Nanotechnology in Construction 3

Proceedings of the NICOM3

  • Zdeněk Bittnar
  • Peter J. M. Bartos
  • Jiří Němeček
  • Vít Šmilauer
  • Jan Zeman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Plenary Papers

  3. Keynote Papers

    1. J. E. Decker, A. Bogdanov, B. J. Eves, D. Goodchild, L. Johnston, N. Kim et al.
      Pages 71-80
    2. O. Jirsák, T. A. Dao
      Pages 95-99
    3. R. A. Livingston, W. Bumrongjaroen, A. J. Allen
      Pages 101-106
    4. J. L. Provis, A. Hajimohammadi, C. A. Rees, J. S. J. van Deventer
      Pages 113-118
    5. L. Raki, J. J. Beaudoin, R. Alizadeh
      Pages 119-124
    6. S. P. Shah, M. S. Konsta-Gdoutos, Z. S. Metaxa, P. Mondal
      Pages 125-130
    7. J. S. Schweitzer, R. A. Livingston, J. Cheung, C. Rolfs, H. -W. Becker, S. Kubsky et al.
      Pages 131-138
    8. K. Sobolev, I. Flores, L. M. Torres-Martinez, P. L. Valdez, E. Zarazua, E. L. Cuellar
      Pages 139-148
  4. Regular Papers

    1. M. M. Alavi Nikje, A. Bagheri Garmarudi, M. Haghshenas, Z. Mazaheri
      Pages 149-154

About these proceedings


The 3rd International Symposium on Nanotechnology in Construction (NICOM 3) follows the highly successful NICOM 1 (Paisley, UK 2003) and NICOM 2 (Bilbao, Spain 2005) Symposia. The NICOM3 symposium was held in Prague, Czech Republic from May 31 to June 2, 2009 under the auspices of the Czech Technical University in Prague. It was a cross-disciplinary event, bringing together R&D experts and users from different fields all with interest in nanotechnology and construction. The conference was aimed at:

  • Understanding of internal structures of existing construction materials at nano-scale
  • Modification at nano-scale of existing construction materials.
  • Production and properties of nanoparticulate materials, nanotubes and novel polymers.
  • Modeling and simulation of nanostructures.
  • Instrumentation, techniques and metrology at nano-scale.
  • Health and safety issues and environmental impacts related to nanotechnology during research, manufacture and product use. Review of current legislation.
  • Societal and commercial impacts of nanotechnology in construction, their predictions and analysis.


Nanomaterial Nanotube carbon nanotubes construction materials macroscale properties nano-scale properties nanotechnology

Editors and affiliations

  • Zdeněk Bittnar
    • 1
  • Peter J. M. Bartos
    • 2
  • Jiří Němeček
    • 1
  • Vít Šmilauer
    • 1
  • Jan Zeman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanics, Faculty of Civil EngineeringCzech Technical University in PragueCzech Republic
  2. 2.ACM CentreUniversity of PaisleyScotland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-00979-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-00980-8
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