Smart Nanoconcretes and Cement-Based Materials

Smart Nanoconcretes and Cement-Based Materials
  • Author : Mohd Shahir Liew,Phuong Nguyen-Tri,Tuan Anh Nguyen,Saeid Kakooei
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 16 November 2019
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Smart Nanoconcretes and Cement-Based Materials: Properties, Modelling and Applications explores the fundamental concepts and applications of smart nanoconcretes with self-healing, self-cleaning, photocatalytic, antibacterial, piezoelectrical, heating and conducting properties and how they are used in modern high-rise buildings, hydraulic engineering, highways, tunnels and bridges. This book is an important reference source for materials scientists and civil engineers who are looking to enhance the properties of smart nanomaterials to create stronger, more durable concrete. Explores the mechanisms through which active agents are

Recent Advances in Nano-Tailored Multi-Functional Cementitious Composites

Recent Advances in Nano-Tailored Multi-Functional Cementitious Composites
  • Author : Mustafa Şahmaran,Faiz Shaikh,Gürkan Yıldırım
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 15 March 2022
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Over the past few years, concrete technology has advanced quite dramatically thanks to the use of a great variety of additives and admixtures, which have paved the way for the effective development of new-generation concrete mixtures. Among these additives and admixtures, nanomaterials used in construction materials such as paste, mortar, and concrete mixtures have become very popular recently. Much of the previous attention in regard to the utilization of nanomaterials in construction materials was specifically devoted to the characterization of

Smart 3D Nanoprinting

Smart 3D Nanoprinting
  • Author : Ajit Behera,Tuan Anh Nguyen,Ram K. Gupta
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 August 2022
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Examining smart 3D printing at the nanoscale, this book discusses various methods of fabrication, the presence of inherent defects and their annihilation, property analysis, and emerging applications across an array of industries. The book serves to bridge the gap between the concept of nanotechnology and the tailorable properties of smart 3D-print products. FEATURES Covers surface and interface analysis and smart technologies in 3D nanoprinting Details different materials, such as polymers, metals, semiconductors, glassceramics, and composites, as well as their selection

Construction 4.0

Construction 4.0
  • Author : Marco Casini
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 01 December 2021
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At the beginning of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, the advent of digitalization, innovative technologies and materials, and new construction techniques have begun transforming the way that infrastructure, real estate, and other built assets can be designed, constructed, and operated in order to create a more attractive, energy-efficient, comfortable, affordable, safe, and sustainable built environment. Developments in materials and cutting-edge technologies (such as artificial intelligence, robotics, nanotechnology, 3D printing, and biotechnology) have finally started to move the construction towards a new

Proceedings of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference 2021

Proceedings of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering Annual Conference 2021
  • Author : Scott Walbridge,Mazdak Nik-Bakht,Kelvin Tsun Wai Ng,Manas Shome,M. Shahria Alam,Ashraf el Damatty,Gordon Lovegrove
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 23 May 2022
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This book comprises the proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Canadian Society of Civil Engineering 2021. The contents of this volume focus on specialty conferences in construction, environmental, hydrotechnical, materials, structures, transportation engineering, etc. This volume will prove a valuable resource for those in academia and industry.

Nanotechnological applications in virology

Nanotechnological applications in virology
  • Author : Mahendra Rai,Alka Yadav
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 July 2022
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Nanotechnological Applications in Virology explores the use of nanoparticles-based technologies to fight against viruses, also discussing the use of nanoparticles in the preparation of nano masks and as sanitizing agents. The role of nanotechnology against HIV, Hepatitis, Influenza, Herpes, Ebola and Zika using rapid detection and diagnostic techniques is included, as is a brief description of SARS, MERS, the novel Coronavirus, and recent advancements in its treatment process. Other sections cover the formulation of novel nano-vaccines for the treatment and

Nanotechnology for Smart Concrete

Nanotechnology for Smart Concrete
  • Author : Ghasan Fahim Huseien,Nur Hafizah A. Khalid,Jahangir Mirza
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 11 February 2022
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Nanomaterials can markedly improve the mechanical properties of concrete, as well as reduce the porosity and enhance the durability of concrete. The application of nanotechnology in concrete is still in its infancy. However, an ever-growing demand for ultra-high-performance concrete and recurring environmental pollution caused by ordinary Portland cement has encouraged engineers to exploit nanotechnology in the construction industry. Nanotechnology for Smart Concrete discusses the advantages and applications of nanomaterials in the concrete industry, including high-strength performance, microstructural improvement, self-healing, energy

Smart and Multifunctional Concrete Toward Sustainable Infrastructures

Smart and Multifunctional Concrete Toward Sustainable Infrastructures
  • Author : Baoguo Han,Liqing Zhang,Jinping Ou
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 12 June 2017
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This book presents the latest research advances and findings in the field of smart/multifunctional concretes, focusing on the principles, design and fabrication, test and characterization, performance and mechanism, and their applications in infrastructures. It also discusses future challenges in the development and application of smart/multifunctional concretes, providing useful theory, ideas and principles, as well as insights and practical guidance for developing sustainable infrastructures. It is a valuable resource for researchers, scientists and engineers in the field of civil-engineering

Nano-Engineered Cementitious Composites

Nano-Engineered Cementitious Composites
  • Author : Baoguo Han,Siqi Ding,Jialiang Wang,Jinping Ou
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 10 April 2019
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This book focuses on civil engineering materials and nanotechnology. Highlighting recent advances in the field of nano-engineered cementitious composites, it discusses their key principles, design and fabrication, testing and characterization, performance and mechanisms, as well as applications. Future developments and remaining challenges are also outlined. Nano-engineered cementitious composites are exceptionally strong, durable and offer multifunctional/smart performance that differs considerably from that of normal cementitious composites. Providing valuable insights into these composites’ future development, the book offers an essential source

Waste Materials and By-Products in Concrete

Waste Materials and By-Products in Concrete
  • Author : Rafat Siddique
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 13 November 2007
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The amount and variety of waste that humanity dumps in landfill sites is nothing short of a scandal, believes Rafat Siddique, of Deemed University in Patiala, India. Instead, we ought to be building new homes out of it! Siddique shows in this important book that many non-hazardous waste materials and by-products which are landfilled, can in fact be used in making concrete and similar construction materials.

Biodegradation and Biodeterioration at the Nanoscale

Biodegradation and Biodeterioration at the Nanoscale
  • Author : Hafiz M.N. Iqbal,Muhammad Bilal,Tuan Anh Nguyen,Ghulam Yasin
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 08 October 2021
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Biodegradation and Biodeterioration at the Nanoscale describes the biodegradation and biodeterioration of materials in the presence of nanomaterials. The book's chapters focus on the basic principles, action mechanisms and promising applications of advanced nanomaterials, along with their integration with biotechnological processes for controlled degradation and deterioration of materials. In addition, the current research indications, positive or negative environmental impacts, legislation and future directions are also discussed. This book is an important reference source for researchers, engineers and scientists working in

Fiber-Reinforced Nanocomposites: Fundamentals and Applications

Fiber-Reinforced Nanocomposites: Fundamentals and Applications
  • Author : Baoguo Han,Sumit Sharma,Tuan Anh Nguyen,Longbiao Li,K. Subrahmanya Bhat
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 13 March 2020
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Fiber-reinforced Nanocomposites: Fundamentals and Applications explores the fundamental concepts and emerging applications of fiber-reinforced nanocomposites in the automobile, aerospace, transportation, construction, sporting goods, optics, electronics, acoustics and environmental sector. In addition, the book provides a detailed overview of the properties of fiber-reinforced nanocomposites, including discussion on embedding these high-strength fibers in matrices. Due to the mismatch in structure, density, strain and thermal expansion coefficients between matrix and fibers, their thermo-mechanical properties strongly depend not only on the preparative methods, but

Noble Metal-Metal Oxide Hybrid Nanoparticles

Noble Metal-Metal Oxide Hybrid Nanoparticles
  • Author : Satyabrata Mohapatra,Tuan Anh Nguyen,Phuong Nguyen-Tri
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 11 October 2018
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Noble Metal-Metal Oxide Hybrid Nanoparticles: Fundamentals and Applications sets out concepts and emerging applications of hybrid nanoparticles in biomedicine, antibacterial, energy storage and electronics. The hybridization of noble metals (Gold, Silver, Palladium and Platinum) with metal-oxide nanoparticles exhibits superior features when compared to individual nanoparticles. In some cases, metal oxides act as semiconductors, such as nano zinc oxide or titanium oxide nanoparticles, where their hybridization with silver nanoparticles, enhanced significantly their photocatalytic efficiency. The book highlights how such nanomaterials are

Advanced Research on Nanotechnology for Civil Engineering Applications

Advanced Research on Nanotechnology for Civil Engineering Applications
  • Author : Khitab, Anwar
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 16 May 2016
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A recent initiative within the civil engineering field is the use of nanotechnology and materials within the construction industry. While there has been great success in the adoption of various nanomaterials, there is still room for development and improvement. Advanced Research on Nanotechnology for Civil Engineering Applications highlights emergent research and theoretical concepts in the implementation of nanotechnology within the construction, geotechnical, and transportation engineering fields. Examining the application of nanomaterials, current trends within the topic area, and the potential

European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring

European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring
  • Author : Piervincenzo Rizzo,Alberto Milazzo
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 08 January 2021
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This volume gathers the latest advances, innovations, and applications in the field of structural health monitoring (SHM) and more broadly in the fields of smart materials and intelligent systems. The volume covers highly diverse topics, including signal processing, smart sensors, autonomous systems, remote sensing and support, UAV platforms for SHM, Internet of Things, Industry 4.0, and SHM for civil structures and infrastructures. The contributions, which are published after a rigorous international peer-review process, highlight numerous exciting ideas that will spur novel