Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies and Design: An Introduction for Engineers and Architects

Other | March 24, 2009

byDaniel L. Schodek, Daniel L. Schodek, Paulo Ferreira...

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How could nanotechnology not perk the interest of any designer, engineer or architect? Exploring the intriguing new approaches to design that nanotechnologies offer,Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies and Designis set against the sometimes fantastic sounding potential of this technology. Nanotechnology offers product engineers, designers, architects and consumers a vastly enhanced palette of materials and properties, ranging from the profound to the superficial. It is for engineering and design students and professionals who need to understand enough about the subject to apply it with real meaning to their own work.

* World-renowned author team address the hot-topic of nanotechnology
* The first book to address and explore the impacts and opportunities of nanotech for mainstream designers, engineers and architects
* Full colour production and excellent design: guaranteed to appeal to everyone concerned with good design and the use of new materials

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How could nanotechnology not perk the interest of any designer, engineer or architect? Exploring the intriguing new approaches to design that nanotechnologies offer,Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies and Designis set against the sometimes fantastic sounding potential of this technology. Nanotechnology offers product engineers, designers, ...

Royal Society Research Professor Emeritus at Cambridge University and Former Visiting Professor of Design at the Royal College of Art, London, UKMike Ashby is sole or lead author of several of Elsevier's top selling engineering textbooks, including Materials and Design: The Art and Science of Material Selection in Product Design, Mater...

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Format:OtherDimensions:560 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:March 24, 2009Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0080941532

ISBN - 13:9780080941530

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Table of Contents

1. Nanomaterials and Nanotechnologies: An Overview 2. An Evolutionary Perspective 3. Design Processes and Objectives 4. Material Classes, Structure and Properties 5. Materials Property Charts and Their Uses 6. Nanomaterials: Classes and Fundamentals 7. Nanomaterials: Synthesis and Characterization 8. Nanomaterials: Properties 9. Design Environments and Systems 10. Nanomaterial Product Forms and Functions 11. The Broader Context