Dental Materials

Properties and Manipulation

Author: John M. Powers,John C. Wataha

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323316387

Category: Medical

Page: 272

View: 3577

Get an in-depth understanding of the dental materials and tasks that dental professionals encounter every day with Dental Materials: Foundations and Applications, 11th Edition. Trusted for nearly 40 years, Powers and Wataha’s text walks readers through the nature, categories, and uses of clinical and laboratory dental materials in use today. Increased coverage of foundational basics and clinical applications and an expanded art program help make complex content easier to grasp. If you’re looking to effectively stay on top of the rapidly developing field of dental materials, look no further than this proven text. Comprehensive and cutting-edge content describes the latest materials commonly used in dental practice, including those in esthetics, ceramics, dental implants, and impressions. Approximately 500 illustrations and photographs make it easier to understand properties and differences in both materials and specific types of products. Review questions provide an excellent study tool with 20 to 30 self-test questions in each chapter. Quick Review boxes summarize the material in each chapter. Note boxes highlight key points and important terminology throughout the text. Key terms are bolded at their initial mention in the text and defined in the glossary. Expert authors are well recognized in the fields of dental materials, oral biomaterials, and restorative dentistry. A logical and consistent format sets up a solid foundation before progressing into discussions of specific materials, moving from the more common and simple applications such as composites to more specialized areas such as polymers and dental implants. Learning objectives in each chapter focus readers’ attention on essential information. Supplemental readings in each chapter cite texts and journal articles for further research and study. Conversion Factors on the inside back cover provides a list of common metric conversions. NEW! Foundations and Applications subtitle emphasizes material basics and clinical applications to mirror the educational emphasis. NEW! More clinical photos and conceptual illustrations help bring often-complex material into context and facilitate comprehension.

Dental Materials

Properties and Manipulation

Author: John M. Powers,John C. Wataha

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323058647

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 6094

Focusing on the dental materials most commonly used, this comprehensive text covers the tasks that dental assistants and hygienists typically perform. It describes current and emerging dental materials, how to properly mix and apply them, and how to explain them to patients. With this edition, you'll stay on top of the rapidly developing field of dental materials! A total of over 250 detailed illustrations are included in this edition. Learning Objectives list the knowledge you should gain in each chapter. Margin notes help you understand and remember key points and important terminology. Tables make it easy to compare different brands and to compare components and properties within materials. Quick Review boxes help you remember essential material and prepare for self-tests. Self-tests in each chapter help you evaluate your understanding of the material. Conversion Factors on the inside back cover offer a convenient list of commonly used metric measurements. The glossary lists all important terms in one accessible section. Supplementary Readings in each chapter list resources to promote further study. Instructional videos on the Evolve website provide a clear, step-by-step guide to taking and pouring impressions, and trimming models. More than 60 new illustrations have been added, and are clearer than ever. Content updates keep you current with the latest changes in dental materials.

Biomaterials Science: Processing, Properties and Applications V: Ceramic Transactions

Author: Roger Narayan,Susmita Bose,Amit Bandyopadhyay,ACerS (American Ceramics Society)

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119190029

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 9150

Taking place at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, this CT Volume contains 17 papers from the following 2014 Materials Science and Technology (MS&T’14) symposia: Next Generation Biomaterials Surface Properties of Biomaterials

Algae Based Polymers, Blends, and Composites

Chemistry, Biotechnology and Materials Science

Author: Khalid Mahmood Zia,Mohammad Zuber,Muhammad Ali

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0128123613

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 738

View: 7014

Algae Based Polymers, Blends, and Composites: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Material Sciences offers considerable detail on the origin of algae, extraction of useful metabolites and major compounds from algal bio-mass, and the production and future prospects of sustainable polymers derived from algae, blends of algae, and algae based composites. Characterization methods and processing techniques for algae-based polymers and composites are discussed in detail, enabling researchers to apply the latest techniques to their own work. The conversion of bio-mass into high value chemicals, energy, and materials has ample financial and ecological importance, particularly in the era of declining petroleum reserves and global warming. Algae are an important source of biomass since they flourish rapidly and can be cultivated almost everywhere. At present the majority of naturally produced algal biomass is an unused resource and normally is left to decompose. Similarly, the use of this enormous underexploited biomass is mainly limited to food consumption and as bio-fertilizer. However, there is an opportunity here for materials scientists to explore its potential as a feedstock for the production of sustainable materials. Provides detailed information on the extraction of useful compounds from algal biomass Highlights the development of a range of polymers, blends, and composites Includes coverage of characterization and processing techniques, enabling research scientists and engineers to apply the information to their own research and development Discusses potential applications and future prospects of algae-based biopolymers, giving the latest insight into the future of these sustainable materials

Phillips' Science of Dental Materials - E-Book

Author: Kenneth J. Anusavice,Chiayi Shen,H. Ralph Rawls

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323242057

Category: Medical

Page: 592

View: 8918

Learn the most up-to-date information on materials used in the dental office and laboratory today. Emphasizing practical, clinical use, as well as the physical, chemical, and biological properties of materials, this leading reference helps you stay current in this very important area of dentistry. This new full-color edition also features an extensive collection of new clinical photographs to better illustrate the topics and concepts discussed in each chapter. Organization of chapters and content into four parts (General Classes and Properties of Dental Materials; Auxiliary Dental Materials; Direct Restorative Materials; and Indirect Restorative Materials) presents the material in a logical and effective way for better comprehension and readability. Balance between materials science and manipulation bridges the gap of knowledge between dentists and lab technicians. Major emphasis on biocompatibility serves as a useful guide for clinicians and educators on material safety. Distinguished contributor pool lends credibility and experience to each topic discussed. Critical thinking questions appearing in boxes throughout each chapter stimulate thinking and encourage classroom discussion of key concepts and principles. Key terms presented at the beginning of each chapter helps familiarize readers with key terms so you may better comprehend text material. NEW! Full color illustrations and line art throughout the book make text material more clear and vivid. NEW! Chapter on Emerging Technologies keeps you up to date on the latest materials in use. NEW! Larger trim size allows the text to have fewer pages and makes the content easier to read.

Understandable Statistics: Concepts and Methods

Author: Charles Henry Brase,Corrinne Pellillo Brase

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337119911

Category: Mathematics

Page: 839

View: 6035

UNDERSTANDABLE STATISTICS: CONCEPTS AND METHODS, Twelfth Edition, is a thorough yet accessible program designed to help you overcome any apprehensions you may have about statistics and to master the subject. The authors provide clear guidance and informal advice while showing you the links between statistics and the world. To reinforce this approach—and make the material interesting as well as easier to understand—the book integrates real-life data from a variety of sources, including journals, periodicals, newspapers, and the Internet. You'll also have opportunities to develop your critical-thinking and statistical literacy skills through special features and exercises throughout the text. The use of graphing calculators, Excel, Minitab, Minitab ExpressTM, and SPSS is covered, although not required. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Head and Neck Anatomy for Dental Medicine

Author: Eric W. Baker,Michael Schuenke,Erik Schulte

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 160406210X

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 3678

Praise for this book:Highly recommended...no other currently available textbook offers an equivalent level of information in one place...[the] illustrations are exquisitely detailed and realistic...a truly outstanding addition to any health care professional's library.--JAMAThis anatomy textbook excels at every level and is highly recommended to all students and practitioners involved in treating any aspect of the head and neck.--Journal of Clinical OncologyHead and Neck Anatomy for Dental Medicine combines concise but thorough explanatory text with stunning full-color illustrations to guide the reader through every structure of the head and neck. Its exquisite artwork and detailed coverage make this atlas an essential learning tool and reference for every student and practitioner of dental medicine. It will also be useful for otolaryngologists, speech pathologists, or anyone who deals primarily with the head and neck.Featuring expanded material derived from the bestselling THIEME Atlas of Anatomy series, this one-volume atlas is intuitively arranged to simplify the learning process. Coverage of each region begins with the skeletal framework and then adds the muscles, the vasculature, the nerves, and then finally presents the topographic anatomy for a comprehensive overview. Key features of this atlas: A specific focus on head and neck anatomy aimed directly at students of dental medicine and anyone who must have an understanding of this complex anatomic area More than 800 large, full-color, highly detailed illustrations with clear and thorough labeling and descriptive captions plus schematics to elucidate concepts Over 90 tables summarize key information for review and reference A full chapter devoted to sectional anatomy, including radiographic images to demonstrate anatomy as seen in the clinical setting An innovative, user-friendly format in which each two-page spread presents a self-contained guide to a specific topic Head and Neck Anatomy for Dental Medicine includes access to WinkingSkull.com PLUS, the interactive online study aid, with more than 600 full-color illustrations and radiographs from this and Thieme's bestselling anatomy and radiology publications. Review or test your anatomy knowledge with timed self-tests with instant results using the labels on-and-off function on the illustrations.Teaching anatomy? We have the educational e-product you need.Instructors can use the Thieme Teaching Assistant: Anatomy to download and easily import 2,000+ full-color illustrations to enhance presentations, course materials, and handouts.

Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research

Author: Institute of Medicine,National Academy of Engineering,National Academy of Sciences,Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy,Committee on Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 9780309165488

Category: Science

Page: 332

View: 6000

Facilitating Interdisciplinary Research examines current interdisciplinary research efforts and recommends ways to stimulate and support such research. Advances in science and engineering increasingly require the collaboration of scholars from various fields. This shift is driven by the need to address complex problems that cut across traditional disciplines, and the capacity of new technologies to both transform existing disciplines and generate new ones. At the same time, however, interdisciplinary research can be impeded by policies on hiring, promotion, tenure, proposal review, and resource allocation that favor traditional disciplines. This report identifies steps that researchers, teachers, students, institutions, funding organizations, and disciplinary societies can take to more effectively conduct, facilitate, and evaluate interdisciplinary research programs and projects. Throughout the report key concepts are illustrated with case studies and results of the committee’s surveys of individual researchers and university provosts.

Biosensors Nanotechnology

Author: Ashutosh Tiwari,Anthony P. F. Turner

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118773810

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 552

View: 8321

This book provides detailed reviews of a range of nanostructures used in the construction of biosensors as well as the applications of these biosensor nanotechnologies in the biological, chemical, and environmental monitoring fields Biological sensing is a fundamental tool for understanding living systems, but also finds practical application in medicine, drug discovery, process control, food safety, environmental monitoring, defense, and personal security. Moreover, a deeper understanding of the bio/electronic interface leads us towards new horizons in areas such as bionics, power generation, and computing. Advances in telecommunications, expert systems, and distributed diagnostics prompt us to question the current ways we deliver healthcare, while robust industrial sensors enable new paradigms in R&D and production. Despite these advances, there is a glaring absence of suitably robust and convenient sensors for body chemistries. This book examines some of the emerging technologies that are fueling scientific discovery and underpinning new products to enhance the length and quality of our lives. The 14 chapters written by leading experts cover such topics as: ZnO and graphene microelectrode applications in biosensing Assembly of polymers/metal nanoparticles Gold nanoparticle-based electrochemical biosensors Impedimetric DNA sensing employing nanomaterials Graphene and carbon nanotube-based biosensors Computational nanochemistry study of the BFPF green fluorescent protein chromophore Biosynthesis of metal nanoparticles Bioconjugated-nanoporous gold films in electrochemical biosensors The combination of molecular imprinting and nanotechnology Principles and properties of multiferroics and ceramics

Engineering of Crystalline Materials Properties

State of the Art in Modeling, Design and Applications

Author: Juan J. Novoa,Dario Braga,Lia Addadi

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402068232

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 518

View: 8292

This volume collects the state of the art in molecular materials. It collects the lecture notes of a series of lectures given by some of the best specialists in the field at the 2007 Erice International School of Crystallography, and also a NATO-ASI course. The school first established "where we are" in terms of modeling, design, synthesis and applications of crystalline solids with predefined properties and then defined current and possible futuristic lines of development.

Corrosion Science and Technology, Third Edition

Author: David E.J. Talbot,James D.R. Talbot

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351259903

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 568

View: 2008

Twenty years after its first publication, Corrosion Science and Technology continues to be a relevant practical guide for students and professionals interested in material science. This Third Edition thoroughly covers the basic principles of corrosion science in the same reader-friendly manner that made the previous edition invaluable, and enlarges the scope of the content with expanded chapters on processes for various metals and new technologies for limiting costs and metal degradation in a variety of commercial enterprises not explored in previous editions. This book also presents expertly developed methods of corrosion testing and prediction.

Dental Materials

Foundations and Applications

Author: John M. Powers,John C. Wataha

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323316378

Category:

Page: 272

View: 8029

Get an in-depth understanding of the dental materials and tasks that dental professionals encounter every day with Dental Materials: Foundations and Applications, 11th Edition. Trusted for nearly 40 years, Powers and Wataha's text walks readers through the nature, categories, and uses of clinical and laboratory dental materials in use today. Increased coverage of foundational basics and clinical applications and an expanded art program help make complex content easier to grasp. If you're looking to effectively stay on top of the rapidly developing field of dental materials, look no further than this proven text. Comprehensive and cutting-edge content describes the latest materials commonly used in dental practice, including those in esthetics, ceramics, dental implants, and impressions. Approximately 500 illustrations and photographs make it easier to understand properties and differences in both materials and specific types of products. Review questions provide an excellent study tool with 20 to 30 self-test questions in each chapter. Quick Review boxes summarize the material in each chapter. Note boxes highlight key points and important terminology throughout the text. Key terms are bolded at their initial mention in the text and defined in the glossary. Expert authors are well recognized in the fields of dental materials, oral biomaterials, and restorative dentistry. A logical and consistent format sets up a solid foundation before progressing into discussions of specific materials, moving from the more common and simple applications such as composites to more specialized areas such as polymers and dental implants. Learning objectives in each chapter focus readers' attention on essential information. Supplemental readings in each chapter cite texts and journal articles for further research and study. Conversion Factors on the inside back cover provides a list of common metric conversions. NEW! Foundations and Applications subtitle emphasizes material basics and clinical applications to mirror the educational emphasis. NEW! More clinical photos and conceptual illustrations help bring often-complex material into context and facilitate comprehension.

Thermoplastic Materials

Properties, Manufacturing Methods, and Applications

Author: Christopher C. Ibeh

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1420093835

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 640

View: 1573

Practical and affordable, thermoplastics account for more than 90 percent of all plastic materials manufactured. That so many varieties are now available, speaks to the idea that while there is no one perfect material, it is possible to find a material that fits for every application. However, selecting that right material is no small challenge. Answering the needs of manufacturers and product developers, Thermoplastic Materials: Properties, Manufacturing Methods, and Applications provides all the information required to confidently select the right thermoplastic for any application. Based on a course taught to engineering students, the book starts with an overview of the plastics industry, looking at the major companies involved and how their products influence society. It then discusses various topics essential to the understanding and manufacturing of thermoplastics before getting to the core of the book, more than 400 pages of consistently formatted entries, organized according to 19 thermoplastics families and groupings. Each chapter covers raw materials, manufacturing methods, properties, costs, and applications. Among many topics related to thermoplastic resins, this seminal work: Provides micro and quasi-macro perspectives on their behavior Evaluates major manufacturing methods Discusses crystallinity and permeability Elaborates on the properties that make them useful barrier and packaging materials Written by Christopher Ibeh, professor of plastics engineering technology and director of the Center for Nanocomposites and Multifunctional Materials at Pittsburg State University, this book goes beyond current practices to look at emerging materials, including nanocomposites, and discusses sustainability as it relates to plastics. It also includes a chapter on functionalized thermoplastics, written by Andrey Beyle.

NanoBioTechnology

BioInspired Devices and Materials of the Future

Author: Oded Shoseyov,Ilan Levy

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781597452182

Category: Science

Page: 485

View: 8182

NanoBiotechnology is a groundbreaking text investigating the recent advances and future direction of nanobiotechnology. It will assist scientists and students in learning the fundamentals and cutting-edge nature of this new and emerging science. Focusing on materials and building blocks for nanotechnology, leading scientists from around the world share their knowledge and expertise in this authoritative volume.

Data and Computer Communications

Author: William Stallings

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780133506488

Category: Computers

Page: 888

View: 7797

Data and Computer Communications, 10e, is a two-time winner of the best Computer Science and Engineering textbook of the year award from the Textbook and Academic Authors Association. It is ideal for one/two-semester courses in Computer Networks, Data Communications, and Communications Networks in CS, CIS, and Electrical Engineering departments. This book is also suitable for Product Development personnel, Programmers, Systems Engineers, Network Designers and others involved in the design of data communications and networking products. With a focus on the most current technology and a convenient modular format, this best-selling text offers a clear and comprehensive survey of the entire data and computer communications field. Emphasizing both the fundamental principles as well as the critical role of performance in driving protocol and network design, it explores in detail all the critical technical areas in data communications, wide-area networking, local area networking, and protocol design.

Concrete: Microstructure, Properties, and Materials

Author: P. Kumar Mehta,Paulo J. M. Monteiro

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071797882

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 672

View: 5732

THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE AND CURRENT GUIDE TO THE PROPERTIES, BEHAVIOR, AND TECHNOLOGY OF CONCRETE This thoroughly updated edition contains new information on: Recently built construction projects worldwide Shrinkage-reducing admixtures Self-consolidating concrete, pervious concrete, internal curing, and other cutting-edge innovations Modeling of ice formation and alkali-aggregate reaction in concrete Environmental impact of concrete Each chapter begins with a preview of the contents and ends with a self-test and a guide for further reading. More than 300 drawings and photographs illustrate the topics discussed in this definitive text on concrete. Comprehensive coverage includes: Microstructure of concrete Strength Dimensional stability Durability Hydraulic cements Aggregates Admixtures Proportioning concrete mixtures Concrete at early age Nondestructive methods Progress in concrete technology Advances in concrete mechanics Global warming and concrete in the future

Basic and Clinical Pharmacology 12/E Inkling (ENHANCED EBOOK)

Author: Bertram G. Katzung,Susan B. Masters,Anthony J. Trevor

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 007176402X

Category: Medical

Page: 1248

View: 7947

The most up-to-date, comprehensive, and authoritative pharmacology text in health medicine Enhanced by more than three hundred illustrations -- many in full color Organized to reflect the syllabi in many pharmacology courses and in integrated curricula, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, 12e covers the important concepts students need to know about the science of pharmacology and its application to clinical practice. Selection of the subject matter and order of its presentation are based on the authors’ many years experience in teaching this material to thousands of medical, pharmacy, dental, podiatry, nursing, and other health science students. To be as clinically relevant as possible, the book includes sections that specifically address the clinical choice and use of drugs in patients and the monitoring of their effects, and case studies that introduce clinical problems in many chapters. Presented in full color and enhanced by more than three hundred illustrations, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology features numerous summary tables and diagrams that encapsulate important information. Coverage that spans every aspect of medical pharmacology: Basic principles Autonomic drugs Cardiovascular-renal drugs Drugs with important actions on smooth muscles Central nervous system drugs Drugs used to treat anemias, clotting disorders, hyperlipidemia, and inflammation and gout Endocrine drugs Chemotherapeutic and immunologic drugs Toxicology Special subjects (perinatal, geriatric, and dermatologic pharmacology) Botanical and "food supplements," and over-the-counter medications Prescribing Also in this edition: Drug Summary Tables conclude most chapters, providing a concise summary of the most important drugs General concepts relating to newly discovered receptors, receptor mechanisms, and drug transporters Descriptions of important new drugs, including monoclonal antibodies

Biostatistics, a foundation for analysis in the health sciences

Author: Wayne W. Daniel

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: N.A

Category: Mathematics

Page: 734

View: 6089

This classic text takes an applied and computer-oriented approach to its topical coverage. The book is intended for one or two semester courses in biostatistics at the undergraduate or graduate level offered by departments of biostatistics, statistics, mathematics, nursing and other allied health disciplines, and is also used in some departments of forestry and animal husbandry. Nearly all the examples and exercises make use of real data from actual research projects and reports from health sciences literature. Where appropriate, Minitab, SPSS and SAS commands and printouts are included as part of the examples and solutions to exercises.

Finite Mathematics and Calculus with Applications

Author: Margaret L. Lial,Raymond N. Greenwell,Nathan P. Ritchey

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0133863484

Category: Mathematics

Page: 1052

View: 8677

Finite Mathematics and Calculus with Applications, Tenth Edition by Lial, Greenwell, and Ritchey, is our most applied text to date, making the math relevant and accessible for students of business, life science, and social sciences. Current applications, many using real data, are incorporated in numerous forms throughout the book, preparing students for success in their professional careers. With this edition, students will find new ways to help them learn the material, such as Warm-Up Exercises and added “help text” within examples. NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide. Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyMathLab does not come packaged with this content. MyMathLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with MyMathLab, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyMathLab, search for: 013398107X / 9780133981070 Finite Mathematics and Calculus with Applications Plus MyMathLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyMathLab -- Glue-in Access Card 0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyMathLab Inside Star Sticker 0321979400 / 9780321979407 Finite Mathematics and Calculus with Applications