Ceramics and Glasses

Ceramics are renowned for their excellent wear properties, good resistance to degradation in corrosive environments, high modulus and hardness values, and high melting points. Equally well known are their poor thermal and electrical conductivities and the

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Biomedical Materials Second Edition

Biomedical Materials

Roger Narayan Editor

Biomedical Materials Second Edition

Editor Roger Narayan Chapel Hill, NC, USA

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