Nanoparticle-Based Polymer Composites discusses recent advancements on the synthesis, processing, characterization and applications of this new class of hybrid materials. Chapters cover recycling and lifecycle assessment, with contributions from leading researchers in industry, academics, the government and private research institutes from across the globe. As nanoparticle-based polymer composites are now replacing traditional polymer composites in a broad range of applications such as fuel cells, electronic and biomedical devices, this book presents the latest advancements in the field.
Studies have shown that incorporating metal nanoparticles in polymer matrices can improve their mechanical, thermal, electrical and barrier properties. The unique combination of these properties makes this new class of materials suitable for a broad range of different and advanced applications.
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction to metal nanoparticle -based materials and their composites 2. Synthesis of metal nanoparticles 3. Properties of metal nanoparticles 4. Preparation of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites 5. Mechanical properties of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites 6. Rheology of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites 7. Thermal properties of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites 8. Dynamic Mechanical Thermal Analysis of metal nanoparticles/polymer nanocomposites 9. Morphology of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites 10. Scattering and spectroscopy studies of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites 11. Electrical and dielectric properties of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites 12. Barrier properties of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites 13. Modeling and simulation of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites 14. Applications, drawbacks and future scope of metal nanoparticle-based polymer composites
Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa Research Scientist, Natural Composites Research Group Lab, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand.
Dr.Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa received the Ph.D (Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Science) from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, India in the year 2017 and Post Doctorate from King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand, in the year 2019. He is a Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and Associate Member of the Institute of Engineers (India). He is a reviewer for more than 50 international journals, books, and conferences. In addition, he has published more than 70 research articles in high quality international peer reviewed journals, 20+ book chapters, one book, 20 books as an Editor and has also presented research papers at national/international conferences.
Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai Associate Professor, Department of Science, Faculty of Science and Technology, Alliance University, Karnataka, India.
Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai received his PhD in Polymer Science and Technology (Chemistry) from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India. He has published more than 100 papers, in high quality international peer reviewed journals on polymer nanocomposites, polymer blends, and biopolymers, and has edited 10 books. He has received numerous awards and recognitions including prestigious KMUTNB best researcher award 2019, Kerala State Award for the Best Young Scientist 2016 and INSPIRE Faculty Award 2011.
Yashas Gowda T G Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan, Karnataka, India.
Mr. Yashas Gowda T G completed his Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering from Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan, under VTU, in 2014. He then went on to complete his Master of Technology in Machine Design from SJB Institute of Technology, Bangalore, Karnataka under VTU, in 2016. He has worked as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Malnad College of Engineering, Hassan since 2017. In 2019, he was selected to pursue his Doctorate in Engineering (D.Eng.) under a scholarship at The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering, King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand., He has published more than 15 articles in high quality international peer-reviewed journals, 5 book Chapters, and 1 edited book. He has also presented numerous research papers at national and international conferences. He is currently working on natural fibers characterization and the tribology of hybrid composites.
Suchart Siengchin President, King Mongkut's University of Technology, North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Suchart Siengchin is President of King Mongkut's University of Technology North Bangkok (KMUTNB), Thailand. He received his Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Applied Sciences Giessen/Friedberg, Hessen, Germany, M.Sc. in Polymer Technology from University of Applied Sciences Aalen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, M.Sc. in Material Science at the Erlangen-Nürnberg University, Bayern, Germany, Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) from Institute for Composite Materials, University of Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany and Postdoctoral Research from Kaiserslautern University and School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, USA. He worked as a Lecturer for Production and Material Engineering Department at The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering (TGGS), KMUTNB. He has been full Professor at KMUTNB and became the President of KMUTNB. He won the Outstanding Researcher Award in 2010, 2012 and 2013 at KMUTNB. He is an author of more than 150 peer reviewed journal articles.
M. Ozgur Seydibeyoglu Faculty Member, Jonkoping University, Sweden.
Dr. Seydibeyoglu is an international researcher working on polymeric composites based in Turkey. He completed his BSc and MSc degrees on Materials and Polymers respectively at the Middle East Technical University, Turkey and completed his PhD at Istanbul Technical University, Turkey on micro/nanocomposites. During his PhD studies he was granted the Norwegian Scholarship on nanocellulose research and he was invited by Prof. Kristiina Oksman to Sweden in 2007. In 2009-2010, he conducted post-doctoral studies with Prof. Amar Mohanty and Prof. Manjusri Misra on biocomposites. After his post-doc study, he joined the Carbon Fiber Company, AKSA Akrilik Kimya, Turkey as a Research Associate and worked for 1.5 years on carbon fiber and composites. Since 2012, he has been a faculty member at Izmir Katip Celebi University. During his faculty time, he has won the South African Scholarship to visit CSIR Composites group for 3 weeks where he published a book chapter. In 2017, he was UK Newton Fund Research Fellowship holder to conduct research on additive manufacturing. Since 2019, he has been a part-time faculty member at Jönköping University, Sweden. He has close to 40 SCI publications, 15 book chapters, 1 book [edited] and more than 50 conference publications and 4 patents.