Engines of Creation: The Coming Era of Nanotechnology
by Eric Drexler
Publisher: Anchor 1986
Number of pages: 320
Nanotechnology, or molecular technology, involves the manipulation of individual atoms and molecules, something the human body already does.In Engines of Creation, Drexler attempts to predict, justify, quantify, and caution us about this important new field in engineering. His book could have been the first and foremost discussion of this fascinating subject.
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by M. Kuno
These notes about nanoscience and nanotechnology should explain to the student some of the underlying concepts behind 'nano'. It describes to the student the physics rather than just providing a qualitative overview of developments in the field.
by Jeremy Ramsden - BookBoon
The book introduces the reader to the world of Nanotechnology, the basis of the next technological revolution. The author explains the basic concepts and definitions regarding choice of materials, then it proceeds to discuss the areas of application.
by Emiliano Lepore, Nicola Pugno - De Gruyter Open Ltd
The adhesive abilities of insects and spiderss have inspired researchers for a long time. The book aims to better understand some of the most challenging topics in nature, such as adhesive, anti-adhesive or strong mechanisms in plants or animals.
by E. Drexler, C. Peterson, G. Pergamit - William Morrow and Co.
An examination of the benefits and dangers of the new nanotechnology revolution. The book delivers scenarios of nanotechnology at work, some thrilling, some terrifying, all compelling. The authors give a deep sense of things that will happen.