Nanotechnology in Construction: Proceedings of NICOM5 by Konstantin SobolevNanotechnology in Construction: Proceedings of NICOM5 by Konstantin Sobolev

Nanotechnology in Construction: Proceedings of NICOM5

byKonstantin SobolevEditorSurendra P. Shah

Hardcover | May 21, 2015

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Nanotechnology has already demonstrated surprising potential for improving the performance of construction materials and many of these recent developments were facilitated by NICOM symposia. The NICOM5 proceedings will cover the emerging opportunities and future use of nanotechnology in construction and will illustrate the broad potential for application of nanotechnology to challenging problems involving materials and infrastructure.
Title:Nanotechnology in Construction: Proceedings of NICOM5Format:HardcoverDimensions:509 pagesPublished:May 21, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319170872

ISBN - 13:9783319170879

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Table of Contents

Production, functionalization and performance of nanomaterials: nanoparticles, nanotubes and novel polymerS.- Investigation of the internal structure and properties of construction materials at the nanoscale and relation of these parameters to materials performance at the macroscale.- Instrumentation, techniques, and metrology for nanoscale investigation of construction materials.- Nanomodification of construction materials, including functional films and coatings.- Nanotechnology for high-strength and high-performance materials.- Nanotechnology developments in ultra-high performance concrete.- Nanotechnology in ceramics, glass, fiber-reinforced composites and metals.- Nanomaterials for ultimate improvement of durability.- Self-repairing, smart and intelligent nanostructured materials.- Photocatalysis, air-purifying and self-cleaning materials.- Biomimetic and nano-composite materials.- Nano-assembly and "bottom-up" design in construction materials.- Modeling and simulation of nanostructure of construction materials.- Nanotechnology and nanomaterials for energy efficient construction.- Nanotechnology-enabled green materials and by-product utilization for new levels of sustainability.- Application of nanomaterials in real world construction projects.- Nanotechnology and nanomaterials for advanced transportation infrastructure.- Health, safety and environmental effects related to nanomaterials application.