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Roselle: Production, Processing, Products and Biocomposites complies the latest findings on the production, processing, products and composites of the roselle plant. The book provides researchers with the latest information on its entire use, including fibers and fruit for any application. Subjects covered include environmental advantages and challenges, the plant as a renewable resource, economic issues such as the impact of biobased medicines, biodiesel, the current market for roselle products and regulations for food packaging materials. Sections include commentary from leading industrial and academic experts in the field who present cutting-edge research on roselle fiber for a variety of industries.
By comprehensively covering the development and characterization of roselle fiber as a potential to replace conventional fiber made from petroleum-based polymers, this book is a must-have resource for anyone requiring up-to-date knowledge on the lifecycle of the roselle plant.
- Includes commentary from leading industrial and academic experts in the field who present cutting-edge research on roselle fiber for a variety of industries
- Comprehensively covers the development and characterization of roselle fiber as a potential to replace conventional fiber made from petroleum-based polymers
- Focuses on the development and characterization of roselle nanocellulose reinforced biopolymer composites
Researchers, academics and scientists in field of Roselle plantation and production. Technical and non-technical readers, including decision makers in roselle farming and supply, governmental agencies, educators, and anyone with a general interest in roselle fiber
- Roselle: Production, product development and composites
2. Vegetable Mesta (Hibiscus sabdariffa L. var sabdariffa): Potential Industry Crop for the Southeast Asia
3. Growing and uses of Hibiscus Sabdariffa L. (Roselle): A literature survey
4. Roselle (Hibiscus sabradiffa L.)-Processing for value addition
5. Current knowledge on Roselle polyphenols: content, profile and bioaccessibility
6. Properties of White Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) fibres and its product
7. Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa L.) in Sudan, Cultivation and Their Uses
8. Chemical characterization of different roselle varieties for food product development
9. Pigment (anthocyanin) from Roselle as natural sensitive material to detect the freshness of meat
10. Aroma, Aroma-Active and Phenolic Compounds of Roselle
11. Performance and emission characteristics of CI engine fuelled with Roselle and Karanja biodiesel
12. Roselle fibre composite product development
13. Thermal behaviour of Roselle/Sugar palm reinforced vinyl ester hybrid composites
14. The effect of process parameters of Roselle fibre reinforced PLA composites
15. A review on mechanical properties of Roselle fibre reinforced polymer hybrid composites
16. A review on physical and thermal properties of Roselle fibre
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- © Academic Press 2021
- 1st March 2021
- Academic Press
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S.M. Sapuan is Professor of Composite Materials at Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia. He earned his B.Eng degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Newcastle, Australia in 1990, MSc from Loughborough University, UK in 1994, and Ph.D from De Montfort University, UK in 1998. His research interests include natural fiber composites, materials selection, and concurrent engineering. To date Prof. Sapuan has authored or co-authored more than 1300 publications international journals (629 papers), books (17), edited books (13), chapters in books (91) and conference proceedings/seminars (597 papers).
Professor of Composite Materials, University Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Malaysia
Nadlene Razali works in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at UniversitiTeknikal Malaysia in Melaka, Malaysia.
Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, UniversitiTeknikal Malaysia, Melaka, Malaysia
M Radzi Bin Abas works in the Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products at Universiti Putra Malaysia in Selangor, Malaysia.
Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
R.A. Ilyas received his Diploma in Forestry at Universiti Putra Malaysia, Bintulu Campus (UPMKB), Sarawak, Malaysia from Mei 2009 to April 2012. In 2012, he was awarded the Public Service Department (JPA) scholarship to pursue his bachelor’s degree (BSc) in Chemical Engineering at Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). Upon completing his BSc. programme in 2016, he was again awarded the Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF) by the Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) to undertake a PhD degree in the field of Biocomposite Technology & Design at Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP) UPM. His main research interests are: (1) Polymer Engineering (Biodegradable Polymers, Biopolymers, Polymer composites, Polymer-gels) and (2) Material Engineering (Natural fiber reinforced polymer composites, Biocomposites, Cellulose materials, Nano-composites). He has authored and published more than 10 citation indexed journals on green materials related subjects. He also authored or co-authored 1 book, 5 book chapters as well as 5 conference proceedings/seminars.
Advanced Engineering and Material Composites Research Centre, Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Putra, Malaysia
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