By J. W. Martin
This Concise Encyclopedia
attracts its fabric from the award-winning Encyclopedia of fabrics: technological know-how and Technology
, and contains updates and revisions now not on hand within the unique set. This custom-made number of articles offers a convenient reference for fabrics scientists and engineers with an curiosity within the constitution of metals, polymers, ceramics and glasses, biomaterials, wooden, paper, and liquid crystals.
Materials technological know-how and engineering is worried with the connection among the houses and constitution of fabrics. during this context "structure" should be outlined at the atomic scale with regards to crystalline fabrics, at the molecular scale (in the case of polymers, for example), or at the microscopic scale. every one of those definitions has been utilized in making the current number of articles.
* Brings jointly articles from the Encyclopedia of fabrics: technological know-how & Technology that target the constitution of fabrics on the atomic, molecular and microscopic degrees, plus fresh updates
* each article has been commissioned and written via an the world over well-known professional and gives a concise evaluate of a specific point of the sector
* broad bibliographies, cross-referencing and indexes consultant the consumer to the main appropriate examining within the basic literature