : 1466681845
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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The latest research innovations and enhanced technologies have altered the discipline of materials science and engineering. As a direct result of these developments, new trends in Materials Science and Engineering (MSE) pedagogy have emerged that require attention. The Handbook of Research on Recent Developments in Materials Science and Corrosion Engineering Education brings together innovative and current advances in the curriculum design and course content of MSE education programs. Focusing on the application of instructional strategies, pedagogical frameworks, and career preparation techniques, this book is an essential reference source for academicians, engineering practitioners, researchers, and industry professionals interested in emerging and future trends in MSE training and education.

Molecular Modeling of Corrosion Processes

Molecular Modeling of Corrosion Processes
Scientific Development and Engineering Applications

by Christopher D. Taylor,Philippe Marcus

  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 2015-04-27
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1119057604
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Presents opportunities for making significant improvements in preventing harmful effects that can be caused by corrosion Describes concepts of molecular modeling in the context of materials corrosion Includes recent examples of applications of molecular modeling to corrosion phenomena throughout the text Details how molecular modeling can give insights into the multitude of interconnected and complex processes that comprise the corrosion of metals Covered applications include diffusion and electron transfer at metal/electrolyte interfaces, Monte Carlo simulations of corrosion, corrosion inhibition, interrogating surface chemistry, and properties of passive films Presents current challenges and likely developments in this field for the future

Biomaterials

Biomaterials
A Basic Introduction

by Qizhi Chen,George Thouas

  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 2014-12-15
  • Pages : 736
  • ISBN : 148222769X
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De
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Explores Biomedical Science from a Unique Perspective Biomaterials: A Basic Introduction is a definitive resource for students entering biomedical or bioengineering disciplines. This text offers a detailed exploration of engineering and materials science, and examines the boundary and relationship between the two. Based on the author’s course lecture notes and many years of research, it presents students with the knowledge needed to select and design biomaterials used in medical devices. Placing special emphasis on metallic, ceramic, polymeric, and composite biomaterials, it explains the difference between materials science and materials engineering, introduces basic concepts and principles, and analyzes the critically important properties of biomaterials. Explains Complex Theories Using Aspects of Daily Life This text provides an appropriate balance between depth and broadness of coverage, and offers an understanding of the most important concepts and principles to students from a wide academic spectrum. It delivers the science of biomaterials in laymen terms, from a material standpoint, as well as a clinical applications point of view. It equips students majoring in materials science/engineering with knowledge on the fundamentals of how biomaterials behave at a biological level, and provides students majoring in medicine with information that is generally unavailable in traditional medical courses. The authors incorporate learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, as well as chapter highlights, problems, and exercises at the end of each chapter. In addition, they present objectives, suggested activities, and reference material for further reading. Contains an overview of medical science vis-à-vis materials science, describes anatomy, histology, and cell biology Highlights health issues and diseases where biomaterials can easily find medical applications Presents knowledge of the relationship between the biomaterials and the living body Evaluates medical devices and looks into their respective regulations Biomaterials: A Basic Introduction contains an overview of basic biomaterials and concepts, and is written for upper-division students in the US/Canada, and second-level students in universities worldwide.