Nanotechnology: The Automobile
This learning object offers a brief summary of the impact of nanotechnology on automobile tires. Learners look at the future of cars, especially the safety and future of automobile tires.
This interactive activity represents the grid modeling technique, a heuristic model for choosing a centralized location for a manufacturing or distribution center within a supply chain network. The formula calculates a central point between the suppliers and the markets. This object requires the latest version of Flash Player.
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In this animated object, learners read about the uses of nanotechnology. The sciences, engineering, electronics, and other disciplines converge in nanotechnology. Examples are given for applications in manufacturing, biomedicine, and environmental science. Concerns about possible environmental effects are discussed.