Soy protein is a natural polymer increasingly important for sustainable development in food and materials science. Although there are books on soy protein from the perspective of food science, soy protein from a materials sciences perspective remains relatively unexplored, even though its applications are numerous. The Science of Soy Protein-Based Materials gives a systematic introduction to the science and industry of soy protein-based materials. The title presents the structure, properties, and modification of soy protein, and its application in materials science. The book reviews the research history of soy protein, covers the latest developments in the field, and considers future directions. It gives the reader a grounding in the theory and technology of polymer chemistry, physics, and material science needed to understand soy protein. Seven chapters offer a new vision of soy protein outside its traditional niche within food science, relating it to adhesives, plastics, fiber, and biomaterials among other advanced functional materials. This book is a comprehensive guide to soy protein-based materials and their numerous applications. Focuses on the physico-chemical properties of soy protein in the most advanced film, fiber, adhesive, foam and other functional materials Covers both laboratory research and industrial applications of the most advanced soy protein-based materials Includes soy protein-based biomaterials, a promising research area Considers the sustainable future of soy protein-based materials across various industrial applications Offers up a new materials science vision of soy protein-based materials
|Author||: Visakh P. M.,Olga Nazarenko|
|Publisher||: John Wiley & Sons|
|Release Date||: 2017-08-17|
|ISBN 10||: 1119419034|
|Pages||: 276 pages|
This book discusses soy protein nanoparticle-based polymer blends, composites and nanoconposites aling with their chemistry, processing, preparation, characterization, applications as well as the soy protein-based materials rheology. After discussing the preparation of soy protein nanoparticles, the characterization methods such as atomic force microscope (AFM), transmission electron microscope (TEM) and scanning electron microscope (SEM), for the nanoscale soy protein reinforcements are examined. The various processing methods for nanocomposites and their mechanical, thermal properties, barrier properties are then discussed. The book then moves on to discussing the different types of blends, composites and nanocomposites with their type of polymer matrixes such as thermoplastics, thermoset, natural rubbers and synthetic rubbers.
|Release Date||: 2012|
|Pages||: 149 pages|
This book provides an overview of the lastest developments in biobased materials and their applications in food packaging. Written by experts in their respective research domain, its thirteen chapters discuss in detail fundamental knowledge on bio based materials. It is intended as a reference book for researchers, students, research scholars, academicians and scientists seeking biobased materials for food packaging applications.
Soy and its coproducts are rapidly emerging as one of the most prominent sustainable plastics of the 21st century. The relative abundance of soy and its functional and thermoplastic properties, low cost, and biodegradable characteristics have made it a material of great interest for widespread use in the plastics industry. As most of the functional properties of the final products are directly related to the physico-chemical properties of the raw material, a detailed knowledge of the inherent characteristics of soy-based materials is essential for understanding and manipulating their properties for better end-user applications.This book summarises in a most comprehensive manner the recent technical research accomplishments in the area of soy-based bioplastics. The prime aim and focus of this book is to present recent advances in the processing and applications of soy-based biopolymers as potential bioplastics. It reflects recent theoretical advances and experimental results, and opens new avenues for researchers as well as readers working in the field of plastics and sustainable materials.The different topics covered in this book include: structural analysis of soy-based materials; soy/biopolymer blends; films, fibres, foams, and composites; and different advanced applications. In addition, several critical issues and suggestions for future work are comprehensively discussed in the hope that the book will provide a deep insight into the state of the art of soy-based bioplastics. The book is unique, with contributions from leading experts in the bioplastics research area, and is a useful reference for scientists, academics, research scholars, and technologists.
|Author||: Naheed Saba,Mohammad Jawaid,Mohamed Thariq|
|Publisher||: Woodhead Publishing|
|Release Date||: 2020-11-13|
|ISBN 10||: 0128204230|
|Pages||: 300 pages|
Biopolymers and Biocomposites from Agro-waste for Packaging Applications looks at the utilization of biocomposites and biopolymers for packaging applications. The book focuses on the development of affordable, innovative, sustainable packaging products made from biopolymers and biocomposites derived from agricultural waste/biomass and how they that result in improved shelf-life performance. In addition, it explores how these affordable packaging products can reduce food loss across the supply chain, the future direction of setting-up platforms for broader uses, and how these products can also contribute to minimizing waste-to-landfill problems. Focuses on the application and use of non-exploited cheap agricultural waste for food packaging applications Contains information on the modeling and processing of biopolymers and biocomposites to predict thermal and mechanical behavior Features a discussion of coatings on packaging products to enhance shelf life
This volume presents the most up-to-date and detailed information available on protein-based biopolymer films and coatings. It provides a comprehensive overview of the design, technology, properties, functionality, and applications of biopolymer films and coatings (edible and inedible) from plant and animal proteins. Both widely commercialized and envisioned applications of protein films are discussed, including hard and soft gelatin capsules, microcapsules, collagen casings, and meat and produce coatings. Expert contributors provide thorough reviews of related interdisciplinary research and extensive lists of references. About the Editor: Aristippos Gennadios, Ph.D. is Senior Manager, Materials Science and Clinical Supplies, Product Development: US and Canada, Banner Pharmacaps Inc. (a Sobel NV Company) in High Point, North Carolina. He received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University in Athens, Greece, his M.S. in Agricultural Engineering from Clemson University, and his Ph.D. in Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Dr. Gennadios is also Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He has authored or co-authored over 40 refereed publications and has been granted 2 U.S. patents.
|Author||: Rainer Hoefer,Avtar Matharu,Zhanrong Zhang|
|Publisher||: Royal Society of Chemistry|
|Release Date||: 2019-06-06|
|ISBN 10||: 1782629947|
|Pages||: 440 pages|
Many modern surface coatings and adhesives are derived from fossil feedstocks. With fossil fuels becoming more polluting and expensive to extract as supplies dwindle, industry is turning increasingly to nature, mimicking natural solutions using renewable raw materials and employing new technologies. Highlighting sustainable technologies and applications of renewable raw materials within the framework of green and sustainable chemistry, circular economy and resource efficiency, this book provides a cradle-to-cradle perspective. From potential feedstocks to recycling/reuse opportunities and the de-manufacture of adhesives and solvents, green chemistry principles are applied to all aspects of surface coating, printing, adhesive and sealant manufacture. This book is ideal for students, researchers and industrialists working in green sustainable chemistry, industrial coatings, adhesives, inks and printing technologies.
This book introduces numerous selected advanced topics in viscoelastic and viscoplastic materials. The book effectively blends theoretical, numerical, modeling and experimental aspects of viscoelastic and viscoplastic materials that are usually encountered in many research areas such as chemical, mechanical and petroleum engineering. The book consists of 14 chapters that can serve as an important reference for researchers and engineers working in the field of viscoelastic and viscoplastic materials.
Renewable resources which can be used for very different kind of purposes such as packaging material (e.g. yoghurt cups) or as fuel are in everybody's mind again. One reason, of course, is the possibility to "grow" these materials and therefore save our oil resources. The second is the biodegradability of these materials and thus the diminishing of our waste.
Nanoencapsulation of Food Bioactive Ingredients: Principles and Applications brings different nanoencapsulated food bioactive ingredients, their structure, applications, preparation, formulations and encapsulation methodologies, covering a wide range of compounds and giving detailed examples of the issues faced in their nano-encapsulation. The book addresses findings related to the study of natural food colorants, vitamins, antimicrobial agents, phenolic compounds, antioxidants, flavors, essential oils, fish oil and essential fatty acids, and other related ingredients. As a definitive manual for researchers and industry personnel working, or interested in, various branches of encapsulation for food ingredients and nutraceutical purposes, users will find this a great reference. Explains different categories of nanoencapsulated food ingredients, covering their applications, nanoencapsulation techniques, release mechanisms and characterization methods Addresses findings related to the study of natural food colorants, vitamins, antimicrobial agents, phenolic compounds, antioxidants, flavors and essential oils Provides a deep understanding and potential of nanoencapsulated food ingredients, as well as their novel applications in functional foods and nutraceutical systems
|Author||: Sunghyun Nam|
|Release Date||: 2002|
|Pages||: 200 pages|