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Advanced materials and nanotechnology


Idris, Jamaliah and Hamouda, Abdel Magid Salem (2000) Advanced materials and nanotechnology. In: Proceedings of Advanced Technology Forum : Frontiers of Knowledge for Industrial Excellence, 7-8 Nov. 2000, Shah Alam, Selangor. (pp. 53-60).


In this paper a comparison of properties of the main groups of engineering materials as well as the role of materials in the development of human civilization and examples of their practical applications mare presented. Technical, economical, and ecological issues are stressed for modern materials selection for various products and their elements. The principal goal of this paper is to present "a unified view of recent progress and new directions in advanced materials". Among the specific issues identified are: (i) Areas of research and development (ii) Relationship among the various types of elements of materials research and development (iii) The role of government and private sectors (iv) The effectiveness of materials infrastructure in developing and commercialization of new materials technology (v) The effectiveness of materials research and education at universities and (vi) International cooperation.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Divisions: Institute of Advanced Technology
Publisher: Universiti Putra Malaysia Press
Keywords: Nanotechnology; Engineering material; Molecular nanotechnology
Depositing User: Azhar Abdul Rahman
Date Deposited: 16 May 2016 06:32
Last Modified: 17 May 2016 01:38
URI: http://psasir.upm.edu.my/id/eprint/47027
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