Polymer Nanocomposites for Advanced Engineering and Military Applications Book

Polymer Nanocomposites for Advanced Engineering and Military Applications


  • Author : Ramdani, Noureddine
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-04-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 435
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522578390

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Polymer Nanocomposites for Advanced Engineering and Military Applications Excerpt :

The field of polymer nanocomposites has become essential for engineering and military industries over the last few decades as it applies to computing, sensors, biomedical microelectronics, hard coating, and many other domains. Due to their outstanding mechanical and thermal features, polymer nanocomposite materials have recently been developed and now have a wide range of applications. Polymer Nanocomposites for Advanced Engineering and Military Applications provides emerging research on recent advances in the fabrication methods, properties, and applications of various nano-fillers including surface-modification methods and chemical functionalization. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as barrier properties, biomedical microelectronics, and matrix processing, this book is ideally designed for engineers, industrialists, chemists, government officials, military professionals, practitioners, academicians, researchers, and students.

Diverse Applications of Organic Inorganic Nanocomposites  Emerging Research and Opportunities Book

Diverse Applications of Organic Inorganic Nanocomposites Emerging Research and Opportunities


  • Author : Clarizia, Gabriele
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-10-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 237
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799815327

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Diverse Applications of Organic Inorganic Nanocomposites Emerging Research and Opportunities Excerpt :

Nanocomposite materials are multiphase materials where the interactions between the different components are enhanced by their intimate contact. Indeed, this emerging class of innovative materials guarantees excellent macroscopic properties by taking advantage of the peculiar characteristics that nanometer-sized fillers give to a suitable matrix compared to those obtainable with the same fillers at micrometric dimensions. These innovative materials improve and extend the range of desirable properties. Diverse Applications of Organic-Inorganic Nanocomposites: Emerging Research and Opportunities s a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the application of organic-inorganic nanocomposite materials within various professional disciplines and in different human activities. While highlighting topics such as photocatalysis, atomistic modeling, and membrane separation, this publication explores the strengths and weaknesses of nanocomposites as well as future concepts and devices. This book is ideally designed for chemists, biologists, engineers, researchers, government professionals, academicians, and postgraduate students.

Technology Development for Adsorptive Heat Energy Converters  Emerging Research and Opportunities Book

Technology Development for Adsorptive Heat Energy Converters Emerging Research and Opportunities


  • Author : Sukhyy, Kostyantyn M.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2020-10-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 305
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799844334

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Technology Development for Adsorptive Heat Energy Converters Emerging Research and Opportunities Excerpt :

Energy saving and emission reduction are two of the greatest challenges facing the world today. Heat energy storage can save fuel and effectively use renewable sources. Heat energy storage is decisive for many energy saving measures and promises a reliance on non-traditional renewable energy sources. However, most recent research focused on material selection is scattered, disembodied, and sometimes contradictory. Technology Development for Adsorptive Heat Energy Converters: Emerging Research and Opportunities is an essential publication that offers a cohesive examination of methods of energy storage and conversion. Highlighting a broad range of topics including composite materials, operating principles, and structural characteristics, this book is ideally designed for developers, policymakers, researchers, academicians, students, and engineers in the fields of materials engineering, renewable energy, and environmental engineering.

Polymers and Additives in Extreme Environments Book

Polymers and Additives in Extreme Environments


  • Author : Johannes Karl Fink
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-09-08
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 528
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119851523

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Polymers and Additives in Extreme Environments Excerpt :

POLYMERS AND ADDITVES IN EXTREME ENVIRONMENTS Uniquely catalogs polymers and additives for uses in extreme applications such as in high or low pressure, high or low temperature, deep water and other special applications. The book includes chapters on aqueous environments including polymeric membranes for water purification and wastewater treatment; extreme pressure environments such as oils and lubricants for combustion engines as well as materials used for deep drilling such as surfactants, scale inhibitors, foaming agents, defoamers, propellants, fracturing fluids; extreme temperatures is subdivided in high and low temperature applications including gasketing materials, fuel tank sealants, expulsion bladders, fuel cell materials, and on the other hand, cold weather articles and thermoregulatory textiles; electrical applications include solar cell devices, triboelectric generators, fuel cell applications, electrochromic materials and batteries; medical applications include polymers for contact lenses, materials for tissue engineering, sophisticated drug delivery systems; aerospace applications include outer space applications such as low temperature and pressure, also cosmic rays, outgassing, and atomic erosion, as well as materials for electrostactic dissipative coatings and space suits; a final chapter detailing materials that are used in other extreme environments, such as adhesives, and polymeric concrete materials. Audience Materials and polymer scientists working in manufacturing and plastics, civil and mechanical engineers in various industries such as automotive, aircraft, space, marine and shipping, electronics, construction, electrical, etc. will find this book essential. The book will also serve the needs of engineers and specialists who have only a passing contact with polymers and additives in industrial setting need to know more.

Nanotechnologies and Clusters in the Spaces of Higher Dimension  Emerging Research and Opportunities Book

Nanotechnologies and Clusters in the Spaces of Higher Dimension Emerging Research and Opportunities


  • Author : Zhizhin, Gennadiy Vladimirovich
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2020-10-09
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799837855

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Nanotechnologies and Clusters in the Spaces of Higher Dimension Emerging Research and Opportunities Excerpt :

Research on nanomaterials and their applications has become a trending area in various fields of study and practice. Its properties and abilities open a variety of scientific advancements that weren’t possible in past years. One specific area of research that is benefiting from the implementation of nanotechnology is the study of higher-dimensional compounds that include metallic atoms and other polytypes. There is vast potential in the study of how nanomaterials are currently being used for producing clusters in higher dimensions of space. Nanotechnologies and Clusters in the Spaces of Higher Dimension: Emerging Research and Opportunities provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of the production of intermetallic clusters in high dimensional spaces using nanotechnology. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as intermetallic compounds, incident conservation law, and applied mathematics, this book is ideally designed for practitioners, scientists, engineers, researchers, educators, physicists, mathematicians, students, and academicians seeking current research on the use of nanomaterials in interdimensional science.

Conducting Polymer Based Nanocomposites Book

Conducting Polymer Based Nanocomposites


  • Author : Ayesha Kausar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-04-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 306
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128224649

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Conducting Polymer Based Nanocomposites Excerpt :

Conducting Polymer-Based Nanocomposites: Fundamentals and Applications delivers an up-to-date overview on cutting-edge advancements in the field of nanocomposites derived from conjugated polymeric matrices. Design of conducting polymers and resultant nanocomposites has instigated significant addition in the field of modern nanoscience and technology. Recently, conducting polymer-based nanocomposites have attracted considerable academic and industrial research interest. The conductivity and physical properties of conjugated polymers have shown dramatic improvement with nanofiller addition. Appropriate fabrication strategies and the choice of a nanoreinforcement, along with a conducting matrix, may lead to enhanced physicochemical features and material performance. Substantial electrical conductivity, optical features, thermal stability, thermal conductivity, mechanical strength, and other physical properties of the conducting polymer-based nanocomposites have led to high-performance materials and high-tech devices and applications. This book begins with a widespread impression of state-of-the-art knowledge in indispensable features and processing of conducting polymer-based nanocomposites. It then discusses essential categories of conducting polymer-based nanocomposites such as polyaniline, polypyrrole, polythiophene, and derived nanomaterials. Subsequent sections of this book are related to the potential impact of conducting polymer-based nanocomposites in various technical fields. Significant application areas have been identified for anti-corrosion, EMI shielding, sensing, and energy device relevance. Finally, the book covers predictable challenges and future opportunities in the field of conjugated nanocomposites. Integrates the fundamentals of conducting polymers and a range of multifunctional applications Describes categories of essential conducting polymer-based nanocomposites for polyaniline, polypyrrole, polythiophene, and derivative materials Assimilates th

Application of Microbes in Environmental and Microbial Biotechnology Book

Application of Microbes in Environmental and Microbial Biotechnology


  • Author : Inamuddin
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-01-03
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 736
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811622250

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Application of Microbes in Environmental and Microbial Biotechnology Excerpt :

This comprehensive edited book on microbial prospective discusses the innovative approaches and investigation strategies, as well as provides a broad spectrum of the cutting-edge research on the processing, properties and technological developments of microbial products and their applications. Microbes finds very important applications in our lives including industries and food processing. They are widely used in the fermentation of beverages, processing of dairy products, production of pharmaceuticals, chemicals, enzymes, proteins and biomaterials; conversion of biomass into fuel, fuel cell technology, health and environmental sectors. Some of these products are produced commercially, while others are potentially valuable in biotechnology. Microorganisms are considered invaluable in research as model organisms. This is a useful compilation for students and researchers in microbiology, biotechnology and chemical industries.

Graphene to Polymer Graphene Nanocomposites Book

Graphene to Polymer Graphene Nanocomposites


  • Author : Ayesha Kausar
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-09-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 286
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323909389

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Graphene to Polymer Graphene Nanocomposites Excerpt :

Graphene to Polymer/Graphene Nanocomposites: Emerging Research and Opportunities brings together the latest advances and cutting-edge methods in polymer/graphene nanocomposites that offer attractive properties and features, leading to a broad range of valuable applications. The initial chapters of this book explain preparation, properties, modification, and applications of graphene and graphene-based multifunctional polymeric nanocomposites. Later, the state-of-the-art potential of polymer/graphene nanocomposites for hierarchical nanofoams, graphene quantum dots, graphene nanoplatelets, graphene nanoribbons, etc., has been elucidated. The subsequent chapters focus on specific innovations and applications including stimuli-responsive graphene-based materials, anticorrosive coatings, applications in electronics and energy devices, gas separation and filtration membrane applications, aerospace applications, and biomedical applications. Throughout the book, challenges, and future opportunities in the field of polymer/graphene nanocomposites are discussed and analyzed. This is an important resource for researchers, scientists, and students/academics working with graphene and across the fields of polymer composites, nanomaterials, polymer science, chemistry, chemical engineering, biomedical engineering, materials science, and engineering, as well those in an industrial setting who are interested in graphene or innovative materials. Explores the fundamentals, preparation, properties, processing, and applications of graphene and multifunctional polymer-graphene nanocomposites. Focuses on the state of the art including topics such as nano-foam architectures, graphene quantum dots, graphene nanoplatelets, graphene nanoribbons, and other graphene nanostructures. Provides advanced applications including shape memory materials, anticorrosion materials, electronics and energy devices, gas separation and filtration membranes, aerospace relevance, and biomedical applications.

Research Anthology on Military and Defense Applications  Utilization  Education  and Ethics Book

Research Anthology on Military and Defense Applications Utilization Education and Ethics


  • Author : Management Association, Information Resources
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-05-28
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 685
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799890300

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Research Anthology on Military and Defense Applications Utilization Education and Ethics Excerpt :

Military technology is highly advanced in terms of technology being used in the field, computer applications, artificial intelligence, and software applications. These high-performance technologies range from weapons to communications technology to automation in vehicles and weaponry. These technologies must be both secure and reliable in harsh environments. Research is being focused specifically on that, including how military and defense applications operate, what modern technologies are being used, and the ethics surrounding these applications. A holistic view of these applications is necessary for both understanding current military tactics and tools along with the future applications. The Research Anthology on Military and Defense Applications, Utilization, Education, and Ethics focuses specifically on military and defense operations, expenditure, technologies, and tools, and the ethics surrounding technologies like weaponry and artificial intelligence in the military. The chapters cover a wide and diverse range of military and defense applications while providing crucial information on the functions, security, and reliability of these technologies. Beyond an understanding of the applications themselves, this book also focuses on military education surrounding these technologies and the ethics of usage to provide a well-rounded understanding of research in the field. This book is ideal for military consultants, military personnel, defense agencies, national security agencies, government officials, defense personnel, policymakers, military educators and trainers, stakeholders, practitioners, researchers, academicians, and students interested in the latest research in military and defense applications.

Layered Double Hydroxides  LDHs  Book

Layered Double Hydroxides LDHs


  • Author : Roberto Pizzoferrato
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release Date : 2021-04-01
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 186
  • ISBN 10 : 9783036504766

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Layered Double Hydroxides LDHs Excerpt :

Layered Double Hydroxides (LDHs) certainly do not represent a newcomer to the scientific community, yet they continue to attract a strong and general interest among a vast and multifaceted range of researchers. This persistent modernity is definitely due to some peculiar characteristics of these materials, which allow researchers and engineers to play with different aspects of two worlds: organic and inorganic, crystalline and molecular, solid and liquid, cationic and anionic. A virtually infinite number of possible chemical combinations takes advantage of their layered structure to express an unrivaled collection of remarkable properties. The capture and/or release of organic and inorganic species, versatile low-cost catalytic activity, and blending with other compounds to build up a variety of hybrid composites, are just some of the many effects investigated to date. As a result, the applications encompass almost all aspects of our life, ranging from renewable energy production to water purification, including biomedical applications, gas sensing, drug delivery, and food packaging and safety. This Special Issue highlights some of the recent research lines, and shows that remarkable progress has been and is still being made in all these aspects, to allow the consideration of LDHs as one of the most interesting and versatile inorganic materials.

Nanocomposites for the Desulfurization of Fuels Book

Nanocomposites for the Desulfurization of Fuels


  • Author : Saleh, Tawfik Abdo
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2019-11-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 358
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799821489

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Nanocomposites for the Desulfurization of Fuels Excerpt :

Research on nanotechnology has mainly focused on the aspects of synthesis of nanomaterials that have unique chemical, thermal, and mechanical properties applicable to a wide range of applications. A variety of properties and phenomena have been investigated, and many of the studies have been directed toward understanding the properties and applications of nanomaterials. Nanomaterials have properties that are useful for enhancing surface-to-volume ratio, reactivity, strength, and durability. Due to their enhanced chemical and mechanical properties, the nanomaterials play promising roles in enhancing the desulfurization. Nanocomposites for the Desulfurization of Fuels is an essential reference source that discusses the synthesis, properties, and technological developments of nanomaterials and their applications in petroleum. Featuring research on topics such as hybrid materials, catalytic properties, and environmental concerns, this book is ideally designed for chemical engineers, scientists, researchers, academicians, and students in fields that include chemistry, petroleum, materials science, physics, and engineering.

Strategies to Overcome Superbug Invasions  Emerging Research and Opportunities Book

Strategies to Overcome Superbug Invasions Emerging Research and Opportunities


  • Author : Chopra, Dimple Sethi
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2021-06-25
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 319
  • ISBN 10 : 9781799803096

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Strategies to Overcome Superbug Invasions Emerging Research and Opportunities Excerpt :

Recently, there has been an upsurge in microbial infections. Extensive and inappropriate usage of antimicrobial drugs in treating infections has led to the evolution of a resistant strain of microorganisms and irreversible immunosuppression in humans. Medical institutions and hospitals require solutions to combat these contagions in order to avoid future epidemics. Strategies to Overcome Superbug Invasions: Emerging Research and Opportunities highlights current research and potential strategies to prevent the emergence and re-emergence of drug-resistant pathogenic microbial strains. The content within this publication examines biosensing, global initiatives, nanomaterials, and alternative therapies. It is designed for microbiologists, biotechnologists, pharmacists, pharmacologists, virologists, formulation scientists, infectious disease specialists, government officials, policymakers, healthcare practitioners, doctors, nurses, hospital directors, researchers, surgeons, and academicians who are seeking research on innovative solutions for multi-drug-resistant infections.

Advanced Polymer Nanocomposites Book

Advanced Polymer Nanocomposites


  • Author : Md Enamul Hoque
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-02-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 800
  • ISBN 10 : 9780323852876

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Advanced Polymer Nanocomposites Excerpt :

Through recent advances in nanotechnology, researchers can now manipulate atoms to create materials and products that are changing the wTay we live our lives. Polymer nanocomposites are used in a broad range of different commercial products with application in the sports, leisure, biological, renewable power generation, electronics, marine, automotive and defence industries. These materials have enhanced properties, such as tensile strength, impact and scratch resistance, electrical and thermal conductivity, thermal stability and fire resistance. The polymer nanocomposites market is expected to witness substantial growth over the coming years due to an increase in end-user demand. Key drivers include the rising demand for lightweight and high strength automotive parts, and the need for sustainable packaging materials and conservation of flavor in the food, drinks and beverages industries. In defense, these materials are used for ballistic protection, fire retardation, electromagnetic shielding and microwave absorption too. 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 and technology right through to advanced applications. With contributions from high-profile international authors who are working at the cutting-edge of research, the book will be an essential reference resource for materials scientists, chemists, manufacturers and polymer engineers working in the research and development of polymer nanocomposites. Combines processing, properties and advanced commercial applications Emphasis on synthesis and fabrication techniques Focuses on environmental and health aspects Emphasis on future challenges, opportunities, recycling and sustainability Contributions from high-profile, cutting-edge international researchers

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