Advances in Materials Science Research. Volume 60


Maryann C. Wythers (Editor)

Series: Advances in Materials Science Research
BISAC: TEC021000

This book contains seven selected chapters discussing advances in materials science research. Chapter One reviews recent studies on indium recovery from metal production waste. Chapter Two examines piezoelectric transducers polarized for acoustic applications. Chapter Three provides an overview of glass and rubberized concrete mix design. Chapter Four examines a variety of characteristics of lightweight concrete design through multifarious testing methods. Chapter Five is a brief review of recent advances in barium oxide based heavy metal glasses. Chapter Six provides an overview of the elementary basics and uses of piezoelectric materials.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Recent Studies in Indium Recovery from Metals Production Waste
Marinela Panayotova¹, PhD, and Vladko Panayotov², DSc
¹Department of Chemistry, University of Mining and Geology, Sofia, Bulgaria
²Engineering Sciences Unit, Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia, Bulgaria

Chapter 2. Piezoelectric Transducers Polarized for Acoustic Applications
Lin Fa¹ and Meishan Zhao²
¹School of Information Engineering, Xi’an Fanyi University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China
²James Franck Institute and Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Chapter 3. Glass and Rubberized Concrete Mix Design
Dylan Cody-James Hocking¹ and Seyed Saeed Mahini², PhD
¹The University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia
²University of The Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs QLD, Australia

Chapter 4. Lightweight Concrete Design from Ultrasonic Pulse Velocity Test to Gene Expression Programming
Saeed Jafari¹ and Seyed Saeed Mahini², PhD
¹School of Computing, Engineering and Built Environment, Glasgow Caledonian University, London, United Kingdom
²University of the Sunshine Coast, Sippy Downs QLD, Australia

Chapter 5. Recent Advances in Barium Oxide Based Heavy Metal Oxide Glasses – A Brief Review
N. Manikandan
Division of Physics, School of Advanced Sciences, Vellore Institute of Technology, Chennai, India

Chapter 6. Elementary Understanding and Uses of Piezoelectric Materials
Goutam Roy¹,², and Goutam Pohit²
¹Department of Mechanical Engineering, Narula Institute of Technology, Kolkata, India
²Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India

Chapter 7. Dry Building Mixtures Based on Cement
Kurbonov Zavkiddinzhan Khamidulloevich
Assistant, Jizzakh Polytechnic Institute, Jizzakh, Uzbekistan


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