ACerS & Wiley publishing update of classic overview, ‘The Magic of Ceramics’

By / September 12, 2012

The 2nd Edition of The Magic of Ceramics will begin shipping Oct. 9. Credit: ACerS; Wiley. In the late 1990s, David W. Richerson (with assistance from across the spectrum of the individual and corporate members of The American Ceramic Society) took on the monumental task of writing a broad-based book about ceramics that would be…

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Three new ACerS books on glass-ceramics, ceramic composites and fracture

By Eileen De Guire / September 12, 2012

Bookshelf at ACerS main office. What’s on your bookshelf? Credit: ACerS. I was a student for enough years that this time of year brings on an imprinted urge to own some new books, hear the crack of the glue in a newly opened spine, smell the pages and ink and own the promise of new…

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ICC4 Day 5 and parting thoughts

By Lee Leonard / July 20, 2012

Invited speaker Ashok Khandkar, from BloXR, discussed innovations in ceramic materials for biomedical applications. Credit: Russell Lee Leonard, ACerS. Thursday was the final day for the 4th International Conference on Ceramics. The day began with invited speaker sessions, followed by a wrap up session for the conference. Optional tours of Argonne National Laboratory and the…

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Video: Shaping the Future of Ceramics—ACerS’ Charlie Spahr on what ICC4 and CLS offer you

By Eileen De Guire / June 27, 2012

[flash http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/charlie_icc4.flv mode=1 f={image=http://ceramictechweekly.org/wp-content/video/charlie_icc4.jpg}] Why attend the 4th International Congress on Ceramics and 3rd Ceramic Leadership Summit? ACerS executive director, Charlie Spahr, talks about the meeting program and special events coming up in July in Chicago. “What’s in it for me?” It is the timeless question asked by anyone thinking about investing in a product,…

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By Eileen De Guire / April 18, 2012

Wiley, the scientific, technical, medical and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, publishes on behalf of more societies and membership associations than anybody else and offers libraries and individuals 1250 online journals, thousands of books in print and online, reviews, reference works, databases, and many other innovative resources for teaching and learning, including…

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October book releases from ACerS-Wiley

By Eileen De Guire / August 30, 2011

Check out three great, new authored books being released in October. ACerS members receive a 20% discount by simply entering “ceram” in the promotion code box at check-out. Advanced Structural Ceramics Bikramjit Basu and Kantesh Balani 512 pages US $149.95 Advanced Structural Ceramics covers the area of advanced ceramic composites broadly, with introductory chapters to…

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New ACerS/Wiley Download Direct program for ACerS members

By Eileen De Guire / July 14, 2011

Articles from the Journal of the American Ceramic Society, the International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, and the International Journal of Applied Glass Science can be downloaded free by ACerS members. ACerS’ publishing partner Wiley is making a limited number of free article downloads from their comprehensive Online Library (each valued at $30) available to…

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Pasta and PZT microtube preparation

By / June 8, 2010

The image above, my friends, is an example of a tiny tube of lead zirconate titanate that can be formed when you dip vermicelli into a slurry pf PZT. No, this isn’t one of those artisan pestos. Better than that, as noted in a paper published [free] in the new Applied Ceramic Technology journal, the…

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New issue of glass applications & science journal published

By / June 7, 2010

The second edition of ACerS’ new International Journal of Applied Glass Science is out now online and should be in the mail to those that get it that way. The articles are organized around the theme “Glass Processing.” Here is what’s featured in the latest issue of IJAGS, including a paper being provided to the…

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