Best Reference Books – Mathematical Methods of Materials Engineering

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Mathematical Methods of Materials Engineering subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Mathematical Methods of Materials Engineering along with reviews.

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1. “Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering: a Comprehensive Guide” by K F Riley

Book Review: This book is useful for the subjects of physical sciences and mathematics at the undergraduate levels. The book contains very good description of all the topics and also has many worked examples and exercises. The book also contains many applications related to complex variables and quantum operators. Information on statistics and numerical integration has also been added in the book. Most of the exercise problems in the book have hints and solutions which some others do not have hints and answers.

2. “Numerical Recipes in C: The Art of Scientific Computing” by W H Press and B P Flannary

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Book Review: This book is written by four famous scientists in the field of academics and industry and covers the basic concepts related to mathematics and computer science along with many working routines. This book is mostly known for scientific computing and has around 400 routines on numerical recipes and the book also adopts object oriented style for demonstrating scientific applications. The book contains upgraded routines as well. The book also contains chapters on Gaussian mixture models, hierarchical clustering, polygons, triangles, squares and many other statistical distributions.

3. “Theory of Structural Transformations in Solids” by A G Khachaturyan

Book Review: This book demonstrates both practical and theory concepts related to phase transformation in alloys and also carries out formulation of phase transformations that exists in metallurgy. The book also applies solid state concepts to structure problems that occur in alloys. The book also examines the changes that occur in atomic structure, morphology that occur due to ordering, decomposition and coarsening. This book is very useful for graduate and undergraduate courses in metallurgy, solid state physics and chemistry, materials science and is of great use to the professionals dealing with phase transformations.

4. “Physical Properties of Crystals” by J F Nye

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Book Review: This contains all the updates and advancements compared to the earlier edition and also contain a new chapter on each of the advancement made in the field. The book also carries out formulation of physical properties of crystals in tensor notation and also presents the properties related to tensors in simple mathematical terms and thermodynamic relations with mathematics. The book also discusses the tensors that are of first and second ranks. The book also demonstrates the matrix methods that are portrayed as natural theoretical developments. The book also discusses other optical and thermodynamic concepts.

5. “Engineering Materials” by RANGWALA

“Engineering Material” Book Review: The book presents the required fundamental concepts of engineering material to the readers. It targets students of civil engineering as well as practicing engineers. The book consists of a total of 22 chapters. The book begins by describing properties of various materials such as building stones, bricks, lime, cement, mortar and concrete. It then proceeds to talk about asphalt, tar, paints, varnishes, lubricating materials, material science of metals before concluding with a chapter on ceramic materials. Readers can find a plethora of questions with solutions along with several diagrams and illustrations.

6. “Numerical Methods in Science and Engineering” by Rajasekaran S

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“Numerical Methods in Science and Engineering” Book Review: A large number of numerical concepts and applications regarding science and engineering are covered. It is prescribed to students mainly. Strategies for solving large scale equations such as large-scale Eigen-value problems and non-linear algebraic equations are discussed. Interpolation and numerical integration techniques are emphasised. Partial differential equations are described in detail. Readers can also find several computer programs in Basic, FORTRAN and C throughout the text.

7. “Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering: A Comprehensive Guide” by K F Riley and M P Hobson

“Mathematical Methods for Physics and Engineering: A Comprehensive Guide” Book Review: The book covers various mathematical concepts of physical sciences. It is prescribed to undergraduate students. Special functions of physical science, complex variables and quantum operators are discussed in the text. Statistics and numerical integration are also presented. Readers can find a plethora of worked out problems and unsolved problems for practice in the text.

8. “Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials” by Ever J Barbero

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“Finite Element Analysis of Composite Materials” Book Review: A variety of properties of composite materials are discussed. The targeted audience are students and engineers working in the field. Theoretical as well as implementational aspects of composite materials are covered in this text. Three-dimensional effects, viscoelasticity, edge effects, elastic instability, damage, and delamination are a few of the topics discussed. Examples are provided mainly in the form of ANSYS but MATLAB examples are also provided.

9. “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Disordered Materials: From Network Glasses to Phase-Change Memory Alloys” by Carlo Massobrio and Jincheng Du

“Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Disordered Materials: From Network Glasses to Phase-Change Memory Alloys” Book Review: Focus is on atomic scale simulation of glasses. It can be referred to by students, researchers and working professionals. Traditional or classic network glasses such as chalcogenides and oxides are covered. Molecular dynamics methods and structure of materials are also discussed. Predictive power of molecular dynamics is used as a tool to examine the properties of structures of materials.

10. “Finite Element Analysis: Theory and Application with ANSYS” by Saeed Moaveni

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“Finite Element Analysis: Theory and Application with ANSYS” Book Review: The book covers various concepts and topics of finite element analysis. It can be accessed by students of mechanical, civil and environmental engineering. The book in discussion presents both theoretical as well as implementation using ANSYS software. Various topics such as application of finite element analysis in design/modeling are elucidated. Efficient and effective usage of ANSYS in finite element analysis is included.

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