Ruby Aslam, Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain and Jeenat Aslam
May 1, 2024
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Green Magnetic Nanoparticles (GMNPs): Recent Developments in Preparation and Application highlights established research and technology on nanomaterials, nanocomposites, and other alternative materials to be used for different applications, including their rapid move into emerging aspects and future research directions. The book provides academia and industry with a high-tech start-up that will revolutionize the modern developments in synthesis and applications of green magnetic nanoparticles. It evaluates green magnetic nanoparticles as prime options for smart and transformational opportunities.Nanomaterials and nanocomposites are the most effective materials to be used in different industrial applications. Green nanotechnology incorporates the principles of green chemistry and green engineering to fabricate innocuous and eco-friendly nanoassemblies to combat problems affecting both human health and the environment.
Advanced Materials-based Thermally Enhanced Phase Change Materials: Fundamentals and Applications focuses on the use of advanced materials to enhance the thermal characteristics of phase change materials used to maximize heat transfer rate and thermal storage capability of PCMs. The book covers the various aspects of PCMs through characteristics and preparation to heat transfer enhancement with an emphasis on prominent applications. It progresses from a brief history to a literature review, definitions, recent advances, preparation techniques, thermophysical properties and heat transfer characteristics with mathematical models, performance-affecting factors, and applications and challenges of PCMs in manufacturing.This powerful tool for researchers and energy engineers offers cutting-edge materials advances, analysis and applications of phase change materials in manufacturing.
Progress in Optics, Volume 69 is the latest release in a yearly publication that provides in-depth reviews on topics in experimental theoretical optics, as well as on optical engineering. The book's intended audience are researchers and graduate students. Chapters in this new release include Radiative Transport in Rotated Reference Frames, Consistent scalar imaging theory, Single photon detection with superconducting detectors and their applications, Phased-array lidar, Pearcey beams and autofocusing waves, Meta-surfaces, and Holographic metasurfaces.
Stimuli-responsive Actuating Materials for Micro-robotics examines the latest stimuli-responsive actuating materials with high potential for applications in microrobotics. The material science, functionalities, performance, and synthesis of these materials are reviewed. Then, the common enabling technologies for material and signal integration such as 3/4D printing and interface engineering, and chemo-mechanics modeling of the materials are discussed. Finally, there is a chapter that looks at the prospects of materials for micro-robotics, including case studies for specific applications such as self-folding origami robots and robots for micro-surgery. This book is suitable for researchers and practitioners working in the subject areas of materials science and engineering.
Interaction of Disturbances in Shear Flows aims to provide a comprehensive, in-depth overview of the current state of knowledge on the subject.Authored by a recognized expert with decades of experience and many software patents to his credit, the volume covers advances in computational fluid dynamics to showcase innovative ways to apply physical measurements and visualization patterns to solve various aero- and hydrodynamic problems. It also delves into analytical methodologies to compare and contrast with the theoretical models most commonly used in the field. Additionally, it demonstrates the significance of comprehending and managing disturbances in shear flows, discussing practical applications of the research to optimize the design of aircraft, automotive vehicles, and marine vessels, with a strong emphasis on enhancing aero- and hydrodynamic efficiency, fuel economy, and the reduction of harmful emissions.Academia and industry readers alike will find this a useful resource to equip themselves with the tools needed to understand and address practical engineering challenges encountered in their studies or work.
Transfer Printing Technologies and Applications is a complete guide to transfer printing techniques and their cutting-edge applications. Sections in the book explore the fundamentals behind these technologies, along with state-of-the-art applications enabled by transfer printing techniques, including areas such as flexible sensors, flexible transistors, wearable devices, thin film-based energy systems, flexible displays, microLED-based displays, metal films, and more. A concluding chapter addresses current challenges and future opportunities in this innovative field. This book will be of interest to researchers and advanced students across nanotechnology, materials science, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, chemistry, and biomedicine, as well as scientists, engineers, R&D professionals, and more.
Ram Gupta, Muhammad Bilal, Hafiz M. N. Iqbal + 1 more
January 19, 2024
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MXene-Based Hybrid Nano-Architectures for Environmental Remediation and Sensor Applications: From Design to Applications brings together the state-of-the-art in molecular design, synthetic approaches, unique properties, and applications of MXene-based hybrid nanomaterials, which combine 2D MXenes with low dimensional materials and open the door to novel solutions in environmental remediation, sensing, and other areas. The book covers synthesis methods, structural design, basic properties, and characterization techniques and provides in-depth coverage of specific areas of environmental remediation and removal, covering gases, toxic heavy metals, organic pollutants, pharmaceuticals, organic dyes, pesticides, and inorganic pollutants. Other sections delve into targeted sensing applications, including electrochemical sensors, optical sensors, biosensors, and strain sensors. The final chapters consider other application areas for MXene-based hybrid nano-architectures, such as wearable devices and thermal energy storage, and address the other key considerations of secondary environmental contamination, toxicity, regeneration and re-use of MXenes, and future opportunities.
Physics in Biology and Medicine, Sixth Edition includes new, revised material, and corresponding exercises on many exciting developments in the field. New sections cover biomechanics, biotribology, frictional properties of biological materials, 3-D printing and its use in medicine, new materials in dentistry, microfluidics, bioelectronic medicine, microsensors, and microscopy. This revised edition delivers helpful and engaging additions to the role and importance of physics in biology and medicine, including new coverage on metamaterials, metabolism, and environmental science. It is ideal for courses in biophysics, medical physics, and related subjects.
Advanced Materials-Based Fluids for Thermal Systems focuses on new advanced materials called nanofluids that can be used to maximize heat transfer rates by adding nanoparticles (nanocomposites) into conventional heat transfer fluids. This comprehensive resource covers fundamentals, brief history, definitions, literature review, an introduction to thermophysical properties, and heat transfer characteristics with mathematical models, techniques, performance-affecting factors, applications, and challenges of hybrid nanofluids. The book includes thermal characteristics, measurement, design, and applications of nanoparticles, as well as up-to-date advances in thermal engineering. Sections cover basics then advance to major topics with mathematical models, schematic diagrams, and summaries of experimental work of different researchers. The book also summarizes previous research and contemporary advances on nanofluids worldwide and introduces new techniques, resolving existing problems, and includes tactics on the implementation in practical applications.
Functionalized Magnetic Nanosystems for Diagnostic Tools and Devices: Current and Emerging Research Trends explores the various aspects of functionalization of magnetic nanosystems in great detail, providing a thorough review of the associated benefits and challenges. The book begins with an overview of each key pillar for the design and application of functionalized magnetic nanosystems, from the synthesis, processing methods, and characterization techniques, to biocompatibility and toxicity considerations. Later chapters focus on specific nanomaterials and targeted biomedical applications, including point-of-care diagnosis, cancer therapy, medical imaging, biosensing and more. Importance is given to the safety considerations, environmental, legal and ethical implications, and commercial aspects of functionalized magnetic nanosystems, thus providing guidance relevant for advancing research into clinical practice.