Nanotechnology and Functional Materials for Engineers - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780323512565, 9780323524667

Nanotechnology and Functional Materials for Engineers

1st Edition

Authors: Yaser Dahman
eBook ISBN: 9780323524667
Paperback ISBN: 9780323512565
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 4th January 2017
Page Count: 282
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Table of Contents

  • Biography
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1. An Introduction to Nanotechnology
    • Abstract
    • 1.1 Definition
    • 1.2 Introduction
    • 1.3 History
    • 1.4 Applications
    • 1.5 Recent Research and Future Perspectives
    • 1.6 Conclusions
  • Chapter 2. Generic Methodologies for Characterization
    • Abstract
    • 2.1 Introduction
    • 2.2 Scanning Probes
    • 2.3 Electron Microscopy
    • 2.4 Diffraction Techniques
    • 2.5 Spectroscopy Techniques
    • 2.6 Surface Analysis and Depth Profiling
    • 2.7 Conclusions
  • Chapter 3. Smart Nanomaterials
    • Abstract
    • 3.1 Introduction
    • 3.2 Nanoscale Materials
    • 3.3 Mechanisms of Response
    • 3.4 Synthesis
    • 3.5 Applications
    • 3.6 Current Research and Future Perspectives
    • 3.7 Conclusions
  • Chapter 4. Nanosensors
    • Abstract
    • 4.1 Introduction
    • 4.2 Manufacturing Methods
    • 4.3 Types of Nanosensors
    • 4.4 Nanostructures and Materials
    • 4.5 Applications
    • 4.6 Current Research and Future Perspectives
    • 4.7 Conclusions
  • Chapter 5. Nanoparticles
    • Abstract
    • 5.1 Introduction
    • 5.2 Synthesis and Characteristics
    • 5.3 Applications
    • 5.4 Current Research and Future Perspectives
    • 5.5 Conclusions
  • Chapter 6. Nanopolymers
    • Abstract
    • 6.1 Nanopolymers and Their Applications
    • 6.2 Fabricating Nanopolymers: Electrospinning
    • 6.3 Environmental Applications
    • 6.4 Biomedical Technology
    • 6.5 Polymeric Nanofibers as Sensors
    • 6.6 Conclusions
  • Chapter 7. Nanotubes
    • Abstract
    • 7.1 Introduction
    • 7.2 Properties
    • 7.3 Production Methods of NTs
    • 7.4 Purification of NTs
    • 7.5 Applications of CNTs
    • 7.6 Current Research and Future Perspectives
  • Chapter 8. Nanoshells
    • Abstract
    • 8.1 Introduction
    • 8.2 Types of Nanoshells
    • 8.3 Properties of Nanoshell Particles
    • 8.4 Applications of Nanoshells
    • 8.5 Current Research and Future Perspectives
  • Chapter 9. Electronic and Electro-Optic Nanotechnology
    • Abstract
    • 9.1 History
    • 9.2 Theory of Electronic Nanotechnology
    • 9.3 Theory of Electro-Optic Nanotechnology
    • 9.4 Current Research and Future Perspectives
  • Chapter 10. Self-Assembling Nanostructures
    • Abstract
    • 10.1 Introduction
    • 10.2 Building Blocks
    • 10.3 Principles of Self-Assembly
    • 10.4 Methods to Prepare and Pattern Nanoparticles
    • 10.5 Current Research and Future Perspectives
    • 10.6 Conclusions
  • Chapter 11. Nanomedicine
    • Abstract
    • 11.1 Introduction to Nanomedicine
    • 11.2 Applications of Nanotechnology in Nanomedicine
    • 11.3 Nanopharmaceuticals
    • 11.4 Nano-Ophthalmology
    • 11.5 Tissue Engineering
    • 11.6 Bone Engineering
    • 11.7 Conclusions
  • References
    • Further Reading
  • Index

Description

Nanotechnology and Functional Materials for Engineers focuses on key essentials and examples across the spectrum of nanomaterials as applied by engineers, including nanosensors, smart nanomaterials, nanopolymers, and nanotubes. Chapters cover their synthesis and characteristics, production methods, and applications, with specific sections exploring nanoelectronics and electro-optic nanotechnology, nanostructures, and nanodevices.

This book is a valuable resource for interdisciplinary researchers who want to learn more about how nanomaterials are used in different types of engineering, including electrical, chemical, and biomedical.

Key Features

  • Offers in-depth information on a variety of nanomaterials and how they are used for different engineering applications
  • Provides an overview of current research and suggests how this will impact future applications
  • Explores how the unique properties of different nanomaterials make them particularly suitable for specific applications

Readership

Early-career professionals and students in materials science, biomedical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering and the natural sciences who want to learn more about the applications of nanomaterials


Details

No. of pages:
282
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2017
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323524667
Paperback ISBN:
9780323512565

About the Authors

Yaser Dahman Author

Dr. Yaser Dahman has research focus on several emerging areas of technology in the fields of Biotechnology, Nanotechnology, with special interest in Biomedical Engineering. He has commissioned a state-of-the-art research facility at Ryerson to conduct his research projects, which were funded by several agencies including Ryerson University, NSERC and Ministry of Agriculture Canada.

Dr. Dahman has long experience in developing medical devices for the health care industry, such as developing and testing novel wound dressing materials for chronic wounds. His is currently working on designing and synthesizing novel nano-structured biomaterials with focus on improving health care industry.

In the past five years, Dr. Dahman has supervised nearly 20 graduate student theses projects, and published several peer-reviewed articles, book chapters, and conference proceedings. His research team has participated in several national and international conferences in addition to local and regional meetings.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Chemical Engineering, Ryerson University, Canada