Polymer Nanocomposites

Yiu-Wing Mai University of Sydney
Zhongzhen Yu University of Sydney
Polymer Nanocomposites
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3/15/2006 CRC
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Composites 9780849392979
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Description

Offering improved barrier properties, fire resistance, and strength, polymer nanocomposites are increasingly desirable as coating, structural, and packaging materials in a wide range of automobile, civil, and electrical engineering applications. Polymer Nanocomposites offers a comprehensive review of the main types of polymer nanocomposites and their properties. Part I reviews the range of layered silicates and discusses such properties as flammability, thermal stability, barrier properties, wear resistant and biodegradability. Part II considers nanotubes, nanoparticles, and inorganic-organic hybrid systems, and analysis elasticity and strength as well as magnetic and light-emitting properties.

Table of Contents

LAYERED SILICATES
Polyamid/clay Nanocomposites. Epoxy Nanocomposites Based on Layered Silicates and Other Nanostructured Fillers. Biodegradable Polymer/Layered Silicate Nanocomposites. Polypropylene Layered Silicate Nanocomposites. Polystyrene/Clay Nanocomposites. Poly(ehtyl acrylate)/bentonite Nanocomposites. Clay-Acrylate Nanocomposites Photopolymers. Nanocomposites Based on Water Soluble Polymers and Unmodified Smectide Clays. Poly(butyene terephthlate) (PBT) Based Nanocomposites. Flammability and thermal Stability of Polymer/Layered Silicate Nanocomposites. Barrier Properties of Polymer/Clay Nanocomposites. Wear Resisting Polymer Nanocomposites: Preparation and Properties. Rubber-Clay Nanocomposites.

NANOTUBES, NANOPARTICLES, AND INORGANIC-ORGANIC HYBRID SYSTEMS.
Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Epoxy Composites. Fullerene/Carbon Nanotube (CNT) Composites. Filled Polymer Nanocomposites Containing Functional Nanoparticles. Polymer/Calcium Carbonate Nanocomposites. Magnetic Polymer Nanocomposites. Phenolic Resin/SiO2 Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Nanocomposites. Polymer/Graphite Nanocomposites.

Contributors

Editor 1 Mai, Yiu-Wing, Ctr. for Adv. Mat. Tech., Univeisity of Sydney, Australia Editor 2 Yu, Zhong-Zhen, Centre for Advanced Mat. Tech. University of Sydney, Austral
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Features

  • - Concentrates specifically on the four main groups of polymer nanocomposites
  • - Provides comprehensive coverage of the dynamic properties of this important new class of materials
  • - Describes the various processing methods used in their production, design, performance testing, and applications
  • - Dedicates an entire section to inorganic/organic hybrid systems