Computational Finite Element Methods in Nanotechnology

Sarhan M. Musa

This book provides an introduction to the key concepts of computational finite element methods (FEMs) used in nanotechnology in a manner that is easily digestible to a new beginner in the field. It provides future applications of nanotechnology in technical industry. Furthermore, it presents new developments and interdisciplinary research in engineering, science, and medicine. The book can be used as an overview of the key computational nanotechnologies using FEMs and describes the technologies with an emphasis on how they work and their key benefits, for novices and veterans in the area. Most models are implemented in the book are COMSOL, MATLAB, and others' computational software packages.

Features:

  • Introduces the key concepts of computational finite element methods used in nanotechnology in a manner that is easily digestible to a new beginner in the field
  • Provides information about the finite element methods (FEMs) as an approximate numerical approach for studying the computational nanotechnology
  • Provides new developments and interdisciplinary research of engineering, science, and medicine using FEMs
  • Discusses fundamental concept in Electromagnetic with respect to nanotechnology
  • Covers future applications of nanotechnology in technical industry
  • Covers vast recent applications of micoscale and nanoscale modeling systems using COMSOL Multiphysics and MATLAB.

About the Author

Sarhan M. Musa received his PhD in electrical engineering from City University of New York, New York. He is currently an associate professor in the Department of Engineering Technology at Prairie View A&M University, Texas. He has been director of Prairie View Networking Academy, Texas, since 2004. Dr. Musa was a visiting professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and also worked in the Nanoelectronic Systems Laboratory at Rice University, Texas. His research interests include computational methods in nanotechnology, computer communication networks, and numerical modeling of electromagnetic systems. He has published more than 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and conferences. He is the editor of Computational Nanotechnology modeling and Applications with MATLAB. In addition, he is co-authored of the Applied Circuit Analysis and Computer Communication for Metropolitan and Wide Area Networks books. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of Journal of Modern Applied Science. He is a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). He is also a 2010 Boeing Welliver Fellow.