Introduction to Computational Materials Science: Fundamentals to Applications

Introduction to Computational Materials Science: Fundamentals to ApplicationsEmphasising essential methods and universal principles, this textbook provides everything students need to understand the basics of simulating materials behaviour. All the key topics are covered from electronic structure methods to microstructural evolution, appendices provide crucial background material, and a wealth of practical resources are available online to complete the teaching package. Modelling is examined at a broad range of scales, fr…

Fundamentals of Radiation Materials Science: Metals and Alloys

Fundamentals of Radiation Materials Science: Metals and AlloysEmphasising essential methods and universal principles, this textbook provides everything students need to understand the basics of simulating materials behaviour. All the key topics are covered from electronic structure methods to microstructural evolution, appendices provide crucial background material, and a wealth of practical resources are available online to complete the teaching package. Modelling is examined at a broad range of scales, fr…

Essentials of Modern Materials Science and Engineering

Essentials of Modern Materials Science and EngineeringWhile other materials science books focus heavily on metals, Newell’s Material Science and Engineering offers a unique approach that emphasizes modern materials such as polymers, ceramics, and composites. The book explores the key concepts and fundamentals that are needed to make informed decisions in the field….

Thermal Energy Storage Using Phase Change Materials: Fundamentals and Applications (SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology)

Thermal Energy Storage Using Phase Change Materials: Fundamentals and Applications (SpringerBriefs in Applied Sciences and Technology)This book presents a comprehensive introduction to the use of solid-liquid phase change materials to store significant amounts of energy in the latent heat of fusion. The proper selection of materials for different applications is covered in detail, as is the use of high conductivity additives to enhance thermal diffusivity. Dr. Fleischer explores how applications of PCMS have expanded over the past 10 years to include the development of high eff…