This new volume offers a state-of-the-art report on various recent scientific developments in the theory of engineering materials. It addresses the close connection between modeling and experimental methods for studying a wide range of nanomaterials and nanostructures.Focusing on practical applications and industry needs, and supported by a solid outlining of theoretical background, the volume provides an overview of approaches that have been developed for designing nanostructured materials. It also covers several aspects of the simulation and design of nanomaterials, analyzed by a selected group of active researchers in the field. The volume also looks at how the advancement of computational tools have enabled nanoscopic prediction of physical and chemical properties and how they can be used to simulate and analyze nanostructures.Materials Modeling for Macro to Micro/Nano Scale Systems is addressed to a wide readership and will be useful for undergraduate and graduate students and as a reference source for professionals including engineers, applied mathematicians, and others working on different application of nanomaterials in engineering.
Table of Contents
1. Nanocrystalline Perovskites: From Materials to Modeling
Saranya Babu, Prateek Mekkat, and P. Predeep
2. Investigation on the Effect of Method of Synthesis on the Thermal Decomposition of Ceria Nanostructures
K. Nusrath and K. Muraleedharan
3. Kinetic Analysis of the Formation of Barium-Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles from Their Oxalate Precursors
K. Sabira, Tinu Lowerence, and K. Muraleedharan
4. Studies on the Thermal Behavior and Kinetic Parameters of the Formation of Barium Titanate Nanoparticles and Its Bactericidal Effect
N. V. Sindhu and K. Muraleedharan
5. Synthesis of LDH for Photocatalytic Removal of Toxic Dyes from Aqueous Solution
Rasna Devi, Dipshikha Bharali, and Ramesh Chandra Deka
6. The Challenge of Realizing Nanothin Perovskite Single-Crystalline Wafers: Computational and Experimental Aspects
M. Pratheek, T. A. Shahul Hameed, and P. Predeep
7. Creep Stresses and Strains in Ceramic Discs Exhibiting Transversely Isotropic Nano and Macro-Structural Symmetry Subjected to Centrifugal Forces
Shivdev Shahi, S. B. Singh, and A. K. Haghi
8. Elastoplastic Transition Stress Buildup in Hollow-Sphere-Shaped Structure of Carbon Nanotube and Graphene Sheet Nanocomposite
Shivdev Shahi, S.B. Singh, and A.K. Haghi
9. Disturbances Due to Normal Heat in a Nonlocal Thermoelastic Solid with Two Temperatures and Without Energy Dissipation
Parveen Lata and Sukhveer Singh
10. Optimization of Spark Gap in Powder Mixed Wire Electric Discharge Machining Through Genetic Algorithm Approach
Swarup S. Deshmukh, Arjyajyoti Goswami, Ramakant Shrivastava and Vijay S. Jadhav
11. Study of Ocean Wave Flow Around a Vertically Submerged Rectangular Plate in Intermediate Depth of Water
Pradip Deb Roy
12. Investigations of Flow Behavior in Cylinder and Disc Made of Monolithic and Composite Materials
Savita Bansal, S. B. Singh, and A. K. Haghi
Satya Bir Singh, PhD, has over has 21 years of teaching and research experience. He is currently Professor of Mathematics at Punjabi University Patiala in India. Prior to this, he worked as Assistant Professor in Mathematics at the Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, India. He has published over 125 research papers in journals of national and international repute and has given invited talks at various conferences and workshops. He has also organized several national and international conferences and acted as a coordinator and principal investigator of several schemes funded by various government agencies.
Prabhat Ranjan, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechatronics Engineering at Manipal University Jaipur, India. Dr. Ranjan has published several books, more than 10 research papers in peer-reviewed journals, and dozens of book chapters. He has received several grants and awards, including the prestigious President Award of Manipal University, Jaipur, India, given for the development of the university.
A. K. Haghi, PhD, is the author and editor of over 200 books, as well as over 1000 published papers in various journals and conference proceedings. Dr. Haghi has received several grants, consulted for a number of major corporations, and is a frequent speaker to national and international audiences. Since 1983, he has served as a professor at several universities. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Chemoinformatics and Chemical Engineering and Polymers Research Journal and is on the editorial boards of many international journals. He is also a member of the Canadian Research and Development Center of Sciences and Cultures.