Bio Based Polymers and Composites Book
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Bio Based Polymers and Composites


  • Author : Richard Wool
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-08-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 640
  • ISBN 10 : 0080454348

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Bio Based Polymers and Composites Excerpt :

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 product performance. This is an excellent book for scientists, engineers, graduate students and industrial researchers in the field of bio-based materials. * First book describing the utilization of crops to make high performance plastics, adhesives, and composites * Interdisciplinary approach to the subject, integrating genetic engineering, plant science, food science, chemistry, physics, nano-technology, and composite manufacturing. * Explains how to make green materials at low cost from soyoil, proteins, starch, natural fibers, recycled newspapers, chicken feathers and waste agricultural by-products.

Bio Based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites Book

Bio Based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites


  • Author : Samy Madbouly
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2015-08-27
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 230
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323371285

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Bio Based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites Excerpt :

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 characterization information, the book assists engineers in deciding whether or not they should use a plant oil-based polymer over a petroleum-based polymer, discussing sustainability concerns, biodegradability, associated costs, and recommended applications. The book details the advancements in the development of polymeric materials and composites from plant oils, and provides a critical review of current applications in various fields, including packaging, biomedical, and automotive applications. Also includes the latest progress in developing multifunctional biobased polymers—by increasing thermal conductivity or adding antibacterial properties, for example. Essential coverage of processing, characterization, and the latest research into polymeric materials and composites derived from plant oils (thermoplastics, thermosets, nanocomposites, and fiber reinforced composites) Critically reviews the potential applications of plant oil-based polymers, including sensors, structural parts, medical devices, and automotive interiors Includes the latest developments in multifunctional bio-based polymer composites

Biopolymers and Composites Book

Biopolymers and Composites


  • Author : Samy A. Madbouly
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2021-10-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 394
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501515392

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Biopolymers and Composites Excerpt :

The growing interest in replacing petroleum-based products by inexpensive, renewable, natural materials will have a significant impact on sustainability, environment, and the polymer industry. This book provides 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.

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials Book

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-01-09
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 4252
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128131961

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Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials Excerpt :

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials provides a comprehensive overview, covering research and development on all aspects of renewable, recyclable and sustainable materials. The use of renewable and sustainable materials in building construction, the automotive sector, energy, textiles and others can create markets for agricultural products and additional revenue streams for farmers, as well as significantly reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, manufacturing energy requirements, manufacturing costs and waste. This book provides researchers, students and professionals in materials science and engineering with tactics and information as they face increasingly complex challenges around the development, selection and use of construction and manufacturing materials. Covers a broad range of topics not available elsewhere in one resource Arranged thematically for ease of navigation Discusses key features on processing, use, application and the environmental benefits of renewable and sustainable materials Contains a special focus on sustainability that will lead to the reduction of carbon emissions and enhance protection of the natural environment with regard to sustainable materials

Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications Book

Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications


  • Author : Inamuddin
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2022-12-20
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 692
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119160137

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Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications The 2nd edition of this successful Handbook explores the extensive and growing applications made with bioplastics and biocomposites for the packaging, automotive, biomedical, and construction industries. Bioplastics are materials that are being researched as a possible replacement for petroleum-based traditional plastics to make them more environmentally friendly. They are made from renewable resources and may be naturally recycled through biological processes, conserving natural resources and reducing CO2 emissions. The 30 chapters in the Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications discuss a wide range of technologies and classifications concerned with bioplastics and biocomposites with their applications in various paradigms including the engineering segment. Chapters cover the biobased materials; recycling of bioplastics; biocomposites modeling; various biomedical and engineering-based applications including optical devices, smart materials, cosmetics, drug delivery, clinical, electrochemical, industrial, flame retardant, sports, packaging, disposables, and biomass. The different approaches to sustainability are also treated. Audience The Handbook will be of central interest to engineers, scientists, and researchers who are working in the fields of bioplastics, biocomposites, biomaterials for biomedical engineering, biochemistry, and materials science. The book will also be of great importance to engineers in many industries including automotive, biomedical, construction, and food packaging.

The Chemistry of Bio based Polymers Book

The Chemistry of Bio based Polymers


  • Author : Johannes Karl Fink
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-01-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 584
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119681311

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The Chemistry of Bio based Polymers Excerpt :

The recent explosion of interdisciplinary research has fragmented the knowledge base surrounding renewable polymers. The Chemistry of Bio-based Polymers 2nd edition brings together, in one volume, the research and work of Professor Johannes Fink, focusing on biopolymers that can be synthesized from renewable polymers. After introducing general aspects of the field, the book’s subsequent chapters examine the chemistry of biodegradable polymeric types sorted by their chemical compounds, including the synthesis of low molecular compounds. Various categories of biopolymers are detailed including vinyl-based polymers, acid and lactone polymers, ester and amide polymers, carbohydrate-related polymers and others. Procedures for the preparation of biopolymers and biodegradable nanocomposites are arranged by chemical methods and in vitro biological methods, with discussion of the issue of “plastics from bacteria.” The factors influencing the degradation and biodegradation of polymers used in food packaging, exposed to various environments, are detailed at length. The book covers the medical applications of bio-based polymers, concentrating on controlled drug delivery, temporary prostheses, and scaffolds for tissue engineering. Professor Fink also addresses renewable resources for fabricating biofuels and argues for localized biorefineries, as biomass feedstocks are more efficiently handled locally.

Bio Based Epoxy Polymers  Blends  and Composites Book

Bio Based Epoxy Polymers Blends and Composites


  • Author : Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-04-26
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 402
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527346486

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Bio Based Epoxy Polymers Blends and Composites Excerpt :

State-of-the-art overview on bioepoxy polymers as well as their blends and composites -- covering all aspects from fundamentals to applications! Bioepoxy polymers is an emerging area and have attracted more and more attention due to their biodegradability and good thermo-mechanical performance. In recent years, research progress has been made in synthesis, processing, characterization, and applications of bioepoxy blends and composites. Bioepoxy polymers are very promising candidates to replace the traditional thermosetting nonbiodegradable polymers. Bio-Based Epoxy Polymers, Blends and Composites summaries recent research progress on bioepoxy polymers as well as their blends and composites. It covers aspects from synthesis, processing, various characterization techniques to broad spectrum of applications. It provides a correlation of physical properties with macro, micro and nanostructures of the materials. Moreover, research trends, future directions, and opportunities are also discussed. Attracts attention: Bioepoxy polymers are environmentally friendly and considered as a promising candidate to replace the traditional thermosetting nonbiodegradable polymers Highly application-oriented: Bioepoxy polymers can be used in a broad range of applications such as polymer foams, construction, aerospace, automobiles, self-healing systems One-stop reference: Covers all aspects of bioepoxy polymer, their blends and composites, such as synthesis, properties, processing, characterization and applications Broad audience: Attracts attention from both academia and industry

Smart Polymers and Composites Book

Smart Polymers and Composites


  • Author : Abu Nasar
  • Publisher : Materials Research Forum LLC
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 9781945291470

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Smart Polymers and Composites Excerpt :

Polymeric compounds are generally blended with inorganic/organic materials to prepare composites to tailor the desired properties for specific requirements. The present book reviews new research in the fields of composite green polymers for environmental applications, polyaniline based composites for wastewater treatment, smart polymeric coating materials, polymer decorated bimetallic nanosorbents for dye removal, fuel cell materials, polymeric membranes, green bio-nanocomposites and polymer based catalysts. Composite Green Polymers, Polyaniline Based Composites, Smart Polymeric Materials, Nanosorbents, Polymeric Membranes, Bio-Nanocomposites, Polymer Based Catalyst, Wastewater Treatment, Dye Removal, Fuel Cell Materials, Dehydrogenation

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials  Polymeric Composites Book

Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials Polymeric Composites


  • Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-03-16
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 736
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119224426

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Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials Polymeric Composites Excerpt :

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 include but not limited to: Keratin as renewable material for developing polymer composites; natural and synthetic matrices; hydrogels in tissue engineering; smart hydrogels: application in bioethanol production; principle renewable biopolymers; application of hydrogel biocomposites for multiple drug delivery; nontoxic holographic materials; bioplasticizer - epoxidized vegetable oils-based poly (lactic acid) blends and nanocomposites; preparation, characterization and adsorption properties of poly (DMAEA) – cross-linked starch gel copolymer in waste water treatments; study of chitosan crosslinking hydrogels for absorption of antifungal drugs using molecular modelling; pharmaceutical delivery systems composed of chitosan; eco-friendly polymers for food packaging; influence of surface modification on the thermal stability and percentage of crystallinity of natural abaca fiber; influence of the use of natural fibers in composite materials assessed on a life cycle perspective; plant polysaccharides-blended ionotropically-gelled alginate multiple-unit systems for sustained drug release; vegetable oil based polymer composites; applications of chitosan derivatives in wastewater treatment; novel lignin-based materials as a products for various applications; biopolymers from renewable resources and thermoplastic starch matrix as polymer units of multi-component polymer systems fo

Plant and Animal Based Composites Book

Plant and Animal Based Composites


  • Author : Kaushik Kumar
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release Date : 2021-01-18
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 164
  • ISBN 10 : 9783110695373

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Plant and Animal Based Composites Excerpt :

The increasing demand for environmentally friendly materials and the need for cheaper fibres points the search in the direction of natural products such as bark, leaves, scales or shells. The aim of this book is to provide a forum to review the recent advances in the area of plant and animal-based composites and identify possible trends for further developments.

Processing Technology for Bio Based Polymers Book

Processing Technology for Bio Based Polymers


  • Author : Khalid Mahmood Zia
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-06-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323858199

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Processing Technology for Bio Based Polymers Excerpt :

Processing Technology for Bio-Based Polymers: Advanced Strategies and Practical Aspects brings together the latest advances and novel technologies surrounding the synthesis and manufacture of biopolymers, ranging from bio-based polymers to synthetic polymers from bio-derived monomers. Sections examine bio-based polymer chemistry, discuss polymerization process and emerging design technologies, cover manufacturing and processing approaches, explain cutting-edge approaches and innovative applications, and focus on biomedicals and other key application areas. Final chapters provide detailed discussion and an analysis of economic and environmental concerns, practical considerations, challenges, opportunities and future trends. This is a valuable resource for researchers, scientists and advanced students in polymer science, bio-based materials, nanomaterials, plastics engineering, biomaterials, chemistry, biotechnology, and materials science and engineering, as well as R&D professionals, engineers and industrialists interested in the development of biopolymers for advanced products and applications. Focuses on the processing of bio-based polymers, covering both traditional methods and innovative new approaches Offers novel opportunities and ideas for developing or improving technologies for biopolymer research, preparation and application Examines other key considerations, including reliability and end product, economic concerns, and environmental and lifecycle aspects

Handbook of Epoxy Fiber Composites Book

Handbook of Epoxy Fiber Composites


  • Author : Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-08-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1176
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811936036

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Handbook of Epoxy Fiber Composites Excerpt :

This handbook presents the current state-of-knowledge in the area of epoxy fiber composites. The book emphasizes new challenges and covers synthesis, characterization, and applications of epoxy/fiber composites. Leading researchers from industry, academy, government and private research institutions across the globe have contributed to this book. The contents comprehensively cover the current status, trends, future directions, and application opportunities in the field. This highly application-oriented handbook will be of use to researchers and professionals alike.

Monomers  Polymers and Composites from Renewable Resources Book

Monomers Polymers and Composites from Renewable Resources


  • Author : Mohamed Naceur Belgacem
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-10-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 560
  • ISBN 10 : 0080560512

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Monomers Polymers and Composites from Renewable Resources Excerpt :

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 prepare macromolecular materials based on renewable resources. The concept of the bio-refinery, viz. the rational exploitation of the vegetable biomass in terms of the separation of its components and their utilisation as such, or after suitable chemical modifications, is thus gaining momentum and considerable financial backing from both the public and private sectors. This collection of chapters, each one written by internationally recognised experts in the corresponding field, covers in a comprehensive fashion all the major aspects related to the synthesis, characterization and properties of macromolecular materials prepared using renewable resources as such, or after appropriate modifications. Thus, monomers such as terpenes and furans, oligomers like rosin and tannins, and polymers ranging from cellulose to proteins and including macromolecules synthesized by microbes, are discussed with the purpose of showing the extraordinary variety of materials that can be prepared from their intelligent exploitation. Particular emphasis has been placed on recent advances and imminent perspectives, given the incessantly growing interest that this area is experiencing in both the scientific and technological realms. Discusses bio-refining with explicit application to materials Replete with examples of applications of the concept of sustainable development Presents an impressive variety of novel macromolecular materials

Green Composites Book

Green Composites


  • Author : Subramanian Senthilkannan Muthu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-08-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 102
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811319723

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Green Composites Excerpt :

This book highlights the processing, characterization and applications of various green composites. Composites are known for their unique properties, which are derived by combining two or more components. This yields properties such as greater strength and rigidity than that of the individual components, as well as reduced weight. To help achieve such outcomes, the book discusses the potential applications of hybrid bio-composites and sisal-fiber-reinforced epoxidized non-edible oil-based epoxy green composites.

Renewable Resources for Surface Coatings  Inks and Adhesives Book

Renewable Resources for Surface Coatings Inks and Adhesives


  • Author : Rainer Höfer
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2022-11-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 885
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782629931

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Renewable Resources for Surface Coatings Inks and Adhesives Excerpt :

Providing a detailed survey of renewable raw materials for paints, inks and glues, this text examines the raw materials that are used, their sourcing, and processing.