eBook Clay-Containing Polymer Nanocomposites, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0444594604
  • ISBN-13: 9780444594600
  • DDC: 620.115
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 416 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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Overview

Clay-Containing Polymer Nanocomposites covers everything from fundamental understanding to real applications of clay-containing polymer nanocomposites, including environmental considerations. The book’s coverage of fundamentals and generalities, in addition to in-depth coverage of polymer layered silicate nanocomposites, make it a valuable companion for beginners in the field as well as more seasoned researchers. This book provides a rare coherent approach to this class of materials. This title is ideal for polymer and material scientists, researchers, and engineers, including under- and post-graduate students who are interested in this exciting field of research. This book will also help industrial researchers and R&D managers who want to bring advanced polymeric material based products into the market.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication Page.
Contents.
Preface.
About the Author.
1: An Overview of Pure and Organically Modified Clays.
2: Thermodynamics, Molecular Modeling, and Kinetics of Nanocomposite Formation.
3: Structure and Morphology Characterization Techniques.
4: Processing and Characterization.
5: Mechanical Properties.
6: Barrier Properties.
7: Thermal Stability.
8: Fire-Retardant Properties.
9: Crystallization Behavior, Morphology, and Kinetics.
10: Melt-State Rheology.
11: Foam Processing.
12: Real and Potential Applications.
Concluding Remarks and Future Outlook.
Index.