13 The literature on metal foams

The body of literature on metal foams is small, but growing quickly. The selection below gives sources that provide a general background. Specific references to more specialized papers and reports are given at the end of the chapter to which they are relevant.

Banhart, J. (1997) (ed.), Metallschaume, MIT Verlag, Bremen, Germany: the proceedings of a conference held in Bremen in March 1997, with extensive industrial participation (in German). Banhart, J., Ashby, M.F. and Fleck, N.A. (eds), (1999) Metal Foams and Foam Metal Structures, Proc. Int. Conf. Metfoam'99, 14-16 June 1999, Bremen, Germany, MIT Verlag: the proceedings of a conference held in Bremen in June 1999 with extensive industrial participation (in English).

Evans, A.G. (ed.) (1998) Ultralight Metal Structures, Division of Applied Sciences, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA: the annual report on the MURI programme sponsored by the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency and Office of Naval Research. Gibson, L.J. and Ashby, M.F. (1997) Cellular Solids, Structure and Properties, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK: a text dealing with mechanical, thermal, electrical and structural properties of foams of all types. Shwartz, D.S., Shih, D.S., Evans, A.G. and Wadley, H.N.G. (eds) (1998) Porous and Cellular Materials for Structural Application, Materials Reseach Society Proceedings Vol. 521, MRS, Warrendale, PA, USA: the proceedings of a research conference containing a broad spectrum of papers on all aspects of metal foams.

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