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Ch 23: Polymers, Composite Materials & Nanomaterials

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Let us help you refresh your understanding of nanomaterials, composite materials and polymers with these fun lessons and quizzes. Our comprehensive study materials are accessible 24 hours a day on your tablet or mobile phone so you can prepare for an exam at your own pace.

Polymers, Composite Materials & Nanomaterials - Chapter Summary

In this helpful chapter, our instructors explain the ways biomaterials are used to replace body parts, as well as the use of biomimicry to create new materials and even enhance performance. You'll also learn about some of the advantages of using polymers, the effects of radiation on them and how they're tested for safety. Additional topics include how nanomaterials are used in technology, research and medicine and their effects on the environment. After you review these lessons, you should be able to:

  • Define 'smart' materials
  • Explain how chemists build nanomaterials
  • Discuss how nanomaterials are related to macromaterials

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