Cleaning the Environment using Nanotechnology – A Review based Mega-Machine Design
In “Environmental Information Sciences: With aspects on Allied Areas & other emerging interdisciplinary Environmental Concerns” edited by P.K. Paul et al. published by New Delhi Publishers, New Delhi, India, pp. 13-40. ISBN: 978-93-88879-91-0, 2020
16 Pages Posted: 22 Sep 2020
Date Written: August 5, 2020
Nanotechnology being a universal technology has potential abilities to provide solutions to the environmental degradation problems through its precision pollution monitoring abilities using nano-sensors, lower energy needs due to lightweight strong materials, and reducing the use of harsh cleansers through the applications of nano-coatings to the surfaces. A more advanced nanotechnology solution will lead to building a product with molecular-level precision through the use of productive nano-systems. In this paper, we analysed the use of nanotechnology and techniques in controlling environmental pollution with an emphasis on air pollution and water pollution. We have developed a concept of using nanotechnology-based techniques in optimizing large scale environmental cleaner using bottom-up and top-down methods based on a systematic review. Finally, a segregated large-scale environmental cleaning machine called mega-machine is proposed which works on renewable solar/wind energy and scaled up or down. The proposed concept of the machine is analysed using ABCD framework.
Keywords: Nanotechnology, Nano-Sensors, Nanotechnology Based Environment Cleaner, Mega Air Cleaner, Mega Water Cleaner, Abcd Analysis
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