Fillers And Reinforcements For Advanced Nanocomposites by Yu DongFillers And Reinforcements For Advanced Nanocomposites by Yu Dong

Fillers And Reinforcements For Advanced Nanocomposites

byYu DongEditorRehan Umer, Alan Kin Tak Lau

Hardcover | July 7, 2015

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Fillers and Reinforcements for Advanced Nanocompositesreviews cutting-edge, state-of-the-art research on the effective use of nanoscaled fillers and reinforcements to enhance the performance of advanced nanocomposites, both in industrial and manufacturing applications. It covers a broad range of topics such as nanocelluloses, nanotubes, nanoplatelets, and nanoparticles, as well as their extensive applications. The chapters provide detailed information on how fillers and reinforcements are used in the fabrication, synthesis and characterization of advanced nanocomposites to achieve extraordinary performance of new materials and significant enhancements in their mechanical, thermal, structural and multi-functional properties. It also highlights new technologies for the fabrication of advanced nanocomposites using innovative electrospinning techniques.



  • Covers topics such as nanocelluloses, nanotubes, nanoplatelets, and nanoparticles, as well as their extensive applications
  • Discusses the latest research on the effective use of nanoscaled fillers and reinforcements to enhance the performance of advanced nanocomposites
  • Explains how fillers and reinforcements are used in the fabrication, synthesis and characterization of advanced nanocomposites
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Curtin University, Perth, AustraliaDepartment of Aerospace Engineering, Khalifa University of Science and Technology & Research, United Arab EmiratesDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
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Title:Fillers And Reinforcements For Advanced NanocompositesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:586 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:July 7, 2015Publisher:Woodhead PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0081000790

ISBN - 13:9780081000793

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Table of Contents

Preface and Introduction by the editors

Part I Nanocelluloses 1. Properties and characterization of electrically conductive nanocellulose-based composite films 2. Comparing the effects of microcrystalline cellulose and cellulose nanowhiskers extracted from oil palm empty fruit bunch on mechanical and thermal properties of poly lactic acid (PLA) composites 3. Advanced nanocomposites based on natural reinforcements

Part II Nanotubes 4. Electrospun PLA: PCL/HNT nanocomposite fibres: synthesis and characterisation 5. Production of hybrid inorganic/ carbon nanotube fillers via chemical vapor deposition for advanced polymer nanocomposites

Part III Nanoplatelets 6. Development of bio-based polymer/clay nanocomposites: A critical revie 7. Synthesis of graphene based polymeric nanocomposites 8. Manufacturing and characterisation of multifunctional polymer reduced graphene oxide nanocomposites 9. The processing of hierarchical nanocomposites 10. Flame retardance and thermal stability of polymer/graphene nanosheet oxides composites

Part IV Nanoparticles 11. Compressive strength and durability of high volume fly ash (HVFA) concrete reinforced with calcium carbonate (CaCO3) nanoparticles 12. Amorphous carbon nanocomposites 13. Silica/polyimide nanocomposite films 14. Challenges and recent developments on nano-particle reinforced metal matrix composites

Part V Filler applications 15. Multifunctional nanocomposites reinforced with carbon nanopapers 16. Fillers in advanced nanocomposites for energy harvesting 17. Nanosilica-reinforced epoxy composites for marine applications 18. Monitoring the effect of micro-/ nano-fillers on curing-induced shrinkage in epoxy resins 19. Influence of nano-/micro-fillers on impact response of GFRP composites 20. Tribological properties of polymer-based composites with nanoscaled fillers? 21. Organic/inorganic nanocomposite hydrogels