Engineering of Natural Polymeric Gels and Aerogels for Multifunctional Applications

Engineering of Natural Polymeric Gels and Aerogels for Multifunctional Applications brings together detailed information on gels, hydrogels, and aerogels derived from natural polymers, covering materials, processing, fabrication techniques, structure-property relationships, and novel applications. The book begins by introducing polymeric gels, hydrogels, and aerogels, the different types and properties, advantages and disadvantages, manufacturing techniques, production and scalability, and the possible applications. This is followed by thorough coverage of processing methods for obtaining natural polymer-based gels and hydrogels, with separate chapters focusing on physical processes, chemical processes, green processes, and processing for aerogels. The final chapters of the book focus on the preparation of natural polymer-based gels, hydrogels, and aerogels for many state-of-the-art applications, including biomedical, absorbent, energy saving, filtration, and sensing areas. Engineering of Natural Polymeric Gels and Aerogels for Multifunctional Applicationsis an essential resource for all those with an interest in polymeric gels and natural polymers, including researchers and scientists in polymer engineering, polymer chemistry, sustainable materials, biomaterials, materials science and engineering, and chemical engineering. In industry, this book supports scientists, R&D, and engineers looking to utilize novel bio-based materials for advanced applications. Covers the physical, chemical, and green processing methods for obtaining gels, hydrogels, and aerogels from natural polymers Explores a range of cutting-edge uses, including in biomedical, absorbent, energy-saving, filtration, and bio-sensing applications Presents the latest innovations in the field, including the preparation of lightweight, highly open porous polysaccharide and protein aerogels

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  • Author : Sabu Thomas
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 350 pages
  • ISBN : 9780128231357
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Engineering of Natural Polymeric Gels and Aerogels for Multifunctional Applications

Engineering of Natural Polymeric Gels and Aerogels for Multifunctional Applications
  • Author : Sabu Thomas,Bastien Seantier,Blessy Joseph
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 15 December 2022
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Engineering of Natural Polymeric Gels and Aerogels for Multifunctional Applications brings together detailed information on gels, hydrogels, and aerogels derived from natural polymers, covering materials, processing, fabrication techniques, structure-property relationships, and novel applications. The book begins by introducing polymeric gels, hydrogels, and aerogels, the different types and properties, advantages and disadvantages, manufacturing techniques, production and scalability, and the possible applications. This is followed by thorough coverage of processing methods for obtaining natural polymer-based gels and hydrogels, with separate chapters focusing

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 29 May 2021
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  • Author : Anthony L. Andrady,Saad A. Khan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 08 April 2022
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APPLICATIONS OF POLYMER NANOFIBERS Explore a comprehensive review of the practical experimental and technological details of polymer nanofibers with a leading new resource Applications of Polymer Nanofibers delivers a complete introduction to the basic science of polymer nanofibers as well as a review of their diverse applications. The book assesses their potential for commercialization and presents contributions from leading experts emphasizing their practical and technological details. New and up to date research findings are presented throughout the book in areas

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  • Author : Yu Chen
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 October 2019
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 07 August 2018
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  • Author : John Zhanhu Guo,Kenan Song,Chuntai Liu
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 14 September 2018
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  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release : 11 July 2016
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  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 29 June 2022
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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 July 2020
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  • Release : 27 March 2019
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  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release : 03 August 2018
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