Ceramic Integration and Joining Technologies: From Macro to Nanoscale

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This book joins and integrates ceramics and ceramic-based materials in various sectors of technology. A major imperative is to extract scientific information on joining and integration response of real, as well as model, material systems currently in a developmental stage.

This book envisions integration in its broadest sense as a fundamental enabling technology at multiple length scales that span the macro, millimeter, micrometer and nanometer ranges. Consequently, the book addresses integration issues in such diverse areas as space power and propulsion, thermoelectric power generation, solar energy, micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS), solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC), multi-chip modules, prosthetic devices, and implanted biosensors and stimulators. The engineering challenge of designing and manufacturing complex structural, functional, and smart components and devices for the above applications from smaller, geometrically simpler units requires innovative development of new integration technology and skillful adaptation of existing technology.

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Mrityunjay Singh, PhD, FASM, FACerS, FAAAS, is Chief Scientist at Ohio Aerospace Institute, NASA Glenn Research Center, and is actively involved in various activities related to processing, manufacturing, joining and attachment technologies. He is Academician of World Academy of Ceramics and Governor of Acta Materialia, Inc. He has authored or coauthored more than two hundred thirty publications, edited forty two books/journal volumes, and holds several patents and technology transfers to industries. He is recipient of numerous (more than forty) national and international awards from all over the world including four R&D 100 awards, NASA Public Service Medal, and NASA Exceptional Space Act Award for outstanding and extraordinary contributions to various NASA programs.

Tatsuki Ohji, PhD, FACerS, is the Prime Senior Research Scientist at Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). His research interests include characterization of ceramics, ceramic composites and porous materials, design of advanced ceramics, and green ceramic manufacturing. He has authored or coauthored more than 320 scientific papers and nine books, and holds more than forty patents. He is a fellow of the American Ceramic Society, Academician of the World Academy of Ceramics, a Governor of Acta Materialia, Inc., and editorial board member of many international journals.

Rajiv Asthana, PhD, FASM, is a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Stout where he teaches in the manufacturing engineering and engineering technology programs. His research interests include ceramic/metal joining, high-temperature capillarity and cast metal-matrix composites. He is the author or coauthor of four books and 150 refereed papers, an Associate Editor of Journal of Materials Engineering & Performance, guest editor and editorial board member of several refereed journals, and a fellow of ASM International.

Sanjay Mathur, PhD, is professor at the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Cologne, Germany. The major research thrust of his group include chemical synthesis of functional nanostructures and their processing for product and device applications. He was an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Saarland University, where he accomplished his Habilitation. He has authored or coauthored over 150 publications, edited a book, holds several patents, and is and Associate Editor of International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology and Nanomaterials.

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Sep 26, 2011
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An excellent one-volume resource for understanding the most important current issues in the research and advances in materials science for environmental and energy technologies

This proceedings volume contains a collection of 20 papers from the 2016 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T'16) meeting held in Salt Lake City, UT, from October 24-27 of that year. These conference symposia provided a forum for scientists, engineers, and technologists to discuss and exchange state-of-the-art ideas, information, and technology on advanced methods and approaches for processing, synthesis, characterization, and applications of ceramics, glasses, and composites.

Topics covered include: the 8th International Symposium on Green and Sustainable Technologies for Materials Manufacturing Processing; Materials Issues in Nuclear Waste Management in the 21st Century; Construction and Building Materials for a Better Environment; Materials for Nuclear Applications and Extreme Environments; Nanotechnology for Energy, Healthcare, and Industry; and Materials for Processes for CO2 Capture, Conversion and Sequestration.

Logically organized and carefully selected articles give insight into advances in materials science for environmental and energy technologies. Incorporates the latest developments related to advances in materials science for environmental and energy technologies

Advances in Materials Science for Environmental and Energy Technologies VI: Ceramic Transactions Volume 262 is ideal for academics in mechanical and chemical engineering, materials and or ceramics, chemistry departments and for those working in government laboratories.

Mrityunjay Singh
Book 263
Global population growth and tremendous economic development has brought us to the crossroads of long-term sustainability and risk of irreversible changes in the ecosystem. Energy efficient and ecofriendly technologies and systems are critically needed for further growth and sustainable development. While ceramic matrix composites were originally developed to overcome problems associated with the brittle nature of monolithic ceramics, today the composites can be tailored for customized purposes and offer energy efficient and ecofriendly applications, including aerospace, ground transportation, and power generation systems. The 9th International Conference on High Temperature Ceramic Matrix Composites (HTCMC 9) was held in Toronto, Canada, June 26-30, 2016 to discuss challenges and opportunities in manufacturing, commercialization, and applications for these important material systems.

The Global Forum on Advanced Materials and Technologies for Sustainable Development (GFMAT 2016) was held in conjunction with HTCMC 9 to address key issues, challenges, and opportunities in a variety of advanced materials and technologies that are critically needed for sustainable societal development.

This Ceramic Transactions volume contains a collection of peer reviewed papers from the 16 below symposia that were submitted from these two conferences

Design and Development of Advanced Ceramic Fibers, Interfaces, and Interphases in Composites- A Symposium in Honor of Professor Roger Naslain Innovative Design, Advanced Processing, and Manufacturing Technologies Materials for Extreme Environments: Ultrahigh Temperature Ceramics (UHTCs) and Nano-laminated Ternary Carbides and Nitrides (MAX Phases) Polymer Derived Ceramics and Composites Advanced Thermal and Environmental Barrier Coatings: Processing, Properties, and Applications Thermomechanical Behavior and Performance of Composites Ceramic Integration and Additive Manufacturing Technologies Component Testing and Evaluation of Composites CMC Applications in Transportation and Industrial Systems Powder Processing Innovation and Technologies for Advanced Materials and Sustainable Development Novel, Green, and Strategic Processing and Manufacturing Technologies Ceramics for Sustainable Infrastructure: Geopolymers and Sustainable Composites Advanced Materials, Technologies, and Devices for Electro-optical and Medical Applications Porous Ceramics for Advanced Applications Through Innovative Processing Multifunctional Coatings for Sustainable Energy and Environmental Applications
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