Superhydrophobic Polymer Coatings - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128166710

Superhydrophobic Polymer Coatings

1st Edition

Fundamentals, Design, Fabrication, and Applications

Editors: Sushanta Samal Smita Mohanty Sanjay Kumar Nayak
Paperback ISBN: 9780128166710
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st August 2019
Page Count: 450
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Description

Superhydrophobic Polymer Coatings: Fundamentals, Design, Fabrication, and Applications offers a comprehensive overview of the preparation and applications of polymer coatings with superhydrophobicity, guiding the reader through advanced techniques and scientific principles. Sections present detailed information on the fundamental theories and methods behind the preparation of superhydrophobic polymer coatings and demonstrate the current and potential applications of these materials, covering a range of novel and marketable uses across industry, including coatings with properties such as foul resistance and self-cleaning, anti-icing and ice-release, corrosion inhibition, antibacterial, anti-reflection, slip and drag reduction, oil-water separation, and advanced medical applications.

This book is a highly valuable resource for academic researchers, scientists and advanced students working on polymer coatings or polymer surface modifications, as well as professionals across polymer science, polymer chemistry, plastics engineering, and materials science. The detailed information in this book will also be of great interest to scientists, R&D professionals, product designers and engineers who are looking to develop products with superhydrophobic coatings.

Key Features

  • Presents in-depth information on the advanced methods required in the preparation of superhydrophobic polymer coatings
  • Covers the latest advances in the design of polymer coatings with superhydrophobic properties, including nanofabrication
  • Explains cutting-edge industrial and medical applications, including self-cleaning coatings, corrosion inhibition, anti-icing and ice-release, and oil-water separation

Readership

Academic: Researchers, scientists and (post)graduate students in polymer coatings, surface modification of polymers, polymer science, polymer chemistry, plastics engineering, and materials science. Industry: Scientists and R&D professionals leading research on polymer coatings and surfaces; designers, technicians and engineers across industries looking to utilize hydrophobic polymer coatings for their products

Table of Contents

Section I: Fundamental, Design and Fabrication of Superhydrophobic Polymer Coatings
1. Superhydrophobic self-clean surfaces and the journey from nature to biomimetic artificial surfaces
2. Classical Theories Wetting Models on a Solid Surface
3. Superhydrophobic Polymer Coating: A Design Perspective
4. Methods and Fabrication Techniques of superhydrophobic surfaces
5. Nanomaterials for design and fabrication of Superhydrophobic Polymer Coating
6. Characterization of Superhydrophobic polymer Coating
7. The stability of the superhydrophobic surfaces
8. Biological Adhesion behavior of Superhydrophobic polymer coating

Section II: Potential Applications of Superhydrophobic Polymers Coatings
9. Superhydrophobic Foul Resistant and Self-cleaning polymer coating
10. Superhydrophobic Anti-Icing and Ice-Release Polymer Coatings
11. Superhydrophobic Corrosion Inhibition Polymer Coatings
12. Superhydrophobic Antibacterial Polymer Coating
13. Superhydrophobic Anti-Reflective Polymer Coatings with Improved Solar Cell Efficiency
14. Interfacial slip and Drag Reduction by Superhydrophobic Polymer coating
15. Superhydrophobic Coatings for Medical applications
16. Superhydrophobic Coatings for Oil–Water Separation

Details

No. of pages:
450
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780128166710

About the Editor

Sushanta Samal

Sushanta Ku Samal is a Scientist at LARPM-CIPET, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Govt. of India. He has 10 years of research and academic experience, with research focused on polymer composites, nanocomposites, blend and alloys, functional polymer coatings, nano/micro hybrid surface, multifunctional materials for various applications, and new bio-compatible/degradable materials.

Affiliations and Expertise

Scientist, LARPM-CIPET, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Govt. of India

Smita Mohanty

Smita Mohanty is the senior scientist at LARPM-CIPET, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Govt. of India. She has over 15 years of experience, with research interests in polymers, coatings, adhesives, paints and composites, biomaterials, and functionalization of polymeric materials. She has published over 150 articles in international peer reviewed journals and was the winner of the National Awards by the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Govt. of India, and Young Scientist Award by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior Scientist, LARPM-CIPET, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Govt. of India

Sanjay Kumar Nayak

Sanjay Kumar Nayak is Director General (DG) of CIPET and Professor & Chair at LARPM-CIPET, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Govt. of India. He has more than 300 research publications in high impact international journals, and has published books in diverse areas of polymer science & technology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director General (DG) of CIPET, Professor and Chair, LARPM-CIPET, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Govt. of India

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