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
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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

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials, Polymeric Composites

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials, Polymeric Composites
  • Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur,Michael R. Kessler
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 27 March 2017
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The Handbook of Composites From Renewable Materials comprises a set of 8 individual volumes that brings an interdisciplinary perspective to accomplish a more detailed understanding of the interplay between the synthesis, structure, characterization, processing, applications and performance of these advanced materials. The handbook covers a multitude of natural polymers/ reinforcement/ fillers and biodegradable materials. Together, the 8 volumes total at least 5000 pages and offers a unique publication. This 6th volume Handbook is solely focused on Polymeric Composites. Some of the important topics

Biodegradable Polymer Blends and Composites from Renewable Resources

Biodegradable Polymer Blends and Composites from Renewable Resources
  • Author : Long Yu
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 25 March 2009
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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

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials, Nanocomposites

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials, Nanocomposites
  • Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur,Michael R. Kessler
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 29 March 2017
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The Handbook of Composites From Renewable Materials comprises a set of 8 individual volumes that brings an interdisciplinary perspective to accomplish a more detailed understanding of the interplay between the synthesis, structure, characterization, processing, applications and performance of these advanced materials. The handbook covers a multitude of natural polymers/ reinforcement/ fillers and biodegradable materials. Together, the 8 volumes total at least 5000 pages and offers a unique publication. This 8th volume of the Handbook is solely focused on the Nanocomposites: Advanced Applications. Some

Epoxy Polymers

Epoxy Polymers
  • Author : Jean-Pierre Pascault,Roberto J. J. Williams
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 09 December 2009
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In the only book to focus on new developments and innovations in this hot field international experts from industry and academia present everything scientists need to know. The first section provides general concepts of the synthesis and properties of epoxy polymers and serves as a basis for the subsequent chapters. The second section includes new types of epoxy polymers recently commercialized or not yet present on the market, while the third section includes chapters related to the capacity of generating

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials, Polymeric Composites

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials, Polymeric Composites
  • Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur,Michael R. Kessler
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 March 2017
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Composites from Renewable Materials, Polymeric Composites

The Handbook of Composites From Renewable Materials comprises a set of 8 individual volumes that brings an interdisciplinary perspective to accomplish a more detailed understanding of the interplay between the synthesis, structure, characterization, processing, applications and performance of these advanced materials. The handbook covers a multitude of natural polymers/ reinforcement/ fillers and biodegradable materials. Together, the 8 volumes total at least 5000 pages and offers a unique publication. This 6th volume Handbook is solely focused on Polymeric Composites. Some of the important topics

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials, Physico-Chemical and Mechanical Characterization

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials, Physico-Chemical and Mechanical Characterization
  • Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur,Michael R. Kessler
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 26 January 2017
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The Handbook of Composites From Renewable Materials comprises a set of 8 individual volumes that brings an interdisciplinary perspective to accomplish a more detailed understanding of the interplay between the synthesis, structure, characterization, processing, applications and performance of these advanced materials. The handbook covers a multitude of natural polymers/ reinforcement/ fillers and biodegradable materials. Together, the 8 volumes total at least 5000 pages and offers a unique publication. This 3rd volume of the Handbook is solely focused on the Physico-Chemical and Mechanical Characterization

Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry

Biocatalysis in Polymer Chemistry
  • Author : Katja Loos
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 18 July 2011
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Searching for green and environmentally friendly polymerization methods by using enzymes? This first handbook on this hot and essential topic contains the whole chain of knowledge of biocatalysis in polymer chemistry in both a comprehensive and compact form. International leading experts cover all important aspects, from enzymatic monomer synthesis to polymer modification and degradation. While the major focus of the book is on enzymatic polymerizations of the polymer classes reported so far, industrial contributions are also included, making this invaluable

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
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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

Renewable Resources and Renewable Energy

Renewable Resources and Renewable Energy
  • Author : Paolo Fornasiero,Mauro Graziani
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 05 December 2011
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As energy demands continue to surge worldwide, the need for more efficient and environmentally neutral energy production also becomes increasingly apparent. Renewable Resources and Renewable Energy: A Global Challenge presents a well-rounded perspective on the development of bio-based feedstocks, biodegradable plastics, hydrogen energy, fuel

Biopolymers

Biopolymers
  • Author : David Plackett
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 04 April 2011
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As an area of high topical interest, Biopolymers – New materials for Sustainable Films and Coatings covers the development and utilization of polymers derived from bioresources, with a particular focus on film and coating applications. With growing concern for the environment and the rising price of crude oil, there is increasing demand for non-petroleum-based polymers from renewable resources. Leading research groups worldwide in industry and academe are working on such technology with the objective of applying the latest advances in the

Natural Polymers, Biopolymers, Biomaterials, and Their Composites, Blends, and IPNs

Natural Polymers, Biopolymers, Biomaterials, and Their Composites, Blends, and IPNs
  • Author : Sabu Thomas,Neethu Ninan,Sneha Mohan,Elizabeth Francis
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 18 July 2012
GET THIS BOOKNatural Polymers, Biopolymers, Biomaterials, and Their Composites, Blends, and IPNs

Natural Polymers, Biopolymers, Biomaterials, and Their Composites, Blends, and IPNs focuses on the recent advances in natural polymers, biopolymers, biomaterials, and their composites, blends, and IPNs. Biobased polymer blends and composites occupy a unique position in the dynamic world of new biomaterials. The growing need for lubricious coatings and surfaces in medical devices—an outcome of the move from invasive to noninvasive medicines/procedures—is playing a major role in the advancement of biomaterials technology. Natural polymers have attained their

Principles of Polymer Systems, Sixth Edition

Principles of Polymer Systems, Sixth Edition
  • Author : Ferdinand Rodriguez,Claude Cohen,Christopher K. Ober,Lynden Archer
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 09 December 2014
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Maintaining a balance between depth and breadth, the Sixth Edition of Principles of Polymer Systems continues to present an integrated approach to polymer science and engineering. A classic text in the field, the new edition offers a comprehensive exploration of polymers at a level geared toward upper-level undergraduates and beginning graduate students. Revisions to the sixth edition include: A more detailed discussion of crystallization kinetics, strain-induced crystallization, block copolymers, liquid crystal polymers, and gels New, powerful radical polymerization methods Additional

Encyclopedia of Polymer Applications, 3 Volume Set

Encyclopedia of Polymer Applications, 3 Volume Set
  • Author : Munmaya Mishra
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 17 December 2018
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Undoubtedly the applications of polymers are rapidly evolving. Technology is continually changing and quickly advancing as polymers are needed to solve a variety of day-to-day challenges leading to improvements in quality of life. The Encyclopedia of Polymer Applications presents state-of-the-art research and development on the applications of polymers. This groundbreaking work provides important overviews to help stimulate further advancements in all areas of polymers. This comprehensive multi-volume reference includes articles contributed from a diverse and global team of renowned researchers.