Nanotechnology for sustainable manufacturing
- edited by David Rickerby.
- Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, 
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- Rickerby, David G., editor.
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Introduction David G. Rickerby and Mark Morrison Nanotechnology in Electronics Larry Larson, Seongsin Margaret Kim, Patrick Kung, Quigkai Yu, Zhihong Liu, Deb Newberry, and Walt Trybula Photovoltaics and Nanotechnology: From Innovation to Industry Sophia Fantechi, Iain Weir, and Bertrand Fillon How Nanotechnologies Can Enhance Sustainability in the Agrifood Sector Frans W.H. Kampers Biological Production of Nanocellulose and Potential Application in Agricultural and Forest Product Industry Nadanathangam Vigneshwaran, Prasad Satyamurthy, and Prateek Jain Applications of Nanotechnology in Aerospace Leonard L. Yowell and Padraig G. Moloney Applications of Nanomaterials in Fuel Cells Shangfeng Du and Bruno G. Pollet Nanostructured Metal Oxide Catalysts Vicente Cortes Corberan, Vicente Rives, Natalia V. Mezentseva, Vladislav A. Sadykov, and Eduardo Martinez-Tamayo Solar Photocatalytic Drinking Water Treatment for Developing Countries John Anthony Byrne and Pilar Fernandez-Ibanez Applications of Nanotechnology in the Building Industry Michael B. Cortie, Nicholas Stokes, Gregory Heness, and Geoffrey B. Smith Anticipatory Life-Cycle Assessment of SWCNT-Enabled Lithium Ion Batteries Ben A. Wender and Thomas P. Seager Life-Cycle Assessment of Nanotechnology-Based Applications Michael Steinfeldt.
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- Nanotechnology has the potential to play an important role in increasing the sustainability of a wide range of industrial sectors. Nanomaterials could contribute to more sustainable manufacturing through cleaner, less wasteful production processes and can substitute conventional materials, leading to savings in raw materials and energy. Nanotechnology for Sustainable Manufacturing discusses recent progress in the areas of energy and materials efficiency related to resource savings and conservation of raw materials, which are drivers for the application of nanotechnology in the industrial setting. Written by leading experts from Europe, North America, Asia, and Australia, the book provides an innovative perspective by establishing connections between the subject areas associated with nanotechnology and by bridging the academic and industrial research gap. The topics covered include electronics, agrifood, aerospace, pulp and paper manufacturing, batteries, catalysts, solar energy, fuel cells, drinking water, and construction materials. The chapters offer insights into the diverse industries that are currently or likely to be impacted by developments in nanotechnology and nanomaterials. They cover applications such as nanotechnology for alternative energy generation, improving water quality, and novel uses in agriculture and forest products. The book also addresses the use of life-cycle analysis for assessing the sustainability of nanotechnology-based products and processes.
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