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  • A CAE-based study of reduction of crash aggresivity of pickup trucks 

    Krishnamurthy, Vikram (2005-12)
    During the past few years, the disparity in the structural design of light trucks and vans (LTVs) and passenger cars and the number of fatalities involved in these vehicles has become a growing concern among automobile ...
  • Carbonized electrospun polyacrylonitrile nanofibers as highly sensitive sensors in structural health monitoring of composite structures 

    Alarifi, Ibrahim M.; Alharbi, Abdulaziz; Khan, Waseem Sabir; Asmatulu, Ramazan (John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2016-04-05)
    Electrospun polyacrylonitrile (PAN) nanofibers were stabilized at 280 degrees C for 1 h in an ambient condition, and then carbonized at 850 degrees C in inert argon gas for additional 1 h in order to fabricate highly pure ...
  • CFD analysis of drug carrying magnetic nanocomposite carriers under magnetic fields 

    Wamocha, Humphrey Lusenaka; Tandel, R.; Lankarani, Hamid M.; Asmatulu, Ramazan (American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2012)
    Recently, magnetic targeted drug delivery has been focused on the efficiency of magnetic nanoparticles (MNP) encapsulated in polymeric materials and drug molecules. The MNP can be introduced into the blood stream intravenously ...
  • CFD modelling of rectangular micro channel with increase in heat flux and effect on nusselt number 

    Gogineni, Aneesha (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    A laminar convective heat transfer coefficient of a rectangular microchannel is investigated under constant heat flux value throughout the wall. Two dimensional numerical simulations were performed using the FLUENT and ...
  • Chapter 1 -- Contact force models for multibody dynamics introduction 

    Flores, Paulo; Lankarani, Hamid M. (Springer International Publishing AG, 2016-03-16)
    This chapter presents some key aspects related to the modeling and simulation of contact problems in multibody mechanical systems. First, the fundamental aspects of the classical problem of contact mechanics are briefly ...
  • Chapter 1 – Nanotechnology emerging trends, markets, and concerns 

    Khan, Waseem Sabir; Asmatulu, Ramazan (Elsevier, 2013)
    Nanotechnology is the fastest-growing technology in the world, and it is also called the Industrial Revolution of the twenty-first century. Many research, development, and manufacturing methods have been used globally to ...
  • Chapter 10 – Nanotechnology safety in the energy industry 

    Asmatulu, Ramazan; Khan, Waseem Sabir (Elsevier, 2013)
    Nonrenewable sources of energy have been rapidly growing in recent years and research emphasis has been directed to the utilization of renewable energy sources for a cleaner and healthier environment. For over two decades, ...
  • Chapter 11 – Nanotechnology safety in the electronics and telecommunications industries 

    Akujuobi, Cajetan M. (Elsevier, 2013)
    Nanotechnology is one of the emerging areas of science, mathematics, technology, and engineering in the 21st century. It has been instrumental in the manufacture of a variety of new products. These products are a result ...
  • Chapter 12 – Nanotechnology safety in the marine industry 

    Gou, Jihua; Zhuge, Jinfeng (Elsevier, 2013)
    Polymer matrix composites (PMCs) have been used extensively in the marine industry because of their attractive properties, including light weight, high stiffness-to-weight and strength-to-weight ratios, ease of installation ...
  • Chapter 13 – Implications of Nanotechnology safety of sensors on homeland security industries 

    Scoville, Stanley (Elsevier, 2013)
    This chapter presents an overview of nanosensors and nanotechnology, including nanosensor construction, six basic types of nanosensors, and six prerequisites for the optimum functioning of nanosensors. The chapter discusses ...
  • Chapter 14 – Nanotechnology risk assessment 

    Trybula, Walt; Newberry, Deb (Elsevier, 2013)
    Nanotechnology has been promoted as the “next big thing” that will transform everyday life through the creation of numerous new products and enhanced materials for improved quality of life. Numerous applications that ...
  • Chapter 15 – Nanotechnology safety certification 

    Fazarro, Dominick E. (Elsevier, 2013)
    To ensure industry competence in protecting the safety of workers creating engineered nanomaterials (ENMs), there must be a certification process that describes the necessary skill sets to ensure worker safety. Several ...
  • Chapter 16 – Physical and biochemical risk phenomena in nanotechnology 

    Beyle, Andrey (Elsevier, 2013)
    Nanoparticles show very high mechanical properties as well as many remarkable physical properties. Attempts to make new materials with excellent properties by adding these particles to polymeric materials, composites, ...
  • Chapter 2 -- Pure elastic contact force models 

    Flores, Paulo; Lankarani, Hamid M. (Springer International Publishing AG, 2016-03-16)
    The most important pure elastic constitutive laws commonly utilized to model and analyze contact-impact events in the context of multibody mechanical system dynamics are presented in this chapter. Additionally, the fundamental ...
  • Chapter 3 -- Dissipative contact force models 

    Flores, Paulo; Lankarani, Hamid M. (Springer International Publishing AG, 2016-03-16)
    In this chapter, some of most relevant dissipative contact force models utilized in multibody dynamics are presented. In particular, attention is given to the constitutive laws proposed by Kelvin and Voigt, Hunt and Crossley, ...
  • Chapter 3 – Safety and ethics of nanotechnology 

    Asmatulu, Ramazan; Zhang, Bangwei; Asmatulu, Eylem (Elsevier, 2013)
    Nanotechnology is one of the ways of improving many properties of materials, including physical, chemical, physicochemical, and biological, which can be useful for various applications in biomedical, textile, aerospace, ...
  • Chapter 4 -- Multibody systems formulation 

    Flores, Paulo; Lankarani, Hamid M. (Springer International Publishing AG, 2016-03-16)
    This chapter includes the main components necessary to formulate the dynamics of planar multibody systems. In this process, the fundamental issues associated with embryogenesis of multibody systems are presented. The main ...
  • Chapter 4 – Regulatory and environmental Issues of nanotechnology safety 

    Stretz, H.A.; Ambuken, P.V.; Kumar, G.; Rabbani Esfahani, M.; Pallem, V. (Elsevier, 2013)
    The status of regulation of nanotechnology, as it relates to manufacture and use of inorganic engineered nanoparticles, is reviewed, with discussion of how soft law (or the individual protocols and lobbying of stakeholders) ...
  • Chapter 5 -- Numerical methods in multibody system dynamics 

    Flores, Paulo; Lankarani, Hamid M. (Springer International Publishing AG, 2016-03-16)
    This chapter includes the main numerical methods commonly utilized in multibody systems, namely those necessary to solve the dynamic equations of motion for constrained multibody systems. In this process, the fundamental ...
  • Chapter 5 – Nanotechnology safety in the automotive industry 

    Asmatulu, Ramazan; Nguyen, P.; Asmatulu, Eylem (Elsevier, 2013)
    A number of nanoscale materials have been developed and utilized for the physical, chemical, and physicochemical property improvement of parts and devices used in the automotive industry. The quantity of these nanomaterials ...