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Smart Polymer Nanocomposites
Author : Deepalekshmi Ponnamma,Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni,John-John Cabibihan,Mariam Al-Ali Al-Maadeed
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2017-03-06
ISBN 10 : 331950424X
Pages : 397 pages
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This book covers smart polymer nanocomposites with perspectives for application in energy harvesting, as self-healing materials, or shape memory materials. The book is application-oriented and describes different types of polymer nanocomposites, such as elastomeric composites, thermoplastic composites, or conductive polymer composites. It outlines their potential for applications, which would meet some of the most important challenges nowadays: for harvesting energy, as materials with the capacity to self-heal, or as materials memorizing a given shape.The book brings together these different applications for the first time in one single platform. Chapters are ordered both by the type of composites and by the target applications. Readers will thus find a good overview, facilitating a comparison of the different smart materials and their applications. The book will appeal to scientists in the fields of chemistry, material science and engineering, but also to technologists and physicists, from graduate student level to researcher and professional.

Smart Polymer Nanocomposites
Author : Showkat Ahmad Bhawani,Anish Khan,Mohammad Jawaid
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release Date : 2020-12-08
ISBN 10 : 0128204354
Pages : 482 pages
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Smart Polymer Nanocomposites: Biomedical and Environmental Applications presents the latest information on smart polymers and their promising application in various fields, including their role in delivery systems for drugs, tissue engineering scaffolds, cell culture sports, bioseparation, and sensors or actuator systems. Features detailed information on the preparation, characterization and applications of smart functional polymer composites Covers a broad range of applications in both the biomedical and environmental engineering fields Chapters are written by authors with diverse background expertise from the faculties of chemistry, engineering and the manufacturing industry

Polymer Nanocomposite-Based Smart Materials
Author : Rachid Bouhfid,Abou el Kacem Qaiss,Mohammad Jawaid
Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
Release Date : 2020-05-19
ISBN 10 : 0081030142
Pages : 260 pages
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Polymer Nanocomposite-Based Smart Materials: From Synthesis to Application provides a broad, comprehensive review on all major categories of smart materials and their preparation routes. The main application fields and properties for these diverse types of smart polymer-based composite and nanocomposite materials are also discussed. Chapters on modeling methods and simulation look at the physical or chemical change response that is introduced by the effect of changing environmental conditions such as pH, temperature, mechanical force and light. Written by scholars and experts from around the globe, the book covers key aspects, such as synthesis, processing and applications of polymer and nanocomposite-based smart materials. Features a board range of different polymer nanocomposites-based smart materials Contains coverage of synthesis applications as well as experimental, modeling and theoretical results Includes comprehensive coverage on preparation and testing methods

Eco-friendly and Smart Polymer Systems
Author : Hamid Mirzadeh,Ali A Katbab
Publisher : Springer Nature
Release Date : 2020-05-29
ISBN 10 : 3030450856
Pages : 733 pages
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This proceedings book presents the main findings of the 13th International Seminar on Polymer Science and Technology ( ISPST 2018), which was held at Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, on November 10–22, 2018. This forum was the culmination of more than three decades of academic and industrial activities of Iranian scholars and professionals, and the participation of many notable international scientists, in covering various important polymer-related subjects of concern to Iran and the world at large, including polymer synthesis, processing and properties, as well as issues concerning polymer degradation, stability, and environmental aspects. For the past half a century, the growing concern for advancing human health, quality of life, and – especially in the last few decades – avoiding and combating environmental pollution have shaped and driven scientific activities geared toward the creation of smart materials that are compatible with the human body, and have prompted scientists and technologists to pursue research using natural and sustainable sources. This book highlights efforts to responsibly address the problems caused by, and which can potentially be solved by, polymers and plastics.

Polymer-Based Smart Composites for Optoelectronic and Energy Applications
Author : M.R. Siddaramaiah,Nithin Kundachira Subramani,Joong Hee Lee
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2020-10-01
ISBN 10 : 0128185090
Pages : 500 pages
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Polymer-Based Smart Composites for Optoelectronic and Energy Applications explains how polymer-based smart composites and nanocomposites can be prepared and utilized for novel optical, sensor and energy-related applications. The book begins with an introductory section on the fundamentals of smart polymer composites, including structure-property relationships and conjugated polymers. Other sections examine optical applications, including the use of polymer-based smart composites for luminescent solar concentrators, electro-chromic applications, light conversion applications, ultraviolet shielding applications, LED encapsulation applications, sensor applications, including gas-sensing, strain sensing, robotics and tactile sensors, with final sections covering energy-related applications, including energy harvesting, conversion, storage, vibrational energy harvesting, and more. This is an essential guide for researchers, scientists and advanced students in smart polymers and materials, polymer science, composites, nanocomposites, electronics and materials science. It is also a valuable book for scientists, R&D professionals and engineers working with products that could utilize smart polymer composites. Provides thorough coverage of the latest pioneering research in the field of polymer-based smart composites Offers an applications-oriented approach, enabling the reader to understand state-of-the-art optical, sensor and energy applications Includes an in-depth introductory section, covering important aspects such as structure-property relationships and the role of conjugated polymers

Smart Polymers and Composites
Author : Abu Nasar
Publisher : Materials Research Forum LLC
Release Date : 2018-01-02
ISBN 10 : 1945291478
Pages : 208 pages
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Polymeric compounds are generally blended with inorganic/organic materials to prepare composites to tailor the desired properties for specific requirements. The present book reviews new research in the fields of composite green polymers for environmental applications, polyaniline based composites for wastewater treatment, smart polymeric coating materials, polymer decorated bimetallic nanosorbents for dye removal, fuel cell materials, polymeric membranes, green bio-nanocomposites and polymer based catalysts. Composite Green Polymers, Polyaniline Based Composites, Smart Polymeric Materials, Nanosorbents, Polymeric Membranes, Bio-Nanocomposites, Polymer Based Catalyst, Wastewater Treatment, Dye Removal, Fuel Cell Materials, Dehydrogenation

Graphene-Based Polymer Nanocomposites in Electronics
Author : Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni,Deepalekshmi Ponnamma,Jaehwan Kim,Sabu Thomas
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2015-01-19
ISBN 10 : 3319138758
Pages : 382 pages
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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.

Multifunctional Polymer Nanocomposites
Author : Jinsong Leng,Alan Kin-tak Lau
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2010-12-21
ISBN 10 : 1439816832
Pages : 462 pages
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The novel properties of multifunctional polymer nanocomposites make them useful for a broad range of applications in fields as diverse as space exploration, bioengineering, car manufacturing, and organic solar cell development, just to name a few. Presenting an overview of polymer nanocomposites, how they compare with traditional composites, and th

Environmentally Friendly Polymer Nanocomposites
Author : Suprakas Sinha Ray
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2013-07-31
ISBN 10 : 0857097822
Pages : 512 pages
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Concerns about global warming and the depletion of oil reserves have led to significant research into more sustainable composite materials made from natural materials. Recently, research has focussed on the development of nanoscale reinforcements for this new group of composites, significantly improving and extending their range of desirable properties. Environmentally friendly polymer nanocomposites summarises this wealth of research and its practical implications. After an introduction to the subject, part one looks at matrix and reinforcement materials as well as their characterisation. Part two reviews key properties such as tensile and dynamic mechanical properties and thermal stability. It also considers issues such as barrier properties, biodegradability, rheology, electrical and thermal conductivity. The book concludes by reviewing potential applications. This book is ideal for polymer and material scientists, researchers and engineers. It will also help industrial researchers and R&D managers who want to bring advanced eco-friendly polymer composite-based products into the market. Summarises the practical implications of the development of nanoscale reinforcements for sustainable composite materials made from natural materials Examines matrix and reinforcement materials and their characterisation and reviews key properties such as tensile and dynamic mechanical properties Considers barrier properties, biodegradability, rheology, electrical and thermal conductivity and potential applications

Multifunctional Polymer Nanocomposites
Author : Jinsong Leng,Alan Kin-tak Lau
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2010-12-21
ISBN 10 : 1439816832
Pages : 462 pages
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The novel properties of multifunctional polymer nanocomposites make them useful for a broad range of applications in fields as diverse as space exploration, bioengineering, car manufacturing, and organic solar cell development, just to name a few. Presenting an overview of polymer nanocomposites, how they compare with traditional composites, and th

Clay-Polymer Nanocomposites
Author : Khouloud Jlassi,Mohamed M. Chehimi,Sabu Thomas
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2017-07-26
ISBN 10 : 0323461611
Pages : 546 pages
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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

3D and 4D Printing of Polymer Nanocomposite Materials
Author : Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni,Kalim Deshmukh,Mariam AlAli AlMaadeed
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2019-10-11
ISBN 10 : 0128173025
Pages : 592 pages
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3D and 4D Printing of Polymer Nanocomposite Materials: Processing, Applications, and Challenges covers advanced 3D and 4D printing processes and the latest developments in novel polymer-based printing materials, thus enabling the reader to understand and benefit from the advantages of this groundbreaking technology. The book presents processes, materials selection, and printability issues, along with sections on the preparation of polymer composite materials for 3D and 4D printing. Across the book, advanced printing techniques are covered and discussed thoroughly, including fused deposition modeling (FDM), selective laser sintering (SLS), selective laser melting (SLM), electron beam melting (EBM), inkjet 3D printing (3DP), stereolithography (SLA), and 3D plotting. Finally, major applications areas are discussed, including electronic, aerospace, construction and biomedical applications, with detailed information on the design, fabrication and processing methods required in each case. Provides a thorough, clear understanding of polymer preparation techniques and 3D and 4D printing processes, with a view to specific applications Examines synthesis, formation methodology, the dispersion of fillers, characterization, properties, and performance of polymer nanocomposites Explores the possibilities of 4D printing, covering the usage of stimuli responsive hydrogels and shape memory polymers

Industrial Applications for Intelligent Polymers and Coatings
Author : Majid Hosseini,Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2016-05-14
ISBN 10 : 3319268937
Pages : 710 pages
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This book is a comprehensive collaboration on intelligent polymers and coatings for industrial applications by worldwide researchers and specialists. The authors cover the basis and fundamental aspects of intelligent polymers and coatings, challenges, and potential mechanisms and properties. They include recent and emerging industrial applications in medical, smart textile design, oil and gas, electronic, aerospace, and automobile industries as well as other applications including microsystems, sensors, and actuators, among others. The authors discuss the potential for future research in these areas for improvement and growth of marketable applications of intelligent polymers and coatings.

Advances in Nanotechnology and the Environmental Sciences
Author : Alexander V. Vakhrushev,Suresh C. Ameta,Heru Susanto,A. K. Haghi
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2019-09-25
ISBN 10 : 0429759185
Pages : 308 pages
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Showcasing a selection of new research on nanotechnological applications for environmental protection along with new advanced technologies in nanochemistry, this volume presents an interdisciplinary approach that brings together materials science, chemistry, and nanotechnology. Part I of the volume looks at environmental topics that include an exploration of the challenges of the global water crisis and new technology in nanofiltration and water purification. It provides an informative overview of green nanotechnology, green nanomaterials, and green chemistry. Some of the advanced technologies discussed in Part II include the application of quantum dots, a nanochemical approach to using ICT technology, and new research on polymer nanocomposites as a smart material along with its synthesis, preparation, and properties. Other important topics are included as well.

Recent Advances in Smart Self-healing Polymers and Composites
Author : Guoqiang Li,Harper Meng
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2015-06-01
ISBN 10 : 1782422927
Pages : 426 pages
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Recent Advances in Smart Self-Healing Polymers and Composites examines the advances made in smart materials over the last few decades and their significant applications in aerospace, automotive, civil, mechanical, medical, and communication engineering fields. Based on a thorough review of the literature, the book identifies “smart self-healing polymers and composites as one of the most popular, challenging, and promising areas of research. Readers will find valuable information compiled by a large pool of researchers who not only studied the latest datasets, but also reached out to leading contributors for insights and forward-thinking analogies. Examines the advances made in smart materials over the last few decades Presents significant applications in aerospace, automotive, civil, mechanical, medical, and communication engineering fields Compiled by a large pool of researchers who not only studied the latest datasets, but also reached out to leading contributors for insights and forward-thinking analogies

Polymer Nanocomposites
Author : Aravind Dasari,Zhong-Zhen Yu,Yiu-Wing Mai
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2016-06-28
ISBN 10 : 1447168097
Pages : 305 pages
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This highlights ongoing research efforts on different aspects of polymer nanocomposites and explores their potentials to exhibit multi-functional properties. In this context, it addresses both fundamental and advanced concepts, while delineating the parameters and mechanisms responsible for these potentials. Aspects considered include embrittlement/toughness; wear/scratch behaviour; thermal stability and flame retardancy; barrier, electrical and thermal conductivity; and optical and magnetic properties. Further, the book was written as a coherent unit rather than a collection of chapters on different topics. As such, the results, analyses and discussions presented herein provide a guide for the development of a new class of multi-functional nanocomposites. Offering an invaluable resource for materials researchers and postgraduate students in the polymer composites field, they will also greatly benefit materials

Advanced Polymeric Materials for Sustainability and Innovations
Author : Sajith Thottathil,Sabu Thomas,Nandakumar Kalarikkal,Didier Rouxel
Publisher : CRC Press
Release Date : 2018-10-01
ISBN 10 : 135159205X
Pages : 370 pages
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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 and industrial institutions, Advanced Polymeric Materials for Sustainability and Innovations has a special focus on eco-friendly polymers, polymer composites, nanocomposites, and blends and materials for traditional and renewable energy. In this book the relationship between processing-morphology-property applications of polymeric materials is well established. Recent advances in the synthesis of new functional monomers has shown strong potential in generating better property polymers from renewable resources. Fundamental advances in the field of nanocomposite blends and nanostructured polymeric materials in automotive, civil, biomedical and packaging/coating applications are the highlights of this book.

Handbook of Polymer Nanocomposites for Industrial Applications
Author : Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Publisher : Elsevier
Release Date : 2020-10-29
ISBN 10 : 0128226692
Pages : 782 pages
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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

Eco-friendly Polymer Nanocomposites
Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2015-06-22
ISBN 10 : 8132224701
Pages : 579 pages
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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.

How Smart Are the Polymers?
Author : Laura Peponi,Jean-Marie Raquez
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2018-09
ISBN 10 : 9781536139600
Pages : 444 pages
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Smart polymer materials represent an exciting range of novel materials for advanced applications such as aeronautics and biomedical devices. These materials are able to sustain any external stimuli including temperature, pH, electric and magnetic fields and response in an adaptive and proportional manner to this environmental change. Two main categories of smart materials are able to encompass these features, i.e., self-evolving materials and self-healing materials. Self-evolving materials can, for instance, reconfigure themselves on-the-fly to react upon changing environmental conditions. A variety of possible material candidates can be described as self-evolving materials including shape-memory polymers, adaptive hydrogels and actuators changing their properties in response to external stimulation. In addition to them, intrinsic self-healing polymers encompass these responsiveness features and are constructed on the basis of reversible bonding such as Diels-Alder reactions for locally healing these materials after experiencing damage. This book intends to propose a comprehensive knowledge on smart materials that encompass self-evolving materials and self-healing materials, including their implementation of 3D-printing technology. Combining smart materials and additive manufacturing has thereby been introduced as an inspiring way to provide more complex 3D objects with elevated adaptive properties. They are myriad issues that are still challenging with the construction of these smart materials, including their additive manufacturing, but the book will offer novel opportunities to obtain multi-responsive materials in advanced technology.