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One of the key objectives of nanotechnology is to develop our knowledge to manipulate matters at nanoscale level to create novel, smart, cost effective and eco-friendly macrostructures to improve quality of human life. Recent advancement in development of nano-materials and structures motivate engineers to design nano-modified smart, effective, high performance and sustainable macro-units. This volume contains recent research progresses on development and application on construction based nanomaterials, market potential, problems regarding conventional building system and nanostructures characterized by higher potency, greater robustness and resilience, increased speed of construction, and lessened environmental impact. It contains vivid discussion on methods, mechanical properties, electrical and resistive properties, thermal conductive and damping properties of nanomaterials like titanium dioxide and carbon nanotubes, ultra high pressure –sensitive cement based composites and their potential applications. Authors lucidly and ornately discussed about self cleaning rods, fabrics, electricity generating coatings, heating/ cooling installation systems, micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) in automobiles, development of nano based structures for disaster protection, waste and pollutant treatment, aviation and land transportation systems, and their applications. Nanotechnology not only finds its use in building highways, dams, bridges and flyovers, but also in making eco-friendly and smart nano-surfaces in ceramics and glasses which currently holds a very potential market globally. This volume will not only expand the knowledge and enhance the analytical ability of the students and researchers, but also help the industrial scientists, engineers, constructors and developers, to address many unsolved problems regarding production and characterisation of construction materials and their prospective applications.
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Title Nanotechnology Vol. 9: Construction Engineering Table of Content Nano Application in Civil Engineering (MALAYSIA). A Revolution in Construction World by Nanotechnology (INDIA). Applications of Nanotechnology in Construction (INDIA). Some Sustainable Materials for Energy Efficient Building Design (INDIA). Synthesis of Ceramic Nanoparticle (INDIA). Application of Layered Nanoparticles in the Micromechanical Reinforcement and Flame Retardancy of Polymer Foams (SPAIN). Structural Health Monitoring of Transportation Structures with Micro-Electro-Mechanical Sensors and Systems (MEMS) (INDIA). Nanotip-Induced Ultrahigh Pressure-Sensitive Cement Based Composites/Sensors and their Application (CHINA, USA). Enlightening and Noxious Shades of Nanotechnology Application in Concrete(UK). Smart Nanosurfaces in Ceramic and Glass: From Research to Industrialization (ITALY). Parameters Controlling Blast-Induced Damage and Overbreak (INDIA). Appendix-I. Table of Contents of Other Volumes of the Series Vols. 1 to 8 & 10. Subject Index Page No. 370 Author's Name Shishir Sinha & Naveen Kumar Navani, Exec. Ed. J.N. Govil Publisher Studium Press LLC Year Of Publication 2013 ISBN 10 1-62699-009-3 ISBN 13 No About The Book No Binding type No Book Size(len) No Series No book size(hei) 10 Book size width 6.6 Edition 1st
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