Advances in Chemical and Materials Engineering (ACME): 30 Volumes

Series Editor(s): J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
ISSN: 2327-5448|EISSN: 2327-5456
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The cross disciplinary approach of chemical and materials engineering is rapidly growing as it applies to the study of educational, scientific and industrial research activities by solving complex chemical problems using computational techniques and statistical methods.

The Advances in Chemical and Materials Engineering (ACME) Book Series provides research on the recent advances throughout computational and statistical methods of analysis and modeling. This series brings together collaboration between chemists, engineers, statisticians, and computer scientists and offers a wealth of knowledge and useful tools to academics, practitioners, and professionals through high quality publications.

Topics Covered

  • Artificial Intelligence Methods
  • Biomaterials
  • Ceramics and glasses
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Coatings and surface treatments
  • Composites
  • Computational methods
  • Ductility and Crack-Resistance
  • Electrochemical and Corrosion
  • Fatigue and Creep
  • Fracture Mechanics
  • Heat Treatments
  • Industrial chemistry
  • Materials to Renewable Energies
  • Metallic Alloys
  • Multifuncional and Smart Materials
  • Nanomaterials
  • Numerical Techniques
  • Polymers Engineering
  • Statistical methods
  • Sustainable Materials
  • Thermo-Chemical Treatments
  • Toxicity of Materials
  • Wear of Materials

Titles in Series

Composites and Advanced Materials for Industrial Applications
K. Kumar (Birla Institute of Technology, India), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2018. 337 pages.
The design and study of materials is a pivotal component to new discoveries in the various fields of science and technology. By better understanding the components a...
Emerging Synthesis Techniques for Luminescent Materials
Ratnesh Tiwari (Bhilai Institute of Technology, India), Vikas Dubey (Bhilai Institute of Technology, India), Sanjay J. Dhoble (Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, India)
Copyright © 2018. 445 pages.
The design and study of materials is a pivotal component to new discoveries in the various fields of science and technology. By better understanding the components a...
Theories, Methods, and Applications in Ergonomics and Product Design
Juan Luis Hernández Arellano (Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico), Aide Aracely Maldonado Macias (Autonomous University of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico), Juan Alberto Castillo Martinez (University of Rosario, Argentina), Porfirio Peinado Coronado (Universidad Autónoma de Ciudad Juárez, Mexico)
Copyright © 2018. 350 pages.
Product design is an important field where ergonomics and human factors should be applied. To achieve this goal, effective strategies for process improvement must be...
Modeling and Simulations for Metamaterials: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Ammar Armghan (Aljouf University, Saudi Arabia), Xinguang Hu (HuangShan University, China), Muhammad Younus Javed (HITEC University, Pakistan)
Copyright © 2018. 150 pages.
The design and study of materials is a pivotal component to new discoveries in the various fields of science and technology. By understanding the components and stru...
Mechanical Properties of Natural Fiber Reinforced Polymers: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Sarah S. Gebai (International University of Beirut, Lebanon), Ali M. Hallal (International University of Beirut, Lebanon), Mohammad S. Hammoud (International University of Beirut, Lebanon)
Copyright © 2018. 207 pages.
The huge consumption of earth’s natural resources and the reliance on industrial manufactured products have produced significant impacts on the environment. As such,...
Advanced Solid Catalysts for Renewable Energy Production
Sergio González-Cortés (Oxford University, UK), Freddy Emilio Imbert (Univsersidad de Los Andes, Venezuela)
Copyright © 2018. 300 pages.
In recent years, the replacement of non-renewable crude oil by renewable sources has been addressed, particularly in developed countries. Its main driving force has...
Production, Properties, and Applications of High Temperature Coatings
Amir Hossein Pakseresht (University of Tehran, Iran & Materials and Energy Research Center, Iran)
Copyright © 2018. 325 pages.
Heat resistant layers are meant to withstand high temperatures while also protecting against all types of corrosion and oxidation. Therefore, the micro-structure and...
Energetic Materials Research, Applications, and New Technologies
Rene Francisco Boschi Goncalves (Federal University of Para, Brazil), José Atilio Fritz Fidel Rocco (Aeronautics Institute of Technology, Brazil), Koshun Iha (Aeronautics Institute of Technology, Brazil)
Copyright © 2018. 367 pages.
In the last decade, there has been an influx in the development of new technologies for deep space exploration. Countries all around the world are investing in resou...
Chemical Compound Structures and the Higher Dimension of Molecules: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Gennadiy Vladimirovich Zhizhin (Russian Academy of Natural Sciences, Russia)
Copyright © 2018. 221 pages.
Originally, scientists believed that molecules were three-dimensional; however, studies have proven that geometric dimensions are continuous. Therefore, molecules ar...
Emergent Research on Polymeric and Composite Materials
R. Somashekar (University of Mysore, India), Thejas Urs G. (University of Mysore, India)
Copyright © 2018. 341 pages.
Innovative textile materials are used for numerous applications. Understanding the properties of such materials is imperative to ensure proper utilization. Emergent...
3D Printing and Its Impact on the Production of Fully Functional Components: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Petar Kocovic (Union – Nikola Tesla University, Serbia)
Copyright © 2017. 115 pages.
Manufacturing processes have undergone significant developments in recent years. With the application of new technology, the productivity of companies has increased...
Advanced Applications of Supercritical Fluids in Energy Systems
Lin Chen (Tohoku University, Japan & Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan), Yuhiro Iwamoto (Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan)
Copyright © 2017. 682 pages.
Supercritical fluids have been utilized for numerous scientific advancements and industrial innovations. As the concern for environmental sustainability grows, these...
Innovative Applications of Mo(W)-Based Catalysts in the Petroleum and Chemical Industry: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Hui Ge (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China), Xingchen Liu (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China), Shanmin Wang (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA), Tao Yang (China University of Petroleum, China), Xiaodong Wen (Synfuels China, China)
Copyright © 2017. 162 pages.
Mo(W)-Based Catalysts have the capacity to drastically impact many different industries. Research on their most current applications is important for the success of...
Sustainable Nanosystems Development, Properties, and Applications
Mihai V. Putz (West University of Timişoara, Romania & Research and Development National Institute for Electrochemistry and Condensed Matter (INCEMC) Timişoara, Romania), Marius Constantin Mirica (Research and Development National Institute for Electrochemistry and Condensed Matter (INCEMC) Timişoara, Romania)
Copyright © 2017. 794 pages.
Global economic demands and population surges have led to dwindling resources and problematic environmental issues. As the climate and its natural resources continue...
Computational Approaches to Materials Design: Theoretical and Practical Aspects
Shubhabrata Datta (Calcutta Institute of Engineering and Management, India), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2016. 475 pages.
The development of new and superior materials is beneficial within industrial settings, as well as a topic of academic interest. By using computational modeling tech...
Green Approaches to Biocomposite Materials Science and Engineering
Deepak Verma (Graphic Era Hill University, Dehradun, India), Siddharth Jain (College of Engineering Roorkee, India and University of Alberta, Canada), Xiaolei Zhang (Queens University, Belfast, UK), Prakash Chandra Gope (College of Technology, G.B.Pant University of Agriculure and Technology, Pantnagar, India)
Copyright © 2016. 322 pages.
Industrial ecology, eco-efficiency, and green chemistry are guiding the development of the next generation of materials, products, and processes. Considerable growth...
Position-Sensitive Gaseous Photomultipliers: Research and Applications
Tom Francke (Myon, Sweden), Vladimir Peskov (CERN, Switzerland)
Copyright © 2016. 562 pages.
Gaseous photomultipliers are defined as gas-filled devices capable of recording single ultraviolet (UV) and visible photons with high position resolution. Used in a...
Research Perspectives on Functional Micro- and Nanoscale Coatings
Ana Zuzuarregui (CIC nanoGUNE Consolider, Spain), Maria Carmen Morant-Miñana (CIC nanoGUNE Consolider, Spain)
Copyright © 2016. 511 pages.
Just as chemistry is a part of our daily lives, functional coatings can be found in almost every object, gadget or device you can see or touch. However, in the last...
Emerging Research on Bioinspired Materials Engineering
Mohamed Bououdina (University of Bahrain, Bahrain)
Copyright © 2016. 439 pages.
Bioinspired materials can be defined as the organic or inorganic materials that mimic naturally occurring substances. With applications in a number of fields such as...
Petrochemical Catalyst Materials, Processes, and Emerging Technologies
Hamid Al-Megren (King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia), Tiancun Xiao (Oxford University, UK)
Copyright © 2016. 539 pages.
Technological advancements are leading the way for innovation within the petrochemical industry. New materials discovery and application, process modification and au...
Applying Nanotechnology to the Desulfurization Process in Petroleum Engineering
Tawfik A. Saleh (Department of Chemistry, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2016. 555 pages.
As regulations push the fossil fuel industry toward increasing standards of eco-friendliness and environmental sustainability, desulfurization (the removal of SO2 fr...
Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationships in Drug Design, Predictive Toxicology, and Risk Assessment
Kunal Roy (Jadavpur University, India)
Copyright © 2015. 703 pages.
Quantitative structure-activity relationships (QSARs) represent predictive models derived from the application of statistical tools correlating biological activity o...
Handbook of Research on Recent Developments in Materials Science and Corrosion Engineering Education
Hwee Ling Lim (The Petroleum Institute, UAE)
Copyright © 2015. 493 pages.
The latest research innovations and enhanced technologies have altered the discipline of materials science and engineering. As a direct result of these developments,...
Processing Techniques and Tribological Behavior of Composite Materials
Rajnesh Tyagi (Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi, India), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2015. 464 pages.
An understanding of friction and wear behavior of materials is crucial in order to improve their performance and durability. New research is providing the opportunit...
Handbook of Research on Diverse Applications of Nanotechnology in Biomedicine, Chemistry, and Engineering
Shivani Soni (Alabama State University, USA), Amandeep Salhotra (City of Hope National Medical Center, USA), Mrutyunjay Suar (KIIT University, India)
Copyright © 2015. 820 pages.
As a paradigm for the future, micro-scale technology seeks to fuse revolutionary concepts in science and engineering and then translate it into reality. Nanotechnolo...
Innovative Applications and Developments of Micro-Pattern Gaseous Detectors
Tom Francke (Myon, Sweden), Vladimir Peskov (CERN, Switzerland)
Copyright © 2014. 303 pages.
Study of nature and the world around us has been a primary motivation for scientists and researchers for centuries. Advanced methods in the study of elementary parti...
Handbook of Research on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, and Advanced Materials
Mohamed Bououdina (University of Bahrain, Bahrain), J. Paulo Davim (University of Aveiro, Portugal)
Copyright © 2014. 617 pages.
The burgeoning field of nanotechnology has led to many recent technological innovations and discoveries. Understanding the impact of these technologies on business,...
Quantum and Optical Dynamics of Matter for Nanotechnology
Mihai V. Putz (West University of Timişoara, Romania & Research and Development National Institute for Electrochemistry and Condensed Matter (INCEMC) Timişoara, Romania)
Copyright © 2014. 527 pages.
With the emergence of nanoscience and technology in the 21st century, research has shifted its focus on the quantum and optical dynamical properties of matter such a...
Advanced Solar Cell Materials, Technology, Modeling, and Simulation
Laurentiu Fara (Polytechnic University of Bucharest, Romania), Masafumi Yamaguchi (Toyota Technological Institute, Japan)
Copyright © 2013. 354 pages.
While measuring the effectiveness of solar cell materials may not always be practical once a device has been created, solar cell modeling may allow researchers to ob...
Computational Gas-Solids Flows and Reacting Systems: Theory, Methods and Practice
Sreekanth Pannala (Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA), Madhava Syamlal (National Energy Technology Laboratory, USA), Thomas J. O'Brien (National Energy Technology Laboratory, USA)
Copyright © 2011. 500 pages.
Gas-solids reactors, which often constitute critical steps of energy and chemical conversion processes, are in desperate need of new design methods to increase their...

Editor(s) Biography

J. Paulo Davim received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering in 1997, M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering (materials and manufacturing processes) in 1991, Licentiate degree (5 years) in Mechanical Engineering in 1986, from the University of Porto (FEUP), the Aggregate title from the University of Coimbra in 2005 and a D.Sc. from London Metropolitan University in 2013. He is Eur Ing and Senior Chartered Engineer by the Portuguese Institution of Engineers with a MBA and Specialist title in Engineering and Industrial Management. Currently, he is Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in Manufacturing, Materials and Mechanical Engineering with special emphasis in Machining & Tribology. Recently, he has also interest in Management/Industrial Engineering and Higher Education for Sustainability/Engineering Education. He has received several scientific awards. He has worked as evaluator of projects for international research agencies as well as examiner of Ph.D. thesis for many universities. He is the Editor in Chief of several international journals, Guest Editor of journals, books Editor, book Series Editor and Scientific Advisory for many international journals and conferences. Presently, he is an Editorial Board member of 30 international journals and acts as reviewer for more than 80 prestigious Web of Science journals. In addition, he has also published as editor (and co-editor) more than 80 books and as author (and co-author) more than 10 books, 60 book chapters and 350 articles in journals and conferences (more than 200 articles in journals indexed in Web of Science/h-index 35+ and SCOPUS/h-index 44+).