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Polymer Nanocomposite-Based Smart Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780081030134, 9780081030141

Polymer Nanocomposite-Based Smart Materials

1st Edition

From Synthesis to Application

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Editors: Rachid Bouhfid Abou el Kacem Qaiss Mohammad Jawaid
Paperback ISBN: 9780081030134
eBook ISBN: 9780081030141
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 20th May 2020
Page Count: 260
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Table of Contents

  1. Introduction: different types of smart materials and their practical applications
  2. Role of characterization techniques in evaluating the material properties of nanoparticle-based polymer materials
  3. Self-healing based on composites and nanocomposites materials: from synthesis to application and modeling
  4. Thermochromic composite materials: synthesis, properties and applications
  5. Piezoelectric polymer films: synthesis, applications, and modeling
  6. Shape memory based on composites and nanocomposites materials: from synthesis to application
  7. Self-assembling smart materials for biomaterials applications
  8. Electroactive polymer composites and applications
  9. Polymer nanocomposites smart materials for energy applications
  10. Smart materials for medical applications
  11. Smart composite materials for civil engineering applications
  12. Molecularly imprinted polymer for water contaminants

Description

Polymer Nanocomposite-Based Smart Materials: From Synthesis to Application provides a broad, comprehensive review on all major categories of smart materials and their preparation routes. The main application fields and properties for these diverse types of smart polymer-based composite and nanocomposite materials are also discussed. Chapters on modeling methods and simulation look at the physical or chemical change response that is introduced by the effect of changing environmental conditions such as pH, temperature, mechanical force and light. Written by scholars and experts from around the globe, the book covers key aspects, such as synthesis, processing and applications of polymer and nanocomposite-based smart materials.

Key Features

  • Features a board range of different polymer nanocomposites-based smart materials
  • Contains coverage of synthesis applications as well as experimental, modeling and theoretical results
  • Includes comprehensive coverage on preparation and testing methods

Readership

Academic and industrial researchers working in the development of smart materials, materials scientists, nanotechnologists and PhD students


Details

No. of pages:
260
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2020
Published:
20th May 2020
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Paperback ISBN:
9780081030134
eBook ISBN:
9780081030141

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About the Editors

Rachid Bouhfid

Rachid Bouhfid is Senior Researcher, Moroccan Foundation for Advance Science, Innovation and Research, Morocco. His research is mainly in the field of organic synthesis of new amphiphilic molecules in order to use as modifier of inorganic fillers and the development of new polymeric nanocomposites based on clay and nanoclay, graphene and nanocellulose.

Affiliations and Expertise

Moroccan Foundation for Advance Science, Innovation and Research, Rabat, Morocco

Abou el Kacem Qaiss

Abou el kacem Qaiss is Director of polymer processing Laboratory, Institute of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (Nanotech), Rabat, Morocco. His area of research interests includes Hybrid Reinforced/Filled Polymer Composites, Advance Materials: Graphene/Nanoclay, Lignocellulosic Reinforced/Filled Polymer Composites, Modification and Treatment of Lignocellulosic Fibres, Nano Composites and Nanocellulose fibres, and Polymer blends.

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (Nanotech), Rabat, Morocco

Mohammad Jawaid

Dr. Mohammad Jawaid is currently working as High Flyer Fellow (Professor) at Biocomposite Technology Laboratory, Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia, and also has been Visiting Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia since June 2013. He has more than 16 years of experience in teaching, research, and industries. His area of research interests includes hybrid composites, lignocellulosic reinforced/filled polymer composites, advance materials: graphene/nanoclay/fire retardant, modification and treatment of lignocellulosic fibers and solid wood, biopolymers and biopolymers for packaging applications, nanocomposites and nanocellulose fibers, and polymer blends.

Affiliations and Expertise

High Flyer Fellow (Professor) at Biocomposite Technology Laboratory, Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia