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Biopolymers and Biomaterials

1st Edition

Aneesa Padinjakkara, Aparna Thankappan, Fernando Gomes Souza, Jr., Sabu Thomas
December 18, 2018

Biopolymers are attracting immense attention of late because of their diverse applications that can address growing environmental concerns and energy demands. The development of various biomaterials creates significant advancements in the medical field as well, and many biopolymers are used for the...

Polymeric and Nanostructured Materials: Synthesis, Properties, and Advanced Applications

1st Edition

Aparna Thankappan, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Sabu Thomas, Aneesa Padinjakkara
December 12, 2018

This volume provides in-depth knowledge and recent research on polymers and nanostructured materials from synthesis to advanced applications. Leading researchers from industry, academia, government, and private research institutions across the globe have contributed to this volume, covering new...

Fundamentals of Polymer Engineering, Third Edition

3rd Edition


December 10, 2018

Exploring the chemistry of synthesis, mechanisms of polymerization, reaction engineering of step-growth and chain-growth polymerization, polymer characterization, thermodynamics and structural, mechanical, thermal and transport behavior of polymers as melts, solutions and solids, Fundamentals of...

Cold Hibernated Elastic Memory Structure: Self-Deployable Technology and Its Applications

1st Edition

Witold M. Sokolowski
December 03, 2018

Cold hibernated elastic memory (CHEM) is an innovative, smart material technology that uses shape memory polymers in open cellular structures. This book extensively describes CHEM self-deployable structures, provides basic property data and characteristics, discusses advantages, and identifies...

Handbook of Biopolymers: Advances and Multifaceted Applications

1st Edition

Shakeel Ahmed, Suvardhan Kanchi, Gopalakrishnan Kumar
October 23, 2018

Biopolymers have the potential to cut carbon emissions and reduce carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. The carbon dioxide released when they degrade can be reabsorbed by plants, which makes them close to carbon neutral. Biopolymers are biodegradable and some are compostable, too. This book presents...

Polymeric Membrane Synthesis, Modification, and Applications: Electro-Spun and Phase Inverted Membranes

1st Edition

Chandan Das, Kibrom Alebel Gebru
October 16, 2018

Membranes and membrane separation techniques have grown from a simple laboratory tool to an industrial process with considerable technical and commercial impact. The book deals with both the fundamental concepts of preparation, characterization and modification, practical applications along with...

Advanced Polymeric Materials for Sustainability and Innovations

1st Edition

Sajith Thottathil, Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Didier Rouxel
October 02, 2018

This informative volume discusses recent advancements in the research and development in synthesis, characterization, processing, morphology, structure, and properties of advanced polymeric materials. With contributions from leading international researchers and professors in academic, government...

Handbook of Bionanocomposites

1st Edition

Shakeel Ahmed, Suvardhan Kanchi
September 24, 2018

Advanced bionanocomposite materials continue to be increasingly popular and are important for a wide range of scientific and engineering applications. In the race to exploit the unique mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of bionanocomposite materials, researchers need to address new...

Chemistry of Lignocellulosics: Current Trends

1st Edition

Tatjana Stevanovic
September 17, 2018

This book presents the chemical properties of lignocellulosic fibers, knowledge of which is essential for innovation and sustainable development of their transformation. Thermochemical transformation of wood and other lignocellulosics is presented to highlight its volatile, liquid and solid...

Single-Polymer Composites

1st Edition

Samrat Mukhopadhyay, Bapan Adak
September 17, 2018

This book discusses the concept of single polymer composites (SPCs), their preparation, and properties and the main factors which affect the manufacturing of this class of composites. It deals with the leading classes of polymers, chapter wise, which have been majorly explored for manufacturing...

Functionalized Engineering Materials and Their Applications

1st Edition

Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Pious C. V., Zakiah Ahmad, Józef Tadeusz Haponiuk
September 11, 2018

Scientists and researchers are looking for new smart materials to replace old or conventional materials for better performance and for new applications. The use of polymeric materials and nanomaterials is increasing due to their wide-spectrum tunability and many properties. It is now easier to...

Plasticity: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

P.M. Dixit, U.S. Dixit
August 23, 2018

Explores the Principles of Plasticity Most undergraduate programs lack an undergraduate plasticity theory course, and many graduate programs in design and manufacturing lack a course on plasticity—leaving a number of engineering students without adequate information on the subject. Emphasizing...

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