The Art and Science of Material Selection in Product Design

Author: M. F. Ashby,Kara Johnson

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 9780750655545

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 336

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Bestselling author Ashby guides readers through the process of selecting materials on the basis of their design suitability. Many excellent attribute RmapsS are included, which enable complex comparative information to be readily grasped. Full-color photos and illustrations throughout aid the understanding of concepts.
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The Art and Science of Material Selection in Product Design

Author: M. F. Ashby,Kara Johnson

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 1856174972

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 331

View: 538

"This book explores the role of materials and manufacturing in product design. We have placed particular emphasis on how the materiality of an object (what it is made of and how it is made) can be manipulated to create aesthetics and functionality of a product. We are equally concerned with issues related to feasibility of production and the sustainability of a system. The methods presented here are supported by some 100 profiles of materials and manufacturing processes, emphasizing the attributes most relevant for product design"--Flyleaf.
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Biointerfacial Strategies, Tissue Engineering And Targeted Drug Delivery

Author: Angela Dillow,Anthony Lowman

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0824743806

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 696

View: 5298

Detailing techniques in wound healing and reconstruction, this reference describes the mechanisms and architecture of biological systems to formulate and design natural and synthetic compounds, degradable and non-degradable scaffolds, and targeted drug delivery devices. It offers strategies to control adhesive interactions, elicit specific cellular responses, and improve the biocompatibility, performance, and durability of prosthetic materials. Covering advances in the field, the book discusses the effect of topographical features on cell behaviors such as orientation, adhesion, migration, proliferation, and differentation.
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For the Architecture and Design Professions

Author: D. Michelle Addington,Daniel L. Schodek

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0750662255

Category: Architecture

Page: 241

View: 3529

Today, architects are looking for new solutions to old problems, including 'smart' and 'intelligent' materials that can be applied to building design. This text covers the use of smart materials in a design perspective, as well as describing how these solutions could be utilised in other applications.
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Fundamentals of Materials and Design

Author: Elvin Karana,Owain Pedgley,Valentina Rognoli

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0080993761

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 400

View: 9192

There currently exists an abundance of materials selection advice for designers suited to solving technical product requirements. In contrast, a stark gap can be found in current literature that articulates the very real personal, social, cultural and economic connections between materials and the design of the material world. In Materials Experience: fundamentals of materials and design, thirty-four of the leading academicians and experts, alongside 8 professional designers, have come together for the first time to offer their expertise and insights on a number of topics common to materials and product design. The result is a very readable and varied panorama on the world of materials and product design as it currently stands. Contributions by many of the most prominent materials experts and designers in the field today, with a foreword by Mike Ashby The book is organized into 4 main themes: sustainability, user interaction, technology and selection Between chapters, you will find the results of interviews conducted with internationally known designers. These ‘designer perspectives’ will provide a ‘time out’ from the academic articles, with emphasis placed on fascinating insights, product examples and visuals
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Author: Xingcun Colin Tong

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781420073591

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 344

View: 9371

With electromagnetic compliance (EMC) now a major factor in the design of all electronic products, it is crucial to understand how electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding products are used in various industries. Focusing on the practicalities of this area, Advanced Materials and Design for Electromagnetic Interference Shielding comprehensively introduces the design guidelines, materials selection, characterization methodology, manufacturing technology, and future potential of EMI shielding. After an overview of EMI shielding theory and product design guidelines, the book extensively reviews the characterization methodology of EMI materials. Subsequent chapters focus on particular EMI shielding materials and component designs, including enclosures, metal-formed gaskets, conductive elastomer and flexible graphite components, conductive foam and ventilation structures, board-level shielding materials, composite materials and hybrid structures, absorber materials, grounding and cable-level shielding materials, and aerospace and nuclear shielding materials. The last chapter presents a perspective on future trends in EMI shielding materials and design. Offering detailed coverage on many important topics, this indispensable book illustrates the efficiency and reliability of a range of materials and design solutions for EMI shielding.
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Selected, Peer Reviewed Papers from the 2011 International Conference on Advanced Engineering Materials and Technology (AEMT 2011), July 29-31, 2011, Sanya, China

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783037851913

Category: Materials

Page: N.A

View: 2498

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Author: Andreas Öchsner,Lucas F. M. da Silva,Holm Altenbach

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642221300

Category: Science

Page: 222

View: 8894

This collection of advanced analyses and techniques in biomaterials design includes mechanical studies of biological structures and features 16 known experts who present research on stress and strain analysis, material properties, and fluid and gas mechanics.
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Materials and Design

Author: S J Chua,B Li

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0857090410

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 336

View: 9220

Optical communication using optical fibres as the transmission medium is essential to handling the massive growth of both telecom and datacom traffic. To fully realize the potential bandwidth available on these optical fibres, other components of the optical network system have to be developed, ranging from detectors and multiplexers to buffers and switches. This book addresses the different technologies which can be applied to switching optical signals. An optical switch functions by selectively switching an optical signal delivered through an optical fibre or in an integrated optical circuit to another. Several methods are available and each relies on a different physical mechanism for its operation. The various physical mechanisms used are discussed in the main chapters in the book which cover electro-optical, thermo-optical, micro-electro-mechanical (MEMS)-based and semiconductor optical amplifier (SOA)-based optical switches. The book also covers switching based on optical nonlinear effects, liquid and photonic crystal optical switches as well as fibre, holographic, quantum optical and other types of optical switches. Each chapter discusses the choice of materials, fabrication techniques and key issues in switch design. With its distinguished editors and international team of contributors, Optical switches: materials and design is a standard reference for the telecommunications industry and those researching this important topic. Reviews this commercially significant area of research and addresses the different technologies which can be applied to switching optical signals Provides a balanced look at the developments which can be defined as key trends in optical switches Major optical switches including electro-optical, thermo optical and magneto-optical switches are discussed and the respective theory and principles of each explored
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Application to Damage and Design

Author: Claude Bathias,André Pineau

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118616898

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 512

View: 903

The design of mechanical structures with improved and predictabledurability cannot be achieved without a thorough understanding ofthe mechanisms of fatigue damage and more specifically therelationships between the microstructure of materials and theirfatigue properties. Written by leading experts in the field, thisbook (which is complementary to Fatigue of Materials andStructures: Application to Damage and Design, also edited by ClaudeBathias and André Pineau), provides an authoritative,comprehensive and unified treatment of the mechanics andmicromechanisms of fatigue in metals, polymers and composites. Eachchapter is devoted to one of the major classes of materials or todifferent types of fatigue damage, thereby providing overallcoverage of the field. The book deals with crack initiation, crack growth, low-cyclefatigue, gigacycle fatigue, shorts cracks, fatigue micromechanismsand the local approach to fatigue damage, corrosion fatigue,environmental effects and variable amplitude loadings, and will bean important and much used reference for students, practicingengineers and researchers studying fracture and fatigue in numerousareas of mechanical, structural, civil, design, nuclear, andaerospace engineering as well as materials science.
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Materials and Design for Sensors, Actuators and Medical Applications

Author: K Nakamura

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0857096303

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 722

View: 2310

Ultrasonic transducers are key components in sensors for distance, flow and level measurement as well as in power, biomedical and other applications of ultrasound. Ultrasonic transducers reviews recent research in the design and application of this important technology. Part one provides an overview of materials and design of ultrasonic transducers. Piezoelectricity and basic configurations are explored in depth, along with electromagnetic acoustic transducers, and the use of ceramics, thin film and single crystals in ultrasonic transducers. Part two goes on to investigate modelling and characterisation, with performance modelling, electrical evaluation, laser Doppler vibrometry and optical visualisation all considered in detail. Applications of ultrasonic transducers are the focus of part three, beginning with a review of surface acoustic wave devices and air-borne ultrasound transducers, and going on to consider ultrasonic transducers for use at high temperature and in flaw detection systems, power, biomedical and micro-scale ultrasonics, therapeutic ultrasound devices, piezoelectric and fibre optic hydrophones, and ultrasonic motors are also described. With its distinguished editor and expert team of international contributors,Ultrasonic transducers is an authoritative review of key developments for engineers and materials scientists involved in this area of technology as well as in its applications in sectors as diverse as electronics, wireless communication and medical diagnostics. Reviews recent research in the design and application of ultrasonic transducers Provides an overview of the materials and design of ultrasonic transducers, with an in-depth exploration of piezoelectricity and basic configurations Investigates modelling and characterisation, applications of ultrasonic transducers, and ultrasonic transducers for use at high temperature and in flaw detection systems
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Easy-Reading-Ausgabe

Author: Michael F. Ashby

Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag

ISBN: 9783827417626

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 648

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Das englischsprachige, weltweit anerkannte Standardwerk zur Werkstoffauswahl - als neuer Buchtyp speziell für die Bedürfnisse deutschsprachiger Leser angepasst! Der Zusatznutzen, den dieses Buch bietet ist das Lesen und Lernen im englischen Original zu erleichtern und gleichzeitig in die spezielle Fachterminologie einzuführen und zwar durch: - Übersetzungshilfen in der Randspalte zur Fachterminologie und zu schwierigen normalsprachlichen Ausdrücken - Ein zweisprachiges Fachwörterbuch zum raschen Nachschlagen
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Author: Axel Ritter

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 376438266X

Category: Architecture

Page: 191

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Die Anwendung von Smart Materials in der Architektur ist ein innovatives, dynamisches Gebiet, in dem Forschung, Entwicklung und Anwendung im Bau fließend ineinander übergehen. Smart Materials mit ihren reversiblen Wechseleigenschaften reagieren auf Stimuli wie Licht, Temperatur und elektrisches Feld. Sie verändern sich dabei in Form, Farbe, Viskosität etc. Zu den faszinierendsten Entwicklungen gehören Formgedächtnis-Legierungen oder Phase Change Materials. Es lassen sich beispielsweise selbsttätig agierende kinetische Fassaden entwickeln oder auch Tapeten, die temperatur- und lichtabhängig Farbe und Muster verändern. Das Buch stellt einleitend die Entwicklung dieser Materialien sowie ihren Kontext in Architektur, Design und Kunst dar. Ein systematisch aufgebauter Überblick mit zahlreichen Details über Eigenschaften, Technologien, Produkte und Projekte wird anhand von rund zwanzig Materialgruppen gegeben.
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Innovation in design, materials and construction

Author: G.S.T. Armer,J.L. Clarke,F.K. Garas

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482271265

Category: Architecture

Page: N.A

View: 406

This book forms the proceedings of the international seminar held by the Institution of Structural Engineers and the Building Research Establishment in Brighton in April 1993. It brings together contributions from 20 countries on recent innovations in building and construction.
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engineering, science, processing and design; North American Edition

Author: Michael F. Ashby,Hugh Shercliff,David Cebon

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 0080994350

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 784

View: 5086

This is the essential materials engineering text and resource for students developing skills and understanding of materials properties and selection for engineering applications. Taking a unique design-led approach that is broader in scope than other texts, Materials 3e meets the curriculum needs of a wide variety of courses in the materials and design field, including introduction to materials science and engineering, engineering materials, materials selection and processing, and materials in design. This new edition retains its design-led focus and strong emphasis on visual communication while expanding its inclusion of the underlying science of materials to fully meet the needs of instructors teaching an introductory course in materials. Design-led approach motivates and engages students in the study of materials science and engineering through real-life case studies and illustrative applications Highly visual full color graphics facilitate understanding of materials concepts and properties Chapters on materials selection and design are integrated with chapters on materials fundamentals, enabling students to see how specific fundamentals can be important to the design process For instructors, a solutions manual, lecture slides, online image bank and materials selection charts for use in class handouts or lecture presentations are available at http://textbooks.elsevier.com Links with the Cambridge Engineering Selector (CES EduPack), the powerful materials selection software. See www.grantadesign.com for information NEW TO THIS EDITION: Text and figures have been revised and updated throughout The number of worked examples has been increased by 50% The number of standard end-of-chapter exercises in the text has been doubled Coverage of materials and the environment has been updated with a new section on Sustainability and Sustainable Technology
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