Alumina Ceramics Book

Alumina Ceramics


  • Author : Andrew J. Ruys
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-10-20
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 580
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081024430

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Alumina Ceramics Excerpt :

Alumina Ceramics: Biomedical and Clinical Applications examines the extraordinary material, Alumina, and its use in biomedicine and industry. Sections discuss the fundamentals of Alumina Ceramics, look at the various industrial applications, and examine a variety of medical applications. Readers will find this to be an invaluable and unique resource for researchers, clinical professionals, engineers, and advanced level students. Alumina ceramics are a leading biomaterial used for specialist medical applications, such as bionic implants and tissue engineering, and the only biomaterial commercially viable for use as bearings for orthopedic hip replacements. As such, this book is a timely resource on the topics discussed. Provides a unique and thorough review of Alumina ceramics Written by one of the world’s leading experts in bioceramics and advanced industrial ceramics, especially alumina Targeted to researchers in the materials, clinical and dental fields Enables the non-expert with an overview of the underlying alumina technology, major challenges, major successes and future directions

Alumina as a Ceramic Material Book

Alumina as a Ceramic Material


  • Author : Walter H. Gitzen
  • Publisher : Wiley-American Ceramic Society
  • Release Date : 1970-09-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 0916094464

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Alumina as a Ceramic Material Excerpt :

This classic review of alumina, covering every aspect of the material from mineral structure and composition to inherent properties, offers a myriad of applications. This book is a timeless reference for anyone involved in the research, application, or sale of this versatile ceramic material.

Bioceramics and their Clinical Applications Book

Bioceramics and their Clinical Applications


  • Author : T Kokubo
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2008-03-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 784
  • ISBN 10 : 9781845694227

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Bioceramics and their Clinical Applications Excerpt :

Bioceramics have been used very successfully within the human body for many years. They are commonly used in orthopaedic surgery and dentistry but they are potentially suitable for a wide range of important applications within the medical device industry. This important book reviews the range of bioceramics, their properties and range of clinical uses. Chapters in the first section of the book discusses issues of significance to a range of bioceramics such as their structure, mechanical properties and biological interactions. The second part reviews the fabrication, microstructure and properties of specific bioceramics and glasses, concentrating on the most promising materials. These include alumina and zirconia ceramics, bioactive glasses and bioactive glass-ceramics, calcium sulphate, tricalcium phosphate-based ceramics, hydroxyapatite, tricalcium phosphate/hydroxyapatite biphasic ceramics, si-substrated hydroxyapatite, calcium phosphate cement, calcium phosphate coating, titania-based materials, ceramic-polymer composites, dental ceramics and dental glass-ceramics. The final group of chapters reviews the clinical applications of bioceramics in joint replacement, bone grafts, tissue engineering and dentistry. Bioceramics and their clinical applications is written by leading academics from around the world and it provides an authoritative review of this highly active area of research. This book is a useful resource for biomaterials scientists and engineers, as well as for clinicians and the academic community. Provides an authoritative review of this highly active area of research Discusses issues of significance of a range of bioceramics such as their structure, mechanical properties and biological interactions Reviews the clinical applications of bioceramics in joint replacement, bone grafts, tissue engineering and dentistry

Classic and Advanced Ceramics Book

Classic and Advanced Ceramics


  • Author : Robert B. Heimann
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-04-16
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 573
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527630189

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Classic and Advanced Ceramics Excerpt :

Based on the author's lectures to graduate students of geosciences, physics, chemistry and materials science, this didactic handbook covers basic aspects of ceramics such as composition and structure as well as such advanced topics as achieving specific functionalities by choosing the right materials. The focus lies on the thermal transformation processes of natural raw materials to arrive at traditional structural ceramics and on the general physical principles of advanced functional ceramics. The book thus provides practice-oriented information to readers in research, development and engineering on how to understand, make and improve ceramics and derived products, while also serving as a rapid reference for the practitioner. The choice of topics and style of presentation make it equally useful for chemists, materials scientists, engineers and mineralogists.

Metal Reinforced Ceramics Book

Metal Reinforced Ceramics


  • Author : Andrew John Ruys
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-11-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 426
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081028704

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Metal Reinforced Ceramics Excerpt :

Metal-Reinforced Ceramics covers the principle of metal-fiber-reinforced ceramics, a well-known topic in the field of reinforced concrete. Much of the work that has been done has remained unpublished, hidden in industrial company archives due to the commercial sensitivity associated with the respective technologies that prevailed at the time, which no longer applies today. This book will discuss advanced technologies that have largely been undocumented before in a broad range of industrial application areas, with updates on alumina, silicon carbide, boron carbide, tungsten carbide, fused silica, and carbon-based ceramics which are hard, heat resistant, wear resistant, and chemically durable. Provides detailed information on fundamental principles, advanced processing technologies and industrial applications Features comprehensive industrial knowledge not usually in the public domain from the author’s experience spanning more than three decades Features armor ceramics, bioceramics, aerospace, mining and architectural ceramic applications

Wear of Materials Book

Wear of Materials


  • Author : P Blau
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2003-10-15
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 1800
  • ISBN 10 : 008044301X

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Wear of Materials Excerpt :

The 14th International Conference on Wear of Materials took place in Washington, DC, USA, 30 March - 3 April 2003. These proceedings contain over two-hundred peer reviewed papers containing the best research, technical developments and engineering case studies from around the world. Biomaterials and nano-tribology receive special attention in this collection reflecting the general trends in the field. Further highlights include a focus on the new generation of instrumentation to probe wear at increasingly small scales. Approximately ninety communications and case studies, a popular format for the academic community have also been included, enabling the inclusion of the most up-to-date research. Over 200 peer-reviewed papers including hot topics such as biomaterials and nano-tribology Keeping you up-to-date with the latest research from leading experts Includes communications and case studies

Innovative Bioceramics in Translational Medicine I Book

Innovative Bioceramics in Translational Medicine I


  • Author : Andy H. Choi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-01-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811674358

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Innovative Bioceramics in Translational Medicine I Excerpt :

This book is part of a two-part volume book that highlights the latest advances in innovative bioceramics applied in the highly interdisciplinary area referred to as “translational medicine”. This volume covers the basic principles and techniques used in the manufacture of bioceramics and biocomposites for various biomedical applications including drug delivery, implantable bionics and the development of the cardiac pacemaker, and bone tissue engineering. Furthermore, self-healing materials have been attracting increasing interest in both engineering and medical applications during the past two decades. Self-healing hydrogels are particularly interesting because of their ability to repair structural damages and recover their original functions, specifically in tissue engineering.

Bioceramics and Alternative Bearings in Joint Arthroplasty Book

Bioceramics and Alternative Bearings in Joint Arthroplasty


  • Author : Jun-Dong Chang
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-08-28
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 343
  • ISBN 10 : 9783798517820

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Bioceramics and Alternative Bearings in Joint Arthroplasty Excerpt :

This proceedings book of the Biolox Symposium in Seoul is composed of 10 sessions and plenary lectures of the most current knowledge available in the use of Bioceramics and alternative bearings. More than 50 speakers with world-famous reputations from 12 countries cover 52 topics on recent developments in Bioceramic and alternative bearings in arthroplasty.

Processing of Crystalline Ceramics Book

Processing of Crystalline Ceramics


  • Author : Hare
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 682
  • ISBN 10 : 9781468433784

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Processing of Crystalline Ceramics Excerpt :

This volume constitutes the Proceedings of the November 7-9, 1977 Conference on PROCESSING OF CRYSTALLINE CERAMICS, held at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. It was the Fourteenth in a series of "University Conferences on Ceramic Science" initiated in 1964 and still coordinated by a founding group of four ceramic related institutions, of which North Carolina State University is a charter member, along with the University of California at Berkeley, Notre Dame University, and the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. In addition, two other ceramic-oriented schools, the University of Florida and Case-Western Reserve University, have also hosted Conferences in the series. These research-oriented conferences, each uniquely concerned with a timely ceramic theme, have been well attended by audiences which typically were both inter national and interdisciplinary in character; their published Proceedings have been well received and are frequently cited. This three day conference was concerned with (a) scientific aspects of all process steps which must be combined and controlled effectively and sequentially in producing crystalline ceramics (both oxides and nonoxides), and (b) utilization of these principles in developing processes for several classes of advanced ceramics critical to present and future technology.

Ceramic Materials and Components for Engines Book

Ceramic Materials and Components for Engines


  • Author : Jürgen G. Heinrich
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2008-11-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 678
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527612772

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Ceramic Materials and Components for Engines Excerpt :

Several ceramic parts have already proven their suitability for serial application in automobile engines in very impressive ways, especially in Japan, the USA and in Germany. However, there is still a lack of economical quality assurance concepts. Recently, a new generation of ceramic components, for the use in energy, transportation and environment systems, has been developed. The efforts are more and more system oriented in this field. The only possibility to manage this complex issue in the future will be interdisciplinary cooperation. Chemists, physicists, material scientists, process engineers, mechanical engineers and engine manufacturers will have to cooperate in a more intensive way than ever before. The R&D activities are still concentrating on gas turbines and reciprocating engines, but also on brakes, bearings, fuel cells, batteries, filters, membranes, sensors and actuators as well as on shaping and cutting tools for low expense machining of ceramic components. This book summarizes the scientific papers of the 7th International Symposium "Ceramic Materials and Components for Engines". Some of the most fascinating new applications of ceramic meterials in energy, transportation and environment systems are presented. The proceedings shall lead to new ideas for interdisciplinary activities in the future.

Ceramics Technology Book

Ceramics Technology


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: Ceramic materials
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015047391332

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Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Book

Handbook of Advanced Ceramics


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1258
  • ISBN 10 : 9780123854704

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Handbook of Advanced Ceramics Excerpt :

This new handbook will be an essential resource for ceramicists. It includes contributions from leading researchers around the world and includes sections on Basic Science of Advanced Ceramics, Functional Ceramics (electro-ceramics and optoelectro-ceramics) and engineering ceramics. Contributions from more than 50 leading researchers from around the world Covers basic science of advanced ceramics, functional ceramics (electro-ceramics and optoelectro-ceramics), and engineering ceramics Approximately 750 illustrations

Tissue Engineering Using Ceramics and Polymers Book

Tissue Engineering Using Ceramics and Polymers


  • Author : Aldo R. Boccaccini
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-06-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 728
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857097163

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Tissue Engineering Using Ceramics and Polymers Excerpt :

The second edition of Tissue Engineering Using Ceramics and Polymers comprehensively reviews the latest advances in this area rapidly evolving area of biomaterials science. Part one considers the biomaterials used for tissue engineering. It introduces the properties and processing of bioactive ceramics and glasses, as well as polymeric biomaterials, particularly biodegradable polymer phase nanocomposites. Part two reviews the advances in techniques for processing, characterization, and modeling of materials. The topics covered range from nanoscale design in biomineralization strategies for bone tissue engineering to microscopy techniques for characterizing cells to materials for perfusion bioreactors. Further, carrier systems and biosensors in biomedical applications are considered. Finally, part three looks at the specific types of tissue and organ regeneration, with chapters concerning kidney, bladder, peripheral nerve, small intestine, skeletal muscle, cartilage, liver, and myocardial tissue engineering. Important developments in collagen-based tubular constructs, bioceramic nanoparticles, and multifunctional scaffolds for tissue engineering and drug delivery are also explained. Tissue Engineering Using Ceramics and Polymers is a valuable reference tool for both academic researchers and scientists involved in biomaterials or tissue engineering, including the areas of bone and soft-tissue reconstruction and repair, and organ regeneration. Second edition comprehensively examines the latest advances in ceramic and polymers in tissue engineering Provides readers with general information on polymers and ceramics and looks at the processing, characterization, and modeling Reviews the latest research and advances in tissue and organ regeneration using ceramics and polymers

Final Programme  Book of Abstracts Book

Final Programme Book of Abstracts


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1980
  • Genre: Biomedical materials
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015013800449

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Modern Physical Metallurgy and Materials Engineering Book
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Modern Physical Metallurgy and Materials Engineering


  • Author : R. E. Smallman, PhD
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 1999-12-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 438
  • ISBN 10 : 0750645644

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Modern Physical Metallurgy and Materials Engineering Excerpt :

The sixth edition of Modern Physical Metallurgy provides a comprehensive overview of the structure of matter, the physical properties of materials and their mechanical behaviour and some of the most recent advances in physical metallurgy.