Surface Engineering Of Modern Materials
This book focuses on surface engineering of a wide range of modern materials such as smart alloys, light metals, polymers, and composites etc. for their improved manufacturability. It discusses the effect of surface engineering processes namely friction stir processing, forming, spark erosion, welding, laser heating, and coating etc. on various properties of modern materials. The book aims to facilitate researchers and engineers for manufacturing modern materials for numerous commercial, precision and scientific applications.