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Vegetable Oil Based Polymers

Vegetable Oil Based Polymers
  • Author : Niranjan Karak
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 July 2012
  • ISBN : 0857097148
  • Pages : 336 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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The growing need to find a sustainable, environmentally-friendly replacement for petroleum-based materials is fuelling the development of bio-based polymers from renewable resources. Amongst the most promising of these are vegetable oil-based polymeric materials. Vegetable oil-based polymers provides a comprehensive review of the research in this important field. After an introduction to classification and polymerization, Vegetable oil-based polymers goes on to review the factors involved in polymer biodegradation. The extraction, purification and application of vegetable oils are then explored, along with vegetable oil-based polyesters and poly(ester amide)s, polyurethanes and epoxies. The book then reviews polyamides, polyolefins and vegetable oil-based hyperbranched polymers. It concludes with an analysis of vegetable oil-based polymer composites and polymer nanocomposites. Vegetable oil-based polymers is an indispensable guide for all those involved in the research and development of biopolymers as well as the wide range of industries looking for more sustainable polymer materials. Provides a comprehensive review of recent research in the area of vegetable oil-based polymeric materials Discusses vegetable oils and their derivatives, biodegradable polymers and the fundamentals of polymers Explores the extraction, purification and application of vegetable oils, along with vegetable oil-based polyesters and poly(ester amide)s, polyurethanes and epoxies


Vegetable Oil-Based Polymers

Vegetable Oil-Based Polymers
  • Author : Niranjan Karak
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 July 2012
GET THIS BOOKVegetable Oil-Based Polymers

The growing need to find a sustainable, environmentally-friendly replacement for petroleum-based materials is fuelling the development of bio-based polymers from renewable resources. Amongst the most promising of these are vegetable oil-based polymeric materials. Vegetable oil-based polymers provides a comprehensive review of the research in this important field. After an introduction to classification and polymerization, Vegetable oil-based polymers goes on to review the factors involved in polymer biodegradation. The extraction, purification and application of vegetable oils are then explored, along with


Bio-Based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites

Bio-Based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites
  • Author : Samy Madbouly,Chaoqun Zhang,Michael R. Kessler
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release : 27 August 2015
GET THIS BOOKBio-Based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites

Bio-based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites provides engineers and materials scientists a useful framework to help take advantage of the latest research conducted in this rapidly advancing field—enabling them to develop and commercialize their own products quickly and more successfully. Plant oil is one of the most attractive options as a substitute for non-renewable resources in polymers and composites, and is producing materials with very promising thermomechanical properties relative to traditional, petroleum-based polymers. In addition to critical processing and


Green Materials from Plant Oils

Green Materials from Plant Oils
  • Author : Zengshe Liu,George Kraus
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release : 12 November 2014
GET THIS BOOKGreen Materials from Plant Oils

Finding alternatives to fossil feedstocks is increasing in importance with the challenges of global warming, increasing oil prices and depleting fossil fuel reserves that we currently face. Today, plant oils are important renewable raw materials for the chemical industry and are heavily used for surfactants, cosmetic products and lubricants. This book covers the green chemistry of products and intermediates synthesised from plant oils. Photo-initiated polymerisation and polymerization of vegetable oils in environmental media are covered as well as click reactions


Bio-Based Polymers and Composites

Bio-Based Polymers and Composites
  • Author : Richard Wool,Xiuzhi Susan Sun
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 August 2011
GET THIS BOOKBio-Based Polymers and Composites

Bio-Based Polymers and Composites is the first book systematically describing the green engineering, chemistry and manufacture of biobased polymers and composites derived from plants. This book gives a thorough introduction to bio-based material resources, availability, sustainability, biobased polymer formation, extraction and refining technologies, and the need for integrated research and multi-disciplinary working teams. It provides an in-depth description of adhesives, resins, plastics, and composites derived from plant oils, proteins, starches, and natural fibers in terms of structures, properties, manufacturing, and


Monomers, Polymers and Composites from Renewable Resources

Monomers, Polymers and Composites from Renewable Resources
  • Author : Mohamed Naceur Belgacem,Alessandro Gandini
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 10 October 2011
GET THIS BOOKMonomers, Polymers and Composites from Renewable Resources

The progressive dwindling of fossil resources, coupled with the drastic increase in oil prices, have sparked a feverish activity in search of alternatives based on renewable resources for the production of energy. Given the predominance of petroleum- and carbon-based chemistry for the manufacture of organic chemical commodities, a similar preoccupation has recently generated numerous initiatives aimed at replacing these fossil sources with renewable counterparts. In particular, major efforts are being conducted in the field of polymer science and technology to


Bio-based Polyols and Polyurethanes

Bio-based Polyols and Polyurethanes
  • Author : Yebo Li,Xiaolan Luo,Shengjun Hu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 07 August 2015
GET THIS BOOKBio-based Polyols and Polyurethanes

This brief outlines the most recent advances in the production of polyols and polyurethanes from renewable resources, mainly vegetable oils, lignocellulosic biomass, starch, and protein. The typical processes for the production of polyols from each of the above mentioned feedstocks are introduced and the properties of the resultant polyols and polyurethanes are also discussed.


Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants

Synthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants
  • Author : Leslie R. Rudnick
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 22 December 2005
GET THIS BOOKSynthetics, Mineral Oils, and Bio-Based Lubricants

As the field of tribology has evolved, the lubrication industry is also progressing at an extraordinary rate. Updating the author's bestselling publication, Synthetic Lubricants and High-Performance Functional Fluids, this book features the contributions of over 60 specialists, ten new chapters, and a new title to reflect the evolving nature of the


Advanced Functional Polymers and Composites

Advanced Functional Polymers and Composites
  • Author : Inamuddin
  • Publisher : Nova Science Pub Incorporated
  • Release : 06 February 2014
GET THIS BOOKAdvanced Functional Polymers and Composites

It is well known that polymeric and composite materials are finding various applications in some critical areas of human endeavors, such as medicine, medical appliances, energy and the environment. This edition will, hopefully, evoke interest from scientists working in the fields of chemistry, environmental chemistry, polymer chemistry, electrochemistry and material science. Its applications and uses include: voltammetric nanoelectrodes, photocatalytic materials and reactors, the adsorption of pollutants, environmental pollution control, support vector machines as applied to polymers, and the simulation of


Food Packaging

Food Packaging
  • Author : Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa,Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai,Senthil Muthu Kumar Thiagamani,Senthilkumar Krishnasamy,Suchart Siengchin
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 20 October 2020
GET THIS BOOKFood Packaging

Food Packaging: Advanced Materials, Technologies, and Innovations is a one-stop reference for packaging materials researchers working across various industries. With chapters written by leading international researchers from industry, academia, government, and private research institutions, this book offers a broad view of important developments in food packaging. Presents an extensive survey of food packaging materials and modern technologies Demonstrates the potential of various materials for use in demanding applications Discusses the use of polymers, composites, nanotechnology, hybrid materials, coatings, wood-based, and


Biolubricants

Biolubricants
  • Author : Jan C.J. Bart,Emanuele Gucciardi,Stefano Cavallaro
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 18 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKBiolubricants

Lubricants are essential in engineering, however more sustainable formulations are needed to avoid adverse effects on the ecosystem. Bio-based lubricant formulations present a promising solution. Biolubricants: Science and technology is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary and timely review of this important subject. Initial chapters address the principles of lubrication, before systematically reviewing fossil and bio-based feedstock resources for biodegradable lubricants. Further chapters describe catalytic, (bio) chemical functionalisation processes for transformation of feedstocks into commercial products, product development, relevant legislation, life cycle assessment,


Industrial Applications for Intelligent Polymers and Coatings

Industrial Applications for Intelligent Polymers and Coatings
  • Author : Majid Hosseini,Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 14 May 2016
GET THIS BOOKIndustrial Applications for Intelligent Polymers and Coatings

This book is a comprehensive collaboration on intelligent polymers and coatings for industrial applications by worldwide researchers and specialists. The authors cover the basis and fundamental aspects of intelligent polymers and coatings, challenges, and potential mechanisms and properties. They include recent and emerging industrial applications in medical, smart textile design, oil and gas, electronic, aerospace, and automobile industries as well as other applications including microsystems, sensors, and actuators, among others. The authors discuss the potential for future research in these


Corrosion Protection at the Nanoscale

Corrosion Protection at the Nanoscale
  • Author : Susai Rajendran,Tuán Anh Nguyen,Saeid Kakooei,Yongxin Li,Mahdi Yeganeh
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 12 March 2020
GET THIS BOOKCorrosion Protection at the Nanoscale

Corrosion Protection at the Nanoscale explores fundamental concepts on how metals can be protected at the nanoscale by using both nanomaterials-based solutions, including nanoalloys, noninhibitors and nanocoatings. It is an important reference resource for both materials scientists and engineers wanting to find ways to create an efficient corrosion prevention strategy. Nanostructure materials have been widely used in many products, such as print electronics, contact, interconnection, implant, nanosensors and display units to lessen the impact of corrosion. Traditional methods for protection


Biodegradable and Biobased Polymers for Environmental and Biomedical Applications

Biodegradable and Biobased Polymers for Environmental and Biomedical Applications
  • Author : Susheel Kalia,Luc Avérous
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 29 January 2016
GET THIS BOOKBiodegradable and Biobased Polymers for Environmental and Biomedical Applications

This volume incorporates 13 contributions from renowned experts from the relevant research fields that are related biodegradable and biobased polymers and their environmental and biomedical applications. Specifically, the book highlights: Developments in polyhydroxyalkanoates applications in agriculture, biodegradable packaging material and biomedical field like drug delivery systems, implants, tissue engineering and scaffolds The synthesis and elaboration of cellulose microfibrils from sisal fibres for high performance engineering applications in various sectors such as the automotive and aerospace industries, or for building and construction



Sustainable Polymers from Biomass

Sustainable Polymers from Biomass
  • Author : Chuanbing Tang,Chang Y. Ryu
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 17 February 2017
GET THIS BOOKSustainable Polymers from Biomass

Offering a unique perspective summarizing research on this timely important topic around the globe, this book provides comprehensive coverage of how molecular biomass can be transformed into sustainable polymers. It critically discusses and compares a few classes of biomass - oxygen-rich, hydrocarbon-rich, hydrocarbon and non-hydrocarbon (including carbon dioxide) as well as natural polymers - and equally includes products that are already commercialized. A must-have for both newcomers to the field as well as established researchers in both academia and industry.