Handbook of Polymer Nanocomposites for Industrial Applications

Handbook of Polymer Nanocomposites for Industrial Applications

1st Edition - October 27, 2020

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  • Editor: Chaudhery Hussain
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128214978
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128226698

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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.

Key Features

  • 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


Materials Scientists and Engineers in academia and R&D

Table of Contents

  • 1. Transparent polymer nanocomposites based on two-dimensional materials and  their multiple applications
    2. Polycarbonate-based polyurethane nanocomposite films
    3. Polymer nanocomposites from the flameretardancy viewpoint: A comprehensiveclassification of nanoparticle performance using the flame retardancy index
    4. Waste-mediated synthesis of polymer nanocomposites and assessment of their industrial potential exploitations
    5. Polymeric composite/nanocomposite membranes for diverse applications
    6. Application of polymer nanocomposites in food and bioprocessing industries
    7. Polymer nanocomposite’s applications in food and bioprocessing industry
    8. Agrofiber nanocomposites for industrial applications
    9. Food and bioprocessing industry
    10. Polymer/layered double hydroxide nanocomposites: Modern industrial applications
    11. Nanocomposites based on ethylene vinyl acetate reinforced with different types of nanoparticles: potential applications
    12. Antimicrobial polymer nanocomposite films and coatings13. Electronics and Electrical Industry
    13. Aerospace and vehicle industry

    14. Polymer nanocomposites as industrially useful corrosion inhibitors: recent developments

    15. Recent progress in hybrid nanocomposites containing chitosan/metal oxide as innovative adsorbents for water remediation
    16. Current development in poly(vinyl alcohol) nanocomposites for heavy metal ions removal
    17. Utilization of starch and starch/carbonaceous nanocomposites for removal of pollutants from wastewater

    18. Application of gum polysaccharide nanocomposites in the removal of industrial organic and inorganic pollutants

    19. Nanomaterial in additive manufacturing for energy storage applications

    20. Polyaniline-graphite nanocomposite based modified cladding optical fiber gas sensors

    21. Dielectric industry of polymer nanocomposites

    22. Development of biobased wood polymer nanocomposites: industrial applications, market, and future trends

    23. Wood-polymer composites and nanocomposites: Building and reconstruction materials of the future

    24. Polymer nanocomposites in additive manufacturing processes for typical applications in the industry

    25. Nanocomposite biomaterials made by 3D printing: Achievements and challenges

    26. An overview on additive manufacturing of biopolymer nanocomposites

    27. Sensors and biosensors nanocomposites based on polymer/inorganic nanostructures

    28. Green sustainability and the application of polymer nanocomposites—a vast vision for the future



Product details

  • No. of pages: 782
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: October 27, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128214978
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128226698

About the Editor

Chaudhery Hussain

Chaudhery Hussain
Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, PhD is an Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Lab Director in the Department of Chemistry & Environmental Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA. His research is focused on Application of Nanotechnology & Advanced Materials, in environment and analytical chemistry and various Industries. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as prolific author and editor of several (around 100) scientific monographs and books in his research areas.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor and Director of Chemistry and EVSc Labs, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, NJ, USA

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  • Anil P. Fri May 01 2020

    Handbook of Polymer Nanocomposites for Industrial Applications

    The content seems very interesting, this book will be milestone for bioprocessing and other industries technology improvement. The concept is very new and industries can adopt it in designing of different process in future during installation and improvement of processes.