Comprehensive Structural Integrity

Comprehensive Structural Integrity

2nd Edition - January 1, 2020

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  • Editors-in-Chief: Ferri Aliabadi, Winston (Wole) Soboyejo
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128229446

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Comprehensive Structural Integrity, Second Edition, a Ten Volume Set, provides material scientists and engineers with an authoritative and complete one-stop reference tool on all aspects of this exciting field. The book puts special emphasis on the interaction between mechanics and materials and structural integrity applications. Because of the interdisciplinary and applied nature of the work, it is an indispensable resource for mechanical engineers and materials scientists from both academic and industrial backgrounds, including bioengineering, interface engineering and nanotechnology. Structural Integrity is the ability of a component, structure or asset to operate properly under the pressure of a load, including the weight of the asset itself. It’s a vital consideration for structural engineering: essentially the science and technology which can prevent disaster.

Key Features

  • Provides a one-stop resource for researchers with its comprehensive coverage of theoretical and practical aspects of structural integrity
  • Covers detailed information that will benefit a wide range of readers in this multidisciplinary field
  • Presents case studies that are important for practical applications and industries such as construction/engineering, aircraft, energy (nuclear, oil and gas, power engineering)
  • Includes new chapters that focus on recent developments in materials engineering e.g., advanced composite materials, bio/bio-medical engineering, nano- and micro- structured materials

Readership

Researchers in all areas of materials science and materials engineering, especially those working in multi-/inter-disciplinary fields. Advanced university students and their teaching faculty in materials science and materials engineering. Professional engineers in industry e.g. aerospace, bio-engineering, energy engineering

Table of Contents

  • Section 1: Structural Integrity Assessment - Examples and Case Studies
    Section 2: Fundamental Theories and Mechanisms of Failure
    Section 3: Numerical and Computational Methods
    Section 4: Cyclic Loading and Fatigue
    Section 5: Creep and High-temperature Failure
    Section 6: Environmentally Assisted Fatigue
    Section 7: Practical Failure Assessment Methods
    Section 8: Interfacial and Nanoscale Fracture
    Section 9: Bioengineering
    Section 10: Mechanical Characterisation of Materials

Product details

  • No. of pages: 3360
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2023
  • Published: January 1, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128229446

About the Editors in Chief

Ferri Aliabadi

Ferri Aliabadi has authored and co-authored three books, edited 50 state of the art books and 48 conference proceedings. He has published close to 400 papers in international journals and similar number in conference proceedings. He is currently Editor in chief of the International Journal of Multiscale Modelling (2009-), and on the Editorial Board of several other journals - Electronic Journal for Boundary Elements, International Journal of Computer Modeling in Engineering and Sciences, Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements, and Advances in Aerodynamics.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Aeronautics, Imperial College, London, UK

Winston (Wole) Soboyejo

Prior to joining WPI, Dr. Soboyejo was a Professor in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University for approximately 17 years. He is a materials scientist whose research focuses on biomaterials and the use of nanoparticles for the detection and treatment of disease, the mechanical properties of materials, and the use of materials science to promote global development.

Affiliations and Expertise

Provost, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Mass., USA

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