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Engineering Mechanics of Materials

Engineering Mechanics of Materials

by B. B. Muvdi (Author), J. W. McNabb (Author)

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4. 2 Solid Circular Shafts-Angle of Twist and Shearing Stresses 159 4. 3 Hollow Circular Shafts-Angle of Twist and Shearing Stresses 166 4. 4 Principal Stresses and Strains Associated with Torsion 173 4. 5 Analytical and Experimental Solutions for Torsion of Members of Noncircular Cross Sections 179 4. 6 Shearing Stress-Strain Properties 188 *4. 7 Computer Applications 195 5 Stresses in Beams 198 5. 1 Introduction 198 5. 2 Review of Properties of Areas 198 5. 3 Flexural Stresses due to Symmetric Bending of Beams 211 5. 4 Shear Stresses in Symmetrically Loaded Beams 230 *5. 5 Flexural Stresses due to Unsymmetric Bending of Beams 248 *5. 6 Computer Applications 258 Deflections of Beams 265 I 6. 1 Introduction 265 6. 2 Moment-Curvature Relationship 266 6. 3 Beam Deflections-Two Successive Integrations 268 6. 4 Derivatives of the Elastic Curve Equation and Their Physical Significance 280 6. 5 Beam Deflections-The Method of Superposition 290 6. 6 Construction of Moment Diagrams by Cantilever Parts 299 6. 7 Beam Deflections-The Area-Moment Method 302 *6. 8 Beam Deflections-Singularity Functions 319 *6. 9 Beam Deflections-Castigliano's Second Theorem 324 *6. 10 Computer Applications 332 7 Combined Stresses and Theories of Failure 336 7. 1 Introduction 336 7. 2 Axial and Torsional Stresses 336 Axial and Flexural Stresses 342 7. 3 Torsional and Flexural Stresses 352 7. 4 7. 5 Torsional, Flexural, and Axial Stresses 358 *7. 6 Theories of Failure 365 Computer Applications 378 *7.



Fundamentals of Cyclic Stress and Strain

Fundamentals of Cyclic Stress and Strain

by Bela Imre Sandor (Author)
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Thermal Energy at the Nanoscale (Lessons from Nanoscience : A Lecture Notes Series)

Thermal Energy at the Nanoscale (Lessons from Nanoscience : A Lecture Notes Series)

by Timothy S Fisher (Author)
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These lecture notes provide a detailed treatment of the thermal energy storage and transport by conduction in natural and fabricated structures. Thermal energy in two carriers, i.e. phonons and electrons - are explored from first principles. For solid-state transport, a common Landauer framework is used for heat flow. Issues including the quantum of thermal conductance, ballistic interface resistance, and carrier scattering are elucidated. Bulk material properties, such as thermal and electrical conductivity, are derived from particle transport theories, and the effects of spatial confinement on these properties are established.



Electrospinning (De Gruyter Graduate)

Electrospinning (De Gruyter Graduate)

by Seema Agarwal (Author)
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Nanofibers with specific properties, designed for various applications e.g. textiles, membranes, reinforcement, catalysis, or biomedical use are of great interest to scientists and industry. The most promising technique for their production, electrospinning, uses an electrical charge to draw fibers from liquids. Techniques to produce cross-linked, patterned, aligned, or three-dimensional materials are explained with regard to practical usage.



Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials: (In 2 Volumes) Volume 5: Graphene - Fundamental Properties Volume 6: Graphene - Energy and Sensor Applications (World Scientific Series on Carbon Nanoscience)

Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials: (In 2 Volumes) Volume 5: Graphene - Fundamental Properties Volume 6: Graphene - Energy and Sensor Applications (World Scientific Series on Carbon Nanoscience)

by Francis D'Souza (Author), Karl M Kadish (Author), Francis D'Souza (Editor), Karl M Kadish (Editor)
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The fifth and sixth volumes of the Handbook of Carbon Nano Materials focus on fundamental properties and key applications of graphene. Graphene, the thinnest known material made of a single atom thick sheet of carbon atoms arranged hexagonally, offers great opportunities for application development in nanotechnology. This handbook covers fundamental properties, characterization, chemical manipulation, and applications of graphene. Specific applications cover latest developments in chemical manipulation, thermodynamic characterization, energy conversion and storage, and biosensor development.Readership: Chemists, physicists and material scientists. Academics, researchers, graduate students and industry professionals in the fields of chemistry and material science.



Foundations of Photonic Crystal Fibres (2nd Edition)

Foundations of Photonic Crystal Fibres (2nd Edition)

by Frederic Zolla (Author), Gilles Renversez (Author), Andre Nicolet (Author), Boris Kuhlmey (Author), Sebastien Guenneau (Author), Didier Felbacq (Author), Alexander Argyros (Author), Sergio Leon-Saval (Author)
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The focus of this book lies at the meeting point of electromagnetic waveguides and photonic crystals. Although these are both widely studied topics, they have been kept apart until recently. The purpose of the first edition of this book was to give state-of-the-art theoretical and numerical viewpoints about exotic fibres which use "photonic crystal effects" and consequently exhibit some remarkable properties. Since that first edition, photonic crystal fibres have become an important and effective optical device. In this second edition, the description of the theoretical and numerical tools used to study these fibres is enhanced, whilst up-to-date information about the properties, applications and fabrication of these fibres is added.



Complex Plasmas: Scientific Challenges and Technological Opportunities (Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics)

Complex Plasmas: Scientific Challenges and Technological Opportunities (Springer Series on Atomic, Optical, and Plasma Physics)

by Michael Bonitz (Editor), Jose Lopez (Editor), Kurt Becker (Editor), Hauke Thomsen (Editor)
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This book provides the reader with an introduction to the physics of complex plasmas, a discussion of the specific scientific and technical challenges they present and an overview of their potential technological applications.Complex plasmas differ from conventional high-temperature plasmas in several ways: they may contain additional species, including nano meter- to micrometer-sized particles, negative ions, molecules and radicals and they may exhibit strong correlations or quantum effects. This book introduces the classical and quantum mechanical approaches used to describe and simulate complex plasmas. It also covers some key experimental techniques used in the analysis of these plasmas, including calorimetric probe methods, IR absorption techniques and X-ray absorption spectroscopy.The final part of the book reviews the emerging applications of microcavity and microchannel plasmas, the synthesis and assembly of nanomaterials through plasma electrochemistry, the large-scale generation of ozone using microplasmas and novel applications of atmospheric-pressure non-thermal plasmas in dentistry.Going beyond the scope of traditional plasma texts, the presentation is very well suited for senior undergraduate, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers specializing in plasma physics.



An Introduction to Interfaces and Colloids: The Bridge to Nanoscience

An Introduction to Interfaces and Colloids: The Bridge to Nanoscience

by John C Berg (Author)
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The brings readers with no prior knowledge or experience in interfacial phenomena, colloid science or nanoscience to the point where they can comfortably enter the current scientific and technical literature in the area. Designed as a pedagogical tool, this book recognizes the cross-disciplinary nature of the subject. To facilitate learning, the topics are developed from the beginning with ample cross-referencing. The understanding of concepts is enhanced by clear descriptions of experiments and provisions of figures and illustrations.



Advanced Quantum Mechanics: Materials and Photons (Graduate Texts in Physics)

Advanced Quantum Mechanics: Materials and Photons (Graduate Texts in Physics)

by RAINER DICK (Author)
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In this updated and expanded second edition of a well-received and invaluable textbook, Prof. Dick emphasizes the importance of advanced quantum mechanics for materials science and all experimental techniques which employ photon absorption, emission, or scattering. Important aspects of introductory quantum mechanics are covered in the first seven chapters to make the subject self-contained and accessible for a wide audience. Advanced Quantum Mechanics, Materials and Photons can therefore be used for advanced undergraduate courses and introductory graduate courses which are targeted towards students with diverse academic backgrounds from the Natural Sciences or Engineering. To enhance this inclusive aspect of making the subject as accessible as possible Appendices A and B also provide introductions to Lagrangian mechanics and the covariant formulation of electrodynamics.  This second edition includes an additional 62 new problems as well as expanded sections on relativistic quantum fields and applications of quantum electrodynamics. Other special features include an introduction to Lagrangian field theory and an integrated discussion of transition amplitudes with discrete or continuous initial or final states. Once students have acquired an understanding of basic quantum mechanics and classical field theory, canonical field quantization is easy. Furthermore, the integrated discussion of transition amplitudes naturally leads to the notions of transition probabilities, decay rates, absorption cross sections and scattering cross sections, which are important for all experimental techniques that use photon probes. Quantization is first discussed for the Schrödinger field before the relativistic Maxwell, Klein-Gordon and Dirac fields are quantized. Quantized Schrödinger field theory is not only important for condensed matter physics and materials science, but also provides the easiest avenue to general field quantization and is therefore also useful for students with an interest in nuclear and particle physics. The quantization of the Maxwell field is performed in Coulomb gauge. This is the appropriate and practically most useful quantization procedure in condensed matter physics, chemistry, and materials science because it naturally separates the effects of Coulomb interactions, exchange interactions, and photon scattering. The appendices contain additional material that is usually not found in standard quantum mechanics textbooks, including a completeness proof for eigenfunctions of one-dimensional Sturm-Liouville problems, logarithms of matrices, and Green’s functions in different dimensions.



Nanophotonics with Surface Plasmons (Advances in Nano-Optics and Nano-Photonics)

Nanophotonics with Surface Plasmons (Advances in Nano-Optics and Nano-Photonics)

by Vladimir M. Shalaev PhD (Editor), Satoshi Kawata (Editor)
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Current developments in optical technologies are being directed toward nanoscale devices with subwavelength dimensions, in which photons are manipulated on the nanoscale. Although light is clearly the fastest means to send information to and from the nanoscale, there is a fundamental incompatibility between light at the microscale and devices and processes at the nanoscale. Nanostructured metals which support surface plasmon modes can concentrate electromagnetic (EM) fields to a small fraction of a wavelength while enhancing local field strengths by several orders of magnitude. For this reason, plasmonic nanostructures can serve as optical couplers across the nano–micro interface: metal–dielectric and metal–semiconductor nanostructures can act as optical nanoantennae and enhance light matter coupling in nanoscale devices. This book describes how one can fully integrate plasmonic nanostructures into dielectric, semiconductor, and molecular photonic devices, for guiding photons across the nano–micro interface and for detecting molecules with unsurpassed sensitivity.

·Nanophotonics and Nanoplasmonics
·Metamaterials and negative-index materials
·Plasmon-enhanced sensing and spectroscopy
·Imaging and sensing on the nanoscale
·Metal Optics



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