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Title Green biocomposites : design and applications / Mohammad Jawaid, Mohd Sapuan Salit, Othman Y Alothman, editors.

Published Cham, Switzerland : Springer, 2017.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource.
Series Green energy and technology
Green energy and technology.
Springer Energy eBooks 2017 English+International
Contents Preface; Contents; About the Editors ; 1 Green Biocomposites for Structural Applications; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Bio or Green Composites; 3 Reinforcement/Filler; 4 Bio-Based Polymeric Matrix; 5 Factors Influencing the Performance of Green or Biocomposites; 6 Green Composites Manufacturing; 7 Applications; 7.1 Applications of Biodegradable or Bio-Polymers; 7.2 Applications of Green Composites; 7.3 Commercial Applications of Green Composites; 7.3.1 Domestic/Households Applications; 7.3.2 Architectural Applications; 7.3.3 Interior Decorative Buildings Components; 7.3.4 Transportation.
7.3.5 Aerospace and Aircrafts7.4 Applications of Wood Based Bioplastic Composites (WPCs); 8 Conclusions; Acknowledgements; References; 2 Green Composites: Versatile Material for Future; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Constituents of Green Composite; 2.1 Reinforcing Bio-Fibers; 2.1.1 Plant Fibers; Compositions of Plant Fibers; 2.2 Biodegradable Polymer Matrix; 2.2.1 Classification; 3 PLA Based Green Composites; 3.1 Processing; 3.1.1 Factors Influencing Processing of Green Composite; 3.1.2 Performance of Green Composite; 4 Green Composites in Future; References.
3 Design and Fabrication of Green BiocompositesAbstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Greener Alternative Materials; 3 Design of Green Bio-Composites; 3.1 Design in Engineering; 3.2 Design in Composites; 3.3 Design for Green Composites; 3.4 Failure Prediction in a Unidirectional Lamina; 3.4.1 Maximum Stress Theory; 3.4.2 Maximum Strain Theory; 3.4.3 Azzi-Tasi-Hill Theory; 3.4.4 Tasi-Wu Failure Theory; 3.5 Failure Prediction for Unnotched Laminates; 3.6 Failure Prediction in Random Fiber Laminates; 3.7 Material Modelling; 4 Nano-Composites for Engineering Design; 4.1 Nanofibers from Natural Fibers.
4.2 Nanoclay4.3 Exfoliated Graphite Nanoplatelet (XGnP); 5 Natural Fiber Composites Tests; 5.1 Tensile Testing of Bio-Composites; 5.2 Impact Test of Bio-Composites; 6 Manufacturing Processes of Bio-Composites; 6.1 Hand Lay-Up; 6.2 Resin Transfer Molding; 6.3 Pultrusion; 6.4 Extrusion Processes; 6.4.1 Wet Spinning; 6.4.2 Dry Spinning; 6.4.3 Melt Spinning; 6.4.4 Gel Spinning; 6.5 Natural Fiber Injection Process; 7 Future Perspective; 8 Conclusions; References; 4 Cellulosic Biocomposites: Potential Materials for Future; Abstract; 1 Introduction; 2 Natural Fibers as Fillers in Polymer Composites.
2.1 Source and Classification of Natural Fibers2.2 Chemical Compositions of Natural Fibers; 3 Chemistry of Cellulose; 3.1 Structure and Properties of Cellulose; 3.2 Nanocellulose and Their Characteristics; 4 Extraction of Nanocrystalline Cellulose (NCC); 4.1 Mechanical Treatment; 4.1.1 High Pressure Homogenizer; 4.1.2 Microfluidization; 4.1.3 Grinding; 4.1.4 Cryocrushing; 4.2 Chemical Treatments; 4.2.1 Alkali Pretreatment; 4.2.2 Acid Hydrolysis; 4.2.3 Oxidizing Agent; 4.2.4 Organosolv; 4.2.5 Ionic Liquids; 4.3 Biological Treatments; 5 Bionanocomposites; 5.1 Biopolymers.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters.
Summary This book introduces the concept, design and application of green biocomposites, with a specific focus on the current demand for green biocomposites for automotive and aerospace components. It discusses the mathematical background, innovative approaches to physical modelling, analysis and design techniques. Including numerous illustrations, tables, case studies and exercises, the text summarises current research in the field. It is a valuable reference resource for researchers, students and scientists working in the field of materials science.
Other author Jawaid, Mohammad, author.
Salit, Mohd Sapuan, author.
Alothman, Othman Y., author.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Composite materials.
Nanostructured materials.
Electronic books.
Electronic book.
ISBN 9783319493824 (electronic bk.)
3319493825 (electronic bk.)
9783319493817 (print)
Standard Number 10.1007/978-3-319-49382-4