MEC E 682 - Nanomechanics

★ 3 (fi 6)(EITHER, 3-0-0)

Faculty of Engineering

Surface forces, van der Waals forces, electrostatic forces, Poisson-Boltzmann equation, capillary forces, adhesion contact mechanics, surface energy, tip-surface interaction, adhesion of micro-cantilevers, microbeam arrays, carbon nanotubes, dissipation in MEMS/NEMS, fluid flow with slip, mechanical models for cells, biomembranes, cellular filaments, microtubules, molecular dynamics (MD) simulation. Prerequisite: MEC E 380 or consent of instructor.