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Materials Research for Manufacturing

An Industrial Perspective of Turning Materials into New Products

  • Lynnette D. Madsen
  • Erik B. Svedberg


  • Includes both manufacturing issues and challenges to research

  • Written by authors from different industry sectors

  • Outlines needed skills of researchers for hiring in industry


Part of the Springer Series in Materials Science book series (SSMATERIALS, volume 224)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xlvii
  2. Michael S. Pambianchi, Matthew Dejneka, Timothy Gross, Adam Ellison, Sinue Gomez, James Price et al.
    Pages 1-38
  3. J. David Musgraves, Jennifer McKinley, Peter Wachtel
    Pages 39-58
  4. Gregory Corman, Ram Upadhyay, Shatil Sinha, Sean Sweeney, Shanshan Wang, Stephan Biller et al.
    Pages 59-91
  5. Abhijit Gurav, Xilin Xu, Yuri Freeman, Erik Reed
    Pages 93-129
  6. Srivatsan Sathyamurthy, Cees Thieme, Martin W. Rupich
    Pages 131-165
  7. Nelly M. Rodriguez, R. Terry K. Baker
    Pages 195-225
  8. Abhishek Shrivastava, Ian A. Tomlinson, Abhishek Roy, Jon E. Johnson, Steven Jons, Caleb V. Funk et al.
    Pages 227-265
  9. Kim Nelson, Theodora Retsina, Mikhail Iakovlev, Adriaan van Heiningen, Yulin Deng, Jo Anne Shatkin et al.
    Pages 267-302
  10. Russell H. DeVane, Matthew S. Wagner, Bruce P. Murch
    Pages 303-328
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 329-338

About this book


This book is about applied materials research in industry. It presents various important topics and challenges and gives guidance to materials researchers who move to industry. The book focuses on the materials manufacturing issues for industrial application. It deals with developments and challenges in traditional materials areas, such as metals and ceramics, and new opportunities that have risen from nanotechnology and additive manufacturing. The chapters, written by senior people from large companies, include successful manufacturing undertakings, several distinct and unresolved manufacturing challenges, with the focus on approaches, timelines and the skills needed for future company research and development. The book provides a cross-section of current and future approaches valuable for new employees and academics working in industry.


Additive Manufacturing Ceramics for Energy Applications Developments in Metals and Ceramics Research Industrial Application of Materials Research Innovation and Sustainability Materials Manufacturing Materials for Aerospace Skills Sets Needed for Company Research

Editors and affiliations

  • Lynnette D. Madsen
    • 1
  • Erik B. Svedberg
    • 2
  1. 1.Svedberg Science, Inc.Falls ChurchUSA
  2. 2.Svedberg Science, Inc.Falls ChurchUSA

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Chemical Manufacturing