Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Wing Kam Liu1,
  2. Eduard G. Karpov1 and
  3. Harold S. Park2

Published Online: 16 MAY 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470034106.ch1

Nano Mechanics and Materials: Theory, Multiscale Methods and Applications

Nano Mechanics and Materials: Theory, Multiscale Methods and Applications

How to Cite

Liu, W. K., Karpov, E. G. and Park, H. S. (2006) Introduction, in Nano Mechanics and Materials: Theory, Multiscale Methods and Applications, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470034106.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Northwestern University, Illinois, USA

  2. 2

    Vanderbilt University, Tennessee, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 MAY 2006
  2. Published Print: 13 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470018514

Online ISBN: 9780470034101

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Keywords:

  • tailor-design systems;
  • nanotechnology;
  • multiple scale modeling;
  • nano-bio systems;
  • nanoscale engineering;
  • nanoceramic-type coatings;
  • microscale component design

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Potential of Nanoscale Engineering

  • Motivation for Multiple Scale Modeling

  • Educational Approach