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1. Introduction to metal nanoparticle -based materials and their composites
2. Synthesis of metal nanoparticles
3. Properties of metal nanoparticles
4. Preparation of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites
5. Mechanical properties of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites
6. Rheology of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites
7. Thermal properties of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites
8. Dynamic Mechanical Thermal Analysis of metal nanoparticles/polymer nanocomposites
9. Morphology of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites
10. Scattering and spectroscopy studies of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites
11. Electrical and dielectric properties of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites
12. Barrier properties of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites
13. Modeling and simulation of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites
14. Applications, drawbacks and future scope of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites
Metal Nanoparticle-Based Polymer Composites discusses recent advancements on the synthesis, processing, characterization and applications of this new class of hybrid materials. Chapters cover recycling and lifecycle assessment, with contributions from leading researchers in industry, academics, the government and private research institutes from across the globe. As nanoparticle-based polymer composites are now replacing traditional polymer composites in a broad range of applications such as fuel cells, electronic and biomedical devices, this book presents the latest advancements in the field.
Studies have shown that incorporating metal nanoparticles in polymer matrices can improve their mechanical, thermal, electrical and barrier properties. The unique combination of these properties makes this new class of materials suitable for a broad range of different and advanced applications.
- Features recent advancements on the synthesis, processing and characterization of nanoparticle-based polymer composites
- Discusses recycling and lifecycle assessment
- Highly application-orientated, with contributions from leading international researchers in industry, academia, the government and private research institutes
Academic and industrial researchers, physicists, chemists, chemical engineers, polymer chemists, materials scientists, and engineers working in the field of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites
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- © Woodhead Publishing 2021
- 1st October 2021
- Woodhead Publishing
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Dr. Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa is a Research Scientist in the Natural Composites Research Group Lab, at King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand. His current research areas include natural fiber composites, polymer composites, and advanced material technology. Dr. Rangappa has published more than 75 articles in high quality international peer reviewed journals, over 20 book chapters, one authored book, 14 edited books, and acts as a reviewer for several international journals and conferences. He is a Life Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and Associate Member of the Institute of Engineers (India).
Research Scientist, Natural Composites Research Group Lab, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand
Dr Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai is Research Professor at the Center of Innovation in Design and Engineering for Manufacturing, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand. He has published approximately 80 papers in high quality international peer reviewed journals, as well as several book chapters, in the areas of polymer nanocomposites, polymer blends and alloys, and biopolymers, and has also edited five books. He has received numerous awards and recognitions including prestigious Kerala State Award for the Best Young Scientist 2016 and INSPIRE Faculty Award 2011.
Research Professor, Center of Innovation in Design and Engineering for Manufacturing, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand
Yashas Gowda. T G. received his Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Malnad College of Engineering in 2014 and M.Tech (Machine Design) from SJB Institute of Technology, under Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, India in 2016. He has also worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Malnand College of Engineering, Hassan. He has also published research articles in high-impact SCI indexed journals (Sage, Taylor & Francis and Frontiers in Materials) too. He has worked as an organization committee member for 2 International Conferences. His current research areas include Natural fiber composites, Tribology of Composite Materials and Polymer composites.
Assistant Professor, King Mongkut's University, Bangkok, Malaysia
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Suchart Siengchin, received his Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Applied Sciences Giessen/Friedberg, Hessen, Germany in 1999, M.Sc. in Polymer Technology from University of Applied Sciences Aalen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany in 2002, M.Sc. in Material Science at the Erlangen-Nürnberg University, Bayern, Germany in 2004, Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) from Institute for Composite Materials, University of Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany in 2008 and Postdoctoral Research from Kaiserslautern University and School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, USA. In 2016 he received the habilitation at the Chemnitz University in Sachen, Germany. He worked as a Lecturer for Production and Material Engineering Department at The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering (TGGS), KMUTNB. He has been full Professor at KMUTNB and became the President of KMUTNB. He won the Outstanding Researcher Award in 2010, 2012 and 2013 at KMUTNB. His research interests in Polymer Processing and Composite Material. He is Editor-in-Chief: KMUTNB International Journal of Applied Science and Technology and the author of 87 peer reviewed Journal Articles. He has participated with presentations in more than 39 International and National Conferences with respect to Materials Science and Engineering topics.
President, King Mongkut’s University of Technology, North Bangkok, Thailand
Dr. Seydibeyoglu is an international researcher working on polymeric composites based in Turkey. He completed his BSc and MSc degrees on Materials and Polymers respectively at the Middle East Technical University, Turkey and completed his PhD at Istanbul Technical University, Turkey on micro/nanocomposites. During his PhD studies he was granted the Norwegian Scholarship on nanocellulose research and he was invited by Prof. Kristiina Oksman to Sweden in 2007. In 2009-2010, he conducted post-doctoral studies with Prof. Amar Mohanty and Prof. Manjusri Misra on biocomposites. After his post-doc study, he joined the Carbon Fiber Company, AKSA Akrilik Kimya, Turkey as a Research Associate and worked for 1.5 years on carbon fiber and composites. Since 2012, he has been a faculty member at Izmir Katip Celebi University. During his faculty time, he has won the South African Scholarship to visit CSIR Composites group for 3 weeks where he published a book chapter. In 2017, he was UK Newton Fund Research Fellowship holder to conduct research on additive manufacturing. Since 2019, he has been a part-time faculty member at Jönköping University, Sweden. He has close to 40 SCI publications, 15 book chapters, 1 book [edited] and more than 50 conference publications and 4 patents.
Faculty Member, Jonkoping University, Sweden
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