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Encyclopedia of Polymer Applications

Edited by: Munmaya Mishra

Print publication date:  January  2019
Online publication date:  December  2018

Print ISBN: 9781498729932
eBook ISBN: 9781351019422
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<P>Undoubtedly the applications of polymers are rapidly evolving. Technology is continually changing and quickly advancing as polymers are needed to solve a variety of day-to-day challenges leading to improvements in quality of life. The <EM>Encyclopedia of Polymer Applications</EM> presents state-of-the-art research and development on the applications of polymers. This groundbreaking work provides important overviews to help stimulate further advancements in all areas of polymers.</P> <P>This comprehensive multi-volume reference includes articles contributed from a diverse and global team of renowned researchers. It offers a broad-based perspective on a multitude of topics in a variety of applications, as well as detailed research information, figures, tables, illustrations, and references. The encyclopedia provides introductions, classifications, properties, selection, types, technologies, shelf-life, recycling, testing and applications for each of the entries where applicable.</P> <P>It features critical content for both novices and experts including, engineers, scientists (polymer scientists, materials scientists, biomedical engineers, macromolecular chemists), researchers, and students, as well as interested readers in academia, industry, and research institutions.</P>

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  Actuators: Buckypaper Composite Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Agriculture: Natural Polymers for Controlled Release of Fertilizers Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Agriculture: Polymers in Crop Production Mulch and Fertilizer Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Agriculture: Polymers in Crop Production Pesticides Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Agriculture: Polymers in Crop Protection Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Agriculture: Super Absorbent Functional Polymers Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Alginate Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Automotive Applications: Polylactic Acid and Biocomposite Parts Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Automotive Applications: Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Automotive Applications: Reinforced Material Components Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Aviation: Polymer Composites, Processes, and Properties Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Aviation: Thermoplastic and Thermoset Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Biomaterials: Soft Tissue Injuries Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Biomedicine: Cellulose in Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Biomedicine: Cross-Linked Polymers Applications Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Biomedicine: Polymers with Silsesquioxane Units Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Biosensing Devices: Conjugated Polymer Based Scaffolds Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Catalysts: Polymers in Biodiesel Production Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Chemotherapy: Polycaprolactone (PCL)-Based Drug Delivery System Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Chitosan: Antimicrobial and Edible Coatings Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Chitosan: Biodegradable Food Packaging Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Chitosan: Tissue Engineering and Wound Dressing Applications Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Communication: Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  24:  Composites and Nanocomposites: Thermoplastic Polymers for Additive Manufacturing Download PDF
Chapter  25:  Composites: Biobased for Materials Applications Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Composites: Conductive Elastomer CNT-Based Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Composites: Environment-Friendly Nanocomposites Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Composites: Natural Fibers Reinforced Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Composites: Polylactic Acid-Based Blends Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Conducting Polymers: Applications Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Conducting Polymers: Electrospun Materials Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Construction: Rigid Bio-based Polyurethane Foams for Sandwich Panels Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Corrosion Inhibitor: Polymeric Desiccant Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Corrosion Protection: Natural Polymer in Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Cosmetics: Active Polymers Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Cosmetics: Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Cosmetics: Polymers in Delivery of Actives Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Display: Photorefractive Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Drug Delivery: Biodegradable Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Drug Delivery: Microencapsulation Techniques for Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Drug Delivery: PLGA-PEG-Based Bioerodable Nanoparticles Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Drug Delivery: Polymeric Conjugates for Dietary Phytochemicals Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Drug Delivery: Polymeric Micelles Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Drug Dilvery: Polymers and Polymeric Membranes Download PDF
Chapter  45:  Drug Delivery: Polysaccharide-Based Composites Download PDF
Chapter  46:  Drug Delivery: Stimuli-Responsive Polymeric Prodrugs for Cancer Download PDF
Chapter  47:  Drug Delivery: Trends and Future Prospects Download PDF
Chapter  48:  Electronics: Nonvolatile Memory Technologies Download PDF
Chapter  49:  Electronics: Polymer–Graphene Composites Download PDF
Chapter  50:  Energy: Conducting Polymers and Conjugated Porous Polymers Download PDF
Chapter  51:  Energy: Polymer Electrolytes for Lithium Ion Batteries Download PDF
Chapter  52:  Energy: Polymer Supercapacitors Download PDF
Chapter  53:  Energy: Polymer-Functionalized Graphene Download PDF
Chapter  54:  Energy: Polymers in Harvesting, Conversion, and Storage Download PDF
Chapter  55:  Energy: Polymers in the Active Layer of Solar Cells Download PDF
Chapter  56:  Environmental Applications: Biopolymer Sorbents for Heavy Metal Removal Download PDF
Chapter  57:  Environmental Applications: Hydrogels Download PDF
Chapter  58:  Environmental Applications: Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  59:  Fire Protection: Flame-Retardant Additives and Fillers for Polymers Download PDF
Chapter  60:  Fire Protection: Flame-Retardant Epoxy Resins in Download PDF
Chapter  61:  Fire Protection: Flame-Retardant Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  62:  Food Packaging: Cellulose Nanocrystals in Download PDF
Chapter  63:  Food Packaging: Edible Products Download PDF
Chapter  64:  Food Packaging: Natural and Synthetic Biopolymers Download PDF
Chapter  65:  Food Packaging: Polyhydroxyalcanoates (PHA) Containing Antimicrobial Additives Download PDF
Chapter  66:  Food Packaging: Polymer Composites Download PDF
Chapter  67:  Food Packaging: Polymers as Packaging Materials in Food Supply Chains Download PDF
Chapter  68:  Food Packaging: Starch and Non-Starch Blend Film Download PDF
Chapter  69:  Food Packaging: Starch-Based Bionanocomposites Download PDF
Chapter  70:  Food: Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  71:  Footwear Download PDF
Chapter  72:  Fuel Cell: Cellulose-Based Polyelectrolyte Proton Exchange Membranes Download PDF
Chapter  73:  Fuel Cell: Polymeric Membrane Download PDF
Chapter  74:  Furniture: Eco-Friendly Polymer Composites Applications Download PDF
Chapter  75:  Furniture: Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  76:  Healthcare: Polymer as Vital Materials Download PDF
Chapter  77:  Household Goods: Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  78:  Insulators: Polymers for High-Voltage Outdoor Use Download PDF
Chapter  79:  Laboratory Applications: Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  80:  Marine Applications Download PDF
Chapter  81:  Medicines: Polymers for Download PDF
Chapter  82:  Membrane: Preparation by Nonsolvent-Induced Phase Inversion Download PDF
Chapter  83:  Membranes: Graft Modification of Polymers for Download PDF
Chapter  84:  Membranes: Hemodialysis Applications Download PDF
Chapter  85:  Microcapsules Polymeric: Self-Healing Smart Coatings Download PDF
Chapter  86:  Microencapsulation: Phase Change Material in Textile and Building Construction Download PDF
Chapter  87:  Microneedles Arrays: Based on Natural Polymers Download PDF
Chapter  88:  Nanocellulose: Environmental and Engineering Applications of Download PDF
Chapter  89:  Nanocellulose: Health Care Applications Download PDF
Chapter  90:  Nanocomposites: Polyamide/Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane Download PDF
Chapter  91:  Nanocomposites: POSS-Based Download PDF
Chapter  92:  Orthopedic Implants: Applications of Bioabsorbable Polymers Download PDF
Chapter  93:  Oxo-Biodegradable Polymers Download PDF
Chapter  94:  Packaging, Active, and Intelligent: Polymer Applications Download PDF
Chapter  95:  Packaging: Food Waste Reduction Download PDF
Chapter  96:  Packaging: Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) in Download PDF
Chapter  97:  Packaging: Polymer–Metal-Based Micro- and Nanocomposites Download PDF
Chapter  98:  Petroleum Production: Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  99:  Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate): Applications Download PDF
Chapter  100:  Polymers and Polymeric Membranes Download PDF
Chapter  101:  Polypyrrole: Properties and Application Download PDF
Chapter  102:  Polyurethanes: Biobased Download PDF
Chapter  103:  Porous Polymers: Gas Separation and Storage Download PDF
Chapter  104:  Rapid Prototyping of Microfluidic Devices in Polymers Download PDF
Chapter  105:  Rapid Prototyping of Polymeric Biomaterials Download PDF
Chapter  106:  Recycling: Converting Waste Plastics to Polyolefin Wax Download PDF
Chapter  107:  Recycling: Polyurethane Foam Wastes Download PDF
Chapter  108:  Regenerative Medicine: Natural Polymers Download PDF
Chapter  109:  Resorbable Embolics Download PDF
Chapter  110:  Semiconducting Polymers in Photovoltaics Download PDF
Chapter  111:  Sensors: Advanced Aptasensors Design Download PDF
Chapter  112:  Sensors: Ion-Sensing Polymers Download PDF
Chapter  113:  Sensors: Natural Polymeric Composites Download PDF
Chapter  114:  Sensors: Polymers in Sensing Download PDF
Chapter  115:  Sensors: Zeolite–Polymer Composites for Gas Sensing Download PDF
Chapter  116:  Separation: Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) in Download PDF
Chapter  117:  Separation: Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  118:  Smart Polymers: Lightweight Composites and Foams Tailored with Magnetic Field Download PDF
Chapter  119:  Smart Polymers: Molecularly Imprinted Polymers Download PDF
Chapter  120:  Spin Coated Films of Polymeric Materials Download PDF
Chapter  121:  Starch: Renewable Source for Thermoplastic Download PDF
Chapter  122:  Textile: Fiber Forming Polymers Download PDF
Chapter  123:  Textile: Flame Retardancy Through Surface Engineering Download PDF
Chapter  124:  Textile: Polymer-Based Materials Download PDF
Chapter  125:  Textile: Stimuli-Responsive Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  126:  Textile: Substrates Modification by Novel Polymers Download PDF
Chapter  127:  Textiles: Novel Polymers Download PDF
Chapter  128:  Textiles: Polymers and Fibers Download PDF
Chapter  129:  Thermogelling Polymers: Biomedical Applications Download PDF
Chapter  130:  Tissue Engineering: Polyhydroxyalkanoate-Based Materials and Composites Download PDF
Chapter  131:  Tissue Engineering: Polymeric Dermal Filler Download PDF
Chapter  132:  Tissue Engineering: Polymeric Scaffolds for MSC-Based Cartilage Download PDF
Chapter  133:  Tissue Engineering: Polymers in Soft Tissue Cartilage Download PDF
Chapter  134:  Tissue Engineering: Thermoplastics for Scaffold Download PDF
Chapter  135:  Value-Added Products from Natural Fibers Reinforced Composites Download PDF
Chapter  136:  Veterinary Medicine: Polymers in Download PDF
Chapter  137:  Water Treatment: Metal and Metal Oxide Asymmetric Poly(Ether)Sulfone Nanocomposite Membranes Download PDF
Chapter  138:  Water Treatment: Polymers for Coagulation and Flocculation Download PDF
Chapter  139:  Wholly Aromatic Polyamide–hydrazides Download PDF
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