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Piezoelectric Materials: Structure, Properties and Applications $280.00
Editors: Wesley G. Nelson
Book Description:
Piezoelectricity is the ability of certain crystalline materials to develop an electric charge proportional to a mechanical stress. Since its discovery, the piezoelectricity effect has found many useful applications, such as the production and detection of sound, generation of high voltages and frequency, microbalances, and ultra fine focusing of optical assemblies. It is also the basis of a number of scientific instrumental techniques and everyday uses such as acting as the ignition source for cigarette lighters and push-start propane barbecues. This book gives a review of the state of art in polycrystalline piezoelectric ceramic materials, which covers the processing, properties, characterization and applications of piezoelectric ceramic materials.

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Table of Contents:
Preface

Chapter 1. Piezoelectric Ceramics Materials: Processing, Properties, Characterization, and Applications, pp. 1-36
(Xinhua Zhu, National Laboratory of Solid State of Microstructures, Department of Physics, Nanjing University, Nanjing, China)

Chapter 2. Stress Engineered Piezoelectric Composites, pp. 37-77
(M. Narayanan, R. W. Schwartz, N. Navapan-Traiphol, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA, and others)

Chapter 3. Piezoelectric Materials: Structure, Properties and Applications, pp. 79-108
(Man-Soon Yoon, Dept. of Materials Science and Engineering, Research Center for Sustainable Eco-Devices and Materials (ReSEM), Chungju National University, Chungbuk, Korea)

Chapter 4. Review of Integrated Piezoceramic Transducers in Smart Materials and Structures, pp. 109-132
(Chin Kian Liew, Martin Veidt, Cooperative Research Centre for Advanced Composite Structures Limited, The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia)

Chapter 5. Piezo and Pyroelectric Composite Film for Acoustic Emission and X-Ray Radiatio Intensity Detection, pp. 133-147
(W. K. Sakamoto, R. T. Higuti, A. A. de Carvalho, G. P. Estevam, W. Pontes, M. H. de Paula, Paulo State University – UNESP – Campus of Ilha Solteira, Department of Physics and Chemistry, Brazil, and others)

Chapter 6. Piezoelectric Floating Mass Transducer for Implantable Middle Ear Hearing Devices, pp. 149-170
(Eung-Pyo Hong, Jyung-Hyun Lee, Il-Yong Park and Jin-Ho Cho, Department of Biomedical Engineering, College of Medicine,. Dankook University, Cheonan, Republic of Korea, and others)

Chapter 7. Thermally Induced Cracking of Piezoelectric Materials, pp. 171-199
(Bao-Lin Wang, Jie-Cai Han, Shan-Yi Du, University of Sydney, Australia)*

Chapter 8. Transient Thermal Fracture of Piezoelectric Materials Structures, pp. 201-251
(Bao-Lin Wang, Jie-Cai Han, Shan-Yi Du, University of Sydney, Australia)*

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      Materials Science and Technologies
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2010
   Pages: 7 x 10
   ISBN: 978-1-61122-632-4
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