Structural Nanocomposites, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642403220
  • ISBN-13: 9783642403224
  • DDC: 620.11
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 269 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Advancements in the nanotechnology industry promise to offer improvements in capabilities across a spectrum of applications. This is of immense strategic importance to the high performance sector which has historically leveraged technological advances. The use of polymer nanocomposites in structures have several predictable impacts on structural design and applications, primarily by providing a safer, faster, and eventually cheaper transportation in the future. This books comprises reviews on the state-of-the-art, new research results, perspectives of future developments, and innovative applications relevant to  structural materials, engineering structures, nanocomposites, modelling  and simulations, and their related application areas.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Dispersion Methods of Carbon Nanotubes for the Development of Polymeric Nanocomposites: Characterization and Application.
2: Thermoplastic Nanocomposites with Carbon Nanotubes.
3: Graphite-Based Nanocomposites to Enhance Mechanical Properties.
4: Optimization and Scaling Up of the Fabrication Process of Polymer Nanocomposites: Polyamide-6/Montmorillonite Case Study.
5: Influences of Morphology and Doping on the Photoactivity of TiO2 Nanostructures.
6: Foam-Glass-Crystal Materials.
7: High Temperature Polymer Nanocomposites.
8: Energy Absorption and Low-Velocity Impact Performance of Nanocomposites: Cones and Sandwich Structures.
9: Predictions of Energy Absorption of Aligned Carbon Nanotube/Epoxy Composites.
10: Silver Nanocluster/Silica Composite Coatings Obtained by Sputtering for Antibacterial Applications.
11: Recent Advances on the Utilization of Nanoclays and Organophosphorus Compounds in Polyurethane Foams for Increasing Flame Retardancy.
12: Ecological Assessment of Nano Materials for the Production of Electrostatic/Electrochemical Energy Storage Systems.