To realize the full potential of micro- and nanoscale devices in system building, it is critical to develop systems engineering methodologies that successfully integrate stand-alone, small-scale technologies that can effectively interface with the macro world. So how do we accomplish this?Systems Engineering for Microscale and Nanoscale Technologie
PART 1: Systems Engineering MethodologiesSystems Engineering for Micro- and Nanoscale Technologies. Introduction to Systems Engineering. Systems Engineering in Technology Development Phases. Agile Systems Engineering.PART 2: Technology Development ProcessScaling. Micro Electro Mechanical Systems-Systems Engineering's Transition into the Nanoworld. Introduction to Nanotechnology. Nanoscale Systems-Top-Down Assembly. Nanoscale Systems-Bottom-Up Assembly.PART 3: Systems Engineering Process ElementsModeling and Simulation in the Small World. Interfaces at the Micro and Nano Scale. Systems Reliability. Test and Evaluation Techniques from Very-Large-Scale Integration (VLSI) to New Developments in Micro- and Nanoscale Technology (MNT). Developing and Implementing Robust Micro- and Nanoscale Technology Programs.PART 4: Systems Engineering Applications-Toward the FutureFuture Generations of Nanotechnology. Biomedical Microsystems. Stability and Uncertainty in Self-Assembled Systems. The Role of Mechanoevolution in Predicting the Future of Micro- and Nanoscale Technologies.