Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites

Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Sabu Thomas,Saju Daniel
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 874
Release: 2019-11-28
ISBN 10: 0081019041
ISBN 13: 9780081019047
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

Nanocomposites based on layered double hydroxides (LDHs) have recently become a formidable research area due to their amendable properties and potential applications. The distinct properties of LDH polymer nanocomposites include a wide range of chemical compositions, structural homogeneity, unique anion exchanging ability, easy synthesis, high bound water content, memory effect, non-toxicity and biocompatibility. This means that LDH polymer nanocomposites have the potential for new and innovative applications. Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites presents a comprehensive overview of the recent innovative advances in the fabrication, characterization and applications of LDH polymer nanocomposites. As well as covering fundamental structural and chemical knowledge, this book also explores various properties and characterization techniques including microscopic, spectroscopic and mechanical behaviors. There is also a strong focus on the potential applications of LDH polymer nanocomposites, such as energy, electrical and electronic, electromagnetic shielding, biomedical, agricultural, food packaging and water purification functions. This book provides comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge research in the field of LDH polymer nanocomposites and their future applications. This book will be an essential read for all academics, researchers, engineers and students working in this area. Fundamental knowledge of LDH polymer nanocomposites, including chemical composition, structural features and fabrication techniques Provides an analytical overview of the different types of characterization techniques and technologies Extensive review on cutting-edge research for potential future applications, in a variety of industries

Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites

Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Sabu Thomas,Saju Daniel
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 500
Release: 2019-05-15
ISBN 10: 9780081022610
ISBN 13: 0081022611
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

Nanocomposites based on layered double hydroxides (LDHs) have recently become a formidable research area due to their amendable properties and potential applications. The distinct properties of LDH polymer nanocomposites include a wide range of chemical compositions, structural homogeneity, unique anion exchanging ability, easy synthesis, high bound water content, memory effect, non-toxicity and biocompatibility. This means that LDH polymer nanocomposites have the potential for new and innovative applications. Layered Double Hydroxide Polymer Nanocomposites presents a comprehensive overview of the recent innovative advances in the fabrication, characterization and applications of LDH polymer nanocomposites. As well as covering fundamental structural and chemical knowledge, this book also explores various properties and characterization techniques including microscopic, spectroscopic and mechanical behaviors. There is also a strong focus on the potential applications of LDH polymer nanocomposites, such as energy, electrical and electronic, electromagnetic shielding, biomedical, agricultural, food packaging and water purification functions. This book provides comprehensive coverage of cutting-edge research in the field of LDH polymer nanocomposites and their future applications. This book will be an essential read for all academics, researchers, engineers and students working in this area. Fundamental knowledge of LDH polymer nanocomposites, including chemical composition, structural features and fabrication techniques Provides an analytical overview of the different types of characterization techniques and technologies Extensive review on cutting-edge research for potential future applications, in a variety of industries

Materials Science

Materials Science
Author: Yitzhak Mastai
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 562
Release: 2013-06-10
ISBN 10: 953511140X
ISBN 13: 9789535111405
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Materials Science Book Review:

Today modern materials science is a vibrant, emerging scientific discipline at the forefront of physics, chemistry, engineering, biology and medicine, and is becoming increasingly international in scope as demonstrated by emerging international and intercontinental collaborations and exchanges. The overall purpose of this book is to provide timely and in-depth coverage of selected advanced topics in materials science. Divided into five sections, this book provides the latest research developments in many aspects of materials science. This book is of interest to both fundamental research and also to practicing scientists and will prove invaluable to all chemical engineers, industrial chemists and students in industry and academia.

Polymer Nanocomposites by Emulsion and Suspension Polymerization

Polymer Nanocomposites by Emulsion and Suspension Polymerization
Author: Vikas Mittal
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2010-09-30
ISBN 10: 1849732191
ISBN 13: 9781849732192
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polymer Nanocomposites by Emulsion and Suspension Polymerization Book Review:

Polymer nanocomposites revolutionized research in the composites area by achieving the nanoscale dispersion of the inorganic filler (clay platelets) in the polymer matrices after suitable surface modifications of the filler phase. A large number of polymer matrices were tried and nanocomposites with varying degrees of successes were achieved with these polymer systems. The majority of the synthesis are carried out by melt blending which frequently result in the full exfoliation of the filler. However, advanced techniques provide a number of advantages as compared to the melt blending and lead to more uniform composites with enhanced properties. There are a number of recent advances in these methods such as the use of reactive surfactants, modified initiators, advanced clay surface modifications, use of a variety of fillers, inverse polymerization, and miniemulsion polymerization methods which have further led the generation of advanced exfoliated nanocomposites. Until now, most of the published research has been scattered throughout the literature. This book provides a single comprehensive source of information about one of the most important facets of polymer nanocomposites technology: synthesis in emulsion and suspension. These polymerization methods lead to the generation of the well delaminated polymer nanocomposites with a wide range of polymer matrices. This book serves as both a professional reference for experienced researchers and a valuable text for newcomers to the field. It makes the reader aware of the potential commercial use of these recent developments.

Wax Crystal Control Nanocomposites Stimuli Responsive Polymers

Wax Crystal Control   Nanocomposites   Stimuli Responsive Polymers
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 215
Release: 2007-11-03
ISBN 10: 3540755004
ISBN 13: 9783540755005
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Handbook of Polymer Nanocomposites for Industrial Applications

Handbook of Polymer Nanocomposites for Industrial Applications
Author: Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 782
Release: 2020-10-29
ISBN 10: 0128226692
ISBN 13: 9780128226698
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Polymer Nanocomposites for Industrial Applications Book Review:

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

Bionanocomposites for Packaging Applications

Bionanocomposites for Packaging Applications
Author: Mohammad Jawaid,Sarat Kumar Swain
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2017-11-21
ISBN 10: 331967319X
ISBN 13: 9783319673196
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bionanocomposites for Packaging Applications Book Review:

This book presents a unified overview of eco-friendly bionanocomposites on the basis of characterization, design, manufacture, and application. It also explores replacing conventional materials with bionanocomposites with a focus on their use in packaging applications. In addition, the book broadens readers’ insights by providing illustrations and tables summarizing the latest research on the packaging applications of different bionanocomposites. By offering a detailed account of this field of research and describing real-world applications, it enables researchers, scientists, and professionals in industry to develop a more informed understanding of the need for bionanocomposites in the development of green, biodegradable, and sustainable packaging applications.

Polymer based Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications

Polymer based Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications
Author: Mohammad Jawaid,Mohammad Mansoob Khan
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 700
Release: 2018-01-03
ISBN 10: 0081019114
ISBN 13: 9780081019115
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polymer based Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications Book Review:

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.)

Flame Retardant Polymer Nanocomposites

Flame Retardant Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Alexander B. Morgan,Charles A. Wilkie
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2007-04-06
ISBN 10: 0470109025
ISBN 13: 9780470109021
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Flame Retardant Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

Flame Retardant Polymer Nanocomposites takes a comprehensive look at polymer nanocomposites for flame retardancy applications and includes nanocomposite fundamentals (theory, design, synthesis, characterization) as well as polymer flammability fundamentals with emphasis on how nanocomposites affect flammability. The book has practical examples from literature, patents, and existing commercial products. Readers can design new work based upon the material in the book or use it as a handy reference for interpreting existing work and results.

Polymer layered Silicate Nanocomposites

Polymer layered Silicate Nanocomposites
Author: Masami Okamoto
Publsiher: iSmithers Rapra Publishing
Total Pages: 166
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9781859573914
ISBN 13: 1859573916
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polymer layered Silicate Nanocomposites Book Review:

The review sets out to highlight the major developments in this field over the last decade. The different techniques used to prepare PLS nanocomposites are covered. The physicochemical characterisation of PLS nanocomposites and the improved materials properties that those materials can display are discussed. An additional indexed section containing several hundred abstracts from the Rapra Polymer Library database provides useful references for further reading.

Layered Double Hydroxides

Layered Double Hydroxides
Author: Vicente Rives
Publsiher: Nova Publishers
Total Pages: 439
Release: 2001
ISBN 10: 9781590330609
ISBN 13: 1590330609
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Layered Double Hydroxides Book Review:

Layered double hydroxides are one of the variety of names given to a family of layered materials first discovered in Sweden in 1842. These materials are interesting because their layer cations can be changed among a wide selection, and the interlayer anion can also be (nearly) freely chosen. Like cationic clays, they can be pillared and can exchange interlayer species -- thus increasing applications and making new routes to derivatives. The principle areas of application include catalyst support, anion scavengers, polymer stabilisers, and antacids. In the last several years, reviews and studies of LDHs have dealt with these uses. This book aims to update the current body of LDH knowledge from a wide array of views. The first section addresses the synthesis and physiochemical characterisation of these materials, and section two focuses on the applications of LDHs.

Polymer Green Flame Retardants

Polymer Green Flame Retardants
Author: Constantine D. Papaspyrides,Pantelis Kiliaris
Publsiher: Newnes
Total Pages: 942
Release: 2014-08-14
ISBN 10: 0444538097
ISBN 13: 9780444538093
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polymer Green Flame Retardants Book Review:

Polymer Green Flame Retardants covers key issues regarding the response of polymers during fire, the mechanisms of their flame retardation, the regulations imposed on their use, and the health hazards arising from their combustion. Presenting the latest research developments, the book focuses in particular on nanocomposites, believed to be the most promising approach for producing physically superior materials with low flammability and ecological impact. The fire properties of nanocomposites of various matrixes and fillers are discussed, the toxicological characteristics of these materials are analyzed, addressing also their environmental sustainability. Edited by distinguished scientists, including an array of international industry and academia experts, this book will appeal to chemical, mechanical, environmental, material and process engineers, upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines, and generally to researchers developing commercially attractive and environmentally friendly fire-proof products. Provides recent findings on the manufacture of environmentally sustainable flame retardant polymeric materials Covers legislation and regulations concerning flame retarded polymeric material use Includes tables containing the fire properties of the most common polymeric materials

Fundamentals Properties and Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites

Fundamentals  Properties  and Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Joseph H. Koo
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 697
Release: 2016-10-31
ISBN 10: 1107029961
ISBN 13: 9781107029965
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals Properties and Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

Discusses polymer nanocomposites composed of a family of polymeric materials whose properties are capable of being tailored to meet specific applications.

Thermally Stable and Flame Retardant Polymer Nanocomposites

Thermally Stable and Flame Retardant Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Vikas Mittal
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 329
Release: 2011-06-30
ISBN 10: 1139495984
ISBN 13: 9781139495981
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Thermally Stable and Flame Retardant Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

Polymer nanocomposites have revolutionised material performance, most notably in the plastics, automotive and aerospace industries. However, in order to be commercially viable, many of these materials must withstand high temperatures. In this book, leaders in the field outline the mechanisms behind the generation of suitable polymer systems, pulling together recent research to provide a unified and up-to-date assessment of recent technological advancements. The text is divided into two clear sections, introducing the reader to the two most important requirements for this material type: thermal stability and flame retardancy. Special attention is paid to practical examples, walking the reader through the numerous commercial applications of thermally stable and flame retardant nanocomposites. With a strong focus on placing theory within commercial context, this unique volume will appeal to practitioners as well as researchers.

Rubber Nanocomposites

Rubber Nanocomposites
Author: Sabu Thomas,Ranimol Stephen
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 896
Release: 2010-04-09
ISBN 10: 9780470823460
ISBN 13: 0470823461
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rubber Nanocomposites Book Review:

Rubber Nanocomposites: Preparation, Properties and Applications focuses on the preparation, characterization and properties of natural and synthetic rubber nanocomposites. The book carefully debates the preparation of unmodified and modified nanofillers, various manufacturing techniques of rubber nanocomposites, structure, morphology and properties of nanocomposites. The text reviews the processing; characterization and properties of 0-, 1D and 2D nanofiller reinforced rubber nanocomposites. It examines the polymer/filler interaction, i.e., the compatibility between matrix and filler using unmodified and modified nanofillers. The book also examines the applications of rubber nanocomposites in various engineering fields, which include tyre engineering. The book also examines the current state of the art, challenges and applications in the field of rubber nanocomposites. The handpicked selection of topics and expert contributions make this survey of rubber nanocomposites an outstanding resource for anyone involved in the field of polymer materials design. A handy "one stop" reference resource for important research accomplishments in the area of rubber nanocomposites. Covers the various aspects of preparation, characterization, morphology, properties and applications of rubber nanocomposites. Summarizes many of the recent technical research accomplishments in the area of nanocomposites, in a comprehensive manner It covers an up to date record on the major findings and observations in the field

In situ Synthesis of Polymer Nanocomposites

In situ Synthesis of Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Vikas Mittal
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 418
Release: 2011-10-05
ISBN 10: 3527640118
ISBN 13: 9783527640119
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In situ Synthesis of Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

The book series "Polymer Nano-, Micro- and Macrocomposites" provides complete and comprehensive information on all important aspects of polymer composite research and development, including, but not limited to synthesis, filler modification, modeling, characterization as well as application and commercialization issues. Each book focuses on a particular topic and gives a balanced in-depth overview of the respective subfi eld of polymer composite science and its relation to industrial applications. With the books the readers obtain dedicated resources with information relevant to their research, thereby helping to save time and money. In-situ intercalative polymerization in the presence of filler provides distinct advantages when compared to other nanocomposite synthesis techniques including the possibility to polymerize a large range of thermoplastic and thermosetting polymers, improved handling of gaseous or liquid monomers or high pressure polymerization and improved control of heat of polymerization. This volume aims to highlight these advantages of the generation of polymer nanocomposites with a large spectrum of polymer matrices. Following an overview of the synthesis methodologies, the text goes on to discuss the most relevant polymer materials, including polyamides, polyolefi nes, polyacrylates, polyethylenes, polyurethanes, polyesters and polyepoxides.

Clay Polymer Nanocomposites

Clay Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Khouloud Jlassi,Mohamed M. Chehimi,Sabu Thomas
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 546
Release: 2017-07-26
ISBN 10: 0323461611
ISBN 13: 9780323461610
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Clay Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

Clay–Polymer Nanocomposites is a complete summary of the existing knowledge on this topic, from the basic concepts of synthesis and design to their applications in timely topics such as high-performance composites, environment, and energy issues. This book covers many aspects of synthesis such as in- situ polymerization within the interlamellar spacing of the clays or by reaction of pristine or pre-modified clays with reactive polymers and prepolymers. Indeed, nanocomposites can be prepared at industrial scale by melt mixing. Regardless the synthesis method, much is said in this book about the importance of theclay pre-modification step, which is demonstrated to be effective, on many occasions, in obtaining exfoliated nanocomposites. Clay–Polymer Nanocomposites reports the background to numerous characterization methods including solid state NMR, neutron scattering, diffraction and vibrational techniques as well as surface analytical methods, namely XPS, inverse gas chromatography and nitrogen adsorption to probe surface composition, wetting and textural/structural properties. Although not described in dedicated chapters, numerous X-ray diffraction patterns of clay–polymer nanocomposites and reference materials are displayed to account for the effects of intercalation and exfoliations of layered aluminosilicates. Finally, multiscale molecular simulation protocols are presenting for predicting morphologies and properties of nanostructured polymer systems with industrial relevance. As far as applications are concerned, Clay–Polymer Nanocomposites examines structural composites such as clay–epoxy and clay–biopolymers, the use of clay–polymer nanocomposites as reactive nanocomposite fillers, catalytic clay-(conductive) polymers and similar nanocomposites for the uptake of hazardous compounds or for controlled drug release, antibacterial applications, energy storage, and more. The most comprehensive coverage of the state of the art in clay–polymer nanocomposites, from synthesis and design to opportunities and applications Covers the various methods of characterization of clay–polymer nanocomposites - including spectroscopy, thermal analyses, and X-ray diffraction Includes a discussion of a range of application areas, including biomedicine, energy storage, biofouling resistance, and more

Polyolefin Blends

Polyolefin Blends
Author: Domasius Nwabunma,Thein Kyu
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 688
Release: 2008-01-02
ISBN 10: 9780470198971
ISBN 13: 0470198974
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polyolefin Blends Book Review:

The definitive reference on the properties and applications of polyolefin blends Polyolefins account for more than half of total plastics consumption in the world. In recent years, usage of and research on polyolefin blends have increased significantly due to new applications in medicine, packaging, and other fields and the development of novel polyolefins. With a special emphasis on nano- and micro-structures of crystals and phase morphology, Polyolefin Blends condenses and consolidates current information on polyolefins so that the reader can compare, select, and integrate a material solution. Focusing exclusively on the fundamental aspects as well as applications of polyolefin blends, this authoritative reference: * Features an introductory chapter that serves as a guide to polyolefin blends * Includes chapters covering formulation design, processing, characterization, modeling and simulation, engineering performance properties, and applications * Covers polyolefin/polyolefin blends and polyolefin/non-polyolefin blends * Discusses miscibility, phase behavior, functionalization, compatibilization, microstructure, crystallization, hierarchical morphology, and physical and mechanical properties * Covers new research trends including in-situ reactor blending and reactive processing, such as compatibilization/functionalization in the melt * Contains practical examples from open literature sources and commercial products With chapters contributed by leading experts from several countries, this is a must-have reference for scientists and engineers conducting research on polyolefin blends and for professionals in medical, packaging, and other commodity fields. It is also an excellent text for graduate students studying polymer science and polymer processing.

Eco friendly Polymer Nanocomposites

Eco friendly Polymer Nanocomposites
Author: Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 576
Release: 2015-07-20
ISBN 10: 8132224736
ISBN 13: 9788132224730
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Eco friendly Polymer Nanocomposites Book Review:

This book contains precisely referenced chapters, emphasizing environment-friendly polymer nanocomposites with basic fundamentals, practicality and alternatives to traditional nanocomposites through detailed reviews of different environmental friendly materials procured from different resources, their synthesis and applications using alternative green approaches. The book aims at explaining basics of eco-friendly polymer nanocomposites from different natural resources and their chemistry along with practical applications which present a future direction in the biomedical, pharmaceutical and automotive industry. The book attempts to present emerging economic and environmentally friendly polymer nanocomposites that are free from side effects studied in the traditional nanocomposites. This book is the outcome of contributions by many experts in the field from different disciplines, with various backgrounds and expertises. This book will appeal to researchers as well as students from different disciplines. The content includes industrial applications and will fill the gap between the research works in laboratory to practical applications in related industries.

Graphene Based Polymer Nanocomposites in Electronics

Graphene Based Polymer Nanocomposites in Electronics
Author: Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni,Deepalekshmi Ponnamma,Jaehwan Kim,Sabu Thomas
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 382
Release: 2015-01-19
ISBN 10: 3319138758
ISBN 13: 9783319138756
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Graphene Based Polymer Nanocomposites in Electronics Book Review:

This book covers graphene reinforced polymers, which are useful in electronic applications, including electrically conductive thermoplastics composites, thermosets and elastomers. It systematically introduces the reader to fundamental aspects and leads over to actual applications, such as sensor fabrication, electromagnetic interference shielding, optoelectronics, superconductivity, or memory chips. The book also describes dielectric and thermal behaviour of graphene polymer composites - properties which are essential to consider for the fabrication and production of these new electronic materials. The contributions in this book critically discuss the actual questions in the development and applications of graphene polymer composites. It will thus appeal to chemists, physicists, materials scientists as well as nano technologists, who are interested in the properties of graphene polymer composites.