Poly Ethylene Terephthalate  Based Blends  Composites and Nanocomposites Book
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Poly Ethylene Terephthalate Based Blends Composites and Nanocomposites


  • Author : P. M. Visakh
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2015-08-24
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 252
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128012741

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Poly Ethylene Terephthalate Based Blends Composites and Nanocomposites Excerpt :

Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate) (PET) is an industrially important material which is not treated specifically in any other book. Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate) Based Blends, Composites and Nanocomposites fills this gap and systematically guides the reader through all aspects of PET and its blends, composites and nanocomposites. It covers theoretical fundamentals, nanocomposites preparation, modification techniques, structure-property relationships, characterisation of the different blends and composites, and material choice for specific applications. Consisting of contributions from experts in the field this book is a useful reference for the researchers and engineers working on the development and characterization of PET materials as well as on implementing them in real-world products. It can also be used as a standard reference for deeper insight in the mechanical, thermal, thermo-mechanical and visco-elastic aspects in product design decisions. Provides a systematic overview on all types of poly(ethylene) terephthalate (PET) based blends, composites and nanocomposites Informs about characterization, structure-property relationships and types of modifications Links material properties to specific applications, enabling engineers to make the best material choice to increase product performance and cost efficiency, in industries ranging from aerospace to energy

Polyhydroxyalkanoate  PHA  based Blends  Composites and Nanocomposites Book

Polyhydroxyalkanoate PHA based Blends Composites and Nanocomposites


  • Author : Ipsita Roy
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2014-10-30
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 231
  • ISBN 10 : 9781782622314

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Polyhydroxyalkanoate PHA based Blends Composites and Nanocomposites Excerpt :

There is much interest in biodegradable polymers for different uses and polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) have potential applications in a broad range of areas from food packaging to biomedical applications. The book will provide a comprehensive overview of the recent accomplishments in the area of polyhydroxyalkanoates providing a resource that helps find solutions to both fundamental and applied problems. The book introduces polyhydroxyalkanoates including their biosynthesis, recovery and extraction followed by specific chapters on blends, composites and nanocomposites. The book finishes with the applications of the materials including additives in paints, adhesives, production of plastics as well as tissue engineering and drug delivery. The book provides a reference for students and researchers in chemistry, polymer science, materials science, biotechnology and life sciences working in the field of bio-based and biodegradable polymers and composites as well as those interested in its applications.

Polyethylene Based Blends  Composites and Nanocomposities Book

Polyethylene Based Blends Composites and Nanocomposities


  • Author : Visakh P. M.
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2015-07-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 10 : 9781118831304

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Polyethylene Based Blends Composites and Nanocomposities Excerpt :

The book focusses on the recent technical research accomplishments in the area of polyethylene-based blends, composites and nanocomposites by looking at the various aspects of processing, morphology, properties and applications. In particular, the book details the important developments in areas such as the structure-properties relationship of polyethylene; modification of polyethylene with radiation and ion implantation processes; stabilization of irradiated polyethylene by the introduction of antioxidants; reinforcement of polyethylene through carbon-based materials as additives; characterization of carbon-based polyethylenes composites, polyethylene-based blends with thermoplastic and thermoset; characterization of polyethylene-based thermoplastic and thermoset blends; polyethylene-based blends with natural rubber and synthetic rubber; characterization of polyethylene-based natural rubber and synthetic rubber blends; characterization of polyethylene-based composites.

Composites Materials for Food Packaging Book

Composites Materials for Food Packaging


  • Author : Giuseppe Cirillo
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-05-04
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 462
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119160212

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Composites Materials for Food Packaging Excerpt :

The book is intended as an overview on the recent and more relevant developments in the application of composite materials for food packaging applications, emphasizing the scientific outcome arising from the physico-chemical properties of such engineered materials with the needs of food quality and safety. Consumers are increasingly conscious of the strong relationship between food quality and health, and thus the request of packaging materials allowing the quality and safety of foods to be highly preserved. As a result, scientists from both academia and industry work to increase the quality of the food storage, with this book meant as a link between scientific and industrial research, showing how the development in composite materials can impact the field. In the book, the inorganic materials employed for the preparation of composite material is extensively analyzed in terms of physico-chemical properties, environmental and reusability concerns, as well as food interaction features, highlighting the importance and the potential limitations of each approach.

Soy Protein Based Blends  Composites and Nanocomposites Book

Soy Protein Based Blends Composites and Nanocomposites


  • Author : Visakh P. M.
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2017-08-17
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 276
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119419037

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Soy Protein Based Blends Composites and Nanocomposites Excerpt :

This book discusses soy protein nanoparticle-based polymer blends, composites and nanoconposites aling with their chemistry, processing, preparation, characterization, applications as well as the soy protein-based materials rheology. After discussing the preparation of soy protein nanoparticles, the characterization methods such as atomic force microscope (AFM), transmission electron microscope (TEM) and scanning electron microscope (SEM), for the nanoscale soy protein reinforcements are examined. The various processing methods for nanocomposites and their mechanical, thermal properties, barrier properties are then discussed. The book then moves on to discussing the different types of blends, composites and nanocomposites with their type of polymer matrixes such as thermoplastics, thermoset, natural rubbers and synthetic rubbers.

Modeling in Membranes and Membrane Based Processes Book

Modeling in Membranes and Membrane Based Processes


  • Author : Anirban Roy
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119536062

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Modeling in Membranes and Membrane Based Processes Excerpt :

The book Modeling in Membranes and Membrane-Based Processes is based on the idea of developing a reference which will cover most relevant and “state-of-the-art” approaches in membrane modeling. This book explores almost every major aspect of modeling and the techniques applied in membrane separation studies and applications. This includes first principle-based models, thermodynamics models, computational fluid dynamics simulations, molecular dynamics simulations, and artificial intelligence-based modeling for membrane separation processes. These models have been discussed in light of various applications ranging from desalination to gas separation. In addition, this breakthrough new volume covers the fundamentals of polymer membrane pore formation mechanisms, covering not only a wide range of modeling techniques, but also has various facets of membrane-based applications. Thus, this book can be an excellent source for a holistic perspective on membranes in general, as well as a comprehensive and valuable reference work. Whether a veteran engineer in the field or lab or a student in chemical or process engineering, this latest volume in the “Advances in Membrane Processes” is a must-have, along with the first book in the series, Membrane Processes, also available from Wiley-Scrivener.

Polymers from Renewable Resources Book

Polymers from Renewable Resources


  • Author : George Z. Papageorgiou
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2019-01-10
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 568
  • ISBN 10 : 9783038974512

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Polymers from Renewable Resources Excerpt :

This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue "Polymers from Renewable Resources" that was published in Polymers

Biomedical Materials Book

Biomedical Materials


  • Author : Roger Narayan
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-12-09
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 728
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030492069

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Biomedical Materials Excerpt :

This second edition provides a comprehensive discussion of contemporary materials used in biomedical research and development. The pedagogical writing style and structure provides students with an understanding of the fundamental concepts necessary to pursue research and industrial work in this growing area of biomedical science, including characteristics of biomaterials, biological processes, biocompatibility, and applications of materials in implants and medical instruments. Written by leading researchers in the field, this volume highlights important topics associated with biomedical engineering, medicine and surgery. The revised text contains updates that reflect recent technological advances in biomedical materials. It contains information on new characterization methods and applications for biomedical materials and incorporates suggestions that were offered by readers and educators using the first edition over the years. This textbook takes the reader to the forefront of biomedical materials development, providing graduate students with a taste of how the field is changing, while also serving as a useful reference to physicians and engineers.

Plastics to Energy Book

Plastics to Energy


  • Author : Sultan Al-Salem
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2018-11-05
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 562
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128131411

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Plastics to Energy Excerpt :

Plastics to Energy: Fuel, Chemicals, and Sustainability Implications covers important trends in the science and technology of polymer recovery, such as the thermo-chemical treatment of plastics, the impact of environmental degradation on mechanical recycling, incineration and thermal unit design, and new options in biodegradable plastics. The book also introduces product development opportunities from waste materials and discusses the main processes and pathways of the conversion of polymeric materials to energy, fuel and chemicals. A particular focus is placed on industrial case studies and academic reviews, providing a practical emphasis that enables plastics practitioners involved in end-of-life aspects to employ these processes. Final sections examine lifecycle and cost analysis of different plastic waste management processes, exploring the potential of various techniques in modelling, optimization and simulation of waste management options. Introduces new pathways for the end-of-life treatment of plastics and polymers, including conversion to energy, fuel and other chemicals Compares different options to assist materials scientists, engineers and waste management practitioners to choose the most effective and sustainable option Covers the latest trends in the science and technology of polymer energy recovery

Polyaniline Blends  Composites  and Nanocomposites Book

Polyaniline Blends Composites and Nanocomposites


  • Author : P. M. Visakh
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2017-11-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128095669

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Polyaniline Blends Composites and Nanocomposites Excerpt :

Polyaniline Blends, Composites, and Nanocomposites summarizes recent advances in polyaniline-based blends, composites and nanocomposites. Polyaniline (PANI) is a conducting polymer with a range of potential applications, particularly in electronics and packaging. The book covers the preparation, characterization and application of PANI-based composites, including the structure-property relationship and modification of PANI. Offers an in-depth update on the major findings and observations in the field of polyaniline-based blends, composites and nanocomposites, with contributions from leading researchers in industry, academia, government and private research institutions worldwide. An application-oriented, practical guide to the development and application of this polymeric material. The book includes discussion of reinforcement of polyaniline via addition of carbon-based materials, blends with thermoplastics, thermosets, natural and synthetic rubber, and polyaniline based composites and nanocomposites, with an emphasis on enabling polymer scientists and engineers to more effectively utilize this material in new applications. Includes an in-depth update on the state of research into this exciting material, with detailed and practical information for developing emerging applications of polyaniline Enables polymer scientists and engineers to overcome challenges and take advantage of opportunities relating to polyaniline, e.g., solubility of the polymer, improving conductivity and more Includes detailed coverage of the preparation, characterization and application of PANI-based composites in detail, along with the structure-property relationship and modification of PANI

Trends in Beverage Packaging Book

Trends in Beverage Packaging


  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-08-10
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 458
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128166840

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Trends in Beverage Packaging Excerpt :

Trends in Beverage Packaging, volume 16 in the Science of Beverages series, presents an interdisciplinary approach that provides a complete understanding of packaging theories, technologies and materials. This reference offers a broad perspective regarding current trends in packaging research, quality control techniques, packaging strategies and current concerns in the industry. Consumer demand for bottled and packaged beverages has increased, and the need for scientists and researchers to understand how to analyze quality, safety and control are essential. This is an all-encompassing resource for research and development in this flourishing field that covers everything from sensory and chemical composition, to materials and manufacturing. Includes information on the monitoring of microbial activity using antimicrobial packaging detection of food borne pathogens Presents the most up-to-date information on innovations in smart packaging and sensors for the beverages industry Discusses the uses of natural and unnatural compounds for food safety and good manufacturing practices

Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco efficient Concrete Book

Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco efficient Concrete


  • Author : Fernando Pacheco-Torgal
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-11-21
  • Genre: Architecture
  • Pages : 492
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081027332

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Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco efficient Concrete Excerpt :

Use of Recycled Plastics in Eco-efficient Concrete looks at the processing of plastic waste, including techniques for separation, the production of plastic aggregates, the production of concrete with recycled plastic as an aggregate or binder, the fresh properties of concrete with plastic aggregates, the shrinkage of concrete with plastic aggregates, the mechanical properties of concrete with plastic aggregates, toughness of concrete with plastic aggregates, modulus of elasticity of concrete with plastic aggregates, durability of concrete with plastic aggregates, concrete plastic waste powder with enhanced neutron radiation shielding, and more, thus making it a valuable reference for academics and industrial researchers. Describes the main types of recycled plastics that can be applied in concrete manufacturing Presents, for the first time, state-of-the art knowledge on the properties of conventional concrete with recycled plastics Discusses the technological challenges for concrete manufactures for mass production of recycled concrete from plastic waste

Biodegradable Composites for Packaging Applications Book

Biodegradable Composites for Packaging Applications


  • Author : Arbind Prasad
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-07-21
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 344
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000602777

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Biodegradable Composites for Packaging Applications Excerpt :

"Biodegradable Composites for Packaging Applications" describes design, processing, and manufacturing of advanced biodegradable composites in packaging industry applications. It covers fundamentals of biodegradable polymers followed by introduction to biodegradable materials for food packaging industry and its processing mechanisms. Pertinent applications are explained across different chapters including intelligent packaging, applied technologies, degradation problems and its impact on environment and associated challenges. Features Covers biodegradable composites and targeted applications in packaging for industrial applications. Includes exhaustive processing and characterizations of biodegradable composites. Discusses innovative commodities packaging applications. Reviews advanced integrated design and fabrication problems for conductive and sensors applications. Explores various properties and functionalities through extensive theoretical and experimental modeling. This volume is aimed at researchers and graduate students in sustainable materials, composite technology, biodegradable plastics, and food technology and engineering.

Advances in Natural Polymers Book
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Advances in Natural Polymers


  • Author : Sabu Thomas
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 426
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642209406

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Advances in Natural Polymers Excerpt :

The book summarizes in a comprehensive manner many of the recent technical research accomplishments in the area of natural polymers. It discusses the various attempts reporting on solving this problem from the point of view of the chemistry and the structure of natural polymers, highlighting the drawbacks and advantages of each method and proposal. Based on considerations of structure - property relations, it is possible to obtain fibers with improved strength by making use of their nanostructures and/or mesophase properties of natural polymers. The book is a unique book with contributions from the experts of the biomaterial area research. it covers all topics related to natural biomaterials such as natural rubber, cellulose, chitin, starch, hemicellulose, lignin, alginates, soy protein, casein and their bionanocomposites and applications. This book is a useful reference for scientists, academicians, research scholars and biotechnologists.