Thermal and Rheological Measurement Techniques for Nanomaterials Characterization

Thermal and Rheological Measurement Techniques for Nanomaterials Characterization

1st Edition - May 23, 2017

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  • Editors: Sabu Thomas, Raju Thomas, Ajesh Zachariah, Raghvendra Mishra
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323461399
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323461450

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Thermal and Rheological Measurement Techniques for Nanomaterials Characterization, Second Edition covers thermal and rheological measurement techniques, including their principle working methods, sample preparation and interpretation of results. This important reference is an ideal source for materials scientists and industrial engineers who are working with nanomaterials and need to know how to determine their properties and behaviors.

Key Features

  • Outlines key characterization techniques to determine the thermal and rheological behavior of different nanomaterials
  • Explains how the thermal and rheological behavior of nanomaterials affect their usage
  • Provides a method-orientated approach that explains how to successfully use each technique

Readership

Materials scientists, materials engineers, materials chemists and researchers in related disciplines including chemistry and physics

Table of Contents

  • 1. Instrumental techniques for the characterization of nanoparticles
    2. Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) Analysis of Nanomaterials
    3. Size-exclusion chromatography in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology
    4. Thermogravimetry Analysis for Characterization of Nanomaterials
    5. Differential Scanning Calorimetry in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology
    6. Dynamic Mechanical Thermal Analysis of Polymer Nanocomposites
    7. Thermomechanical Analysis of Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites
    8. Contact Angle Measurement Techniques in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology
    9. Surface area analysis of Nanomaterials
    10. Small angle Light and X-ray scattering in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology

Product details

  • No. of pages: 292
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2017
  • Published: May 23, 2017
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780323461399
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323461450

About the Editors

Sabu Thomas

Prof. Sabu Thomas is a renowned professor who is serving as the Vice-Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India. He is also a full professor of Polymer Science and Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences, a role which he has held since 1998. He was previously Pro-Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University 2017-2018, Director of School of Chemical Science during 2010-2013, Hon. Director of International & Inter-University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2009-2015 and 2016-17. In 2015, Prof. Thomas received his first Docteur Honoris Causa from University of Souther Brittany in Lorient, France. In 2016, he received his second Doctorate honoris causa from University of Lorraine, France. He was awarded the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London, FRSC in 2012. He received the Bronze Medal of the Chemical Research Society of India and the MRSI Medal of the Material Research Society of India in 2013. He was the recipient of Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Award 2017. He also received TRiLA Academician of the year 2018 award. Prof. Thomas has published more than 1000 publications, and more than 100 books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Full Professor, International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India

Raju Thomas

Prof (Dr). Raju Thomas is currently Vice Chancellor of Middle East University FZE, P.O. BOX 37173, Al Hamara, Ras Al Khaimah, and United Arab Emirates. Dr. Thomas started Professorship from Research and Postgraduate Department of Chemistry, Mar Thoma College, Tiruvalla-3, Kerala, India. Dr. Thomas procured Ph.D degree under the supervision of Prof. (Dr). Sabu Thomas, Director of International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He has extensive research experience in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. He has twelve years of research experience in the Organic Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry laboratories of the School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He has also worked in the laboratory of Applied Rheology and Polymer processing of Katholieke University, Leuven, Belgium and in the laboratory at Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Germany. He has widely studied the kinetics of curing, morphology developments and structural characteristics of in-situ cured nanocomposites based on epoxy resin and reactive rubbers. His research is reflected in his six published research articles in international journals and additional articles which are currently under review. In addition, many articles are published in popular journals. He has co-authored many chapters and co-editor of a book entitled “Micro and Nanostructured Epoxy/Rubber Blends” which was recently published by Wiley and Sons. He has attended many national and international seminars/ conferences and presented many research papers. He is an approved research guide in Chemistry of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India and has availed projects from University Grants Commission (UGC), Department of Science and Technology- Science and Engineering Research Board (DST-SERB) and Kerala Science Council for Science, Technology and Environment (KSCSTE).

Affiliations and Expertise

Vice Chancellor, Middle East University FZE, Al Hamara, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Ajesh Zachariah

Prof. Ajesh K. Zachariah is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Mar Thoma College, Tiruvalla. He had done Doctoral Research in Polymer Chemistry at School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He has ten years’ research experience in nanomaterials and characterization. Expert in sophisticated analytical techniques such as Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), X ray diffraction Technique (XRD), Gas Permeability Tester, Dynamic Mechanical Analyser (DMA), Rubber Process Analyser (RPA)and Oscillating Disc Rheometer (ODR). Published nine internationally cited articles, two international books and applied one Indian patent. He presented articles in different national and international conferences. He bagged Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Award 2013, the meritorious research scholar award from UGC, India in 2009 and young researcher award in Nanosat-2010. His research areas are nanomaterial, naocomposites, elastomer-elastomer blend systems, sensors, membranes, computational chemistry and environmental chemistry.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Mar Thoma College, Tiruvalla, India

Raghvendra Mishra

Raghvendra Mishra
Dr. Raghvendra Kumar is working as Associate Professor in Computer Science and Engineering Department at GIET University, India. He received B. Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering, India, and Postdoc Fellow from Institute of Information Technology, Virtual Reality and Multimedia, Vietnam. He has published a number of research papers in international journal and conferences. He also published 13 chapters in edited book published by IGI Global, Springer and Elsevier. His researches areas are Computer Networks, Data Mining, Cloud Computing and Secure Multiparty Computations, Theory of Computer Science and Design of Algorithms. He authored and edited 23 computer science books in field of IoT, Data Mining, and Biomedical Engineering.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, GIET University, Gunupur, Odisha, India

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