International Encyclopedia of Composites / Edition 1

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The first complete reference work to cover in-depth engineering information of all phases of composites in six volumes. Professionals will find this a single source of information to consult when seeking in-depth engineering topics in composite technology, thus eliminating the need to spend hours in the library reading through various journals and reports.
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The six-volume Encyclopedia covers all phases of composites for those seeking in-depth engineering information. It includes some 240 original articles of current interest and value, each containing 15-20 photos, line illustrations, and tables. Volume 6 completes the main listing with entries from thermoplastic composite manufacturing cost analysis to woven composite structures and includes supplemental entries from armor, composite to vinyl ester matrix resins and composites. Appendices provide a selected list of composites societies and a guide to users of composites. The volume concludes with a comprehensive index to the entire Encyclopedia. The price on or before 3-31-93 is $160. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471187608
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/30/1991
  • Series: Lee: Enc. of Composites Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 548
  • Product dimensions: 8.25 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.15 (d)

Table of Contents

Vitamin B12 and Its Coenzymes: Structures and Reactivities.

Influences of Solvent Water on Transition State Stabilization.

Structure of Hydration Shells Around Hyrophobic Molecules.

Proximate Charge Effects.

Protein Folding.

Fractal Surfaces of Proteins.

Artificial Allosteric Molecules - Especially Focusing Upon Allosteric O2 Bindign Molecules of the Hemoglobin Type.

Progress in Molecular Recognition.

Computational Analysis of Molecular Recognition by Artificial Enzymes.

Specificity and Mechanism of the Chemical Nuclease Activity of 1,10 - Phenantroline-Copper Ion.

Catalytic Antibodies: Generation and Characterization.

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