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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 ...
  • 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 – 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 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 – 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 – 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 ...
  • Chapter 6 – Nanotechnology safety in the biomedical industry 

    Blatchley, Charles C. (Elsevier, 2013)
    Nanomaterials are of interest in many biomedical applications for potential enhancements in structural strength of bone implants, controlled drug release, improved chemical interactions, and scaffolding for cell in-growth ...
  • Chapter 7 – Nanotechnology safety in the aerospace industry 

    Haynes, H.; Asmatulu, Ramazan (Elsevier, 2013)
    Nanomaterials, which take the form of particles, tubes, films, composites, wires, flakes, and fibers, are used for various purposes in the aerospace industry because of their extraordinary physiochemical properties. Some ...
  • Chapter 8 – Nanotechnology safety in the construction and infrastructure industries 

    Srikanth, Madhulika; Asmatulu, Ramazan (Elsevier, 2013)
    The importance of construction and infrastructures cannot be undermined. Buildings, roads, bridges, dams, transportation systems, and other infrastructures have brought the nations of the world together in many ways and ...
  • Chapter 9 – Food safety applications of nanoparticles 

    Ricke, Steven C.; Hanning, Irene (Elsevier, 2013)
    There is a need to develop and implement more economical delivery approaches for multiple-hurdle antimicrobial interventions that can be applied to food matrices such as retail meats. Recently, potential opportunities have ...
  • Characterization of CFRP and GFRP composite materials at high strain rate tensile loading 

    Deshpande, Anand B. (2006-12)
    High strength-to-weight ratio, directional strength and stiffness are the significant factors, forcing polymer composites into the aerospace, marine and automotive industries. Due to these major factors fuel efficiency and ...
  • Characterization of drug-carrying nanocomposite spheres for targeted drug delivery 

    Gopu, Janani Sri; Misak, Heath Edward (Wichita State University. Graduate School, 2010-04-23)
    Active targeted drug delivery occurs when a drug is associated with a biodegradable polymer and a bio-targeting compound and administered to the site of interest. In this study, these nanocomposite spheres are characterized ...