Advances in Natural Polymers

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  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 14 December 2012
  • ISBN : 9783642209406
  • Page : 426 pages
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The book summarizes in a comprehensive manner many of the recent technical research accomplishments in the area of natural polymers. It discusses the various attempts reporting on solving this problem from the point of view of the chemistry and the structure of natural polymers, highlighting the drawbacks and advantages of each method and proposal. Based on considerations of structure - property relations, it is possible to obtain fibers with improved strength by making use of their nanostructures and/or mesophase properties of natural polymers. The book is a unique book with contributions from the experts of the biomaterial area research. it covers all topics related to natural biomaterials such as natural rubber, cellulose, chitin, starch, hemicellulose, lignin, alginates, soy protein, casein and their bionanocomposites and applications. This book is a useful reference for scientists, academicians, research scholars and biotechnologists.

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Advances in Natural Polymers

Advances in Natural Polymers
  • Author : Sabu Thomas,P. M. Visakh,Aji. P Mathew
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-14
  • ISBN : 9783642209406
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Natural Polymers

The book summarizes in a comprehensive manner many of the recent technical research accomplishments in the area of natural polymers. It discusses the various attempts reporting on solving this problem from the point of view of the chemistry and the structure of natural polymers, highlighting the drawbacks and advantages of each method and proposal. Based on considerations of structure - property relations, it is possible to obtain fibers with improved strength by making use of their nanostructures and/or mesophase

Bio-based Polymers and Nanocomposites

Bio-based Polymers and Nanocomposites
  • Author : Muhammed Lamin Sanyang,Mohammad Jawaid
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-02-05
  • ISBN : 9783030058258
GET THIS BOOKBio-based Polymers and Nanocomposites

This book highlights the various types of polymer and nanocomposites that can be derived from biorenewable resources. It covers various aspects of biobased polymers and nanocomposites, including preparation, processing, properties, and performance, and the latest advances in these materials. It also includes recent findings from leading researchers in academia and industry, government, and private research laboratories around the globe, providing the latest information on biobased polymers and nanocomposites. Offering an overview of the entire production process, it guides readers through

Biofiller-Reinforced Biodegradable Polymer Composites

Biofiller-Reinforced Biodegradable Polymer Composites
  • Author : R. Jumaidin,S. M. Sapuan,H. Ismail
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-28
  • ISBN : 9781000198027
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Presenting a comprehensive overview of the field, Biofiller-Reinforced Biodegradable Polymer Composites examines biodegradable composites derived from biofiller and biodegradable polymers while providing critical information for efficient use of biocomposites developed from natural resources. Discusses advanced techniques for the use of both biofiller and biodegradable polymers as the matrix for composites. Highlights application of both natural fiber and natural matrix for composites in the development of environmentally friendly and sustainable materials. Introduces the basics of biocomposites, the processing and characteristics of

Multifunctional and Nanoreinforced Polymers for Food Packaging

Multifunctional and Nanoreinforced Polymers for Food Packaging
  • Author : José-María Lagarón
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-05-09
  • ISBN : 9780857092786
GET THIS BOOKMultifunctional and Nanoreinforced Polymers for Food Packaging

Recent developments in multifunctional and nanoreinforced polymers have provided the opportunity to produce high barrier, active and intelligent food packaging which can help ensure, or even enhance, the quality and safety of packaged foods. Multifunctional and nanoreinforced polymers for food packaging provides a comprehensive review of novel polymers and polymer nanocomposites for use in food packaging. After an introductory chapter, Part one discusses nanofillers for plastics in food packaging. Chapters explore the use of passive and active nanoclays and hidrotalcites,

Functional Biopolymers

Functional Biopolymers
  • Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-10-25
  • ISBN : 9783319664170
GET THIS BOOKFunctional Biopolymers

This book presents the synthesis, processing and application of selected functional biopolymers as new advanced materials. It reviews theoretical advances as well as experimental results, opening new avenues for researchers in the field of polymers and sustainable materials. The book covers various aspects, including the structural analysis of functional biopolymers based materials; functional biopolymer blends; films, fibers, foams, composites and different advanced applications. A special emphasis is on cellulose-based functional polymers, but other types of functional biopolymers (e.g. from

Cellulose Nanocomposites

Cellulose Nanocomposites
  • Author : American Chemical Society. Meeting,Kristiina Oksman
  • Publisher : Amer Chemical Society
  • Release Date : 2006
  • ISBN : UOM:39015064786331
GET THIS BOOKCellulose Nanocomposites

Introduction to cellulose nanocomposites; strategies for preparation of cellulose wiskers from microcrystalline cellulose as reinforcement in nanocomposites; self-assembly of cellulose nanocrystals: parabolic focal conic films; cellulose fibrils: isolation, characterization, and capability for technical applications; morphology of cellulose and its nanocomposites; useful insights into cellulose nanocomposites using raman spectroscopy; novel methods for interfacial modification of cellulose - reinforced composites; cellulose nanocrystals for thermoplastic reinforcement: effect of filler surface chemistry on composite properties; the structure and mechanical properties of cellulose nanocomposites prepared

Bamboo Polymer Nanocomposites

Bamboo Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Author : Md Rezaur Rahman
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2021-05-15
  • ISBN : 9783030680909
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This bookshows how to enhance somebamboopropertiesandthesurface treatmentsforobtaininghigh strength nanocomposites. It describes the tensile, flexural and impact strength, surface behaviour, morphological analysis, infrared spectral functional analysis and thermal properties analysis of manufacture nanocomposites. It also investigates the optimization of fabrication techniquesto prepare bamboo nanocomposites reinforcedwithvarious polymers. The book alsodescribesenvironmental impact analysis of bamboo nanocomposites. This book concludes with the nano-enhancement on bamboo species to produce nanocomposites and possibleusage of nanocomposites materials in terms of sustainability and economics.

Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers

Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers
  • Author : Vikas Mittal
  • Publisher : OUP Oxford
  • Release Date : 2011-04-28
  • ISBN : 9780191621079
GET THIS BOOKNanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers

Bio-nanocomposites combine the enhanced properties of commercial polymer nanocomposites with the low environmental impact of biodegradable material, making them a topic of great current interest. Because of their tremendous role in reducing dependency on commercial non-biodegradable polymers, and their environmentally-friendly nature, bio-nanocomposites need to be studied in greater detail. In this book, recent advancements in their development are brought together in a single text, to provide researchers with a thorough insight into the various systems, and to open up future

Polylactic Acid-Based Nanocellulose and Cellulose Composites

Polylactic Acid-Based Nanocellulose and Cellulose Composites
  • Author : Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai,Suchart Siengchin,Nisa V. Salim,Jinu Jacob George,Aishwarya Poulose
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-04-21
  • ISBN : 9781000577129
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Polylactic Acid-Based Nanocellulose and Cellulose Composites offers a comprehensive account of the methods for the synthesis, characterization, processing, and applications of these advanced materials. This book fills a gap in the literature as the only currently available book on this topic. This book: Describes the procedures for the extraction of cellulose materials from different sources and characterization methods adopted for analyzing their properties Covers properties, processing, and applications of PLA biocomposites made using the extracted cellulose Discusses the effect of

Biomass and Bioenergy

Biomass and Bioenergy
  • Author : Khalid Rehman Hakeem,Mohammad Jawaid,Umer Rashid
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-08-25
  • ISBN : 9783319076416
GET THIS BOOKBiomass and Bioenergy

Biomass obtained from agricultural residues or forest can be used to produce different materials and bioenergy required in a modern society. As compared to other resources available, biomass is one of the most common and widespread resources in the world. Thus, biomass has the potential to provide a renewable energy source, both locally and across large areas of the world. It is estimated that the total investment in the biomass sector between 2008 and 2021 will reach the large sum of $104 billion.

Polylactic Acid

Polylactic Acid
  • Author : Lee Tin Sin,Bee Soo Tueen
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2019-06-15
  • ISBN : 9780128144732
GET THIS BOOKPolylactic Acid

Polylactic Acid: A Practical Guide for the Processing, Manufacturing, and Applications of PLA, Second Edition, provides a practical guide for engineers and scientists working in PLA and on the development of emerging new products. The current market situation for PLA and biodegradable polymers is described, along with applications across a range of market sectors. In addition, the mechanical, chemical, thermal, rheology and degradation properties are included. Updates include new chapters covering various processing methods, as well as recycling methods, and

Manufacturing, Characterisation and Properties of Advanced Nanocomposites

Manufacturing, Characterisation and Properties of Advanced Nanocomposites
  • Author : Yu Dong,Alokesh Pramanik,Dongyan Liu,Rehan Umer
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2018-09-13
  • ISBN : 9783038971887
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This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Manufacturing, Characterisation and Properties of Advanced Nanocomposites" that was published in J. Compos. Sci.

Biodegradable Polymer Blends and Composites from Renewable Resources

Biodegradable Polymer Blends and Composites from Renewable Resources
  • Author : Long Yu
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-03-25
  • ISBN : 9780470391556
GET THIS BOOKBiodegradable Polymer Blends and Composites from Renewable Resources

Biodegradable Polymer Blends and Composites from Renewable Resources provides a comprehensive, current overview of biopolymeric blends and composites and their applications in various industries. The book is organized according to the type of blend or composite. For each topic, the relationship between the structure of the blends/composites and their respective properties is explored, with particular focus on interface, compatibility, mechanical, and thermal properties. Real-life applications and potential markets are discussed. This is a premier reference for graduate students and

Advances in Nanotechnology and Its Applications

Advances in Nanotechnology and Its Applications
  • Author : Ahmad Tariq Jameel,Abu Zahrim Yaser
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-08-27
  • ISBN : 9789811547423
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This book highlights current trends and research advances in nanotechnology and its applications. It discusses the synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials / nanocomposites for novel applications in environmental monitoring and sustainability, and presents new findings on wastewater treatment technologies using nanofiltration membranes.

Green Biocomposites

Green Biocomposites
  • Author : Mohammad Jawaid,Mohd Sapuan Salit,Othman Y Alothman
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-02-11
  • ISBN : 9783319493824
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This book introduces the concept, design and application of green biocomposites, with a specific focus on the current demand for green biocomposites for automotive and aerospace components. It discusses the mathematical background, innovative approaches to physical modelling, analysis and design techniques. Including numerous illustrations, tables, case studies and exercises, the text summarises current research in the field. It is a valuable reference resource for researchers, students and scientists working in the field of materials science.