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Progress in Advanced Structural and Functional Materials Design

  • Tomoyuki¬†Kakeshita
  • Collection of cutting edge of original researches in Osaka University aimed for materials design

  • Rewrite front-line research of materials design so as to be understood by undergraduate students

  • Definite edition of Global COE at Osaka University


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Advanced Materials Research Project for Structural Applications

  3. Advanced Materials Research Project for Combined Structural and Functional Applications

  4. Advanced Materials Research Project for Functional Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 193-193

About this book


This book describes clearly various research topics investigated for these 10 years in the Research Center of Advanced Structural and Functional Materials Design in Osaka University, Japan. Every chapter is aimed at understanding most advanced researches in materials science by describing its fundamentals and details as much as possible. Since both general explanations and cutting-edge commentaries are given for each topic in this book, it provides a lot of useful information for ordinary readers as well as materials scientists & engineers who wish to understand the future development in materials science fields of metals, alloys, ceramics, semiconductors etc.  In particular, this book deals with special fusion area of structural and functional materials such as medical bone materials, of which contents are very unique features as materials science textbook.


Biomaterials for improving quality of life (QOL) Butt Welding Electronic materials Green metallurgy for recycling Laser Welding MOCVD Magnetic materials Microstructure control Optical materials

Editors and affiliations

  • Tomoyuki¬†Kakeshita
    • 1
  1. 1., Graduate School of EngineeringOsaka UniversityOsakaJapan

About the editors

Program Leader of Global COE "Advanced Structual and Functional Materials Design"

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