Description : The body can self heal by its very design, and you can design a program that will enable the body to do the very thing it was made to do--heal itself.
Description : Self Heal By Design is an easy to read book that explains the role of micro-organisms in our bodies health and healing. The conditions required for good liver function, maintaining the correct acid and alkaline balance at the cell level, eliminating candida and finding a diet that delivers consistent and vibrant health, are explained in a logical and common sense style. With charts, recipes and graphs that aid this learning adventure. Self Heal By Design will be a reference book that will assist the reader on their quest for a longer, enlightened, and healthier life.
Description : A state-of-art guide on the interdisciplinary aspects of design,chemistry, and physical properties of bio-inspired self-healingpolymers Inspired by the natural self-healing properties that exist inliving organisms—for example, the regenerative ability ofhumans to heal from cuts and broken bones—interest inself-healing materials is gaining more and more attention.Addressing the broad advances being made in this emerging science,Self-Healing Polymers and Polymer Composites incorporatesfundamentals, theory, design, fabrication, characterization, andapplication of self-healing polymers and polymer composites todescribe how to prepare self-healing polymeric materials, how toincrease the speed of crack repair below room temperature, and howto broaden the spectrum of healing agent species. Some of the information readers will discover in this bookinclude: Focus on engineering aspects and theoretical backgrounds ofsmart materials The systematic route for developing techniques and materials toadvance the research and applications of self-healing polymers Integration of existing techniques and introduction of novelsynthetic approaches and target-oriented materials design andfabrication Techniques for characterizing the healing process of polymersand applications of self-healing polymers and polymercomposites Practical aspects of self-healing technology in variousindustrial fields, such as electronics, automotive, construction,chemical production, and engineering With this book, readers will have a comprehensive understandingof this emerging field, while new researchers will understand theframework necessary for innovating new self-healing solutions.
Description : The book covers self-healing concepts for all important material classes and their applications: polymers, ceramics, non-metallic and metallic coatings, alloys, nanocomposites, concretes and cements, as well as ionomers. Beginning with the inspiration from biological self-healing, its mimickry and conceptual transfer into approaches for the self-repair of artificially created materials, this book explains the strategies and mechanisms for the readers' basic understanding, then covers the different material classes and suitable self-healing concepts, giving examples for their application in practical situations. As the first book in this swiftly growing research field, it is of great interest to readers from many scientific and engineering disciplines, such as physics and chemistry, civil, architectural, mechanical, electronics and aerospace engineering.
Description : Self-healing is a well-known phenomenon in nature: a broken bone merges after some time and if skin is damaged, the wound will stop bleeding and heals again. This concept can be mimicked in order to create polymeric materials with the ability to regenerate after they have suffered degradation or wear. Already realized applications are used in aerospace engineering, and current research in this fascinating field shows how different self-healing mechanisms proven successful by nature can be adapted to produce even more versatile materials. The book combines the knowledge of an international panel of experts in the field and provides the reader with chemical and physical concepts for self-healing polymers, including aspects of biomimetic processes of healing in nature. It shows how to design self-healing polymers and explains the dynamics in these systems. Different self-healing concepts such as encapsulated systems and supramolecular systems are detailed. Chapters on analysis and friction detection in self-healing polymers and on applications round off the book.
Description : With the onward march of science and technology, and the continuing quest for improvement, there is a growing curiosity about the world around us. Close examination of structures in nature can be rewarding and surprising Nature has shown an extraordinary capacity to develop dynamic structures and systems over many millions of years and there is still much to be learnt. Aimed at providing researchers in this subject with fresh impetus and inspiration, this book consists of papers presented at the Fifth International Conference on Design and Nature. The contributions reflect the rich variety of work currently taking place around the world and cover the following topics: Nature and Architecture; Mechanics in Nature; Natural Materials and Processing; Solutions from Nature; Biomimetics; Biomimetics and Bioinspiration; Biocapacity; Education in Design and Nature, and Helical Design in Nature.
Description : Nanomaterials Design for Sensing Applications examines chemosensors, beginning with molecules that are able to respond to certain stimuli and then showing their assembly and incorporation into sensing materials. The mechanisms of their action for the detection of ions, specific molecules and biostructures, are also covered. A major theme is the affordability of sensors, with particular attention paid to inexpensive and reliable colorimetric sensors that can be read by the naked eye. The book also delves into the development of sensors that utilize existing RFID infrastructure and introduces a novel strategy for the development of self-healing sensing platforms. This book will help readers develop a better understanding of the types of materials used for sensing at the nano level, while also providing an insightful overview on recent advances in this important area. Demonstrates how the use of nanomaterials allows for the creation of cheaper, more reliable sensors Shows how metal oxide nanostructures are used as both sensors and supports for embedded organic and organometallic sensing molecules Explores a novel sensing methodology resulting from the integration of nanostructured sensors into radio frequency identification tags
Description : "We hope this book will provide some background information for readers who are interested in using SMPs for self-healing"--
Description : Learn how to restore your body's balance by tapping into its built-in healing mechanisms. In this revised guide, chiropractor and ordained minister Hannen shows you how to feed, cleanse, and protect your cells; treat causes, not symptoms; beat stress and depression; and eliminate chronic pain and sickness. Includes diet plans and interactive study questions.