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  • 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 ...
  • Chapter 6 -- Demonstrative application examples 

    Flores, Paulo; Lankarani, Hamid M. (Springer International Publishing AG, 2016-03-16)
    In this Chapter, several demonstrative application examples are presented, that range from simple systems such as the classic bouncing ball and slider-crank mechanism with external impact on a free slider block, internal ...
  • 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, Holly; 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 shear stress at the tool-part interface during autoclave processing of prepreg composites 

    Joven, Ronald; Tavakol, Behrouz; Rodriguez, Alejandro J.; Guzman, Mauricio E.; Minaie, Bob (WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2013-08-15)
    In this article, shear stress between an aluminum tool and a carbon fiber-epoxy prepreg is characterized during cure using polymeric release agent and release film at the tool-part interface. The effects of surface roughness, ...
  • Comparative cfd analysis of maldistribution in a shell and tube heat exchanger with conical and cylindrical headers 

    Paruchuri, Rohitha; Ravigururajan, Tiruvadi S.; Muley, Arun (AMER SOC MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, 2012)
    The analysis of flow maldistribution in a shell and tube heat exchanger is presented. The flow field within the headers was obtained through numerical solution of conservation equations of mass and momentum in addition to ...
  • A comparative study of the viscoelastic constitutive models for frictionless contact interfaces in solids 

    Alves, Janete; Peixinho, Nuno; da Silva, Miguel Tavares; Flores, Paulo; Lankarani, Hamid M. (Elsevier Ltd., 2015-03)
    The nature of the constitutive contact force law utilized to describe contact-impact events in solid contact interfaces plays a key role in predicting the response of multibody mechanical systems and in the simulation of ...
  • Compliant contact force models in multibody dynamics: Evolution of the Hertz contact theory 

    Machado, Margarida; Moreira, Pedro; Flores, Paulo; Lankarani, Hamid M. (Elsevier, 2012-07)
    Over the last decades, several compliant contact force models have been proposed. However, no complete and systematic comparison has been done on these models, which provides information on their range of application and ...