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Solids with Anomalous Properties: Auxetics and Related Systems

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This book covers all aspects of materials with negative Poisson's ratio - auxetic materials - and includes some aspects of materials with negative thermal expansivity (NTE), negative refractive index (NRI) and negative stiffness (NS). It will describe the state of the art in i) modelling of the fundamental mechanisms driving auxetic and other related anomalous behaviours, ii) the range of physical properties found in these materials and the techniques used to measure them, iii) the current and possible future applications for these materials and how these applications exploit their anomalous properties, iv) processing methods for the manufacture of such materials.Featuring an author team headed by the pioneers of the field, and aimed at graduate engineers, materials scientists, chemists and physicists, the book will be of interest to those in academic or industrial research.
The editors of this volume are the first scientists to have artifically created materials that display auxetic properties. They are the world's leading experts on this topic.
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Title:Solids with Anomalous Properties: Auxetics and Related SystemsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:296 pagesPublished:March 13, 2018Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048128706

ISBN - 13:9789048128709

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Table of Contents

1. IntroductionPhysical properties. Reversal of properties. Bounds. What properties are reversible in principle. Definitions and effects of negative Poisson's ratio (NPR), negative thermalexpansion NTE), negative refractive index (NRI). Negative stiffness (NS)Suggested applications and nice examples of materialsRod LakesKen Evans2. ElasticityExplanation of elasticity, anisotropy, fracture other physical relationships, andexperimental evidence for suchRod LakesKen Evans3. Fundamentals of auxeticsModels for NPR and NTE (unit cell & heterogeneity), experimental evidenceAndrew Alderson4. Naturally occurring materialsTheory and experimentKen EvansAndy Alderson5. NPR foam applicationsImpact, point loading, vibration/acoustic damping, synclastic curvatureRod LakesFabrizio Scarpa6. NPR fibres and solid polymersWork on microporous solids and fibres, including modelling, applications, andexperimental evidence.Kim AldersonKen Evans7. Composites and honeycombsWork on composites (laminate lay ups, and fibrous) modelling, manufacture,applications, and evidence.Kim AldersonAndy AldersonFabrizio ScarpaGraeme Milton 8. NPR ChemistryTheoretical and synthetic workRichard WaltonJoseph Grima 9. Negative StiffnessModels, synthesis, examplesRod Lakes10. Negative Thermal Expansion Models, synthesis, examples, experimental behaviour and applicationsChris W SmithRod Lakes11. Negative Refractive Index materialsModels, synthesis, examples To be confirmed12. Summary and futureSelf explanatoryRod LakesKen EvansFabrizio ScarpaChris Smith

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The book would be very useful as there is nothing published on this area. It is an expanding area, and one which could soon prove to be commercial. - Dr Stephen Moratti, Chemistry Department, University of Cambridge, UK.