Nanomaterials, Nanotechnologies and Design—An Introduction for Engineers and Architects
Author: Paulo ferreira
Author: Michael F. Ashby
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2009
Nanotechnology offers product engineers, designers, architects and consumers with a vastly enhanced palette of materials and properties, ranging from the profound to the superficial. This beautifully presented text explores the nanotech opportunities and challenges that are fundamental to design and materials selection.
How could nanotechnology not perk the interest of any designer, engineer or architect? Exploring the intriguing new approaches to design that nanotechnologies offer, Nanomaterials and Design is set against the sometimes fantastic sounding potential of this technology. It is for engineering and design students and professionals who need to understand enough about the subject to apply it with real meaning to their own work.