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Nanotechnology

The technology that controls products at the atomic or molecular state. Nanotechnology has uses in information technology, heavy industry and energy.
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Karami, Finite Element Micromechanics for Stiffness and Strength of Wavy Fiber Composites.
Modeling and design of variable-geometry electrostatic microactuators, Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 15, p.
2007), Strength prediction of multi-layer plain weave textile composites using the direct micromechanics method, Composites: Part B, 38, pp.
Use of finite element in micromechanics of natural composites.
It is co-ordinated by Oulu Southern Institute at University of Oulu in Finland, and other participants are: Electrical and Electronics Engineering Department at Bilkent University (Turkey); the National Institute for Optical Applications (Italy); the Advanced Photonics Laboratory at the Ecole Polytechnique, Lausanne (Switzerland); the Department of Computer Science at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth; the Institute of Micromechanics and Photonics, Warsaw University of Technology (Poland), Bremer Institut fur Angewandte Strahltechnik (Germany), Lyncee Tec (Switzerland) and Holoeye Photonics, Germany--the last three being the only commercial organisations involved.
In the present paper the orthotropic stiffness and strength of each lamina are determined using Chamis' simplified micromechanics equations [18].
We started to play with nanomechanics or micromechanics," Capasso said.
This new method utilizes transmission line equations and micromechanics models calibrated to site-specific conditions for each site/layer combination.