Nanotechnology in Civil Infrastructure [electronic resource] : A Paradigm Shift / edited by Kasthurirangan Gopalakrishnan, Bjorn Birgisson, Peter Taylor, Nii O. Attoh-Okine.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2011Description: VIII, 276p. 144 illus., 58 illus. in color. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783642166570Subject(s): Engineering | Regional planning | Civil engineering | Renewable energy sources | Sustainable development | Nanotechnology | Engineering | Civil Engineering | Nanotechnology | Sustainable Development | Renewable and Green Energy | Computational Intelligence | Landscape/Regional and Urban PlanningAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 624 LOC classification: TA1-2040Online resources: Click here to access online
Multifunctional and Smart Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Cement-based Materials -- Applications of Nanotechnology in Road Pavement Engineering -- Application of Nanoscience Modeling to Understand the Atomic Structure of C-S-H -- The Effect of SWCNT and Other Nanomaterials on Cement Hydration and Reinforcement -- Nanomaterials-enabled Multifunctional Concrete and Structures -- Nano-Optimized Construction Materials by Nano-Seeding and Crystallization Control -- Next-Generation Nano-based Concrete Construction Products: A Review -- Optimization of Clay Addition for the Enhancement of Pozzolanic Reaction in Nano-modified Cement Paste -- Characterization of Asphalt Materials for Moisture Damage Using Atomic Force Microscopy and Nanoindentation -- Nanoclay-modified Asphalt Binder Systems Optimization of Clay Addition for the Enhancement of Pozzolanic Reaction in Nano-modified Cement Paste -- Characterization of Asphalt Materials for Moisture Damage Using Atomic Force Microscopy and Nanoindentation -- Nanoclay-modified Asphalt Binder Systems.
Nanotechnology in Civil Infrastructure is a state-of-the art reference source describing the latest developments in nano-engineering and nano-modification of construction materials to improve the bulk properties, development of sustainable, intelligent, and smart concrete materials through the integration of nanotechnology based self-sensing and self-powered materials and cyber infrastructure technologies, review of nanotechnology applications in pavement engineering, development of novel, cost-effective, high-performance and long-lasting concrete products and processes through nanotechnology-based innovative processing of cement and cement paste, and advanced nanoscience modeling, visualization, and measurement systems for characterizing and testing civil infrastructure materials at the nano-scale. Researchers, practitioners, undergraduate and graduate students engaged in nanotechnology related research will find this book very useful.