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Finite Element Analysis of Multi-walled Nanotubes

  • Mokhtar AwangEmail author
  • Ehsan Mohammadpour
  • Ibrahim Dauda Muhammad
Chapter
Part of the Engineering Materials book series (ENG.MAT.)

Abstract

There are two types of nanotubes: single-walled nanotubes (SWCNTs) and multiwalled nanotubes (MWCNTs), which differ in the arrangement of their graphene cylinders. SWCNTs have only one single layer of graphene cylinders; while MWCNTs have many layers (approximately 2–50).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mokhtar Awang
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ehsan Mohammadpour
    • 1
  • Ibrahim Dauda Muhammad
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversiti Teknologi PetronasSeri IskandarMalaysia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of AbujaAbujaNigeria

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