1st Edition

Advances in Polymer Materials and Technology




ISBN 9781498718813
Published July 14, 2016 by CRC Press
802 Pages 322 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book covers recent advancements in the field of polymer science and technology. Frontiers areas, such as polymers based on bio-sources, polymer based ferroelectrics, polymer nanocomposites for capacitors, food packaging and electronic packaging, piezoelectric sensors, polymers from renewable resources, superhydrophobic materials and electrospinning are topics of discussion. The contributors to this book are expert researchers from various academic institutes and industries from around the world.

Table of Contents

Part I: NOVEL POLYMER COMPOSITES
1. Layered Hydroxide Salts as Alternative Functional Fillers for Polymer Nanocomposites
(Fernando Wypych, Sandro Campos Amico, and Gregorio Guadalupe Carbajal Arizaga)
2. Hybrid Filler Polymer Nanocomposites
(Robert A. Shanks)
3. Thermoset-Clay Nanocomposites: An Overview
(Selvakumar, Golok B. Nando, and Santanu Chattopadhyay)
4. Fly Ash-Based Polymer Matrix Composites
(Akshata G. Patil, Anandhan Srinivasan, and Sri Bandyopadhyay)


Part II:NANO-POLYMER TECHNOLOGY
5. Electrospinning: From Fundamentals to Applications
(T. Senthil, Gibin George, and Anandhan Srinivasan)
6. Electrospun PVDF-TrFE-Based Piezoelectric Sensors
(Manjula Dhevi, Yu Jin Ahn, Kap Jin Kim, and A. Anand Prabu)
7. Bespoke Superhydrophobic Materials: Role of Polymers and Polymer Nanocomposites
(Sheila Devasahayam)
8. Polymer Coatings and Patterning Techniques
(Sreeram K. Kalpathy)


Part III: MICRO-MACRO-NANO TESTING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF POLYMERS
9. Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Polymeric Materials Using Split Hopkinson Preßure Bar Apparatus
(Mohd Firdaus Omar and Hazizan Md Akil)
10. Influence of Exfoliated Graphite Nanoplatelets on Properties of Polyethylene Terephthalate/Polypropylene Nanocomposites
(M. Inuwa, Azman Haßan, and Reza Arjmandi)
11. Dispersion of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes in Melt-Mixed, Co-Continuous Polyamide 6/Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene Copolymer Blends: Influence of Organic Modifier on Miscibility and Chain Scißion of PA6 Phase and the Extent of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes Dispersion
(Suryasarathi Bose, Petra PÖtschke, and Arup R. Bhattacharyya)
12. Analysis of the Strain Rate and Temperature Effects Data on Mechanical Properties/Fracture Properties of Thermoset Resins and Their Composites
(H. Pan and Sri Bandyopadhyay)


Part IV: SPECIALTY POLYMERS
13. Recent Advances in Shape Memory Polymers
(Shan Faiz, Mohammad Luqman, Arfat Anis, and Saeed M. Al-Zahrani)
14. Thermoplastic Elastomers: Advances in Thermoplastic Vulcanizates (TPVs)
(R. Rajesh Babu)
15. Multiferroic Composites Based on a Ferroelectric Polymer
(Venimadhav Adyam)
16. Thiophene-Based Conjugated Polymers: Synthesis, Linear, and Third-Order Nonlinear Optical Properties
(G. Murali and D. Udayakumar)
17. Properties and Proceßing of Polymer-Based Dielectrics for Capacitor Applications
(Amoghavarsha Mahadevegowda and Patrick S. Grant)


Part V: BIO-BASED AND BIOCOMPATIBLE POLYMER MATERIALS
18. Synthesis, Characterization, and Adsorption Properties of Gum Polysaccharide-Based Graft Copolymers
(Hemant Mittal, Arjun Maity, and Suprakas Sinha Ray)
19. Thermosets from Renewable Resourcesâ€"Fundamentals, Preparation, and Properties
(Arunjunai Raj Mahendran and Nicolai Aust)
20. Nanocellulose-Based Bionanocomposites
(Cintil Jose Chirayil, Merin Sara Thomas, B. Deepa, Laly A. Pothen, and Sabu Thomas)
21. Rheological Properties and Self-Aßembly of Cellulose Nanowhiskers in Renewable Polymer Biocomposites
(Hesam Taheri and Pieter Samyn)
22. Injectable Biomaterials for Endovascular Applications
(Devarshi Kashyap and S. Kanagaraj)


Part VI: NEW POLYMER APPLICATIONS
23. Graphene-Based Polymer Composites for Biomedical Applications
(R. Rajesh, Y. Dominic Ravichandran, A.M. Shanmugaraj, and A. Hariharasubramanian)
24. Application of Polymer/Nanocomposites for Sensitive Electronic Device Packaging: Ißues and Challanges Involved in Achieving Ultralow Barrier Property
(Satyajit Gupta, S. Sindhu, S. Saravanan, Praveen C. Ramamurthy, and Giridhar Madras)
25. Polymer Quenchants for Industrial Heat Treatment
(K. Narayan Prabhu, Vignesh Nayak, and Pranesh Rao)
26. Polymer Nanocomposites for Food Packaging Applications
(Gibin George, B. Sachin Kumar, and Anandhan Srinivasan)

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Biography

Anandhan Srinivasan, PhD, is an Associate Professor at the National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal, Mangalore, India

Sri Bandyopadhyay, PhD, is a Researcher at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

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