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Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites

Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Author : Fengge Gao
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 October 2012
  • ISBN : 0857096249
  • Pages : 680 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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The addition of nanoparticles to polymer composites has led to a new generation of composite materials with enhanced and novel properties. Advances in polymer nanocomposites reviews the main types of polymer nanocomposites and their applications. Part one reviews types of polymer nanocomposites according to fillers. Processing of carbon nanotube-based nanocomposites, layered double hydroxides (LDHs) and cellulose nanoparticles as functional fillers and reinforcement are discussed, alongside calcium carbonate and metal-polymer nanocomposites. Part two focuses on types of polymer nanocomposites according to matrix polymer, with polyolefin-based, (PVC)-based, nylon-based, (PET)-based and thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)-based polymer nanocomposites discussed. Soft, gel and biodegradable polymer nanocomposites are also considered. Part three goes on to investigate key applications, including fuel cells, aerospace applications, optical applications, coatings and flame-retardant polymer nanocomposites. With its distinguished editor and international team of expert contributors, Advances in polymer nanocomposites is an essential guide for professionals and academics involved in all aspects of the design, development and application of polymer nanocomposites. Reviews the main types of polymer nanocomposites and their applications Discusses processing of carbon nanotube-based nanocomposites, layered double hydroxides (LDHs) and cellulose nanoparticles as functional fillers and reinforcement Discusses polyolefin-based, (PVC)-based, nylon-based, (PET)-based and thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU)-based polymer nanocomposites


Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites

Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Author : Fengge Gao
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 October 2012
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Polymer Nanocomposites

The addition of nanoparticles to polymer composites has led to a new generation of composite materials with enhanced and novel properties. Advances in polymer nanocomposites reviews the main types of polymer nanocomposites and their applications. Part one reviews types of polymer nanocomposites according to fillers. Processing of carbon nanotube-based nanocomposites, layered double hydroxides (LDHs) and cellulose nanoparticles as functional fillers and reinforcement are discussed, alongside calcium carbonate and metal-polymer nanocomposites. Part two focuses on types of polymer nanocomposites according to


Recent Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites: Synthesis and Characterisation

Recent Advances in Polymer Nanocomposites: Synthesis and Characterisation
  • Author : Sabu Thomas,Gennady Zaikov,Valsaraj,Meera
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 03 August 2010
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This book examines the current state of the art, new challenges, opportunities, and applications in the area of polymer nanocomposites. Special attention has been paid to the processing-morphology-structure-property relationship of the system. Various unresolved issues and new challenges in the field of polymer nanocompostes are discussed. The influence of preparation techniques (processing) on the generation of morphologies and the dependence of these morphologies on the properties of the system are treated in detail. This book also illustrates different techniques used



Nanotechnology in Textiles

Nanotechnology in Textiles
  • Author : Mangala Joshi
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 13 May 2020
GET THIS BOOKNanotechnology in Textiles

In recent times, polymer nanocomposites have attracted a great deal of scientific interest due to their unique advantages over conventional plastic materials, such as superior strength, modulus, thermal stability, thermal and electrical conductivity, and gas barrier. They are finding real and fast-growing applications in wide-ranging fields such as automotive, aerospace, electronics, packaging, and sports. This book focuses on the development of polymer nanocomposites as an advanced material for textile applications, such as fibers, coatings, and nanofibers. It compiles and details


Advances in Polymer Materials and Technology

Advances in Polymer Materials and Technology
  • Author : Anandhan Srinivasan,Sri Bandyopadhyay
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 August 2016
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This book covers recent advancements in the field of polymer science and technology. Frontiers areas, such as polymers based on bio-sources, polymer based ferroelectrics, polymer nanocomposites for capacitors, food packaging and electronic packaging, piezoelectric sensors, polymers from renewable resources, superhydrophobic materials and electrospinning are topics of discussion. The contributors to this book are expert researchers from various academic institutes and industries from around the world.


Advances in Polyolefin Nanocomposites

Advances in Polyolefin Nanocomposites
  • Author : Vikas Mittal
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 07 December 2010
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With the advent of polymer nanocomposites, research on polyolefin nanocomposites has grown exponentially. Correcting the deficiency of a meaningful text on these important materials, Advances in Polyolefin Nanocomposites: Sums up recent advances in nanoscale dispersion of filler in polyolefins Presents a basic introduction to polyolefin nanocomposite technology for the readers new to this field Provides insights on the use of technologies for polyolefins nanocomposites for commercial application Includes contributions from the most experienced researchers in the field Offers insights into


Hybrid Nanomaterials

Hybrid Nanomaterials
  • Author : Suneel Kumar Srivastava,Vikas Mittal
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 15 June 2017
GET THIS BOOKHybrid Nanomaterials

A hybrid material is defined as a material composed of an intimate mixture of inorganic components, organic components, or both types of components. In the last few years, a tremendous amount of attention has been given towards the development of materials for efficient energy harvesting; nanostructured hybrid materials have also been gaining significant advances to provide pollutant free drinking water, sensing of environmental pollutants, energy storage and conservation. Separately, intensive work on high performing polymer nanocomposites for applications in the


Environmentally Friendly Polymer Nanocomposites

Environmentally Friendly Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Author : Suprakas Sinha Ray
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 31 July 2013
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmentally Friendly Polymer Nanocomposites

Concerns about global warming and the depletion of oil reserves have led to significant research into more sustainable composite materials made from natural materials. Recently, research has focussed on the development of nanoscale reinforcements for this new group of composites, significantly improving and extending their range of desirable properties. Environmentally friendly polymer nanocomposites summarises this wealth of research and its practical implications. After an introduction to the subject, part one looks at matrix and reinforcement materials as well as their


Advances in Natural Polymers

Advances in Natural Polymers
  • Author : Sabu Thomas,P. M. Visakh,Aji. P Mathew
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 14 December 2012
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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


Biodegradable Polymeric Nanocomposites

Biodegradable Polymeric Nanocomposites
  • Author : Dilip Depan
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 22 October 2015
GET THIS BOOKBiodegradable Polymeric Nanocomposites

How Can Polymers Constructed From Living Organisms Help Eliminate the Disposal Issue? A unique category of materials called biodegradable polymers could help remedy a growing environmental concern. Biodegradable Polymeric Nanocomposites: Advances in Biomedical Applications considers the potential of biodegradable polymers for use in biomedical applications that include drug delivery, biosensors, and tissue engineering. Since biomaterials perform on a time-limited function and are designed to disappear from the body after use, the development of biopolymers could greatly reduce and eliminate the


Advances in Sustainable Polymer Composites

Advances in Sustainable Polymer Composites
  • Author : Md Rezaur Rahman
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 15 September 2020
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Advances in Sustainable Polymer Composites reviews recent scientific findings on the production and use of sustainable polymers and composites as innovative new materials. The book discusses the importance of sustainable polymers in terms of current practices and how to address environmental and economic issues. Attention is focused on the physical, chemical and electrical properties of these composites. The book also looks at the lifecycle of both single and hybrid polymers and nanocomposites, with chapters covering the latest research findings on


Advances in Nanostructured Composites

Advances in Nanostructured Composites
  • Author : Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 25 July 2019
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Nanostructured Composites

The first volume of this book covered Section I: Introduction to Nanocomposites Fabrication and Section II: CNT and Graphene Nanocomposites. The present second volume covers Section III: Recent Applications of Nanocomposites. The second volume aims to provide a guide for different applications of modern nanocomposites especially those fabricated by carbon nanotubes and graphene. The book makes a comparative study of fiber-reinforced composites which have been embedded into the matrix with nanocomposites containing nanotubes in place of fibers. The main topics


Polymer Nanocomposite Foams

Polymer Nanocomposite Foams
  • Author : Vikas Mittal
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 October 2013
GET THIS BOOKPolymer Nanocomposite Foams

Advancements in polymer nanocomposite foams have led to their application in a variety of fields, such as automotive, packaging, and insulation. Employing nanocomposites in foam formation enhances their property profiles, enabling a broader range of uses, from conventional to advanced applications. Since many factors affect the generation of nanost


Advances in Polymer Processing

Advances in Polymer Processing
  • Author : S Thomas,Weimin Yang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 May 2009
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Polymer Processing

Processing techniques are critical to the performance of polymer products which are used in a wide range of industries. Advances in polymer processing: From macro- to nano- scales reviews the latest advances in polymer processing, techniques and materials. Part one reviews the fundamentals of polymer processing with chapters on rheology, materials and polymer extrusion. Part two then discusses advances in moulding technology with chapters on such topics as compression, rotational and blow moulding of polymers. Chapters in Part three review


Polymer Nanocomposites Handbook

Polymer Nanocomposites Handbook
  • Author : Rakesh K. Gupta,Elliot Kennel,Kwang-Jea Kim
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 July 2009
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Reflecting the exceptional growth in the use of nanostructured materials for an increasing range of industrial applications, Polymer Nanocomposites Handbook comprehensively covers the synthesis of nanomaterials that act as the building blocks of polymer nanocomposites and polymers that act as matrix materials. From early history to new technologies