Recent Advances and Applications of Thermoset Resins

Recent Advances and Applications of Thermoset Resins

2nd Edition - February 19, 2022

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  • Author: Debdatta Ratna
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323915540
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323856645

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Recent Advances and Applications of Thermoset Resins, Second Edition provides a reference source for anyone interested in understanding the chemistry, processing, properties, composites and applications of thermoset resins. Sections cover the chemistry of thermoset resins and recent advances in various aspects, including toughening, micro-reinforcement, nano-reinforcement, simultaneous nano-reinforcement and toughening. The book provides detailed information on synthesis, characterization and processing techniques. A critical review of the latest advances in thermoset-based composites and nanocomposites is also presented, along with future directions of research in various areas of thermoset resins. This is a valuable resource for researchers, scientists and advanced students in polymer science, plastics engineering, adhesives and coatings, composites, and materials engineering, as well as R&D professionals, engineers and manufacturers with an interest in thermoset resins and materials for advanced applications.

Key Features

  • Offers comprehensive information on the chemistry, processing, properties and applications of thermoset resins
  • Presents and reviews cutting-edge developments in the field, including sections on composites, nanocomposites, bio-based resins and 3D printing
  • Includes the latest methods for analysis, characterization, testing and evaluation of thermoset materials

Readership

Academic: Researchers, scientists, and advanced students in polymer science, plastics engineering, adhesives and coatings, composites, and materials engineering. Industry: R&D professionals, engineers, and manufacturers with an interest in thermoset resins and materials, for advanced applications (e.g. civil/defense sectors)

Table of Contents

  • Cover image
  • Title page
  • Table of Contents
  • Copyright
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1. Chemistry and general applications of thermoset resins
  • Abstract
  • Abbreviations
  • 1.1 Introduction
  • 1.2 Unsaturated polyester resin
  • 1.3 Bio-based unsaturated polyester
  • 1.4 Vinyl ester resins
  • 1.5 Epoxy resins
  • 1.6 Polyurethanes
  • 1.7 Phenolic resins
  • 1.8 Amino resins
  • 1.9 Furan resins
  • 1.10 Benzoxazine resins
  • 1.11 Polyimides
  • 1.12 Bismaleimide resin
  • 1.13 Cyanate ester resin
  • 1.14 Phthalonitrile resin
  • References
  • Chapter 2. Properties and processing of thermoset resin
  • Abstract
  • Abbreviations
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Gelation and vitrification
  • 2.3 Cure characteristics
  • 2.4 Cure cycle
  • 2.5 Thermal property
  • 2.6 Thermomechanical properties
  • 2.7 Rheological properties
  • 2.8 Liquid crystalline thermoset
  • 2.9 Elastomeric thermoset
  • 2.10 Interpenetrating polymer networks
  • 2.11 Smart thermoset
  • 2.12 Vitrimers
  • 2.13 Metal–organic frameworks
  • 2.14 Flame-retardant thermoset
  • 2.15 Additives for thermoset resin
  • 2.16 Processing of thermoset resin
  • 2.17 3D printing
  • References
  • Chapter 3. Toughened thermoset resins
  • Abstract
  • Abbreviations
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Toughening of thermosets
  • 3.3 Liquid rubber toughening
  • 3.4 Toughening of vinyl ester resin
  • 3.5 Modification of UPE resin
  • 3.6 Toughening of phenolic resin
  • 3.7 Toughening of PI, BMI, and CE resins
  • 3.8 Toughened epoxy resins
  • 3.9 Chemical modification
  • 3.10 Rubber toughening
  • 3.11 Core–shell particle toughening
  • 3.12 Thermoplastic toughening
  • 3.13 Rigid particle toughening of epoxy
  • 3.14 Summary and conclusion
  • References
  • Chapter 4. Thermoset composites
  • Abstract
  • Abbreviations
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Composite interface
  • 4.3 Processing of composites
  • 4.4 Analysis and testing of composites
  • 4.5 Prediction of composite strength and rigidity
  • 4.6 Thermomechanical properties of thermoset composites
  • 4.7 Toughened composites
  • References
  • Chapter 5. Thermoset nanocomposites
  • Abstract
  • Abbreviations
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 Thermoset nanocomposites
  • References
  • Chapter 6. Characterization, performance evaluation and lifetime analysis of thermoset resin
  • Abstract
  • Abbreviations
  • 6.1 Analysis and Characterization
  • 6.2 Testing of thermoset resins
  • 6.3 Performance evaluation
  • 6.4 Lifetime prediction
  • 6.5 Conclusion
  • References
  • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 612
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: February 19, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323915540
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323856645

About the Author

Debdatta Ratna

Dr. D. Ratna attained his M. Sc in chemistry, M. Tech in materials Science & engineering and a Doctorate in polymer science from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. He was a visiting scientist to Monash University, Australia on BOYSCAST Fellowship in 2000, sponsored by DST, India. He was also a visiting scientist to Technical University, Kaiserslautern, Germany on a prestigious Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship from 2006 to 2008. He has also visited a number of foreign universities / institutions in USA, Australia, Germany and delivered lectures. Dr. Ratna has been working as a scientist at the Naval Materials Research Laboratory (Defence research and development organization-DRDO), Ambernath, Maharashtra, India for the last 25 years and presently heads the polymer science and technology department. He has carried out extensive works on toughened epoxy composites, nanocomposites, shape memory polymers and interpenetrating polymer network-based vibration damping materials. He has published more than 90 technical papers in reputed international journals and authored two single authored books. He has served as a reviewer for several international journals and research grant councils of Hong Kong, Czech Republic & USA. He has received laboratory level and national awards for product development and technology innovation.

Affiliations and Expertise

Directorate of Polymer Science and Technology, Naval Materials Research Laboratory (NMRL), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), India

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