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Book Chapters

Thermal Conductivity of Liquids

Marcia L. Huber
This is an update to the chapter on liquid thermal conductivity in the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 102nd Ed.

Voice Biometrics: Future Trends and ChallengesAhead

Doug Reynolds, Craig Greenberg
Voice has become woven into the fabric of everyday human-computer interactions via ubiquitous assistants like Siri, Alexa, Google, Bixby, Viv, etc. The use of

The OCEAN Project

Eric L. Shirley, John T. Vinson, Keith Gilmore
This chapter presents a high-level description of a suite of programs denoted by the acronym OCEAN (Obtaining Core Excitation spectra ab initio and with NBSE)

Chapter 8: Machine Performance Evaluation

Shawn Moylan
Machine performance evaluation is vital for objectively demonstrating that a machine can meet specification, standards and quality management system, and for

Additive Manufacturing of Steels and Stainless Steels

Carelyn E. Campbell, Mark R. Stoudt, Fan Zhang
This work briefly reviews the classification of the different types of steels, the most common AM processes used for steel and the available powder feedstock

Validating Predictive Models with Outdoor Data

Christopher C. White, Donald L. Hunston, Li Piin Sung, Hsiang C. Hsueh, Adam L. Pintar, Deborah S. Jacobs
The NIST service life prediction program has demonstrated success in producing validated predictions for the property change resulting from outdoor exposure for

Ceramic Materials and Powder Diffraction

Winnie K. Wong-Ng
Contrary to general public’s perception of ceramics as primarily encompassing art work, table ware, porcelain enamels, tiles, and sanitary ware, ceramics cover

Josephson Junctions for Metrology Applications

Samuel P. Benz
The Josephson effect has revolutionized voltage metrology [1-5] and, together with the quantum Hall effect for resistance and atomic clocks for time and

Disordered Heterogeneous Materials

Andrew J. Allen
This chapter describes the use of diffraction-based methods to characterize amorphous or disordered heterogeneous materials. Quantitative materials

Polymer Additive Manufacturing: Confronting Complexity

Anthony P. Kotula, Jonathan E. Seppala, Chad R. Snyder
Since its development and commercialization in the 1980s, polymer additive manufacturing (AM) has become a disruptive technology. In this chapter we describe


Jonathan E. Seppala, Anthony P. Kotula, Chad R. Snyder


Marcia L. Huber
This is a chapter in CRC that contains tables with viscosity of gases

Emerging Technology in Comparisons

Theodore V. Vorburger, Jun-Feng Song, Nicholas D. Petraco, Ryan Lilien
This chapter is designed to introduce the reader to emerging technologies relating to 3D surface topography measurement and comparative analysis. While the

Properties of Saturated Liquid D2O

Allan H. Harvey
Update of existing table in CRC Handbook, reflecting new IAPWS equation of state for heavy water.

Properties of Ice and Supercooled Water

Allan H. Harvey
This is an update to an existing table in the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, updating to the latest IAPWS recommendation for thermodynamic properties of

Performance-based design to achieve community resilience

Bruce Ellingwood, Naiyu Wang, James Harris, Therese P. McAllister
The resilience of communities depends on the performance of the built environment and on supporting social, economic and public institutions on which the