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Synthesizing magnetic nanocomposite fibers for undergraduate nanotechnology laboratory

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dc.contributor.author Asmatulu, Ramazan
dc.contributor.author Khan, Waseem Sabir
dc.contributor.author Nguyen, K.D.
dc.contributor.author Yildirim, Mehmet Bayram
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-22T16:08:44Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-22T16:08:44Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.issn 0306-4190
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/3429
dc.description This article is the author's copy published in the International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, 38/1. Posted on SOAR with a publisher's permission. WSU users can access the definitive copy of this article at: http://libcat.wichita.edu/vwebv/holdingsInfo?bibId=1327839
dc.description.abstract Flexible magnetic nanocomposite fibers were produced by an electrospinning method using a polymeric solution containing poly(acrylonitrile) and magnetite nanoparticles. The educational objective of this study was to demonstrate nanomanufacturing to undergraduate students in the College of Engineering at Wichita State University (WSU). Magnetic nanoparticles (~10 nm) were prepared using a chemical co-precipitation of ferric and ferrous chloride salts in the presence of an ammonium hydroxide solution. The effect of magnetic particle concentrations (e.g., 0%, 1%, 5%, 10%, 20%, and 30%) on nanocomposite fibers, distribution, and morphology were studied using scanning electron microscopy (SEM). This experimental study indicated that the average diameter of the magnetic nanocomposite fibers ranged from 400 nm to 1.0 μm. The magnetic responses were found to increase linearly with increasing percent loading of the magnetic nanoparticles. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Manchester University Press en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education 38/1
dc.subject Poly(acrylonitrile) en_US
dc.subject Magnetite nanoparticles en_US
dc.subject Electrospinning en_US
dc.subject Nanocomposite fibers en_US
dc.title Synthesizing magnetic nanocomposite fibers for undergraduate nanotechnology laboratory en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Peer reviewed
dc.rights.holder Manchester University Press en_US

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