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Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

Nano-Energetic Materials

Editors: Bhattacharya, S., Agarwal, A.K., Rajagopalan, T., Patel, V.K. (Eds.)

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  • Contains contributions from leading researchers in the field
  • Provides special emphasis on the energy storage, propellant and defense applications
  • Discusses challenges and future perspectives for the field
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This book presents the latest research on the area of nano-energetic materials, their synthesis, fabrication, patterning, application and integration with various MEMS systems and platforms. Keeping in mind the applications for this field in aerospace and defense sectors, the articles in this volume contain contributions by leading researchers in the field, who discuss the current challenges and future perspectives. This volume will be of use to researchers working on various applications of high-energy research. 

About the authors

Shantanu Bhattacharya (PhD) is a Professor of Mechanical Engineering and the Head of Design Program at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Prior to this he completed his MS in Mechanical Engineering from the Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas and a PhD in Bio-engineering from the University of Missouri at Columbia, United States of America. He also completed a post-doctoral training at the Birck Nanotechnology Center at the Purdue University. Dr. Bhattacharya’s main research interests are Design and development of micro- nano sensors and actuation platforms, nano-energetic materials, micro and nanofabrication technologies, water  remediation using visible light photocatalysis and product design and development. He has many awards and accolades to his credit which includes the Institution of Engineers Young engineer award, the Institute of Smart structures and systems young scientist award, the national design research best mechanical engineering award, fellowship from the high energetic materials institute at Australia, fellowship of the Institution of Engineers of India etc. Dr. Bhattacharya has guided many PhD and masters students and has many international journal publications, patents, books and conference proceedings.

Avinash K Agarwal (PhD) is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His areas of interest are IC engines, combustion, alternative fuels, conventional fuels, optical diagnostics, laser ignition, HCCI, emission and particulate control, and large bore engines. He has published 24 books and 230+ international journal and conference papers. Prof. Agarwal is a Fellow of SAE (2012), ASME (2013), ISEES (2015) and INAE (2015). He received several awards such as Prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award-2016 in Engineering Sciences, Rajib Goyal prize-2015, NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award-2012; INAE Silver Jubilee Young Engineer Award-2012; SAE International’s Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award-2008; INSA Young Scientist Award-2007; UICT Young Scientist Award-2007; INAE Young Engineer Award-2005.

T Rajagopalan (PhD) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore, India and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Missouri, MO, USA. He has previously worked as a consultant and senior project manager to NEMS/MEMS Works LLC, USA, a Visiting Scientist in the Ben Gurion  University of the Negev, Israel, and others. His research interests include synthesis, processing, characterization and application aspects of carbon nanotubes and graphene, self- assembly of nanomaterials, mesostructured materials, nanoenergetic materials and 2D materials. He is a member of American Chemical Society, USA, Materials Research Society, USA and IEEE, and has published 36 peer-reviewed journal articles, 2 book chapters and holds 8 patents.


Vinay Kumar Patel is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Govind Ballabh Pant Institute of Engineering & Technology Pauri, Uttarakhand, India. He completed his PhD from IIT Kanpur in 2015, specializing in nanofabrication and characterization of high energy composites. His research interests include nano-energetic materials, MEMS, high energy combustion, welding and tribology. He has published 15 journal articles in high impact journals, 7 conference papers and 2 book chapters 


Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Introduction to Nano-energetic Materials

    Pages 3-7

    Bhattacharya, Shantanu (et al.)

  • Aluminum-Based Nano-energetic Materials: State of the Art and Future Perspectives

    Pages 9-35

    Thiruvengadathan, Rajagopalan

  • Nanostructured Energetic Composites: An Emerging Paradigm

    Pages 37-80

    Singh, Hema (et al.)

  • Nano-energetic Materials for Defense Application

    Pages 81-108

    Jena, Sudarsana (et al.)

  • Nano-aluminium as Catalyst in Thermal Decomposition of Energetic Materials

    Pages 109-120

    Joshi, Amit (et al.)

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eBook $129.00
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-3269-2
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-13-3268-5
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Nano-Energetic Materials
Editors
  • Shantanu Bhattacharya
  • Avinash K. Agarwal
  • T Rajagopalan
  • Vinay K Patel
Series Title
Energy, Environment, and Sustainability
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-13-3269-2
DOI
10.1007/978-981-13-3269-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-13-3268-5
Series ISSN
2522-8366
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 290
Number of Illustrations
40 b/w illustrations, 93 illustrations in colour
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