Thermal Properties of Green Polymers and Biocomposites by Tatsuko HatakeyamaThermal Properties of Green Polymers and Biocomposites by Tatsuko Hatakeyama

Thermal Properties of Green Polymers and Biocomposites

byTatsuko Hatakeyama, Hyoe Hatakeyama

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From the reviews:"...This very well written new book is recommended to academic and industrial researchers and specialists interested in green polymers and mainly in their thermal properties...This new and opportune book covers some important properties of green polymers and bio-composites." (D. Feldman, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada)

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Title:Thermal Properties of Green Polymers and BiocompositesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:344 pages, 9.45 × 6.3 × 0.03 inPublished:October 28, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9048165423

ISBN - 13:9789048165421

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* Preface. * List of Abbreviations. *1: Introduction. 1. Overview of green polymers. 2. Morphology in the molecular level. 3. Structure and properties. 4. Scope. *2: Characterization of Green Polymers. 1. Thermal Analysis. 2. Other Characterization Methods. *3: Cellulose and its Derivatives. 1. Introduction. 2. Thermal properties of cellulose in dry state. 3. Cellulose-water interaction. 4. Liquid crystals and complexes. 5. Hydrogels. 6. Thermal decomposition. *4: Polysaccharides from Plants. 1. Gelation. 2. Glass transition and liquid crystal transition. *5: Lignin. 1. Introduction. 2. Glass transition of lignin in solid state. 3. Heat capacity and enthalpy relaxation of lignin. 4. Molecular relaxation. 5. Lignin-water interaction. 6. Thermal decomposition. *6: PCL Derivatives from Saccharides, Cellulose and Lignin. 1. Polycaprolactone derivatives from saccharides and cellulose. 2. Polycaprolactone derivatives from lignin. *7: Environmentally Compatible Polyurethanes Derived from Saccharides, Polysaccharids and Lignin. 1. Polyurethane derivatives from saccharides. 2. Polyurethanes derived from lignin. 3. Saccharides- and lignin-based hybrid polyurethane foams. *8: Bio- and Geocomposites Containing Plant Materials. 1. Biocomposites containing cellulose powder and wood meal. 2. Biocomposites containing coffee grounds. 3. Geocomposite. * Subject Index.

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From the reviews:"...This very well written new book is recommended to academic and industrial researchers and specialists interested in green polymers and mainly in their thermal properties...This new and opportune book covers some important properties of green polymers and bio-composites." (D. Feldman, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada)