Focus on Smart, Modern & Composite Materials is a thoughtfully designed resource providing a unique and easy-to-understand insight into the exciting world of 21st Century materials, their development, use and potential. This title is available as part of the  Focus D&T Online Resource Pack. See below for sample screen and a list of topics.

Smart Materials

●  What is a Smart Material?
●  Chemiluminescent Materials
●  Electroluminescent Materials
●  Piezoelectric Materials
●  Smart Grease
●  Smart Inks & Coatings
●  Shape-Memory Alloys
●  Smart Nanomaterials
●  Smart Polymers
●  Smart Textiles
●  Touch Sensing
●  Multiple Choice Test

Modern Materials

●  What is a Modern Material?
●  Aerogels
●  Metal Foams
●  Modern Nanomaterials
●  Modern Technical Textiles
●  Polymorph
●  Superhydrophobic Coatings
●  XPL
●  Multiple Choice Test

Composite Materials

●  What is a Composite?
●  Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer
●  Energy Absorbing Polymers
●  Glass Fibre Reinforced Polymer
●  Quantum Tunnelling Composite
●  Robotic Materials
●  Concrete
●  Plywood
●  Multiple Choice Test

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