Best Reference Books – Characterization of Materials

We have compiled a list of Best Reference Books on Characterization of Materials Subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges.

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We have put a lot of effort into researching the best books for reference on this subject and came out with a recommended list of best books. The table below contains a review of these books and links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

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1. “Characterization of Materials” by Mitra P K

“Characterization of Materials” Book Review: This is a book based on metallurgical and material science. It can be used by undergraduate and postgraduate students. Basics of each topic have been described. Crystal structure and instruments have been studied. The characterization techniques have been described in great detail. The book has been divided into two parts. Understanding of structures in the very first part. Description of crystallographic planes and directions is also given. They are described quantitatively. Second part is based on basic principles and applications. These are given for X Ray and electron diffraction. Small angle increasing incidence is also described. It also describes x-ray diffraction and spectroscopic analysis methods. There is a chapter on electron microscopes. Various instruments are described in this chapter. They are TEM, SEM, FESEM. Microprobe analyzer and AFM are also included. Spectroscopic methods like UV-VIS, IR & FTIR are discussed. Raman and Auger electron spectroscopy is also included in this.

2. “An Introduction to Material Characterization” by Khangaonkar P R

“An Introduction to Material Characterization” Book Review: This book is a summary of various methods of characterization. They are commonly used in engineering. The techniques have been mentioned in this book. They are mentioned briefly. The principles are from basic physical sciences. This book can be used by engineers.

3. “Materials Characterization” by Ramiro Pérez Campos and Antonio Contreras Cuevas

“Materials Characterization” Book Review: This is a book based on metallurgical and material science. It can be used by undergraduate and postgraduate students. Basics of each topic have been described. Crystal structure and instruments have been studied. The characterization techniques have been described in great detail. The book has been divided into two parts. Understanding of structures in the very first part. Description of crystallographic planes and directions is also given. They are described quantitatively. Second part is based on basic principles and applications. These are given for X Ray and electron diffraction. Small angle increasing incidence is also described. It also describes x-ray diffraction and spectroscopic analysis methods. There is a chapter on electron microscopes. Various instruments are described in this chapter. They are TEM, SEM, FESEM. Microprobe analyzer and AFM are also included. Spectroscopic methods like UV-VIS, IR & FTIR are discussed. Raman and Auger electron spectroscopy is also included in this.

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4. “Production, Handling and Characterization of Particulate Materials (Particle Technology Series)” by Henk G Merkus and Gabriel M H Meesters

“Production, Handling and Characterization of Particulate Materials (Particle Technology Series)” Book Review: This is the new edition of the book. It is based on various techniques and methods. Commercial production of particulate materials has been described. It starts from millimetre and ranges to nanometer scale. The physical and chemical background of the subject has been included. Experimental optimisation of equipment has also been described. The current procedures and future prospects has been included. The book addresses various issues like specification and control parameters. These issues are of industrial importance. Techniques are discussed. They are discussed in relation to applications. The experts of the field have contributed to this book. The book aims to help different unit operations. The book is mainly focused on industrial applications.

5. “Characterization of Composite Materials” by Esleman Esmael Adem and Tilahun Daniel

“Characterization of Composite Materials” Book Review: This book is based on research work. The research was conducted on mechanical properties of E-glass/Epoxy & E-glass/Polyester composite. The results are documented in this book. Describe the dependence of mechanical properties on the strain rate. Better properties of E-glass/Epoxy were observed When strain rate was high. This research described that a particular material was suitable for structural automotive body panel applications.

6. “Materials Characterization: Introduction to Microscopic and Spectroscopic Methods” by Yang Leng

“Materials Characterization: Introduction to Microscopic and Spectroscopic Methods” Book Review: This is a book based on metallurgical and material science. It can be used by undergraduate and postgraduate students. Basics of each topic have been described. Crystal structure and instruments have been studied. The characterization techniques have been described in great detail. The book has been divided into two parts. Understanding of structures in the very first part. Description of crystallographic planes and directions is also given. They are described quantitatively. Second part is based on basic principles and applications. These are given for X Ray and electron diffraction. Small angle increasing incidence is also described. It also describes x-ray diffraction and spectroscopic analysis methods. There is a chapter on electron microscopes. Various instruments are described in this chapter. They are TEM, SEM, FESEM. Microprobe analyzer and AFM are also included. Spectroscopic methods like UV-VIS, IR & FTIR are discussed. Raman and Auger electron spectroscopy is also included in this.

7. “Advances in Materials Characterization” by Baldev Raj

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“Advances in Materials Characterization” Book Review: An expert team of national and international scientists have contributed to this book. This book is mainly based on characterization. The basics and current progress has been described. The book reviews the advances made in the field. This book has review articles, introductions and overviews. Demonstrations of applications have also been included.

8. “Characterization of Metals and Alloys (Materials Characterization Series)” by Paul H Holloway and P N Vaidyanathan

“Characterization of Metals and Alloys (Materials Characterization Series)” Book Review: Molecular and atomistic properties have been focused upon in this book. Their effects on different techniques have also been studied. These techniques are for measuring and analysing. They do so for internal structure, surface structure, and chemical/physical properties. It explains how scanning electron microscopy can be used in various other techniques.

9. “Radar Absorbing Materials: From Theory to Design and Characterization” by K J Vinoy and R M Jha

“Radar Absorbing Materials: From Theory to Design and Characterization” Book Review: The book describes the subject in an easy way. It is a brief but complete book. The chronological development of RAM is studied. The basic principles are studied. Mathematical analysis and design of RAM presented. The relevant computer codes have also been included. It also includes the correspondent source codes.

10. “Microstructural Characterization of Materials” by David Brandon and Wayne D Kaplan

“Microstructural Characterization of Materials” Book Review: This is an introduction to the subject. Introduction is for Microstructure of Engineering Materials. The experimental method has also been described. Methodology and characterization has been explained. They are given for crystal structure, microstructural morphology, and microanalysis. Methods included are diffraction analysis, optical microscopy and electron microscopy.Chemical microanalytical techniques have also been included. There is a new chapter included. It is based on surface probe microscopy. New sections of digital image recording and analysis are also included. Other new sections are orientation imaging microscopy. This is focused on ion-beam instruments, atom-probe microscopy, and 3-D image reconstruction. There are new examples and exercises. This book can be used by senior undergraduate and graduate students.

People who are searching for Free downloads of books and free pdf copies of these books – “Characterization of Materials” by Mitra P K, “An Introduction to Material Characterization” by Khangaonkar P R, “Materials Characterization” by Ramiro Pérez Campos and Antonio Contreras Cuevas, “Production, Handling and Characterization of Particulate Materials (Particle Technology Series)” by Henk G Merkus and Gabriel M H Meesters, “Characterization of Composite Materials” by Esleman Esmael Adem and Tilahun Daniel, “Materials Characterization: Introduction to Microscopic and Spectroscopic Methods” by Yang Leng, “Advances in Materials Characterization” by Baldev Raj, “Characterization of Metals and Alloys (Materials Characterization Series)” by Paul H Holloway and P N Vaidyanathan,
“Radar Absorbing Materials: From Theory to Design and Characterization” by K J Vinoy and R M Jha, “Microstructural Characterization of Materials” by David Brandon and Wayne D Kaplan – we would like to mention that we don’t have free downloadable pdf copies of these good books and one should look for free pdf copies from these Authors only if they have explicitly made it free to download and read them.

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