Micro and Nanostructured Composite Materials for Neutron Shielding Applications

Micro and Nanostructured Composite Materials for Neutron Shielding Applications
Author: Sajith Thottathil Abdulrahman,Sabu Thomas,Zakiah Ahmad
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 450
Release: 2020-06-30
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780128194621

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Micro- and Nanostructured Composite Materials for Neutron Shielding Applications presents recent developments and future possibilities for neutron shielding materials. Emphasis is placed on the correlation between the morphology, shielding mechanisms, and other desired properties, including their mechanical and thermal properties. The effect of neutron absorbing fillers, including their size on final properties is also examined, as are recent advancements in preparation, characterization and simulation techniques. Written by specialists in their respective fields, this comprehensive resource will help professionals and students understand the fundamentals of neutron shielding, as well as the properties of micro- and nanopolymer-based composites, concrete materials, alloy materials and metal-ceramic composites. Provides an up-to-date understanding of the fundamentals of shielding mechanisms, morphology and material property correlations Covers a broad range of micro and nano composite materials for neutron shielding Discusses recent advances surrounding the synthesis and processing of nanostructures and nanocomposite materials

Elastomer Blends and Composites

Elastomer Blends and Composites
Author: M.R. Sanjay,Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai,Suchart Siengchin,Togay Ozbakkaloglu
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 438
Release: 2022-02-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780323858335

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Elastomer Blends and Composites: Principles, Characterization, Advances, and Applications presents the latest developments in natural rubber and synthetic rubber-based blends and nanocomposites, with a focus on current trends, future directions and state-of-the-art applications. The book introduces the fundamentals of natural rubber and synthetic rubbers, outlining synthesis, structure, properties, challenges and potential applications. This is followed by detailed coverage of compounding and formulations, manufacturing methods, and preparation of elastomer-based blends, composites, and nanocomposites. The next section of the book focuses on properties and characterization, examining elasticity, spectroscopy, barrier properties, and rheological, morphological, mechanical, thermal, and viscoelastic behavior, and more. This is a highly valuable resource for researchers and advanced students in rubber (or elastomer) science, polymer blends, composites, polymer science, and materials science and engineering, as well as engineers, technologists, and scientists working with rubber-based materials for advanced applications. Guides the reader through the manufacturing, properties, characterization and latest innovations in elastomer blends and composites Addresses aging and degradation behavior, lifecycle analysis, and recycling of rubber-based materials Explores novel applications of rubber blends and composites in areas such as automotive, aerospace, medicine and engineering

The Structural Integrity of Recycled Aggregate Concrete Produced With Fillers and Pozzolans

The Structural Integrity of Recycled Aggregate Concrete Produced With Fillers and Pozzolans
Author: Paul O. Awoyera,Carlos Thomas,Mehmet Serkan Kirgiz
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2021-12-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780128241066

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The Structural Integrity of Recycled Aggregate Concrete Produced with Fillers and Pozzolans presents a review on the use of by-products, fillers and pozzolanic materials in the development of concrete, with an emphasis on structural integrity. The volume is broken down into key sections, including a review of the types of materials that are used as latent hydraulic supplements, fillers and pozzolans for making recycled aggregate concrete, rheology and hydration phenomenon, the mechanical and microscale nature of concrete, and the impact of fillers and pozzolans on the workability of concrete with case studies. Durability and strength development are also discussed. The final section looks at issues such as performance effect, LCA, environmental impact, sustainability and cost benefit analysis. With detailed case studies throughout, this volume will provide useful information for all stakeholders involved in the built environment, including materials scientists, civil engineers, builders, architects and policymakers. Identifies several potential by-products, fillers and pozzolans for the development of durable concrete Acts as a guidebook for constructors and researchers working in the broad field of material science, engineering and in-situ application Presents the durability properties of concrete made of by-products, fillers and pozzolans

Nanostructured Materials for the Detection of CBRN

Nanostructured Materials for the Detection of CBRN
Author: Janez Bonča,Sergei Kruchinin
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2018-07-11
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9789402413045

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This book includes topics in nanophysics, nanotechnology, nanomaterials, sensors, biosensors, security systems, and CBRN agents detection. There have been many significant advances in the past two years and some entirely new directions of research are just opening up. Recent developments in nanotechnology and measurement techniques now allow experimental investigation of the physical properties of nanostructured materials. The book presents new methods for the detection of chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) agents using chemical and biochemical sensors. Identification, protection and decontamination are the main scientific and technological responses for the modern challenges of CBRN agents.

Engineered Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibrous Material

Engineered Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibrous Material
Author: A. K. Haghi,Praveen K.M.,Sabu Thomas
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 264
Release: 2018-10-16
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9781351048118

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Carbon nanotubes, with their extraordinary engineering properties, have garnered much attention in the past 10 years. Because of the broad range of potential applications, the scientific community is more motivated than ever to move beyond basic properties and explore the real issues associated with carbon nanotube-based applications. Presenting up-to-date literature that presents the current state of the science, this book, Engineered Carbon Nanotubes and Nanofibrous Material: Integrating Theory and Technique, fully explores the development phase of carbon nanotube-based applications. It looks at carbon nanotubes and their applications in diverse areas of science and engineering and considers environmental engineering applications as well. This volume is a valuable resource for engineers, scientists, researchers, and professionals in a wide range of disciplines whose focus remains on the power and promise of carbon nanotubes.

Advanced Ceramics for Versatile Interdisciplinary Applications

Advanced Ceramics for Versatile Interdisciplinary Applications
Author: Shiv Singh,Pradip Kumar,D.P. Mondal
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 460
Release: 2022-03-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780323885652

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Advanced Ceramics for Versatile Interdisciplinary Applications describes recent progress in ceramic synthesis and their applications in areas of catalysis, lithium-ion batteries, microbial fuel cells, and biomedical applications. Advancements in ceramic syntheses, such as laser additive manufacturing technologies are also discussed, as are developments in magnetic-based, doped and piezoelectric ceramics and their applications. Other sections cover mixed ionic-electronic conducting ceramic membranes for electrochemical applications, ceramic separators for microbial fuel cells, ceramic polymer composites for lithium-ion batteries, and hybrid ceramic nanocomposites for catalysis applications. The use of metal and metal oxide nanostructures as antimicrobial agents offer a wide range of advantages, ranging from straightforward synthesis to less prone towards resistance development by microbes. Finally, the development of biocompatible ceramic materials, mechanical and chemical properties, and applications are discussed in detail. The book will be useful for new researchers, academics and postgraduate students all working in the area of ceramics and their potential applications. Focuses on the optical and electrochemical properties of advanced ceramic materials and MXenes Covers synthesis, characterization techniques and a diverse range of applications, including energy and biomaterials Contains contributions from a diverse range of backgrounds across chemistry, physics, materials science, engineering, medical science, environmental and industrial technology, biotechnology and biomedical engineering

Graduate Programs in Engineering Applied Sciences 2011 Grad 5

Graduate Programs in Engineering   Applied Sciences 2011  Grad 5
Author: Peterson's
Publsiher: Peterson's
Total Pages: 602
Release: 2011-05-01
Genre: Education
ISBN: 9780768930917

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Peterson's Graduate Programs in Engineering & Applied Sciences contains a wealth of information on colleges and universities that offer graduate degrees in the fields of Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering; Agricultural Engineering & Bioengineering; Architectural Engineering, Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology; Chemical Engineering; Civil & Environmental Engineering; Computer Science & Information Technology; Electrical & Computer Engineering; Energy & Power engineering; Engineering Design; Engineering Physics; Geological, Mineral/Mining, and Petroleum Engineering; Industrial Engineering; Management of Engineering & Technology; Materials Sciences & Engineering; Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics; Ocean Engineering; Paper & Textile Engineering; and Telecommunications. Up-to-date data, collected through Peterson's Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions, provides valuable information on degree offerings, professional accreditation, jointly offered degrees, part-time and evening/weekend programs, postbaccalaureate distance degrees, faculty, students, degree requirements, entrance requirements, expenses, financial support, faculty research, and unit head and application contact information. As an added bonus, readers will find a helpful "See Close-Up" link to in-depth program descriptions written by some of these institutions. These Close-Ups offer detailed information about the specific program or department, faculty members and their research, and links to the program Web site. In addition, there are valuable articles on financial assistance and support at the graduate level and the graduate admissions process, with special advice for international and minority students. Another article discusses important facts about accreditation and provides a current list of accrediting agencies.

Peterson s Graduate Programs in Engineering Applied Sciences 2012

Peterson s Graduate Programs in Engineering   Applied Sciences 2012
Author: Peterson's
Publsiher: Peterson's
Total Pages: 860
Release: 2012-03-09
Genre: Study Aids
ISBN: 9780768936650

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Peterson's Graduate Programs in Engineering & Applied Sciences 2012 contains a wealth of information on accredited institutions offering graduate degree programs in these fields. Up-to-date data, collected through Peterson's Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions, provides valuable information on degree offerings, professional accreditation, jointly offered degrees, part-time and evening/weekend programs, postbaccalaureate distance degrees, faculty, students, requirements, expenses, financial support, faculty research, and unit head and application contact information. There are helpful links to in-depth descriptions about a specific graduate program or department, faculty members and their research, and more. There are also valuable articles on financial assistance, the graduate admissions process, advice for international and minority students, and facts about accreditation, with a current list of accrediting agencies.

Progress in Nanotechnology

Progress in Nanotechnology
Author: ACerS (American Ceramics Society, The)
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 339
Release: 2010-02-02
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780470588253

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This edition of the Progress in Ceramic Technology series is a select compilation of articles on nanotechnology applications and markets previously published in ACerS publications, including The American Ceramic Society Bulletin, Journal of the American Ceramic Society, International Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings (CESP) and Ceramic Transactions (CT). The American Ceramic Society contributes to the progress of nanotechnology by providing forums for information exchange during its various meetings and by publishing articles in its various journals and proceedings.

Radiation Shielding

Radiation Shielding
Author: J. Kenneth Shultis,Richard E. Faw
Publsiher: Amer Nuclear Society
Total Pages: 537
Release: 2000-01-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 0894484567

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This newly published book is intended for dual use as a textbook for students in radiation shielding courses and a reference work for shielding practitioners. It emphasizes the principles behind techniques used in various aspects of shield analysis and presents these principles in many different contexts. This approach is intended to provide a strong base of understanding in order to facilitate use of the large shielding codes that have come to dominate shielding design and analysis. An assumption is made that the reader has an understanding of mathematics through basic calculus and vector analysis as well as a knowledge of the nuclear physics of radioactive decay. For most chapters, problem sets are provided.

Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing

Cold Spray Additive Manufacturing
Author: Shuo Yin,Rocco Lupoi
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 190
Release: 2021-04-28
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9783030733674

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This book systematically describes the status quo and future development of cold spray additive manufacturing technology. It starts with a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of cold spray additive manufacturing, including its history, working principle, equipment, processing parameters and powder feedstock. It then discusses the fundamentals of and the latest developments in the gas flow character, particle acceleration, particle deposition and bond mechanism from the perspectives of both experiments and modelling to provide readers with insights into the cold spray additive manufacturing process. Further, it explores microstructure and properties, which are major concerns in the context of cold sprayed deposits. The book also highlights the strengthening strategies for cold sprayed deposits, from pre- and in-process to post-treatment. Lastly, it examines the current and potential applications of cold spray additive manufacturing.

Composite Materials

Composite Materials
Author: Kamal K. Kar
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 686
Release: 2016-10-14
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9783662495148

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Composite materials are used as substitutions of metals/traditional materials in aerospace, automotive, civil, mechanical and other industries. The present book collects the current knowledge and recent developments in the characterization and application of composite materials. To this purpose the volume describes the outstanding properties of this class of advanced material which recommend it for various industrial applications.

Peterson s Graduate Programs in Management of Engineering Technology Materials Sciences Engineering and Mechanical Engineering Mechanics 2011

Peterson s Graduate Programs in Management of Engineering   Technology  Materials Sciences   Engineering  and Mechanical Engineering   Mechanics 2011
Author: Peterson's
Publsiher: Peterson's
Total Pages: 602
Release: 2011-05-01
Genre: Study Aids
ISBN: 9780768934830

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Peterson's Graduate Programs in Management of Engineering & Technology, Materials Sciences & Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics contains a wealth of information on colleges and universities that offer graduate work these exciting fields. The institutions listed include those in the United States and Canada, as well as international institutions that are accredited by U.S. accrediting bodies. Up-to-date information, collected through Peterson's Annual Survey of Graduate and Professional Institutions, provides valuable information on degree offerings, professional accreditation, jointly offered degrees, part-time and evening/weekend programs, postbaccalaureate distance degrees, faculty, students, degree requirements, entrance requirements, expenses, financial support, faculty research, and unit head and application contact information. Readers will find helpful links to in-depth descriptions that offer additional detailed information about a specific program or department, faculty members and their research, and much more. In addition, there are valuable articles on financial assistance, the graduate admissions process, advice for international and minority students, and facts about accreditation, with a current list of accrediting agencies.

Fundamentals Properties and Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites

Fundamentals  Properties  and Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Joseph H. Koo
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 697
Release: 2016-10-31
Genre: Science
ISBN: 9781107029965

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Discusses polymer nanocomposites composed of a family of polymeric materials whose properties are capable of being tailored to meet specific applications.

Materials for Potential EMI Shielding Applications

Materials for Potential EMI Shielding Applications
Author: Joseph Kuruvilla,Runcy Wilson,George Gejo
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 412
Release: 2019-11-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering
ISBN: 9780128175910

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Materials for Potential EMI Shielding Applications: Processing, Properties and Current Trends extensively and comprehensively reviews materials for EMI shielding applications, ranging from the principles to possible applications and various types of shielding materials. The book provides a thorough introduction to electromagnetic interference, its effect on both the environment and other electronic items, various materials that are used for electromagnetic interference shielding applications, and its properties. It explains the mechanism behind EMI shielding, the methods by which EMI SE of a given material is estimated, and the different fabrication methods currently employed for fabricating EMI shielding materials. Final sections focus on the theoretical background of EMI shielding and shielding mechanisms. This theoretical background is extended to the physics of EMI shielding, wherein the physics behind mechanism of shielding is explained. Focuses on the different types of available EMI shielding, their applications, processing, characterization, and the mechanism behind their shielding Discusses how to incorporate EMI shielding with low cost, low density and high strength Provides an understanding and clarifies both elementary and practical problems relating to EMI shielding materials