Cellulose Fibre Reinforced Composites

Cellulose Fibre Reinforced Composites

Interface Engineering, Processing and Performance

1st Edition - November 1, 2022

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  • Editors: R Ramnath, Sanjay M.R., Suchart Siengchin, Vincenzo Fiore
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323901253

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Cellulose Fibre Reinforced Composites: Interface Engineering, Processing and Performance provides an up-to-date review of current research in cellulose fiber reinforced polymer composites. Key emphasis is placed on interface engineering, modern technologies needed for processing and materials performance in industrial applications. Novel techniques for interfacial adhesion, characterization and assessment of cellulose fiber reinforced composites are also discussed, along with current trends and future directions. With contributions from leading researchers in industry, academic, government and private research institutions from across the globe, the book will be an essential reference resource for all those working in the field of cellulose fibers and their composites.

Key Features

  • Reviews advances in recent research towards enhancing the mechanical properties of cellulose fiber composites
  • Discusses interface engineering and modern technologies needed for processing cellulose fiber composites
  • Includes case studies of problems with interfaces and practical industrial applications

Readership

Academic and industrial researchers, materials scientists, chemists and engineers working in cellulose fibre composites. Postgraduate students in plastic and textile institutes, materials science and engineering

Table of Contents

  • 1. Cellulose fibre reinforced composites-History of evolution, chemistry and structure
    2. Creating hierarchical structures in cellulose fibre reinforced composites
    3. Electro spun cellulose composite nanofibres
    4. Chemical modification of cellulose fibre surfaces
    5. Physical modification of cellulose fibre surfaces
    6. Interface Engineering-Matrix modification in cellulose fibre composites
    7. Characterization of fibre surface treatment by Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) and Raman Spectroscopy
    8. Evaluation of the effect of processing and surface treatment on the interfacial adhesion in cellulose fibre composites
    9. Manufacturing aspects of cellulose fibre reinforced composites
    10. Compression and Injection molding techniques
    11. Mechanical testing and assessment of cellulose fibre composites
    12. Thermo mechanical characterization of cellulose fibre composites
    13. Evaluation of moisture uptake behaviour in cellulose fibre
    14. Electro kinetic characterization of interfacial properties in cellulose fibre reinforced composites
    15. Assessment of interface in cellulose fibre composites- Raman spectroscopy and X-ray scattering
    16. Life cycle assessment(LCA) of cellulose fibre reinforced composites
    17. Application of cellulose fibre reinforced composites and its future prospects

Product details

  • No. of pages: 450
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 2022
  • Published: November 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323901253

About the Editors

R Ramnath

Prof. R. Arun Ramnath received the B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) from Anna University, Chennai, India in 2010 and M. Tech (Engineering Design) from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India in 2016. He is a Life Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and an Associate Member of the Institute of Engineers (India). He has published numerous research papers and book chapters in the field of composite materials in peer reviewed international journals. His current research areas include composite materials, natural fibres and machining.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India

Sanjay M.R.

Dr. Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa is a Senior Research Scientist at King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok in Bangkok, Thailand. He is an Associate Member of the Institute of Engineers and a Life Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) (India). He serves on the review boards of over 85 international journals, has presented research papers at national and international conferences, and has published over 140 articles in high-quality international peer-reviewed journals, 40 book chapters, 1 book, and 15 books as an Editor. Natural fiber composites, polymer composites, and advanced material technology are among his current research interests.

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Scientist, Natural Composites Research Group Lab., King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand

Suchart Siengchin

Suchart Siengchin is President of King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok. He worked at The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering (TGGS), KMUTNB, as a Lecturer in the Production and Material Engineering Department. He became the President of KMUTNB after becoming a full professor at the university. At KMUTNB, he received the Outstanding Researcher Award in 2010, 2012, and 2013. Polymer Processing and Composite Materials are two of his research areas. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the KMUTNB International Journal of Applied Science and Technology and the author of over 250 peer-reviewed journal articles, fifty book chapters, one book, and twenty books as an editor. He has given presentations on Materials Science and Engineering topics at more than 39 international and national conferences.

Affiliations and Expertise

President of King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand Department of Materials and Production Engineering (MPE), The Sirindhorn International Thai – German Graduate School of Engineering (TGGS), King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok

Vincenzo Fiore

Prof. Vincenzo Fiore graduated with honors in Materials Engineering from the University of Messina in 2004 and received his Ph.D. in "Economic analysis, technological innovation and management for territorial development policies" from the University of Palermo in 2008. He has published about 60 research papers (and four book chapters) in high quality peer reviewed journals on materials science, natural fibres and other hybrid composite materials. He has edited a few special issues for international conferences and has extensive experience as a referee for several international ISI journals. He is an active member of the Editorial Boards for several international journals including: Polymers, the Journal of Natural Fibers, Fibers and the Journal of Composites Science. His current research areas include composite materials, natural fibers, joining technology and materials aging behaviour.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Engineering, University of Palermo, Italy

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