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These 507 peer-reviewed papers are grouped into the chapters: Non-Ferrous Metal Materials; Iron and Steel; Composites; Micro/Nano Materials; Optical/Electronic/Magnetic Materials; Building Materials and Structural Mechanics; New Materials and their Application; Energy Materials and Energy Storage Materials; Material Forming, Machining and Joining; Material Preparation, Properties and Failure; Thin Films/Surface Engineering/Coatings; Computer Application, Mathematical Modeling and Analysis; Modeling, Simulation and Emulation; Product Design, Manufacturing and Maintenance. This compilation offers invaluable insights into current thinking concerning materials usage.