By Professor Sybrand van der Zwaag Ph.D (auth.), Professor Sybrand van der Zwaag Ph.D (eds.)
This e-book, the 1st during this new box of fabrics technological know-how, goals to offer a coherent photograph of the layout rules and ensuing homes of self therapeutic fabrics over all fabric periods, and to offset them to the present layout ideas for structural fabrics with stronger mechanical houses. the place applicable a comparability to typical fabrics is made. As such it will likely be a landmark and a reference paintings within the coming years.
The publication contains a few invited contributions from major specialists within the box. whereas each one bankruptcy describes a separate process or a unique element of self therapeutic fabrics, the typical constitution of every bankruptcy creates a coherent and constant photograph of this rising and difficult box. therefore the ebook isn't just a helpful asset for pro fabrics scientists however it can also be appropriate as a textual content ebook for classes at MSc point.