Rheology of Polymer Blends and Nanocomposites

Rheology of Polymer Blends and Nanocomposites

Theory, Modelling and Applications

1st Edition - September 8, 2019

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  • Editors: Sabu Thomas, Sarathchandran Chandrasekharakurup, Nithin Chandran
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128169575
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128169568

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Description

Rheology of Polymer Blends and Nanocomposites: Theory, Modelling and Applications focuses on rheology in polymer nanocomposites. It provides readers with a solid grounding in the fundamentals of rheology, with an emphasis on recent advancements. Chapters explore potential future applications for nanocomposites and polymer blends, giving readers a thorough understanding of the specific features derived from rheology as a tool for the study of polymer blends and nanocomposites. This book is ideal for industrial and academic researchers in the field of polymer blends and nanocomposites, but is also a great resource for anyone who wants to learn about the applications of rheology.

Key Features

  • Sets out the principles of rheology as it is applied to polymer blends and nanocomposites
  • Demonstrates how rheological techniques are best applied to different classes of nanocomposites
  • Assesses the opportunities and major challenges of rheological approaches to polymer blends and nanocomposites

Readership

Materials scientists working in the areas of nanomaterials and polymer science

Table of Contents

  • 1. Rheology: An Introduction
    2. Rheology of Polymer Blends
    3. Interfacial Characterization using Rheology
    4. Rheology of Colloids
    5. Rheology of Polymer nanocomposites
    6. Rheology of Polymer-Clay nanocomposites
    7. Rheology of Polymer-CNT nanocomposites
    8. Rheology of Polymer Blend Nanocomposites
    9. Rheology of heavy crude oil and asphaltene-polymer composite blends
    10. Rheology of Hydrogels
    11. Rheology of Liquid Crystalline Polymers
    12. Rheo-SAXS: A Critical Evaluation
    13. Fourier Transform Rheology: Advancements and Future
    14. MagnetoRheology Studies on Polymer Nanocomposites
    15. Nonlinear Rheology
    16. Electrorheology of polymer blends and nanocomposites

Product details

  • No. of pages: 324
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: September 8, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128169575
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128169568

About the Editors

Sabu Thomas

Professor Thomas is an outstanding leader with sustained international acclaims for his work in Nanoscience, Polymer Science and Engineering, Polymer Nanocomposites, Elastomers, Polymer Blends, Interpenetrating Polymer Networks, Polymer Membranes, Green Composites and Nanocomposites, Nanomedicine and Green Nanotechnology. Dr. Thomas’s ground-breaking inventions in polymer nanocomposites, polymer blends, green bionanotechnological and nano-biomedical sciences, have made transformative differences in the development of new materials for biomedical, automotive, space, and housing fields. Professor Thomas has published over 1000 peer reviewed research papers, reviews and book chapters. He has co-edited 150 books published by Royal Society, Wiley, Woodhead, Elsevier, CRC Press, Springer, and Nova Science. He is the inventor of 16 patents.

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice Chancellor and Full Professor, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India

Sarathchandran Chandrasekharakurup

Dr. Sarathchandran C is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Sciences, Amrita School of Engineering, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He was previously Scientist (Contract) at Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Indian Space Research Organization, Trivandrum, India

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor of Chemistry, Department of Sciences, Amrita School of Engineering, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Nithin Chandran

Nithin Chandran is a Researcher at the School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, India.

Affiliations and Expertise

Researcher, School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, India

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