Nanotechnology for Dummies

ISBN-10: 0470891912

ISBN-13: 9780470891919

Edition: 2nd 2011

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The bestselling introductory guide on nanotechnology?now revised and updated The world of nanotechnology is ever changing and evolving; this fun and friendly guide demystifies the topic for anyone interested in how molecule-sized machines and processes affect our everyday lives. The authors begin with explaining the background of nanotechnology and then examine industries that are affected by this technology. Aiming to educate and simultaneously dispel common myths, the book explores the many nanotechnology-enabled consumer products available on the market today, ranging from socks to face lotion to jet skis to floor cleaners, to name a few. Serves as a fun and friendly introduction to the fascinating topic of nanotechnology Discusses the various issues involving nanotechnology in the areas of environment, medicine, defense, and others Provides real-world examples of everyday nanotechnology use such as floor cleaners, flash memory drives, face lotion, computer processors, and more Written in the accessible, humorous For Dummies style, Nanotechnology For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides an easy-to-understand overview of nanotechnology and its real-world implementation.
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Book details

List price: $17.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 8/5/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
Nanotechnology Basics
Introduction to Nanotechnology Concepts
Who's Doing What?
Building Blocks: Nanomaterials
Nano Tools
Putting Nanotechnology to Work
Nano Applications
Nanoscale Electronics
Nanotechnology in Your House and Car
When Nano Gets Personal
Changing the Way We Do Medicine
Saving Energy with Nano
Improving the Environment
Star Wars: Nano in Space and Defense
Nanotechnology and People
Nano Ethics, Safety, and Regulations
Making Nano Work for You: Education and Careers
The Part of Tens
Top Ten Nano Web Sites
Ten Nano Universities
Ten Interesting Nano Research Labs
Glossary
Index
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