- Surface Science and Engineering
- Surface Engineering of Engineering Materials
- Surface Engineered Materials Technology
1. Surface Science and Engineering
|1."Corrosion Control through Organic Coatings" by Amy Forsgren|
Book Review: This book demonstrates the structure coatings like bridges, building support that expands the service life of a structure to a great extent. The book also discusses most of the important variables that are used in testing, selection, heavy duty application and organic corrosion protection paints. The book also discusses the maintenance and order restoration of infrastructures, industrial plants, coating for new structures and many more.
|2."Paint and Surface Coatings" by R Lambourne and T A Strivens|
Book Review: This book looks into the ageing and deterioration mechanisms that occur because of ultraviolet light, condensation, temperature and other chemical reactions. The book also describes anti corrosive organic coating composition, pigments, binders and additives. The book also describes the corrosion tests that are used to determine the coating performance and provide corrosion protection. The book also contains chapters that describe the advantages and disadvantages of surface preparation methods. The book also gives the unique updating of the treatments that are used for life span extension of many metal structures.
|3."High Performance Organic Coatings" by A S Khanna|
Book Review: This book is related to the usage of computers in the paint industry and also deals with areas related to health and safety. The book also contains a dedicated chapter on pigments. This book is very useful to science graduates and also fills the gap that exists between academics and science and technology related to paints. The book also explains the technology related to paints and surface coatings and also provides a basic understanding of chemistry and physics of coatings. The book also contains additional chapters on computers, modeling, health and safety.
|4."Electrolytic and Chemical Conversion Coatings" by J Biesiek and J Weber Portcullis|
Book Review: This book describes the paint coatings which are the best way to protect steel structures from corrosion. The book also analyses the organic paint coatings and also enhances the performance to provide long lasting protection. The book also investigates the key factors that affect the coating success like surface preparation, application methods, paint selection and many more. This book is very useful to the readers who are concerned with prevention of steel corrosion and many other metal structures. The book also analyses many areas like concrete pipelines and marine engineering.
|5."Atomic and Electronic Structure of Surfaces" by Manuel Cardona|
“Atomic and Electronic Structure of Surfaces” Book Review: The fundamental concepts of atomic and electronic structure of surfaces and interfaces are covered in this book. It is recommended to students involved in the subject. Focus is on surfaces and interfaces concepts applied in semiconductors. Concepts of phonon dispersion curves and transition metals are also presented. Various examples of computational calculations are also provided.
|6."Waterborne Coatings" by Prosser Nicholson Wilson|
|7."Dynamical Phenomena at Surfaces, Interfaces and Superlattices" by Fabrizio Nizzoli|
“Dynamical Phenomena at Surfaces, Interfaces and Superlattices” Book Review: The book is a corroboration of various papers presented at the international summer school on Dynamical Phenomena at Surfaces, Interfaces and Superlattices. It can be accessed by students of advanced level courses as well as researchers. More than 60 researchers and scientists participated in more than 45 lectures and 11 contributed talks. Various papers and findings in the fields of surfaces, interfaces, and multilayer thin films. The recent advances in technology such as those in the field of heterogeneous catalysis, corrosion and microelectronics are also discussed.
|8."Adhesion and Friction" by Hans J Kreuzer and Michael Grunze|
“Adhesion and Friction” Book Review: The book is an account of the works presented at the third workshop on interface phenomena organized by Dalhousie University and the University of Maine. It targets students of higher studies on the subject and researchers as well scientists. Fundamental concepts of adhesion, lubrication and friction and the underlying chemical and physical processes are elucidated. Theoretical as well experimental standpoints are considered and explained. Key topics such as structure of polymeric films and friction measurements with an atomic force microscope are addressed.
|9."Introduction To Surface Engineering and Functionally Engineered Materials" by Peter Martin|
“Introduction To Surface Engineering and Functionally Engineered Materials” Book Review: The focus of the book is on surface engineering and engineering materials. It introduces thin films, fundamentals of optical, electrical and tribological resistance. It can be read by both users and developers of engineering materials. The book mentions corrosion resistance of solid surfaces also. Emphasis is laid on both theoretical and applicational aspects of thin films. Properties of solid surfaces such as optical, electrical, photo-electric, tribological, and corrosion resistance are discussed. Surface, structure, electronic and magnetic properties of engineered materials are also elucidated. It explains the synthesis involved, its processes, methodology and goals of surface engineering. This book describes structures and compositions to modify surface properties. Application of thin film coatings, activation and plasma treatment are covered in this book. Topics such as superlattices, nanolaminates, nanotubes, nanocomposites and photonic bandgap materials are present in the book. Processes like deposition processes and hybrid processes are highlighted in this book. Readers can find several practical examples aiding the concepts throughout the text.
|10."Introduction to Surface Engineering" by P A Dearnley|
“Introduction to Surface Engineering” Book Review: The book covers a variety of concepts of surface engineering. It can be accessed by students of undergraduate or postgraduate level courses as well as engineering professionals. Three main types of surface technologies such as diffusion technologies, deposition technologies and several other surface engineering techniques are described. The surface engineering applications in the automotive, gas turbine engine (GTE), metal machining, and biomedical implant fields are elucidated. Limitations of surface engineering and materials degradation concepts are also discussed. Readers can also find numerous images, graphs and diagrams throughout the text.
|11."Surface Physics" by M Prutton|
Book Review: This book provides a very good introduction to solid surfaces study. The book also demonstrates many techniques that are used to collect data about composition of chemicals, crystallography, atomic layer properties of solid along with solid surfaces theory. The book also contains many case studies and also stresses on silicon crystal surface study thereby demonstrating the application of related techniques to electronic, vibrational and adsorption surface properties. This book is very useful for physics courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
|12."Physical Chemistry of Surfaces" by A W Adamson|
Book Review: This book fills the gap between wet and dry surface chemistry thereby demonstrating physical surface chemistry. The book presents film treatment at the liquid air and liquid solid interfaces along with basic techniques and macromolecular films. The book also discusses tunneling techniques and atomic force scanning microscopes. The book also covers heterogeneous catalysis with the help of CO case study on metals. The book also focuses on flexible surface and surface restructuring when adsorption occurs. The book also contains a separate chapter on macromolecular films. This book is useful for professional chemists who deal with surface chemistry.
|13."Surface Engineering for Wear Resistance" by K G Budinski|
Book Review: This book is suitable for practising professionals, scientists and students studying graduate courses. The book demonstrates microstructural elements and physical properties of materials like metals, polymers, ceramics and composites. The book also explains the relationship between microstructures and physical properties of materials along with contact surfaces and wear processes classification. The book also contains chapters on grooving wear, sliding wear, rolling-sliding wear, erosive wear and many more. The book makes use of sketches for clarifying physical events.
|14."Microstructure and Wear of materials" by K H Zum Gahr|
“Microstructure and Wear of materials” Book Review: The book deals with various factors contributing to the wearing of materials. It can be of interest to advanced students, practicing engineers as well as scientists. Initial sections of the book talk about the relationship between microstructure and mechanical properties of materials, contact surfaces and classification of wear. Subsequent parts deal with various kinds of wearing of materials such as grooving wear, sliding wear, rolling-sliding wear and erosive wear. Wear mechanisms like abrasion, adhesion, surface fatigue and tribochemical reactions are also covered in the book.
|15."Sintering of Advanced Materials (Woodhead Publishing Series in Metals and Surface Engineering)" by Zhigang Zak Fang|
“Sintering of Advanced Materials (Woodhead Publishing Series in Metals and Surface Engineering)” Book Review: The book reviews the technology and applications of the process of sintering. It can be of use to researchers and students alike. The book begins with fundamentals of the sintering process such as thermodynamics, densification kinetics, kinetics of microstructural change and liquid phase sintering. Further, the book deals with a few advanced sintering processes like atmospheric sintering, vacuum sintering, microwave sintering, field/current assisted sintering and photonic sintering. The book then focuses on sintering of various materials including aluminium, refractory metals, ultrahard materials, thin films and nano-sized particles.
|16."Ceramic Materials: Science and Engineering" by C Barry Carter and M Grant Norton|
“Ceramic Materials: Science and Engineering” Book Review: The book covers important aspects of ceramic engineering and underlying science. Students of domains pertaining to ceramics can refer to this book. Important topics such as crystal structures, phase equilibria, defects and their mechanical properties are given special importance. Behaviour of ceramic materials on interaction with light and magnetic fields is covered. Effect of temperature changes is studied. Readers can also find a wide range of applications of ceramic engineering and processing in the book. Illustrations are provided to strengthen the topics discussed.
|17."Surface-Initiated Polymerization I (Advances in Polymer Science)" by Rainer Jordan and R Advincula|
“Surface-Initiated Polymerization I (Advances in Polymer Science)” Book Review: The focus of the book is on various aspects of surface phenomena and polymerization. It can be referred to by newcomers as well as practitioners of the field. The book begins by talking about the structure and properties of high-density polymer brushes before diving into grafted polymers and their photoinitiated synthesis process. The book also covers many applications of polymerization. Emphasis is laid on metathesis and anionic and cationic surfaces.
|18."Kinetics in Materials Science and Engineering" by Dennis W Readey|
“Kinetics in Materials Science and Engineering” Book Review: The main idea of the book is the kinetics involved in various materials. It targets students as well as researchers carrying out studies in the field. The book covers the properties of a plethora of materials such as polymers, metals and ceramics. The book is filled with illustrations and practice problems for a better understanding of the topics elucidated. Applications and real-life examples are also provided in the text.
|19."Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience" by Kurt W Kolasinski|
“Surface Science: Foundations of Catalysis and Nanoscience” Book Review: The book deals with the various aspects of surface science. It can be accessed by students, researchers and professionals. SHG and SFG at interfaces are discussed. Carbon-based materials such as graphene are emphasised. The book also contains chapters devoted to worked and practice problems.
|20."Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy: Measuring and Compensating Electrostatic Forces (Springer Series in Surface Sciences)" by Sascha Sadewasser and Thilo Glatzel|
“Kelvin Probe Force Microscopy: Measuring and Compensating Electrostatic Forces (Springer Series in Surface Sciences)” Book Review: The book introduces readers to the concepts of kelvin probe force microscopy. Laymen as well as working professionals and experts of the field can refer to this book. Semiconductor materials and nanostructures are given special attention. Properties of surface potential at the atomic scale is covered along with several experimental techniques. A wide range of applications are also presented.
|21."Electroless Copper and Nickel-Phosphorus Plating: Processing, Characterisation and Modelling (Woodhead Publishing Series in Metals and Surface Engineering)" by Sha W and Xiaomin Wu|
“Electroless Copper and Nickel-Phosphorus Plating: Processing, Characterisation and Modelling (Woodhead Publishing Series in Metals and Surface Engineering)” Book Review: The book focuses on electroless deposition. It can be accessed by researchers carrying studies on the topic or working professionals. The book begins by talking about various aspects of copper electroless deposition. Topics such as surface morphology, modelling surface structure, adhesion strength, electrical resistivity and various applications are covered. Subsequent section of the book deals with electroless nickel-phosphorus depositions including concepts such as crystallisation of nickel-phosphorus deposits, modelling the thermodynamics and kinetics of crystallisation of nickel-phosphorus deposits, artificial neural network (ANN) modelling of crystallisation temperatures, hardness evolution of nickel-phosphorus deposits and applications of these concepts.
2. Surface Engineering of Engineering Materials
|1."Surface Engg. of Metals Principles, Equipments" by T Burakowski and Wierzchon|
“Surface Engineering of Metals Principles, Equipments” Book Review: It is a book that provides basic definitions of classical and modern surface treatments, addressing mechanisms of formation, microstructure, and properties of surface layers. It is divided into two parts. The first one is all about the fundamentals of surface engineering. They discuss the properties of superficial layers and coatings along with the significance of these properties for proper selection and functioning. The second part is about original classification of the production methods of surface layers. It even includes the latest discussions with respect to the field.
|2."Modern Electrochemistry" by Bockris and A K N|
“Modern Electrochemistry” Book Review: The book was written as a base for people from any background or field to be able to understand electrochemistry. The lectures were recorded and written up by Dr. Klaus Muller as a 293-page manuscript. Since the electrochemical method of energy conversion is the most advanced, it gains its popularity and the book helps people in the sciences not feel left out. This book is written in two parts. It is comprehensive too.
|3."Corrosion Engineering" by Fontana M G|
“Corrosion Engineering” Book Review: The book has a unique approach to explaining its concepts. The book covers the important aspects of corrosion engineering. It even covers information about noble metals, “exotic” metals, non metallics, coatings, mechanical properties, and corrosion testing, and includes modern concepts as well. This textbook proves to be a useful reference for teaching engineering students, with the case studies provided in the book.
|4."Surface Engineering: Selected, Peer Reviewed Papers from the Fifth International Conference on Surface Engineering" by M K Lei and X P Zhu|
|5."Surface Engineering: Surface Modification of Materials (Nato Science Series E:)" by R Kossowsky and S C Singhal|
|6."Materials and Surface Engineering: Research and Development (Woodhead Publishing Reviews: Mechanical Engineering Series)" by Paulo Davim J|
“Materials and Surface Engineering: Research and Development (Woodhead Publishing Reviews: Mechanical Engineering Series)” Book Review: It is a collection of articles based on research and development materials and surface engineering and its applications. This book talks about most of the materials, including metals and alloys, polymers, ceramics and glasses, composites, nano-materials, biomaterials, etc. The engineering branch of surfaces of different materials. The relationship between micro and nano-structure, processing, properties of materials is discussed in this book. Surface engineering is a truly interdisciplinary topic in materials science that deals with the surface of solid matter.
|7."Surface Engineering: Collection of Papers from the 1999 TMS Annual Meeting and Exhibition in San Diego" by A Kumar|
|8."Surface Engineering: Science and Technology II" by Ashok Kumar and Yip–Wah Chung|
“Surface Engineering: Science and Technology II” Book Review: This book is a collection of papers that provides a multidisciplinary discussion on surface–related phenomena by which materials performance may be enhanced through engineered interfaces and surface modification technologies. This book will serve as an encyclopedia of the trending research based on theoretical and experimental aspects that help understand Surface Engineering.
|9."Remarkable Natural Material Surfaces and Their Engineering Potential" by Michelle Lee|
“Remarkable Natural Material Surfaces and Their Engineering Potential” Book Review: This book is a complete collection of natural surfaces, their scientific characteristics and their unique engineering potential. It demonstrates how engineering aspects are found in unexpected places. It explores the physics in biological objects. It helps gain a different perspective on science and helps solve countless real‐world problems.
|10."Surface Engineering Casebook: Solutions to Corrosion and Wear-Related Failures" by J S Burnell-Gray and P K Datta|
“Surface Engineering Casebook: Solutions to Corrosion and Wear-Related Failures” Book Review: This book is an overview of the division of science, Surface Engineering. It introduces and discusses in-depth about corrosion. The mechanism and the prevention of wear and damage is also an integral part of this book along with the number of case studies. This book concisely and uniquely encompasses the principles of corrosion and wear as manifested in industrial failures and the solutions offered by surface engineering.It also discusses the organic and inorganic ways to prevent wear.
|11."Applications of Synchrotron Radiation: High-Resolution Studies of Molecules and Molecular Adsorbates on Surfaces (Springer Series in Surface Sciences)" by A M Bradshaw and Wolfgang Eberhardt|
“Applications of Synchrotron Radiation: High-Resolution Studies of Molecules and Molecular Adsorbates on Surfaces (Springer Series in Surface Sciences)” Book Review: This book is designed for graduate students of electron microscopy and X-ray microanalysis. Also for engineers, physical, and biological scientists. The book covers the spectroscopy of molecules and molecular adsorbates on surfaces. It includes ground-state properties as well as dynamics. It also includes applications of synchrotron radiation in physics, chemistry, materials science, and biology. Later it focuses on new high-brightness synchrotron-radiation sources ahead.
3. Surface Engineered Materials Technology
|1."Self-Organization During Friction: Advanced Surface-Engineered Materials and Systems Design (Materials Engineering)" by German Fox-Rabinovich and George E Totten|
“Self-Organization During Friction: Advanced Surface-Engineered Materials and Systems Design (Materials Engineering)” Book Review: This book introduces self organization phenomenon. It covers the physical and chemical aspects of friction using advanced materials and coating. This book explains how nanoscale structure, synergistic alloying, and the non-equilibrium state helps in generation materials to resist wear in heavily loaded tribosystems. Self adaptive nanostructure materials are present in the book. Topics such as tribological compatibility, self-organization phenomena and non equilibrium are provided in the book. It highlights the nanolaminated coatings and nanocrystalline materials.
|2."Biomimetic, Bio-inspired and Self-Assembled Materials for Engineered Surfaces and Applications: Volume 1498 (MRS Proceedings)" by Shelly R Peyton and Gila E Stein|
“Biomimetic, Bio-inspired and Self-Assembled Materials for Engineered Surfaces and Applications: Volume 1498 (MRS Proceedings)” Book Review: This book reflects 5 different symposia. The first part highlights biomimetic nanoscale platforms and scaffolds for biomedical applications. Topics like bio inspired directional surfaces, peptide and protein self assembly are included in the book. Self assembly for nanopatterning is also covered. It focuses on bioinspiration and biomimicry, self assembly and natural materials.
|3."Surface Engineered Materials and Applications: Volume IV: 4" by Reece Hughes|
“Surface Engineered Materials and Applications: Volume IV: 4” Book Review: This book is beneficial for the people pursuing surface engineering. The book contains case studies which helps the readers to have clear concepts. New topics and concepts are present in the book.
|4."Advanced Surface Engineering Materials (Advanced Material Series)" by Ashutosh Tiwari and Rui Wang|
“Advanced Surface Engineering Materials (Advanced Material Series)” Book Review: This book discusses the passive diffusion and transport of molecules in the water or gases. It covers a smart surface technology. The book shows an interlayer model which stops entry of substances. Coating methods and bottom up design for functioning materials are included in the book. Topics like adhesives, nanosurfaces, high-tech surfaces, and new applications are described in the book. This book is beneficial for students in the field of chemistry, physics, and engineering. Medical science, bio and nano technologies and biomedical engineering students can also find this text useful.