Article - 4 May 2006
This paper discusses the various fuel analysis techniques available to the gas turbine user. It will review each technique’s ability to meet the need for fast and precise on-site analytical data.
Article - 22 May 2003
A summary of literature on the in vivo behaviour of zirconia ceramics is reported. Its behaviour is compared to that of alumina, with reports covering both soft and hard tissue behaviour and...
Article - 24 Feb 2003
Ceramic foams can be processed using a novel route based on the gel casting process. Using such a technique, cell size, porosity and density can be controlled. Applications of ceramic foams include...
Article - 31 Jul 2002
Chemical vapour deposition is a technique whereby gaseous reactants can be deposited onto a substrate. There are several variations in the basic technique which can be used to deposit a wide range of...
Article - 16 Feb 2002
Compared to osmium, tungsten can endure significantly higher temperatures and has a very low vapor pressure. This results in more luminosity and an extended lifetime.
Article - 30 Nov 2001
Biaxial testing is a method that can assess how polymer matrix composites will perform under complex load situations.
Article - 7 Nov 2001
Glass is term used to describe various non-crystalline solids. It encompasses materials such as vitreous silica, sodium silicate, crystal, borosilicate, opal, phosphate and chalcogenide glasses as...
Article - 28 Sep 2001
Fillers such as carbon nanotubes and nanofibres can be used in polymer matrix nanocomposites. Matrices include polymers such as polyamides, polyesters, polycarbonates etc. Applications include...
Article - 31 Jul 2001
Technologies such as ion implantation, CO2 laser treatment and plasma spraying are described. These can be used to alter the surface properties of materials, resulting in increased wear and...
Article - 19 Jun 2001
Since the turn of the century, the explosion of information technology has created a requirement for large quantities of high-quality fiber optic cables, which are thousands of kilometers long and 100...