Polyurethane Polymers: Blends and Interpenetrating Polymer Networks

Polyurethane Polymers: Blends and Interpenetrating Polymer Networks

1st Edition - August 15, 2017

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  • Editors: Sabu Thomas, Janusz Datta, Jozef Haponiuk, Arunima Reghunadhan
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128040850
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128040393

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Description

Polyurethane Polymers: Blends and Interpenetrating Networks deals with almost all aspects of blends and IPNs formed by polyurethane, including the thermal, mechanical, morphological, and viscoelastic properties of each blend presented in the book. In addition, major applications related to these blends and IPNs are mentioned.

Key Features

  • Provides an elaborate coverage of the chemistry of polyurethane, including its synthesis and properties
  • Includes available characterization techniques
  • Relates types of polyurethanes to their potential properties
  • Discusses blends options

Readership

Graduates and postgraduates, engineers, research scholars (primarily in the field of chemical engineering, polymer chemistry, materials science, and polymer physics), polymer engineers and polymer technologists from industries and also for those who are working in biomedical field. Professionals, researchers, industrial practitioners, graduate students, and senior undergraduates in the fields of polymer science, surface science, bioengineering and chemical engineering, and materials science

Table of Contents

  • 1.  Polyurethanes: Structure, Properties, Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications
    Arunima Reghunadhan and Sabu Thomas
    2.  Blends and Interpenetrating Polymer Networks Based on Polyurethane Polymers With Natural and Synthetic Rubbers
    Mehar A. Minnath and Etathil Purushothaman
    3.  Blends and IPNs of Polyurethane Polymers with Thermosetting Polymers
    Sunan Tiptipakorn and Sarawut Rimdusit
    4.  Role of Nanofillers in Polyurethane  Based Blends and Interpenetration Networks
    Yao Tong and Mo Song
    5.  Polyurethane Ionic Blends as the Electrically Conductive Coatings
    Piotr Król, Bo˙zena Król, Marek Zenker and Jan Subocz
    6.  Blends and IPNs of Polyurethane Polymers With Block Copolymers
    Thomas E. Müller
    7.  Nonisocyanate Polyurethanes
    Marcin Włoch and Janusz Datta
    8.  Conducting Polyurethane  Blends: Recent Advances and Perspectives
    Raghvendra K. Mishra, Jiji Abraham, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Karingamanna Jayanarayanan, Kuruvilla Joseph and Sabu Thomas
    9.  Electrospun Polyurethane Nanofibrous Mats for Wound Dressing Applications
    Afeesh R. Unnithan, Arathyram R.K. Sasikala, Chan H. Park and Cheol S. Kim
    10. Poly(urethane-methacrylate) Copolymers Prepared by the Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization Methods as a New Material for Hydrophobic Coatings
    Paweł Chmielarz and Piotr Król
    11. Ageing Behavior of Polyurethane Based Blends and Interpenetrating Polymer Networks
    Alpesh U. Vala, Ajay V. Rane, Krishnan Kanny, Vayyaprontavida K. Abitha and Sabu Thomas
    12. Poly(urethane-siloxane)  Copolymers as New Coating Materials
    Łukasz Byczyński
    13. Polyurethane Blends for Powder Clear Coatings
    Barbara Pilch-Pitera
    14. Recycling of Polyurethanes
    Janusz Datta and Marcin Włoch
    15. Application of Blends and Polyurethane Interpenetrating Polymer Networks
    Sainath Ashok Jadhav, Ajay V. Rane, Krishnan Kanny, Saket S. Mulge, Vayyaprontavida K. Abitha and Sabu Thomas
    16. Mechanical and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Polyurethane Blends and Interpenetrating Polymer Networks Nikesh Samarth, Vinayak Kamble, Ajay V. Rane, Vayyaprontavida K. Abitha, Omdeo Gohatre and Krishnan Kanny
    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 442
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2017
  • Published: August 15, 2017
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128040850
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780128040393

About the Editors

Sabu Thomas

Prof. Sabu Thomas, an outstanding Alumnus of IIT, Kharagpur, is one of India’s most renowned scientists in the area of Polymers. After completing his Ph.D. from IIT Kharagpur (1984-1987), he joined MG University as a Lecturer in 1997 and later became its Vice Chancellor. He has taken up a large number of visiting assignments abroad. Under his leadership, the University has been ranked 713th by TIMES, 30th in NIRF and the best University inKerala. He has supervised 120 Ph.D. students, authored 1,300 publications and edited 150 books earning him a H-index of 112 and 60,000 citations. He has received Honoris Causa degrees from Russia and France and obtained grants amounting to Rs. 30 crores for research funding from India and abroad. He has been ranked 114th in the list of the world’s best scientists and 2nd in India by the Stanford University Ranking in Polymers. He was elected as a Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences. Considering his excellent contributions in teaching, research and administration, Prof. Thomas is the best candidate for the outstanding Alumnus award of IIT KGP.

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University, and Director of the School of Energy Materials, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India

Janusz Datta

Prof. Datta is a well famous scientist in the field of polymer science and technology. He is an expert in the field of polyurethane recycling, polymer blending and composites. He has a good number of research publications in reputed journals. He is the editor of a book and written two book chapters.He is having ten patents to his credit. He is undertaking more than twenty projects. He secured his graduation and post graduation from Gdansk University, Poland and is currently working as an Asst. Professor in the same university. He supervised two PhD students and more than thirty post graduate students.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Polymers Technology, Gdansk University of Technology, Gdansk, Poland

Jozef Haponiuk

Prof. Jozef T. Haponiuk is Professor and Head of Department, at the Department of Polymer Technology, Gdansk University of Technology, Poland. Prof. Haponiuk is an experienced researcher in the fields of polymer composites, polymer blends, and associated materials. He has received a number of prizes and awards for his work.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Head of Department, Department of Polymers Technology, Gdansk University of Technology, Gdansk, Poland

Arunima Reghunadhan

Arunima is currently doing her doctoral research in polymer science in the International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University. She has concentrated on polymer blends with recycled polyurethanes. She has Co authored a book chapter and is actively engaged in research in the group of Prof. Sabu Thomas.

Affiliations and Expertise

International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanosciences and Nanotechnology (IIUCNN), Mahatma Gandhi University, Priyadarshini Hills, Kottayam, Kerala, India

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