Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering from the 2002 NAE Symposium on Frontiers of Engineering

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National Academies Press, Feb 11, 2003 - Education - 152 pages
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This collection includes summaries of presentations given at the NAE Symposium in September 2002. Topics include chemical and molecular engineering in the 21st century, human factors engineering, the future of nuclear energy, and engineering challenges for quantum information technology.

 

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Contents

Fuel Cells That Run on Common Fuels
3
DimensionDependent Properties of Macromolecules in Nanoscopic Structures
11
The Role of Computational Fluid Dynamics in Process Industries
21
The Human Factor
31
Human Factors Applications in Surface Transportation
39
Implications of Human Factors Engineering for Novel Software UserInterface Design
43
DirectBrain Interfaces
47
Advanced Nuclear Reactor Technologies
55
Quantum Cryptography
93
IonTrap Quantum Computation
97
Scalable Quantum Computing Using SolidState Devices
103
The Science Technology and Business of Digital Communication
111
Contributors
121
Program
127
Participants
131
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Licensing and Building New Nuclear Infrastructure
61

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