Presenting a comprehensive overview of the field, Biofiller-Reinforced Biodegradable Polymer Composites examines biodegradable composites derived from biofiller and biodegradable polymers while providing critical information for efficient use of biocomposites developed from natural resources.
- Discusses advanced techniques for the use of both biofiller and biodegradable polymers as the matrix for composites.
- Highlights application of both natural fiber and natural matrix for composites in the development of environmentally friendly and sustainable materials.
- Introduces the basics of biocomposites, the processing and characteristics of new composite materials, and new combinations of composites such as soy protein and nanocellulose.
- Elaborates on the introduction of new materials to develop biodegradable polymers.
This book has been written for researchers, advanced students, and professional engineers and materials scientists working in the area of bio-based polymers, natural fiber composites, and biocomposites.
Chapter 1 Introduction to Biofiller-Reinforced Degradable Polymer Composites
Chapter 2 Processing and Properties of Poly(lactic acid)/Nanocellulose Nanocomposites
Chapter 3 Preparation and Characterization of Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate-Co-3-Hydroxyvalerate)/Paddy Straw Powder Biocomposites
Chapter 4 Surface Modification of Kapok Husk on the Properties of Soy Protein Isolate Biocomposite Films Using Methyl Methacrylate
Chapter 5 Protein-Based Fillers in Biodegradable Polymer Composites
Chapter 6 Study of Thermoplastic Starch Incorporation on Polylactic Acid/Natural Rubber Blends via Dynamic Vulcanization Approach
Chapter 7 Chemical Modification of Nypa fruticans Fiber as Filler on the Mechanical and Thermal Properties of PLA/rLDPE Biocomposites
Chapter 8 Mechanical, Thermal, and Degradation Properties of Linear Low-Density Polyethylene/Polyvinyl Alcohol/Kenaf Bast Powder Composites
Chapter 9 Mechanical Properties and Degradation Behavior of Polyvinyl Alcohol/Starch Blend
Chapter 10 Ubi gadong (Dioscorea hispida) as Potential Biocomposite Material: A Comprehensive Review
Chapter 11 Processing and Modification of Starch into Thermoplastic Materials
Chapter 12 Modification of Thermoplastic Starch with Natural Fiber
Chapter 13 Biocomposite Materials in Design for Sustainability
Chapter 14 Tensile Properties of Sugar Palm Fiber-Reinforced Polymer Composites: A Comprehensive Review
Chapter 15 Extraction and Characterization of Malaysian Cassava Starch, Peel, and Bagasse, and Selected Properties of the Composites
Chapter 16 Characterization of Corn Fiber-Filled Cornstarch Biopolymer Composites