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Soy Protein Based Blends Composites and Nanocomposites

Soy Protein Based Blends  Composites and Nanocomposites Book
Author : Visakh P. M.,Olga Nazarenko
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2017-08-15
ISBN : 1119419026
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book discusses soy protein nanoparticle-based polymer blends, composites and nanoconposites aling with their chemistry, processing, preparation, characterization, applications as well as the soy protein-based materials rheology. After discussing the preparation of soy protein nanoparticles, the characterization methods such as atomic force microscope (AFM), transmission electron microscope (TEM) and scanning electron microscope (SEM), for the nanoscale soy protein reinforcements are examined. The various processing methods for nanocomposites and their mechanical, thermal properties, barrier properties are then discussed. The book then moves on to discussing the different types of blends, composites and nanocomposites with their type of polymer matrixes such as thermoplastics, thermoset, natural rubbers and synthetic rubbers.

Protein Based Materials

Protein Based Materials Book
Author : David Kaplan,Kevin McGrath
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-06
ISBN : 1461240948
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Nature learned long ago how useful proteins are as a diverse set of building blocks to make materials with very diverse properties. Spider webs, egg whites, hair follicles, and skeletal muscles are all largely protein. This book provides a glimpse into both nature's strategies for the design and produc tion of protein-based materials, and how scientists have been able to go beyond the constraints of natural materials to produce synthetic analogs with potentially wider ranges of properties. The work presented is very much the beginning of the story. Only recently has there been much progress in obtaining a molecular understanding of some of nature's com plex materials, and the mimicry or replacement of these by synthetic or genetically engineered variants is a field still in its infancy. Yet this book will serve as a useful introduction for those wishing to get started in what is sure to be an active and productive field throughout the 21st century. The authors represent a wide range of interests and expertise, and the topics chosen are comprehensive. Charles R. Cantor Center for Advanced Biotechnology Boston University Series Preface The properties of materials depend on the nature of the macromolecules, small molecules and inorganic components and the interfaces and interac tions between them. Polymer chemistry and physics, and inorganic phase structure and density are major factors that influence the performance of materials.

Soy Based Bioplastics

Soy Based Bioplastics Book
Author : Vijay Kumar Thakur
Publisher : Smithers Rapra
Release : 2017-11-01
ISBN : 1910242241
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Soy and its coproducts are rapidly emerging as one of the most prominent sustainable plastics of the 21st century. The relative abundance of soy and its functional and thermoplastic properties, low cost, and biodegradable characteristics have made it a material of great interest for widespread use in the plastics industry. As most of the functional properties of the final products are directly related to the physico-chemical properties of the raw material, a detailed knowledge of the inherent characteristics of soy-based materials is essential for understanding and manipulating their properties for better end-user applications.This book summarises in a most comprehensive manner the recent technical research accomplishments in the area of soy-based bioplastics. The prime aim and focus of this book is to present recent advances in the processing and applications of soy-based biopolymers as potential bioplastics. It reflects recent theoretical advances and experimental results, and opens new avenues for researchers as well as readers working in the field of plastics and sustainable materials.The different topics covered in this book include: structural analysis of soy-based materials; soy/biopolymer blends; films, fibres, foams, and composites; and different advanced applications. In addition, several critical issues and suggestions for future work are comprehensively discussed in the hope that the book will provide a deep insight into the state of the art of soy-based bioplastics. The book is unique, with contributions from leading experts in the bioplastics research area, and is a useful reference for scientists, academics, research scholars, and technologists.

Bio based Materials for Food Packaging

Bio based Materials for Food Packaging Book
Author : Shakeel Ahmed
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-11-05
ISBN : 981131909X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book provides an overview of the lastest developments in biobased materials and their applications in food packaging. Written by experts in their respective research domain, its thirteen chapters discuss in detail fundamental knowledge on bio based materials. It is intended as a reference book for researchers, students, research scholars, academicians and scientists seeking biobased materials for food packaging applications.

Biopolymer Nanocomposites

Biopolymer Nanocomposites Book
Author : Alain Dufresne,Sabu Thomas,Laly A. Pothan
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2013-07-18
ISBN : 1118609905
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Sets forth the techniques needed to create a vast array of useful biopolymer nanocomposites Interest in biopolymer nanocomposites is soaring. Not only are they green and sustainable materials, they can also be used to develop a broad range of useful products with special properties, from therapeutics to coatings to packaging materials. With contributions from an international team of leading nanoscientists and materials researchers, this book draws together and reviews the most recent developments and techniques in biopolymer nano-composites. It describes the preparation, processing, properties, and applications of bio- polymer nanocomposites developed from chitin, starch, and cellulose, three renewable resources. Biopolymer Nanocomposites features a logical organization and approach that make it easy for readers to take full advantage of the latest science and technology in designing these materials and developing new products and applications. It begins with a chapter reviewing our current understanding of bionanocomposites. Next, the book covers such topics as: Morphological and thermal investigations of chitin-based nanocomposites Applications of starch nanoparticle and starch-based bionanocomposites Spectroscopic characterization of renewable nanoparticles and their composites Nanocellulosic products and their applications Protein-based nanocomposites for food packaging Throughout the book, detailed case studies of industrial applications underscore the unique challenges and opportunities in developing and working with biopolymer nanocomposites. There are also plenty of figures to help readers fully grasp key concepts and techniques. Exploring the full range of applications, Biopolymer Nanocomposites is recommended for researchers in a broad range of industries and disciplines, including biomedical engineering, materials science, physical chemistry, chemical engineering, and polymer science. All readers will learn how to create green, sustainable products and applications using these tremendously versatile materials.

Application of Chemical Engineering

Application of Chemical Engineering Book
Author : Zhong Cao,Ying He He,Li Xian Sun,Xue Qiang Cao
Publisher : Trans Tech Publications Ltd
Release : 2011-05-12
ISBN : 3038136026
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book aims to correlate the latest advances in, and applications of, biomass and resource utilization technology, energy chemical industry, biochemical industry, paper and fiber engineering, chemical process machinery, nano-biochemistry and nano-materials, medicine and biomedical engineering, etc. It will serve as a useful handbook guide to those fields. Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).

Protein Based Films and Coatings

Protein Based Films and Coatings Book
Author : Aristippos Gennadios
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 2002-02-07
ISBN : 1420031988
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This volume presents the most up-to-date and detailed information available on protein-based biopolymer films and coatings. It provides a comprehensive overview of the design, technology, properties, functionality, and applications of biopolymer films and coatings (edible and inedible) from plant and animal proteins. Both widely commercialized and envisioned applications of protein films are discussed, including hard and soft gelatin capsules, microcapsules, collagen casings, and meat and produce coatings. Expert contributors provide thorough reviews of related interdisciplinary research and extensive lists of references. About the Editor: Aristippos Gennadios, Ph.D. is Senior Manager, Materials Science and Clinical Supplies, Product Development: US and Canada, Banner Pharmacaps Inc. (a Sobel NV Company) in High Point, North Carolina. He received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the National Technical University in Athens, Greece, his M.S. in Agricultural Engineering from Clemson University, and his Ph.D. in Agricultural and Biological Systems Engineering from the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. Dr. Gennadios is also Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. He has authored or co-authored over 40 refereed publications and has been granted 2 U.S. patents.

Introduction to Chemicals from Biomass

Introduction to Chemicals from Biomass Book
Author : James H. Clark,Fabien Deswarte
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-12-22
ISBN : 1118714458
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Introduction to Chemicals from Biomass, Second Edition presents an overview of the use of biorenewable resources in the 21st century for the manufacture of chemical products, materials and energy. The book demonstrates that biomass is essentially a rich mixture of chemicals and materials and, as such, has a tremendous potential as feedstock for making a wide range of chemicals and materials with applications in industries from pharmaceuticals to furniture. Completely revised and updated to reflect recent developments, this new edition begins with an introduction to the biorefinery concept, followed by chapters addressing the various types of available biomass feedstocks, including waste, and the different pre-treatment and processing technologies being developed to turn these feedstocks into platform chemicals, polymers, materials and energy. The book concludes with a discussion on the policies and strategies being put in place for delivering the so-called Bioeconomy. Introduction to Chemicals from Biomass is a valuable resource for academics, industrial scientists and policy-makers working in the areas of industrial biotechnology, biorenewables, chemical engineering, fine and bulk chemical production, agriculture technologies, plant science, and energy and power generation. We need to reduce our dependence on fossil resources and increasingly derive all the chemicals we take for granted and use in our daily life from biomass – and we must make sure that we do this using green chemistry and sustainable technologies! For more information on the Wiley Series in Renewable Resources, visit www.wiley.com/go/rrs Topics covered include: • The biorefinery concept • Biomass feedstocks • Pre-treatment technologies • Platform molecules from renewable resources • Polymers from bio-based monomers • Biomaterials • Bio-based energy production Praise for the 1st edition: “Drawing on the expertise of the authors the book involves a degree of plant biology and chemical engineering, which illustrates the multidisciplinary nature of the topic beautifully” - Chemistry World

Advances in Natural Polymers

Advances in Natural Polymers Book
Author : Sabu Thomas,P. M. Visakh,Aji. P Mathew
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-12-14
ISBN : 3642209408
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The book summarizes in a comprehensive manner many of the recent technical research accomplishments in the area of natural polymers. It discusses the various attempts reporting on solving this problem from the point of view of the chemistry and the structure of natural polymers, highlighting the drawbacks and advantages of each method and proposal. Based on considerations of structure - property relations, it is possible to obtain fibers with improved strength by making use of their nanostructures and/or mesophase properties of natural polymers. The book is a unique book with contributions from the experts of the biomaterial area research. it covers all topics related to natural biomaterials such as natural rubber, cellulose, chitin, starch, hemicellulose, lignin, alginates, soy protein, casein and their bionanocomposites and applications. This book is a useful reference for scientists, academicians, research scholars and biotechnologists.

Biopolymers from Renewable Resources

Biopolymers from Renewable Resources Book
Author : David Kaplan
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 1998-07-07
ISBN : 9783540635673
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Renewable resources which can be used for very different kind of purposes such as packaging material (e.g. yoghurt cups) or as fuel are in everybody's mind again. One reason, of course, is the possibility to "grow" these materials and therefore save our oil resources. The second is the biodegradability of these materials and thus the diminishing of our waste.

Environmental Silicate Nano Biocomposites

Environmental Silicate Nano Biocomposites Book
Author : Luc Avérous,Eric Pollet
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2012-05-24
ISBN : 1447141083
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Environmental Silicate Nano-Biocomposites focuses on nano-biocomposites, which are obtained by the association of silicates such as bioclays with biopolymers. By highlighting recent developments and findings, green and biodegradable nano-composites from both renewable and biodegradable polymers are explored. This includes coverage of potential markets such as packaging, agricultures, leisure and the fast food industry. The knowledge and experience of more than twenty international experts in diverse fields, from chemical and biochemical engineering to applications, is brought together in four different sections covering: Biodegradable polymers and Silicates, Clay/Polyesters Nano-biocomposites, Clay/Agropolymers Nano-biocomposites, and Applications and biodegradation of Nano-biocomposites. By exploring the relationships between the biopolymer structures, the processes, and the final properties Environmental Silicate Nano-Biocomposites explains how to design nano-materials to develop new, valuable, environmentally friendly properties and uses. The combination of fundamental and applied science makes this an ideal reference for a range of readers from students and lecturers to material and polymer scientists and even industrial engineers who are interested in bringing new environmental nano-materials to the current market.

Paradigm for Successful Utilization of Renewable Resources

Paradigm for Successful Utilization of Renewable Resources Book
Author : David J. Sessa,Julious L. Willett
Publisher : The American Oil Chemists Society
Release : 1998-05-30
ISBN : 9780935315943
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Proposes a paradigm shift in thinking about new products in order to encourage administrators, managers, marketing specialists, and funders of research to share ideas, concepts, and criteria for developing marketable biobased polymeric materials with specific tailored properties. The wide range of topics, intended to inspire rather than define, embraces techniques and approaches in scientific organizations, commercializing cornstarch-derived glycosides for textiles and other products, interactions between proteins and polysaccharides during network formation as revealed by observing canola protein, emulsified soy protein-lipid films, and protein chain immobilization factors for edible emulsion films. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Fundamentals of Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology

Fundamentals of Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology Book
Author : Viktor Nedovic,Ronnie Willaert
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2004-04-30
ISBN : 9781402018879
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology Biotechnology is divided into two volumes. The first volume is dedicated to fundamental aspects of cell immobilisation while the second volume deals with the diverse applications of this technology. The first volume, Fundamentals of Cell Immobilisation Biotechnology, comprises 26 chapters arranged into four parts: Materials for cell immobilisation/encapsulation, Methods and technologies for cell immobilisation/encapsulation, Carrier characterisation and bioreactor design, and Physiology of immobilised cells: techniques and mathematical modelling.

New Frontiers in Polymer Research

New Frontiers in Polymer Research Book
Author : Robert K. Bregg
Publisher : Nova Publishers
Release : 2006
ISBN : 9781594549564
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Polymers are substances containing a large number of structural units joined by the same type of linkage. These substances often form into a chain-like structure. Starch, cellulose, and rubber all possess polymeric properties. Today, the polymer industry has grown to be larger than the aluminium, copper and steel industries combined. Polymers already have a range of applications that far exceeds that of any other class of material available to man. Current applications extend from adhesives, coatings, foams, and packaging materials to textile and industrial fibres, elastomers, and structural plastics. Polymers are also used for most composites, electronic devices, biomedical devices, optical devices, and precursors for many newly developed high-tech ceramics. This new book presents leading-edge research in this rapidly-changing and evolving field.

Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry 13

Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry 13 Book
Author : Peter A. Williams,Glyn O. Phillips
Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
Release : 2006-01-01
ISBN : 0854046739
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

The science and technology of hydrocolloids used in food and related systems has seen many new developments and advances over recent years. Gums and Stabilisers for the Food Industry 13 presents the latest research from leading experts in the field including: * Biochemical characterisation, the use of antibodies, immunostaining and enzyme hydrolysis * Chemical and physicochemical characterisation, including rheological investigation and AFM studies * Engineering food microstructure including exploiting association and phase separation in mixed polymer systems and interaction with particles * The role of biopolymers in the formation of emulsions and foams * Influence of hydrocolloids on organoleptic properties * The application of hydrocolloids in foods and beverages * Health aspects This book will be a useful information source for researchers and other professionals in industry and academia, particularly those involved directly with food science.

Comprehensive Biomaterials

Comprehensive Biomaterials Book
Author : Paul Ducheyne,Kevin Healy,Dietmar W. Hutmacher,David W. Grainger,C. James Kirkpatrick
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2015-08-28
ISBN : 0080552943
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Comprehensive Biomaterials brings together the myriad facets of biomaterials into one, major series of six edited volumes that would cover the field of biomaterials in a major, extensive fashion: Volume 1: Metallic, Ceramic and Polymeric Biomaterials Volume 2: Biologically Inspired and Biomolecular Materials Volume 3: Methods of Analysis Volume 4: Biocompatibility, Surface Engineering, and Delivery Of Drugs, Genes and Other Molecules Volume 5: Tissue and Organ Engineering Volume 6: Biomaterials and Clinical Use Experts from around the world in hundreds of related biomaterials areas have contributed to this publication, resulting in a continuum of rich information appropriate for many audiences. The work addresses the current status of nearly all biomaterials in the field, their strengths and weaknesses, their future prospects, appropriate analytical methods and testing, device applications and performance, emerging candidate materials as competitors and disruptive technologies, and strategic insights for those entering and operational in diverse biomaterials applications, research and development, regulatory management, and commercial aspects. From the outset, the goal was to review materials in the context of medical devices and tissue properties, biocompatibility and surface analysis, tissue engineering and controlled release. It was also the intent both, to focus on material properties from the perspectives of therapeutic and diagnostic use, and to address questions relevant to state-of-the-art research endeavors. Reviews the current status of nearly all biomaterials in the field by analyzing their strengths and weaknesses, performance as well as future prospects Presents appropriate analytical methods and testing procedures in addition to potential device applications Provides strategic insights for those working on diverse application areas such as R&D, regulatory management, and commercial development

Polysaccharide Based Nanocrystals

Polysaccharide Based Nanocrystals Book
Author : Jin Huang,Peter R. Chang,Ning Lin,Alain Dufresne
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-12-03
ISBN : 3527689389
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Polysaccharide nanocrystals, an emerging green nanoingredient (nanomaterial) with high crystallinity obtained by acid hydrolysis of biomass-based polysaccharides, are of scientific and economic significance owing to their abundance, biodegradation potential, and fascinating functional performance. This versatile class of materials can be used in nanocomposites such as rubber or polyester, and in functional materials such as drug carriers, bio-inspired mechanically adaptive materials or membranes, to name but a few. This book encompasses the extraction, structure, properties, surface modification, theory, and mechanism of diverse functional systems derived from polysaccharide nanocrystals. This highly sought-after trendy book is currently the only monograph devoted to the most current knowledge pertaining to this exciting subject area. It is ideal for researchers and stakeholders who wish to broaden and deepen their knowledge in the fast-moving and rapidly expanding R&D field of polymeric materials.