• Anthony C. Fischer-Cripps

Part of the Mechanical Engineering Series book series (MES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  15. Back Matter
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About this book


Nanoindentation, Third Edition gives a detailed account of the most up-to-date research in this important field of materials testing. As in previous editions, extensive theoretical treatments are provided and explained in a clear and consistent manner that will satisfy both experienced and novice scientists and engineers. Additionally, numerous examples of the applications of the technique are provided directly from manufacturers of nanoindentation instruments. A helpful series of appendices provides essential reference information that includes a list of frequently asked questions.

The new edition has been restructured to provide results of the latest research and developments in the field of mechanical testing while retaining the essential background and introductory, but authoritative nature, of the previous editions. The new edition also expands on the instrumentation and applications chapters by including material sourced direct from the instrument manufacturers in this field.

Aimed at graduate student level, this book is designed to fill a need associated with the use of nanoindentation as a quantitative test method for mechanical properties of small volumes of materials.


Adhesion Depth-sensing indentation testing Elastic modulus Nanoidentation Nanoidentation testing Nanotechnology Thin film material characterization

Authors and affiliations

  • Anthony C. Fischer-Cripps
    • 1
  1. 1.Fischer-Cripps Laboratories Pty Ltd.Killarney HeightsAustralia

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4419-9871-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-9872-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0941-5122
  • Series Online ISSN 2192-063X
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