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Harnessing the Potentials of New and Advanced Materials for Developing Economies
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NAM S
xvi+226p., 500 gms
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Weight :  525 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2013
 

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ISBN: 9788170359241
Status: In Stock 
Price: Rs 1100.00  

Materials possessing properties superior to the traditional material are known as new and advanced materials. They impart different value added characteristics like weight, strength, roughness, resistance etc. to the traditional materials. Advanced materials and associated technologies are of great significance for the industrial growth and resultant economic development of any country. New initiatives in Materials Science have traversed almost all the sectors of the economy of the nations, developing or developed, be it agriculture, civil infrastructure, transportation, energy, environmental protection, manufacturing, medicine and health, IT or aerospace.
Developing countries are replete with mineral resources. However, there is an emergent need to find means for value addition to this wealth by converting them to novel and advanced materials as well as exploit them in manufacturing processes by using advanced technologies. In present day scenario, any nation that does not develop its inherent capabilities and potentials towards production and utilisation of new and advanced materials and the attendant technological advancements stands the risk of technological marginalisation. In order to share ideas, views and information on this subject, the Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre) jointly with the Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology, Nigeria organised a 4-day International Conference on 'Harnessing the Potentials of New and Advanced materials for Developing Economies' at Abuja, Nigeria during 9-12 August 2011.
The present publication is a follow up of the Abuja Conference and includes 17 scientific papers of the researchers from around the globe. The book gives an insight on how many of the advanced materials acquire their extraordinary properties via molecular and atomic-scale structural precision. It also speaks about the areas in which research on advanced materials is being carried out like material processing and characterization, biomaterials and biomechanics, automotive, aerospace, wind energy and medicine so as to harness raw materials in their full capacity to design and develop new advanced materials.
This book is likely to serve as a valuable reference material for scientists, technologists, industry specialists and policy makers to gain knowledge on the novel methods, materials and technology innovations already developed, or in the developing phase, on new and advanced materials.

Foreword v
From the Editors’ Desk vii
Introduction xi
1. Biologically Active Waste Material of Pisum sativum L. (Pea) 1
2. Smart Advanced and Functional Materials and Structures: Design, Developments and Applications 17
3. A Review of Thermal Conductivity Properties of Carbon Nanocone to be Used in Re-Entry Vehicle 33
4. Production of Nano Silver Water Suspension Using Colloidal Silver Generator 49
5. Kenya Institutional Policy Framework for the Development and Utilization of New and Advanced Raw Materials and a Report on the Preliminary Year 2008 Country Survey on Utilization of Raw Materials 65
6. Synthesis of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles by Alkaline Precipitation Method 75
7. New and Advanced Manufacturing Technology: A Catalyst for Nigeria Technology and Economic Growth and Development 81
8. Bagasse (Sugar Cane Waste): As Low Cost Reinforcement for Advanced Metal Matrix Composites 89
9. Investigation of Austenitising Condition on the Tempering Characteristics of High-Strength Ferritic Ductile Iron 111
10. Challenges and Opportunities of Using Composite Materials in Automobile Industry 119
11. Development of Polymer Ceramics with Post Consumer Polyethylene Terephthalate Waste Bottles 133
12. Water Melon Peels Board: Alternatives to Wood-based Particleboard Composites 143
13. Sol-Gel Synthesis of Nanocrystalline Anatase Titanium Dioxide (TiO2) at Different pH Values and Temperatures 159
14. Production and Characterization of Dry-Pressed Porcelain 179
15. Alloying of Steels with Boron Using Laser Techniques 197
16. Euphorbia lagascae: A Plant Resource for the Production of Polymers 207
17. An Assessment of the Potential for Traditional and Modern Bamboo Construction Technologies in Uganda 217

The Centre for Science and Technology of the Non-Aligned and Other Developing Countries (NAM S&T Centre) is an inter-governmental organisation with a membership of 45 countries spread over Asia, Africa, Middle East and Latin America. Besides this, 12 S&T agencies and academic / research institutions of Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, India, Nigeria and Turkey are the members of the S&T-Industry Network of the Centre. The Centre was set up in 1989 to promote South-South cooperation through mutually beneficial partnerships among scientists and technologists and scientific organisations in developing countries. It implements a variety of programmes including international workshops, meetings, roundtables, training courses and collaborative projects and brings out scientific publications, including a quarterly Newsletter. It is also implementing 4 Fellowship schemes, namely, NAM S&T Centre Research Fellowship, Joint NAM S&T Centre – ICCBS Karachi Fellowship, Joint CSIR / CFTRI (Diamond Jubilee) - NAM S&T Centre Fellowship and Joint NAM S&T Centre – ZMT Bremen Fellowship. These activities provide, among others, the opportunity for scientist-to-scientist contact and interaction, training and expert assistance, familiarising the scientific community on the latest developments and techniques in the subject areas, and identification of technologies for transfer between member countries. The Centre has so far brought out 55 publications and has organised 83 International Workshops and Training Programmes.
For further details, please visit www.namstct.org or write to the Director, NAM S&T Centre, Core 6A, 2nd Floor, India Habitat Centre, Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003, India (Phone: +91-11-24645134 / 24644974; Fax: +91-11-24644973; E-mail: namstcentre@gmail.com; namstct@bol.net.in).

   

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