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Advances in Shape Memory Polymers

Advances in Shape Memory Polymers
  • Author : Jinlian Hu
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 16 April 2013
  • ISBN : 0857098543
  • Pages : 368 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Shape memory materials are immensely useful because of their capability to recover their original shapes upon exposure to an external stimulus such as heat, moisture, light or a magnetic field. This book reviews key recent research in shape memory polymers, their properties and applications. Topics include the relationship between morphological structures and shape memory properties; high performance Tg and Tm type shape memory polymers; structures of shape memory polymers with supramolecular switches; and the thermally-active and moisture-active shape memory effect of supermolecular shape memory polymers. Advances in shape memory polymers is an essential reference for polymer and textile material students, scientists, designers, engineers and manufacturers. It is also an invaluable guide for professionals in the biomedical, electronics and engineering industries. Reviews key recent research in shape-memory polymers, their properties and applications Opening chapters address the relationship between morphological structures and shape memory properties and high performance Tg and Tm type shape memory polymers Chapters cover thermally-active and moisture-active shape memory effect of supermolecular shape memory polymers, among other topics


Advances in Shape Memory Polymers

Advances in Shape Memory Polymers
  • Author : Jinlian Hu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 16 April 2013
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Shape Memory Polymers

Shape memory materials are immensely useful because of their capability to recover their original shapes upon exposure to an external stimulus such as heat, moisture, light or a magnetic field. This book reviews key recent research in shape memory polymers, their properties and applications. Topics include the relationship between morphological structures and shape memory properties; high performance Tg and Tm type shape memory polymers; structures of shape memory polymers with supramolecular switches; and the thermally-active and moisture-active shape memory effect


Shape Memory Polymers

Shape Memory Polymers
  • Author : Jinlian Hu
  • Publisher : Smithers Rapra
  • Release : 27 May 2014
GET THIS BOOKShape Memory Polymers

Shape-memory polymers (SMP) are a unique branch of the smart materials family which are capable of changing shape on-demand upon exposure to external stimulus. The discovery of SMP made a significant breakthrough in the developments of novel smart materials for a variety of engineering applications, superseded the traditional materials, and also influenced the current methods of product designing. This book provides the latest advanced information of on-going research domains of SMP. This will certainly enlighten the reader to the achievements


Shape Memory Polymers, Blends and Composites

Shape Memory Polymers, Blends and Composites
  • Author : Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai,Suchart Siengchin,Jinu Jacob George,Seno Jose
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 01 July 2019
GET THIS BOOKShape Memory Polymers, Blends and Composites

This book explores the recent advances in the field of shape memory polymers, whose ease of manufacturing and wide range of potential applications have spurred interest in the field. The book presents details about the synthesis, processing, characterization, and applications of shape memory polymers, their blends and composites. It provides a correlation of physical properties of shape memory polymers with macro, micro and nano structures. The contents of this book will be of interest to researchers across academia and industry.


Advances in Shape Memory Materials

Advances in Shape Memory Materials
  • Author : Qingping Sun,Ryosuke Matsui,Kohei Takeda,Elżbieta A. Pieczyska
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 14 March 2017
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This book is devoted to the development of the shape memory materials and their applications. It covers many aspects of smart materials. It also describes the method on how we can obtain not only large recovery strains but also high recovery stress, energy storage and energy dissipation in applications. This volume treats the mechanical properties of shape memory alloys, shape memory polymers and the constitutive equations of the materials which are necessary to design the shape memory elements in applications.


Shape-Memory Polymers

Shape-Memory Polymers
  • Author : Andreas Lendlein
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 11 June 2010
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Table of Contents -Shape-Memory Polymers and Shape-Changing Polymers By M. Behl, J. Zotzmann, and A. Lendlein -Shape-Memory Polymer Composites By Samy A. Madbouly and Andreas Lendlein -Characterization Methods for Shape-Memory Polymers By W. Wagermaier, K. Kratz, M. Heuchel, and A. Lendlein -Shape-Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications By Christopher M. Yakacki and Ken Gall -Controlled Drug Release from Biodegradable Shape-Memory Polymers By ChristianWischke, Axel T. Neffe, and Andreas Lendlein


Textiles for Advanced Applications

Textiles for Advanced Applications
  • Author : Bipin Kumar,Suman Thakur
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 20 September 2017
GET THIS BOOKTextiles for Advanced Applications

This book presents a global view of the development and applications of technical textiles with the description of materials, structures, properties, characterizations, functions and relevant production technologies, case studies, challenges, and opportunities. Technical textile is a transformative research area, dealing with the creation and studies of new generations of textiles that hoist many new scientific and technological challenges that have never been encountered before. The book emphasizes more on the principles of textile science and technology to provide solutions to


Shape Memory Materials

Shape Memory Materials
  • Author : Arun D I,Chakravarthy P,Arockia Kumar R,Santhosh B
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 27 April 2018
GET THIS BOOKShape Memory Materials

This work addresses the basic principles, synthesis / fabrication and applications of smart materials, specifically shape memory materials Based on origin, the mechanisms of transformations vary in different shape memory materials and are discussed in different chapters under titles of shape memory alloys, ceramics, gels and polymers Complete coverage of composite formation with polymer matrix and reinforcement filler conductive materials with examples


Cyclic Plasticity of Engineering Materials

Cyclic Plasticity of Engineering Materials
  • Author : Guozheng Kang,Qianhua Kan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 01 May 2017
GET THIS BOOKCyclic Plasticity of Engineering Materials

New contributions to the cyclic plasticity of engineering materials Written by leading experts in the field, this book provides an authoritative and comprehensive introduction to cyclic plasticity of metals, polymers, composites and shape memory alloys. Each chapter is devoted to fundamentals of cyclic plasticity or to one of the major classes of materials, thereby providing a wide coverage of the field. The book deals with experimental observations on metals, composites, polymers and shape memory alloys, and the corresponding cyclic plasticity



Aspects of Polyurethanes

Aspects of Polyurethanes
  • Author : Faris Yılmaz
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 27 September 2017
GET THIS BOOKAspects of Polyurethanes

Polyurethanes are formed by reacting a polyol (an alcohol with more than two reactive hydroxyl groups per molecule) with a diisocyanate or a polymeric isocyanate in the presence of suitable catalysts and additives. Because a variety of diisocyanates and a wide range of polyols can be used to produce polyurethane, a broad spectrum of materials can be produced to meet the needs of specific applications. During World War II, a widespread use of polyurethanes was first seen, when they were


Shape Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Shape Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications
  • Author : L Yahia
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 March 2015
GET THIS BOOKShape Memory Polymers for Biomedical Applications

Shape memory polymers (SMPs) are an emerging class of smart polymers which give scientists the ability to process the material into a permanent state and predefine a second temporary state which can be triggered by different stimuli. The changing chemistries of SMPs allows scientists to tailor important properties such as strength, stiffness, elasticity and expansion rate. Consequently SMPs are being increasingly used and developed for minimally invasive applications where the material can expand and develop post insertion. This book will


Recent Advances in Smart Self-healing Polymers and Composites

Recent Advances in Smart Self-healing Polymers and Composites
  • Author : Guoqiang Li,Harper Meng
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 June 2015
GET THIS BOOKRecent Advances in Smart Self-healing Polymers and Composites

Recent Advances in Smart Self-Healing Polymers and Composites examines the advances made in smart materials over the last few decades and their significant applications in aerospace, automotive, civil, mechanical, medical, and communication engineering fields. Based on a thorough review of the literature, the book identifies “smart self-healing polymers and composites as one of the most popular, challenging, and promising areas of research. Readers will find valuable information compiled by a large pool of researchers who not only studied the latest


Polyurethane Shape Memory Polymers

Polyurethane Shape Memory Polymers
  • Author : W.M. Huang,Bin Yang,Yong Qing Fu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 08 September 2011
GET THIS BOOKPolyurethane Shape Memory Polymers

Shape memory polymers (SMPs) are some of the most important and valuable engineering materials developed in the last 25 years. These fascinating materials demonstrate remarkably versatile properties—including capacity for actuation and stimulus responsiveness—that are enabling technologists to develop applications used to explore everything from the outer reaches of space to the inside of the human body. Polyurethane Shape Memory Polymers details the fundamentals of SMP makeup, as well as their shape-recovery features and their seemingly endless potential for use


Advances in Polymer Materials and Technology

Advances in Polymer Materials and Technology
  • Author : Anandhan Srinivasan,Sri Bandyopadhyay
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 19 August 2016
GET THIS BOOKAdvances in Polymer Materials and Technology

Polymers are the only material that can act as matrices for the incorporation of the widest range of ceramics, nanotubes, nanoparticles, as well as a variety of short and continuous fibres, to create new building and structural materials. Polymer science and technology is a fast growing and dynamic area of study. With this in mind, the author has followed a multidisciplinary approach covering major contemporary advancements in the subject. Largely self-contained, the book includes all essential aspects of the topic


Smart Polymer Nanocomposites

Smart Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Author : Deepalekshmi Ponnamma,Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni,John-John Cabibihan,Mariam Al-Ali Al-Maadeed
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 06 March 2017
GET THIS BOOKSmart Polymer Nanocomposites

This book covers smart polymer nanocomposites with perspectives for application in energy harvesting, as self-healing materials, or shape memory materials. The book is application-oriented and describes different types of polymer nanocomposites, such as elastomeric composites, thermoplastic composites, or conductive polymer composites. It outlines their potential for applications, which would meet some of the most important challenges nowadays: for harvesting energy, as materials with the capacity to self-heal, or as materials memorizing a given shape.The book brings together these different