11R27. Metal Foams: A Design Guide. - MF Ashby (Eng Dept, Centre for Micromech, Univ of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ, UK), A Evans (Princeton Mat Inst, Princeton Univ, 70 Prospect Ave, Bowen Hall, Princeton NJ 08540), NA Fleck (Eng Dept, Centre for Micromech, Univ of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB2 1PZ, UK), LJ Gibson (Dept of Mat Sci and Eng, MIT, Cambridge, MA), JW Hutchinson (Div of Eng and Appl Sci, Harvard Univ, Oxford St, Cambridge MA 02138), HNG Wadley (Dept of Mat Sci and Eng, Sch of Eng and Appl Sci, Univ of Virginia, Charlottesville VA 22903). Butterworth-Heinemann, Woburn MA. 2000. 251 pp. ISBN 0-7506-7219-6. $75.00.

Reviewed by F Delale (Dept of Mech Eng, CCNY, 138th St and Convent Ave, New York NY 10031).

Metal foams are a new class of materials with application potential in many areas, especially in the design...

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