Elsevier Publishes New Books on Chemical and Process Engineering

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwired - November 19, 2014) - Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced the publication of six new books on chemical and process engineering, expanding the portfolio for researchers, practitioners and students. Included in the list of books is the fifth edition of the three-volume, in-depth reference work Physical Metallurgy, edited by distinguished academics and metallurgists Professor David Laughlin of Carnegie Mellon University and Kazuhiro Hono of University of Tsukuba, Japan.

All chapters in this edition of Physical Metallurgy have been revised and expanded, fully accounting for transformative changes in the field over the past decade. Chapters have been added on the physical metallurgy of light alloys, the physical metallurgy of titanium alloys, atom probe field ion microscopy, computational metallurgy, and orientational imaging microscopy. The volumes incorporate the latest experimental research results and theoretical insights for those involved in metallurgy, materials science, technology and related areas of study such as physics, chemistry and biomedical science. Several thousand citations to the research and review literature in the field are included.

The six new chemical and process engineering books now available are:

The books are available on the Elsevier Store and on ScienceDirect, Elsevier's full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters from over 2,200 peer-reviewed journals and more than 25,000 book titles.

Notes for Editors
Review copies of the books are available to credentialed journalists upon request. Contact Michelle McMahon at m.mcmahon.1@elsevier.com or +1 781 663 2268.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions -- among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence, and ClinicalKey -- and publishes over 2,200 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and over 25,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works.

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