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Author Shahinpoor, Mohsen.

Title Artificial muscles : applications of advanced polymeric nanocomposites / Mohsen Shahinpoor, Kwang J. Kim, Mehran Mojarrad
Published Boca Raton : CRC, Taylor & Francis, 2007


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Description 443 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents Introduction to ionic polymers, intelligent gels and artificial muscles -- Ionic polymer-metal nano-composites (IPMNC's) artificial muscles: fundamentals -- Manufacturing techniques for ionic polymer-metal nano-composite (IMPMN's) artificial muscles -- Ionic polyacrylonitrile (PAN) chemo-electro mechanical artificial muscles/nano muscles -- PAMPS gel artificial muscles -- Modeling and simulation for ionic polymer-metal nano-composites (IPMNC's) as biomimetic distributed nano-sensors, nano-actuators, nano-transducers and artificial muscles -- Sensing, transduction, feedback control and robotic applications of artificial muscles -- Conductive polymers as artificial muscles -- Medical and industrial applications of ionic polymer-metal nano-composites
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nanotechnology.
Artificial organs.
Biomimetic polymers.
Polymers -- chemistry.
Artificial Organs.
Biomimetic Materials.
Electrophysiology -- methods.
Muscles -- physiology.
Author Kim, Kwang J.
Mojarrad, Mehran.
LC no. 2006027040
ISBN 9781584887133 hardcover alkaline paper
1584887133 hardcover alkaline paper