Nanocarbon and Its Composites

Nanocarbon and Its Composites
Author: Anish Khan,Mohammad Jawaid,Dr. Inamuddin,Abdullah M. Ahmed Asiri
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 872
Release: 2018-11-30
ISBN 10: 0081025106
ISBN 13: 9780081025109
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanocarbon and Its Composites Book Review:

Nanocarbon and Its Composites: Preparation, Properties and Applications provides a detailed and comprehensive review of all major innovations in the field of nanocarbons and their composites, including preparation, properties and applications. Coverage is broad and quite extensive, encouraging future research in carbon-based materials, which are in high demand due to the need to develop more sustainable, recyclable and eco-friendly methods for materials. Chapters are written by eminent scholars and leading experts from around the globe who discuss the properties and applications of carbon-based materials, such as nanotubes (buckytubes), fullerenes, cones, horns, rods, foams, nanodiamonds and carbon black, and much more. Chapters provide cutting-edge, up-to-date research findings on the use of carbon-based materials in different application fields and illustrate how to achieve significant enhancements in physical, chemical, mechanical and thermal properties. Demonstrates systematic approaches and investigations from design, synthesis, characterization and applications of nanocarbon based composites Aims to compile information on the various aspects of synthesis, properties and applications of nano-carbon based materials Presents a useful reference and technical guide for university academics and postgraduate students (Masters and Ph.D.)

Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites

Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites
Author: Marcio Loos
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2014-09-11
ISBN 10: 145573196X
ISBN 13: 9781455731961
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites Book Review:

Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Composites introduces a wide audience of engineers, scientists and product designers to this important and rapidly expanding class of high performance composites. Dr Loos provides readers with the scientific fundamentals of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), CNT composites and nanotechnology in a way which will enable them to understand the performance, capability and potential of the materials under discussion. He also investigates how CNT reinforcement can be used to enhance the mechanical, electrical and thermal properties of polymer composites. Production methods, processing technologies and applications are fully examined, with reference to relevant patents. Finally, health and safety issues related to the use of CNTs are investigated. Dr. Loos compares the theoretical expectations of using CNTs to the results obtained in labs, and explains the reasons for the discrepancy between theoretical and experimental results. This approach makes the book an essential reference and practical guide for engineers and product developers working with reinforced polymers – as well as researchers and students in polymer science, materials and nanotechnology. A wealth of applications information is included, taken from the wide range of industry sectors utilizing CNT reinforced composites, such as energy, coatings, defense, electronics, medical devices, and high performance sports equipment. Introduces a wide range of readers involved in plastics engineering, product design and manufacturing to the relevant topics in nano-science, nanotechnology, nanotubes and composites. Assesses effects of CNTs as reinforcing agents, both in a materials context and an applications setting. Focuses on applications aspects – performance, cost, health and safety, etc – for a wide range of industry sectors, e.g. energy, coatings, defense, electronics, medical devices, high performance sports equipment, etc.

Syntheses and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes and Their Composites

Syntheses and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes and Their Composites
Author: Satoru Suzuki
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 550
Release: 2013-05-09
ISBN 10: 9535111256
ISBN 13: 9789535111252
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Syntheses and Applications of Carbon Nanotubes and Their Composites Book Review:

Carbon nanotubes are rolled up graphene sheets with a quasi-one-dimensional structure of nanometer-scale diameter. In these last twenty years, carbon nanotubes have attracted much attention from physicists, chemists, material scientists, and electronic device engineers, because of their excellent structural, electronic, optical, chemical and mechanical properties. More recently, demand for innovative industrial applications of carbon nanotubes is increasing. This book covers recent research topics regarding syntheses techniques of carbon nanotubes and nanotube-based composites, and their applications. The chapters in this book will be helpful to many students, engineers and researchers working in the field of carbon nanotubes.

Carbon Nanotubes

Carbon Nanotubes
Author: Mohamed Berber,Inas Hazzaa Hafez
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 506
Release: 2016-07-20
ISBN 10: 9535124692
ISBN 13: 9789535124696
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon Nanotubes Book Review:

This book shows the recent advances of the applications of carbon nanotubes (CNTs), in particular, the polymer functionalized carbon nanotubes. It also includes a comprehensive description of carbon nanotubes' preparation, properties, and characterization. Therefore, we have attempted to provide detailed information about the polymer-carbon nanotube composites. With regard to the unique structure and properties of carbon nanotubes, a series of important findings have been reported. The unique properties of carbon nanotubes, including thermal, mechanical, and electrical properties, after polymer functionalization have been documented in detail. This book comprises 18 chapters. The chapters include different applications of polymer functionalization CNTs, e.g. photovoltaic, biomedical, drug delivery, gene delivery, stem cell therapy, thermal therapy, biological detection and imaging, electroanalytical, energy, supercapacitor, and gas sensor applications.

Carbon Based Nanofillers and Their Rubber Nanocomposites

Carbon Based Nanofillers and Their Rubber Nanocomposites
Author: Srinivasarao Yaragalla,Raghvendra Kumar Mishra,Sabu Thomas,Nandakumar Kalarikkal,Hanna J. Maria
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 496
Release: 2019-02-06
ISBN 10: 0128173432
ISBN 13: 9780128173435
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon Based Nanofillers and Their Rubber Nanocomposites Book Review:

Carbon-Based Nanofillers and their Rubber Nanocomposites: Fundamentals and Applications provides the synthetic routes, characterization, structural properties and effect of nano fillers on rubber nanocomposites. The synthesis and characterization of all carbon-based fillers is discussed, along with their morphological, thermal, mechanical, dynamic mechanical, and rheological properties. The book also covers the theory, modeling, and simulation aspects of these nanocomposites and their various applications. Users will find a valuable reference source for graduates and post graduates, engineers, research scholars, polymer engineers, polymer technologists, and those working in the biomedical field. Reviews rubber nanocomposites, specifically carbon-associated nanomaterials (nanocarbon black, graphite, graphene, carbon nanotubes, fullerenes, diamond) Presents the synthesis and characterization of carbon based nanocomposites Relates the structure of these nanocomposites to their function as rubber additives and their many applications

Modeling of Carbon Nanotubes Graphene and their Composites

Modeling of Carbon Nanotubes  Graphene and their Composites
Author: Konstantinos I. Tserpes,Nuno Silvestre
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2013-10-15
ISBN 10: 3319012010
ISBN 13: 9783319012018
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Modeling of Carbon Nanotubes Graphene and their Composites Book Review:

A large part of the research currently being conducted in the fields of materials science and engineering mechanics is devoted to carbon nanotubes and their applications. In this process, modeling is a very attractive investigation tool due to the difficulties in manufacturing and testing of nanomaterials. Continuum modeling offers significant advantages over atomistic modeling. Furthermore, the lack of accuracy in continuum methods can be overtaken by incorporating input data either from experiments or atomistic methods. This book reviews the recent progress in continuum modeling of carbon nanotubes and their composites. The advantages and disadvantages of continuum methods over atomistic methods are comprehensively discussed. Numerical models, mainly based on the finite element method, as well as analytical models are presented in a comparative way starting from the simulation of isolated pristine and defected nanotubes and proceeding to nanotube-based composites. The ability of continuum methods to bridge different scales is emphasized. Recommendations for future research are given by focusing on what still continuum methods have to learn from the nano-scale. The scope of the book is to provide current knowledge aiming to support researchers entering the scientific area of carbon nanotubes to choose the appropriate modeling tool for accomplishing their study and place their efforts to further improve continuum methods.

Novel Carbon Materials and Composites

Novel Carbon Materials and Composites
Author: Xin Jiang,Zhenhui Kang,Xiaoning Guo,Hao Zhuang
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2019-05-28
ISBN 10: 1119313392
ISBN 13: 9781119313397
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Novel Carbon Materials and Composites Book Review:

Connects knowledge about synthesis, properties, and applications of novel carbon materials and carbon-based composites This book provides readers with new knowledge on the synthesis, properties, and applications of novel carbon materials and carbon-based composites, including thin films of silicon carbide, carbon nitrite, and their related composites. It examines the direct bottom-up synthesis of the carbon-based composite systems and their potential applications, and discusses the growth mechanism of the composite structures. It features applications that range from mechanical, electronic, chemical, biochemical, medical, and environmental to functional devices. Novel Carbon Materials and Composites: Synthesis, Properties and Applications covers an overview of the synthesis, properties, and applications of novel carbon materials and composites. Especially, it covers everything from chemical vapor deposition of silicon carbide films and their electrochemical applications to applications of various novel carbon materials for the construction of supercapacitors to chemical vapor deposition of diamond/silicon carbide composite films to the covering and fabrication processes of nanodot composites. Looks at the recent progress and achievements in the fields of novel carbon materials and composites, including thin films of silicon carbide, carbon nitrite, and their related composites Discusses the many applications of carbon materials and composites Focuses on the hot topic of the fabrication of carbon-based composite materials and their abilities to extend the potential applications of carbon materials Published as a title in the new Wiley book series Nanocarbon Chemistry and Interfaces. Novel Carbon Materials and Composites: Synthesis, Properties and Applications is an important book for academic researchers and industrial scientists working in the fabrication and application of carbon materials and carbon-based composite materials and related fields.

Synthesis and Applications of Nanocarbons

Synthesis and Applications of Nanocarbons
Author: Jean-Charles Arnault,Dominik Eder
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2020-08-28
ISBN 10: 1119429390
ISBN 13: 9781119429395
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Synthesis and Applications of Nanocarbons Book Review:

A crucial overview of the cutting-edge in nanocarbon research and applications In Synthesis and Applications of Nanocarbons, the distinguished authors have set out to discuss fundamental topics, synthetic approaches, materials challenges, and various applications of this rapidly developing technology. Nanocarbons have recently emerged as a promising material for chemical, energy, environmental, and medical applications because of their unique chemical properties and their rich surface chemistries. This book is the latest entry in the Wiley book series Nanocarbon Chemistry and Interfaces and seeks to comprehensively address many of the newly surfacing areas of controversy and development in the field. This book introduces foundational concepts in nanocarbon technology, hybrids, and applications, while also covering the most recent and cutting-edge developments in this area of study. Synthesis and Applications of Nanocarbons addresses new discoveries in the field, including: · Nanodiamonds · Onion-like carbons · Carbon nanotubes · Fullerenes · Carbon dots · Carbon fibers · Graphene · Aerographite This book provides a transversal view of the various nanocarbon materials and hybrids and helps to share knowledge between the communities of each material and hybrid type.

Diamond and Carbon Composites and Nanocomposites

Diamond and Carbon Composites and Nanocomposites
Author: Mahmood Aliofkhazraei
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 182
Release: 2016-06-29
ISBN 10: 9535124536
ISBN 13: 9789535124535
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diamond and Carbon Composites and Nanocomposites Book Review:

During the past few years, scientists have achieved significant successes in nanoscience and technology. Nanotechnology is a branch of science that deals with fine structures and materials with very small dimensions - less than 100 nm. The composite science and technology have also benefits from nanotechnology. This book collects new developments about diamond and carbon composites and nanocomposites and their use in manufacturing technology.

Carbon Nanotubes

Carbon Nanotubes
Author: Arvind Agarwal,Srinivasa Rao Bakshi,Debrupa Lahiri
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 325
Release: 2018-09-03
ISBN 10: 1439811504
ISBN 13: 9781439811504
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon Nanotubes Book Review:

From the Foreword, written by legendary nano pioneer M. Meyyappan, Chief Scientist for Exploration Technology NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, California, USA: "...there is critical need for a book to summarize the status of the field but more importantly to lay out the principles behind the technology. This is what Professor Arvind Agarwal and his co-workers ... have done here." Carbon Nanotubes: Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites reflects the authors’ desire to share the benefits of nanotechnology with the masses by developing metal matrix carbon nanotube (MM-CNT) composites for large-scale applications. Multiwall carbon nanotubes can now be produced on a large scale and at a significantly reduced cost. The book explores potential applications and applies the author’s own research to highlight critical developmental issues for different MM-CNT composites—and then outline novel solutions. With this problem-solving approach, the book explores: Advantages, limitations, and the evolution of processing techniques used for MM-CNT composites Characterization techniques unique to the study of MM-CNT composites—and the limitations of these methods Existing research on different MM-CNT composites, presented in useful tables that include composition, processing method, quality of CNT dispersion, and properties The micro-mechanical strengthening that results from adding CNT The applicability of micro-mechanics models in MM-CNT composites Significance of chemical stability for carbon nanotubes in the metal matrix as a function of processing, and its impact on CNT/metal interface and mechanical properties Computational studies that have not been sufficiently covered although they are essential to research and development The critical issue of CNT dispersion in the metal matrix, as well as a unique way to quantify CNT distribution and subsequently improve control of the processing parameters for obtaining improved properties Carbon Nanotubes: Reinforced Metal Matrix Composites paints a vivid picture of scientific and application achievements in this field. Exploring the mechanisms through which CNTs are enhancing the properties of different metal-based composites, the authors provide a roadmap to help researchers develop MM-CNT composites and choose potential materials for use in emerging areas of technology.

Carbon Composites

Carbon Composites
Author: Deborah D.L. Chung
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 706
Release: 2016-11-08
ISBN 10: 0128028807
ISBN 13: 9780128028803
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon Composites Book Review:

Carbon Composites: Composites with Carbon Fibers, Nanofibers, and Nanotubes, Second Edition, provides the reader with information on a wide range of carbon fiber composites, including polymer-matrix, metal-matrix, carbon-matrix, ceramic-matrix and cement-matrix composites. In contrast to other books on composites, this work emphasizes materials rather than mechanics. This emphasis reflects the key role of materials science and engineering in the development of composite materials. The applications focus of the book covers both the developing range of structural applications for carbon fiber composites, including military and civil aircraft, automobiles and construction, and non-structural applications, including electromagnetic shielding, sensing/monitoring, vibration damping, energy storage, energy generation, and deicing. In addition to these new application areas, new material in this updated edition includes coverage of cement-matrix composites, carbon nanofibers, carbon matrix precursors, fiber surface treatment, nanocarbons, and hierarchical composites. An ideal source of information for senior undergraduate students, graduate students, and professionals working with composite materials and carbon fibers, this book can be used both as a reference book and as a textbook. Introduces the entire spectrum of carbon fiber composites, including polymer-matrix, metal-matrix, carbon-matrix, ceramic-matrix and cement-matrix composites Systematically sets out the processing, properties, and applications of each type of material Emphasizes processing as the foundation of understanding, manufacturing, and designing with composite materials

Electrical Conductivity in Polymer Based Composites

Electrical Conductivity in Polymer Based Composites
Author: Reza Taherian,Ayesha Kausar
Publsiher: William Andrew
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2018-11-30
ISBN 10: 012812542X
ISBN 13: 9780128125427
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Electrical Conductivity in Polymer Based Composites Book Review:

Electrical Conductivity in Polymer-Based Composites: Experiments, Modelling and Applications offers detailed information on all aspects of conductive composites. These composites offer many benefits in comparison to traditional conductive materials, and have a broad range of applications, including electronic packaging, capacitors, thermistors, fuel cell devices, dielectrics, piezoelectric functions and ferroelectric memories. Sections cover the theory of electrical conductivity and the different categories of conductive composites, describing percolation threshold, tunneling effect and other phenomena in the field. Subsequent chapters present thorough coverage of the key phases in the development and use of conductive composites, including manufacturing methods, external parameters, applications, modelling and testing methods. This is an essential source of information for materials scientists and engineers working in the fields of polymer technology, processing and engineering, enabling them to improve manufacture and testing methods, and to benefit fully from applications. The book also provides industrial and academic researchers with a comprehensive and up-to-date understanding of conductive composites and related issues. Explains the methods used in the manufacture and testing of conductive composites, and in the modeling of electrical conductivity Contains specialized information on the full range of applications for conductive composites, including conductive adhesives or pastes Brings scientists, engineers and researchers up-to-date with the latest advances in the field

Nanotube Superfiber Materials

Nanotube Superfiber Materials
Author: Mark Schulz,Vesselin Shanov,Zhangzhang Yin,Marc Cahay
Publsiher: William Andrew
Total Pages: 972
Release: 2019-03-29
ISBN 10: 0128126957
ISBN 13: 9780128126950
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotube Superfiber Materials Book Review:

Nanotube Superfiber Materials: Science, Manufacturing, Commercialization, Second Edition, helps engineers and entrepreneurs understand the science behind the unique properties of nanotube fiber materials, how to efficiency and safely produce them, and how to transition them into commercial products. Each chapter gives an account of the basic science, manufacturing, properties and commercial potential of a specific nanotube material form and its application. New discoveries and technologies are explained, along with experiences in handing-off the improved materials to industry. This book spans nano-science, nano-manufacturing, and the commercialization of nanotube superfiber materials. As such, it opens up the vast commercial potential of nanotube superfiber materials. Applications for nanotube superfiber materials cut across most of the fields of engineering, including spacecraft, automobiles, drones, hyperloop tracks, water and air filters, infrastructure, wind energy, composites, and medicine where nanotube materials enable development of tiny machines that can work inside our bodies to diagnose and treat disease. Provides up to date information on the applications of nanotube fiber materials Explores both the manufacturing and commercialization of nanotube superfibers Sets out the processes for producing macro-scale materials from carbon nanotubes Describes the unique properties of these materials

Carbon based Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental and Energy Applications

Carbon based Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental and Energy Applications
Author: Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Pei Sean Goh
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 632
Release: 2018-03-28
ISBN 10: 0128135751
ISBN 13: 9780128135754
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon based Polymer Nanocomposites for Environmental and Energy Applications Book Review:

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

Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene

Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene
Author: Kazuyoshi Tanaka,S. Iijima
Publsiher: Newnes
Total Pages: 458
Release: 2014-07-10
ISBN 10: 0080982689
ISBN 13: 9780080982687
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene Book Review:

Carbon Nanotubes and Graphene is a timely second edition of the original Science and Technology of Carbon Nanotubes. Updated to include expanded coverage of the preparation, purification, structural characterization, and common application areas of single- and multi-walled CNT structures, this work compares, contrasts, and, where appropriate, unitizes CNT to graphene. This much expanded second edition reference supports knowledge discovery, production of impactful carbon research, encourages transition between research fields, and aids the formation of emergent applications. New chapters encompass recent developments in the theoretical treatments of electronic and vibrational structures, and magnetic, optical, and electrical solid-state properties, providing a vital base to research. Current and potential applications of both materials, including the prospect for large-scale synthesis of graphene, biological structures, and flexible electronics, are also critically discussed. Updated discussion of properties, structure, and morphology of biological and flexible electronic applications aids fundamental knowledge discovery Innovative parallel focus on nanotubes and graphene enables you to learn from the successes and failures of, respectively, mature and emergent partner research disciplines High-quality figures and tables on physical and mathematical applications expertly summarize key information – essential if you need quick, critically relevant data

Carbon Nanotechnology

Carbon Nanotechnology
Author: Liming Dai
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 750
Release: 2006-04-18
ISBN 10: 9780080459325
ISBN 13: 0080459323
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon Nanotechnology Book Review:

Nanotechnology is no longer a merely social talking point and is beginning to affect the lives of everyone. Carbon nanotechnology as a major shaper of new nanotechnologies has evolved into a truly interdisciplinary field, which encompasses chemistry, physics, biology, medicine, materials science and engineering. This is a field in which a huge amount of literature has been generated within recent years, and the number of publications is still increasing every year. Carbon Nanotechnology aims to provide a timely coverage of the recent development in the field with updated reviews and remarks by world-renowned experts. Intended to be an exposition of cutting-edge research and development rather than a kind of conference proceeding, Carbon Nanotechnology will be very useful not only to experienced scientists and engineers, who wish to broaden their knowledge of the wide-ranging nanotechnology and/or to develop practical devices, but also to graduate and senior undergraduate students who look to make their mark in this field of the future. · A comprehensive treatment from materials chemistry and structure-property to practical applications · Offers an in-depth analysis of various carbon nanotechnologies from both fundamental and practical perspectives · An easily accessible assessment of the materials properties and device performances based on all of the major classes of carbon nanomaterials, including: carbon fiber; diamond; C60; and carbon nanotubes · A concise compilation of the practical applications of carbon nanotechnologies from polymer-carbon nanocomposites to sensors, electron emitters, and molecular electronics

Carbon Nanotubes

Carbon Nanotubes
Author: Michael J. O’Connell
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 360
Release: 2018-10-03
ISBN 10: 1420004212
ISBN 13: 9781420004212
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Carbon Nanotubes Book Review:

Since their discovery more than a decade ago, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have held scientists and engineers in captive fascination, seated on the verge of enormous breakthroughs in areas such as medicine, electronics, and materials science, to name but a few. Taking a broad look at CNTs and the tools used to study them, Carbon Nanotubes: Properties and Applications comprises the efforts of leading nanotube researchers led by Michael O’Connell, protégé of the late father of nanotechnology, Richard Smalley. Each chapter is a self-contained treatise on various aspects of CNT synthesis, characterization, modification, and applications. The book opens with a general introduction to the basic characteristics and the history of CNTs, followed by discussions on synthesis methods and the growth of “peapod” structures. Coverage then moves to electronic properties and band structures of single-wall nanotubes (SWNTs), magnetic properties, Raman spectroscopy of electronic and chemical behavior, and electromechanical properties and applications in NEMS (nanoelectromechanical systems). Turning to applications, the final sections of the book explore mechanical properties of SWNTs spun into fibers, sidewall functionalization in composites, and using SWNTs as tips for scanning probe microscopes. Taking a fresh look at this burgeoning field, Carbon Nanotubes: Properties and Applications points the way toward making CNTs commercially viable.

Advanced Materials Science and Engineering of Carbon

Advanced Materials Science and Engineering of Carbon
Author: Michio Inagaki,Feiyu Kang,Masahiro Toyoda,Hidetaka Konno
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 440
Release: 2013-08-31
ISBN 10: 0124078389
ISBN 13: 9780124078383
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Materials Science and Engineering of Carbon Book Review:

Carbon materials are exceptionally diverse in their preparation, structure, texture, and applications. In Advanced Materials Science and Engineering of Carbon, noted carbon scientist Michio Inagaki and his coauthors cover the most recent advances in carbon materials, including new techniques and processes, carbon materials synthesis, and up-to-date descriptions of current carbon-based materials, trends and applications. Beginning with the synthesis and preparation of nanocarbons, carbon nanotubes, and graphenes, the book then reviews recently developed carbonization techniques, such as templating, electrospinning, foaming, stress graphitization, and the formation of glass-like carbon. The last third of the book is devoted to applications, featuring coverage of carbon materials for energy storage, electrochemical capacitors, lithium-ion rechargeable batteries, and adsorptive storage of hydrogen and methane for environmental protection, photocatalysis, spilled oil recovery, and nuclear applications of isotropic high-density graphite. A progression from synthesis through modern carbonization techniques to applications gives you a thorough understanding of carbon materials Covers a wide range of precursor materials, preparation techniques, and characteristics to inspire your own development of carbonization techniques, carbon materials and applications Applications-oriented chapters include timely content on hot topics such as the engineering of carbon nanofibers and carbon materials for various energy-related applications

Nanocarbon Inorganic Hybrids

Nanocarbon Inorganic Hybrids
Author: Dominik Eder,Robert Schlögl
Publsiher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Total Pages: 555
Release: 2014-08-20
ISBN 10: 3110377888
ISBN 13: 9783110377880
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanocarbon Inorganic Hybrids Book Review:

Nanocarbon-Inorganic Hybrids is dedicated exclusively to the new family of functional materials, covering a multidisciplinary research field that combines materials science, chemistry and physics with nanotechnology and applied energy science. It provides a concise introduction into fundamental principles of nanocarbons, defines hybrids and composites, explains the physics behind sustainability, and illustrates requirements for successful implementation in energy applications. It further reviews the current research on developing concepts for designing nanocarbon hybrids, unravels mechanistic details of interfacial electron transfer processes and highlights future challenges and perspectives associated with exploiting these exciting new materials in commercial energy applications and beyond. This comprehensively written book is indispensable for Master and PhD students seeking to become familiar with a modern fi eld of knowledge-driven material science as well as for senior researchers and industrial staff scientists who explore the frontiers of knowledge.

Nanotechnology in Cement Based Construction

Nanotechnology in Cement Based Construction
Author: Annibale Luigi Materazzi,Filippo Ubertini,Antonella D'Alessandro
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2020-03-23
ISBN 10: 1000586901
ISBN 13: 9781000586909
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology in Cement Based Construction Book Review:

New smart materials are developing thanks to nanotechnology. Many books are on the market, but the demand for specialized analyses of particular topics still remains. This multiauthor book focuses on the application of nanotechnology to cement-based materials for engineering applications. The addition of novel smart nanofillers allows the development of multifunctional composite materials and not just with respect to higher mechanical strength, as investigated in the past. Special attention is given to types of nanoinclusions, novel techniques to mix components, and analysis of properties that can be achieved by paste, mortar, or concrete if they are added with nanofillers. Among these properties, the capability of self-sensing is very promising. Moreover, the use of phase-changing materials improves energy efficiency of nanocomposites, with important applications in the field of engineering, and new nanomodified composites have applications in energy harvesting and electromagnetic shielding.