Innovative technologies in manufacturing, mechanics and smart civil infrastructure

Ken P. Chong, Songye Zhu

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An overview on converging technologies that are the primary drivers of the 4th Industrial Revolution is presented, followed by new developments in advanced manufacturing, nano-,information-technologies and smart civil infrastructure technologies. Convergence of these transformative technologies is discussed. Emphases are on advanced manufacturing, nano mechanics/materials, sensors, structural control, smart structures/materials, energy harvesting, multi-scale problems and simulation methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-278
Number of pages18
JournalInternational Journal of Smart and Nano Materials
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2 Oct 2018


  • advanced manufacturing
  • energy harvesting
  • Nano-materials
  • simulation and multi-scale problems
  • smart structures

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials

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