Carbon based Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental and Energy Applications Book

Carbon based Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental and Energy Applications


  • Author : Ahmad Fauzi Ismail
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2018-03-28
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 632
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128135754

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Carbon-Based Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental and Energy Applications provides the fundamental physico-chemical characterizations of recently explored carbon-based polymer nanocomposites, such as carbon nanotubes, graphene and its derivatives, nanodiamond, fullerenes and other nano-sized carbon allotropes. The book also covers the applications of carbon-based polymer nanocomposite in the environmental and energy fields. Topics range from the various approaches that have been explored and developed for the fabrication of carbon-based polymer nanocomposite, to their applications in tackling environmental and energy related issues. Provides a clear picture of the current state-of-the-art and future trends in carbon-based polymer nanomaterials Explains the interactions between nanofiller-polymer matrices and mechanisms related to applications in environmental pollution and energy shortage Includes computational and experimental studies of the physical and chemical properties of carbon-based polymer nanocomposites Features chapters written by world leading experts

Emerging Carbon Based Nanocomposites for Environmental Applications Book

Emerging Carbon Based Nanocomposites for Environmental Applications


  • Author : Ajay Kumar Mishra
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-10-28
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119554868

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Emerging Carbon Based Nanocomposites for Environmental Applications Excerpt :

The 12 chapters comprehensively cover the development and advances on emerging carbon-based nanocomposites for wastewater applications and discuss the following topics: The emerging carbon-based nanocomposites for remediation of heavy metals and organic pollutants from wastewater; Functional green carbon nanocomposites for heavy-metal treatment in water; Green nanocomposites and their applications in environmentally-friendly carbon nanomaterials; Carbon-based nanocomposites as heterogeneous catalysts for organic reactions in environment-friendly solvents; Carbonaceous nanomaterials for arsenic and chromium removal from waste water; Biochar-based adsorbents for the removal of organic pollutants from aqueous systems; Describes carbon nanomaterials based green nanocomposites; The removal of trihalomethanes from water using nanofiltration membranes and The transformation of wide bandgap semiconductors for visible-light photocatalytic degradation of organic dyes; Nanocomposite materials as electrode materials in microbial fuel cells for the removal of water pollutants; Plasmonic smart nanosensors for the determination of environmental pollutants.

Polymer based Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications Book

Polymer based Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications


  • Author : Mohammad Jawaid
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-01-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 700
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081019115

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Polymer-Based Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications provides a comprehensive and updated review of major innovations in the field of polymer-based nanocomposites for energy and environmental applications. It covers properties and applications, including the synthesis of polymer based nanocomposites from different sources and tactics on the efficacy and major challenges associated with successful scale-up fabrication. The chapters provide cutting-edge, up-to-date research findings on the use of polymer based nanocomposites in energy and environmental applications, while also detailing how to achieve material’s characteristics and significant enhancements in physical, chemical, mechanical and thermal properties. It is an essential reference for future research in polymer based nanocomposites as topics such as sustainable, recyclable and eco-friendly methods for highly innovative and applied materials are current topics of importance. Covers a wide range of research on polymer based nanocomposites Provides updates on the most relevant polymer based nanocomposites and their prodigious potential in the fields of energy and the environment Demonstrates systematic approaches and investigations from the design, synthesis, characterization and applications of polymer based nanocomposites Presents a useful reference and technical guide for university academics and postgraduate students (Masters and Ph.D.)

Advances in Nanocomposite Materials for Environmental and Energy Harvesting Applications Book

Advances in Nanocomposite Materials for Environmental and Energy Harvesting Applications


  • Author : Ahmed Esmail Shalan
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Genre: Electronic books
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030943196

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Advances in Nanocomposite Materials for Environmental and Energy Harvesting Applications Excerpt :

This book discusses the fundamental, synthesis, properties, physico-chemical characterizations and applications of recently explored nanocomposite materials. It covers the applications of these different nanocomposite materials in the environmental and energy harvesting fields. The chapters explore the different techniques used for preparation and characterization of several types of nanocomposite materials for applications related to environmental and energy pathways. This book presents a panorama of current research in the field of nanocomposite structures for different applications. It also assesses the advantages and disadvantages of using different types of nanocomposite in the design of different material products. The comprehensive chapters explain the interactions between nanocomposite materials and mechanisms related to applications in environmental pollution and energy shortage.

Advanced Polymer Nanocomposites Book

Advanced Polymer Nanocomposites


  • Author : Md Enamul Hoque
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-05-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 800
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323852876

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Advanced Polymer Nanocomposites Excerpt :

Advanced Polymer Nanocomposites: Science Technology and Applications presents a detailed review of new and emerging research outcomes from fundamental concepts that are relevant to science, technology and advanced applications. Sections cover key drivers such as the rising demand for lightweight and high strength automotive parts, the need for sustainable packaging materials and conservation of flavor in the food, drinks and beverages industries, and defense initiatives such as ballistic protection, fire retardation and electromagnetic shielding. With contributions from international authors working at the cutting-edge of research, this book will be an essential reference resource for materials scientists, chemists, manufacturers and polymer engineers. Through recent advances in nanotechnology, researchers can now manipulate atoms to create materials and products that are changing the way we live our lives. These materials have enhanced properties, such as tensile strength, impact and scratch resistance, electrical and thermal conductivity, thermal stability and fire resistance. Combines processing, properties and advanced commercial applications Emphasizes synthesis and fabrication techniques Focuses on environmental and health aspects Covers future challenges, opportunities, recycling and sustainability Contains contributions from high-profile, cutting-edge international researchers

Emerging Carbon Based Nanocomposites for Environmental Applications Book

Emerging Carbon Based Nanocomposites for Environmental Applications


  • Author : Ajay Kumar Mishra
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-09-10
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119554899

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Emerging Carbon Based Nanocomposites for Environmental Applications Excerpt :

The 12 chapters comprehensively cover the development and advances on emerging carbon-based nanocomposites for wastewater applications and discuss the following topics: The emerging carbon-based nanocomposites for remediation of heavy metals and organic pollutants from wastewater; Functional green carbon nanocomposites for heavy-metal treatment in water; Green nanocomposites and their applications in environmentally-friendly carbon nanomaterials; Carbon-based nanocomposites as heterogeneous catalysts for organic reactions in environment-friendly solvents; Carbonaceous nanomaterials for arsenic and chromium removal from waste water; Biochar-based adsorbents for the removal of organic pollutants from aqueous systems; Describes carbon nanomaterials based green nanocomposites; The removal of trihalomethanes from water using nanofiltration membranes and The transformation of wide bandgap semiconductors for visible-light photocatalytic degradation of organic dyes; Nanocomposite materials as electrode materials in microbial fuel cells for the removal of water pollutants; Plasmonic smart nanosensors for the determination of environmental pollutants.

Handbook of Polymer Nanocomposites for Industrial Applications Book

Handbook of Polymer Nanocomposites for Industrial Applications


  • Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-10-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 782
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128226698

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Handbook of Polymer Nanocomposites for Industrial Applications Excerpt :

Handbook of Polymer Nanocomposites for Industrial Applications summarizes the properties of polymer nanocomposites, discusses their industrial scale fabrication methods, and presents their applications for various industrial sectors at both experimental and theoretical models scales. The book also addresses existing challenges for the use of polymer nanocomposites in major industrial sectors. Overall, the aim of this book is to summarize the recent advancements in the use of PNCs in a variety of industry sectors. Particular attention is paid to those approaches that enable green and sustainable industrial developments. The legal, economical and toxicity aspects of polymer nanocomposite are also presented in detail. Comprehensively explores how polymer nanocomposites are being used to create more efficient products and devices in a variety of industry sectors Explores the environmental, legal, health and safety issues of using polymer nanocomposites in an industrial context Develops a roadmap to the wider commercial utilization of polymer nanocomposites Emphasizes the use of polymer nanocomposites in green and sustainable technologies

Nanocomposites for Environmental and Energy Applications Book

Nanocomposites for Environmental and Energy Applications


  • Author : Ahmad Fauzi Ismail
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2020-12-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 156
  • ISBN 10 : 9783039288199

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Nanocomposites for Environmental and Energy Applications Excerpt :

Environmental and energy issues are the two major problems that our world is facing today. The establishment of sustainable and innovative solutions are needed to address emerging problems. Functional nanocomposites are emerging materials that have become important due to their astonishing chemical and physical properties. The synergy effects rendered by a wide spectrum of nanomaterials and host materials have shown unlimited potential and advantages in many practical applications. Specifically, various nanocomposites are known to serve as sustainable solutions to curb global issues that are related to environmental pollution and energy shortage. This Special Issue of Nanomaterials, “Nanocomposites for Environmental and Energy Applications”, aims at collecting a compilation of articles, which cover research articles, reviews, and communications, with topic areas focused on the development of the state-of-the-art nanocomposites to tackle environment and energy-related issues.

Advances in Sustainable Polymer Composites Book

Advances in Sustainable Polymer Composites


  • Author : Md Rezaur Rahman
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-09-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128203422

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Advances in Sustainable Polymer Composites reviews recent scientific findings on the production and use of sustainable polymers and composites as innovative new materials. The book discusses the importance of sustainable polymers in terms of current practices and how to address environmental and economic issues. Attention is focused on the physical, chemical and electrical properties of these composites. The book also looks at the lifecycle of both single and hybrid polymers and nanocomposites, with chapters covering the latest research findings on sustainable polymer composites with various filler loadings and their improvement on compatibility. From the viewpoint of polymer composites, this book covers not only well-known sustainable future trends in sustainable polymers and composites, but also advanced materials produced from micro, nano and pico-scale fillers that achieve better physical and mechanical results. Features advanced materials produced from micro, nano and pico-scale fillers Emphasizes the modeling and prediction of thermal, rheological and mechanical behavior Covers various types of fillers and different reinforcement agents Focuses on all aspects of fabrication, characterization and applications Addresses sustainability approaches and solutions

Multifunctional Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications Book

Multifunctional Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications


  • Author : Zhanhu Guo
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-01-02
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 704
  • ISBN 10 : 9783527342471

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Focusing on real applications of nanocomposites and nanotechnologies for sustainable development, this book shows how nanocomposites can help to solve energy and environmental problems, including a broad overview of energy-related applications and a unique selection of environmental topics. Clearly structured, the first part covers such energy-related applications as lithium ion batteries, solar cells, catalysis, thermoelectric waste heat harvesting and water splitting, while the second part provides unique perspectives on environmental fields, including nuclear waste management and carbon dioxide capture and storage. The result is a successful combination of fundamentals for newcomers to the field and the latest results for experienced scientists, engineers, and industry researchers.

Polymer Nanocomposite Membranes for Pervaporation Book

Polymer Nanocomposite Membranes for Pervaporation


  • Author : Sabu Thomas
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-04-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 440
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128167861

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Polymer Nanocomposite Membranes for Pervaporation assesses recent applications in the pervaporation performance of polymer nanocomposites of different length scales. The book discusses the effects of a range of nanofillers, their dispersion, the effect of different polymers, and organic and inorganic nanomaterials in the pervaporation process. In addition, the book explores how the different properties of a variety of nanocomposite materials make them better for use in different types of liquids, while also discussing the challenges of using different nanocomposites for this purpose effectively and safely. In particular, polymer nanocomposites for g nanoscale dispersion, filler/polymer interactions, and morphology are addressed. This is an important reference source for materials scientists, chemical engineers and environmental engineers who want to learn more about how polymer nanocomposites are being used to make the pervaporation separation process more effective. Explores the progress that has been made in recent years in using polymer nanocomposites to enhance the pervaporation separation process Discusses the different properties of a variety of nanocomposite classes, assessing which situations they should best be used in Outlines major challenges in safely and effectively using polymer nanocomposites in the pervaporation separation process

Conducting Polymers Based Energy Storage Materials Book

Conducting Polymers Based Energy Storage Materials


  • Author : Dr Inamuddin
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-12-10
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429514319

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Conducting polymers are organic polymers which contain conjugation along the polymer backbone that conduct electricity. Conducting polymers are promising materials for energy storage applications because of their fast charge–discharge kinetics, high charge density, fast redox reaction, low-cost, ease of synthesis, tunable morphology, high power capability and excellent intrinsic conductivity compared with inorganic-based materials. Conducting Polymers-Based Energy Storage Materials surveys recent advances in conducting polymers and their composites addressing the execution of these materials as electrodes in electrochemical power sources. Key Features: Provides an overview on the conducting polymer material properties, fundamentals and their role in energy storage applications. Deliberates cutting-edge energy storage technology based on synthetic metals (conducting polymers) Covers current applications in next-generation energy storage devices. Explores the new aspects of conducting polymers with processing, tunable properties, nanostructures and engineering strategies of conducting polymers for energy storage. Presents up-to-date coverage of a large, rapidly growing and complex conducting polymer literature on all-types electrochemical power sources. This book is an invaluable guide for students, professors, scientists, and R&D industrial specialists working in the field of advanced science, nanodevices, flexible electronics, and energy science.

Handbook of Nanotechnology Applications Book

Handbook of Nanotechnology Applications


  • Author : Kajornsak Faungnawakij
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-10-22
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 796
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128215098

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Handbook of Nanotechnology Applications: Environment, Energy, Agriculture and Medicine presents a comprehensive overview on recent developments and prospects surrounding nanotechnology use in water/wastewater separation and purification, energy storage and conversion, agricultural and food process, and effective diagnoses and treatments in medical fields. The book includes detailed overviews of nanotechnology, including nanofiltration membrane for water/wastewater treatment, nanomedicine and nanosensor development for medical implementation, advanced nanomaterials of different structural dimensions (0D, 1D, 2D and 3D) for energy applications, as well as food and agricultural utilization. Other sections discuss the challenges of lab-based research transitioning towards practical industrial use. Helps scientists and researchers quickly learn and understand the key role of nanotechnology in important industrial applications Takes an interdisciplinary approach, demonstrating how nanotechnology is being used in a wide range of industry sectors Outlines the role nanotechnology plays in creating safer, cheaper and more energy-efficient projects and devices

Membranes for Environmental Applications Book

Membranes for Environmental Applications


  • Author : Zhien Zhang
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-02-29
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 520
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030339784

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Membranes for Environmental Applications Excerpt :

This book introduces recent developments of membrane technologies applied to gas and water treatments, energy processes and environmental issues. Novel knowledge and mechanisms on membrane fabrication and usage in energy, chemical, and environmental engineering are detailed in 12 book chapters from France, UK, Spain, China, Nigeria, Iran and Pakistan. The information in this book will be useful for engineers, students, and experts in these fields.

Polymer Nanocomposites Containing Graphene Book

Polymer Nanocomposites Containing Graphene


  • Author : Mostafizur Rahaman
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-08-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 816
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128216408

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Polymer Nanocomposites Containing Graphene: Preparation, Properties and Applications provides detailed up-to-date information on the characterization, synthesis, processing, properties and application of these materials. Key topics that are covered in the book include: the methods of synthesis and preparation of graphene as well as different processes and methods of functionalization and modification of graphene for improving composite properties. The preparation techniques focus on which method is advantageous for getting improvements in properties along with their drawbacks. The structure and property relationships are also discussed in detail. The issues related to graphene dispersion in polymer matrices is also addressed as well as the use of graphene as reinforcement in thermoset resins. The different properties of the composites like mechanical, electrical, dielectric, thermal, rheological, morphology, spectroscopy, electronic, optical, and toxicity are reviewed from the geometrical and functional point of view. Applications cover electrical and electronic fields, flame and fire retardancy, structural, sensing and catalysis, membrane, in fuel cell and solar energy, hydrogen production, aerospace engineering, packaging, and biomedical/bioengineering fields. Up-to-date patents on graphene-polymer nanocomposites are also covered. Those working in graphene-based materials will benefit from the detailed knowledge presented in this book on graphene synthesis, composite preparation methods, and the related problems associated with them. The book will enable researchers to select the appropriate composite as per their respective field of application. Presents novel approaches for the preparation of graphene, its modification and nanocomposites with enhanced properties for state-of-the-art applications Special attention is given to how graphene is synthesized through different routes, their functionality, dispersion related matters and structural aspects controlling th