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Surface Modification and Coating of Fibers, Polymers, and Composites

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  • December 1, 2024
  • Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa + 4 more
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Surface Modification and Coating of Fibers, Polymers, and Composites: Techniques, Properties, and Applications outlines techniques, concepts, characterization, and applications of surface modification for fibers, polymers, and coated fiber-reinforced composites allowing for precision engineering of the mechanical and thermal properties, electrical conductivity, and chemical resistance of these materials. A broad range of fiber types are covered and the book highlights how surface modification enhances the durability and sustainability of them.The book starts with chapters that discuss surface modification techniques for a range of different fibers and composites, including animal-based, mineral, leaf-based, root-based, and more. The next section of the book covers surface coating techniques as well as morphology, characterization, and computational modeling of surface-coated materials, and the book concludes with a section that outlines the properties and applications of coated fiber composites.

Aerospace Materials

  • 1st Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Mohamed Thariq Hameed Sultan + 5 more
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Aerospace Materials: Novel Technologies and Practical Applications puts strong emphasis on updating existing knowledge for a wide range of functional and structural materials, contextualizing them for the industrial practice. The volume not only comprehensively covers different classes of materials, it also provides an overview of each material’s mechanical and physical properties, as well as processing and testing. In addition, it offers state-of-the-art guidance on their commercial use in the sector and looks ahead to clarify what’s still needed to adapt traditional and novel materials to ever-changing aerospace technologies and related pressing sustainability challenges.The breadth of technical expertise that this international group of researchers provides proves to be an invaluable asset for users in academia and established professionals alike.

Neutrons, X-rays, and Light

  • 2nd Edition
  • December 1, 2024
  • Peter Lindner + 1 more
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Neutrons, X-rays, and Light: Scattering Methods Applied to Soft Condensed Matter, Second Edition addresses the possibilities provided by scattering techniques in the study of soft matter. It fills the gap between fundamental scattering processes, which are described by the general theoretical framework of elastic and quasi-elastic interaction of radiation with matter and state-of-the-art applications to specific soft matter systems. The first part of the book is dedicated to the use of general principles for the measurement and analysis of scattered intensity: elementary scattering process, data reduction, general theorems, and reciprocal space and its link to structural and dynamical information in direct space.In the second part, methods and techniques are further discussed, including resolution effects, contrast variation, static and dynamic light scattering, quasi-elastic neutron scattering, and reflectometry and grazing incidence techniques. Part three deals with the state of the art of scattering studies of typical soft matter systems (polymers, self-assembled surfactant systems, microemulsions, liquid crystals, colloids, aggregates, biological systems) with dedicated chapters for particle interactions, and modelling. Part four highlights special applications, from turbid media to scattering under external constraints, and industrial applications.

Antimicrobial Materials and Coatings

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  • November 1, 2024
  • Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain + 2 more
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Antimicrobial Materials and Coatings covers the properties, fabrication technologies and applications of antimicrobial coatings and materials, with a focus on innovative antimicrobial nanomaterials. Due to the globally concerning issue of antimicrobial resistance and the evidence that nanomaterials are believed to have no or low potential for resistance development, considerable efforts have been directed to synthesizing and developing antibacterial coatings and nanomaterials for a range of applications.This book guides the reader through the key properties, fabrication technologies and various applications of antimicrobial coatings and materials, including applications in food packaging, biomedicine and public health, water treatment and decontamination.

Nanomechanics for Coatings and Engineering Surfaces

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  • November 1, 2024
  • Ben Beake + 1 more
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Nanomechanics for Coatings and Engineering Surfaces: Test Methods, Development Strategies, Modeling Approaches, and Applications provides readers with an array of best practices for nanoindentation measurements as well as related small-scale test methods and how to translate test results into the development of improved coatings. A core theme of the book is explaining to readers exactly how, when, and why the nanomechanical properties of engineered surfaces relate to their wear resistance.The book starts with chapters that introduce the development and importance of nanomechanical testing and linkages between wear resistance and the mechanical properties of coatings before moving into discussions of various experimental methods and techniques, such as nanoindentation, continuous stiffness measurements, nano-scratch methods, high-temperature testing, nano-impact testing, and more. Other sections discuss modeling approaches such as finite element analysis, atomistic and molecular dynamics, and analytical methods. Design strategies and industrial applications are covered next, with a final section looking at trends and future directions.

Nanostructured Lithium-ion Battery Materials

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  • November 1, 2024
  • Sabu Thomas + 3 more
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Nanostructured Lithium-ion Battery Materials: Synthesis and Applications provides a detailed overview of nanostructured materials for application in Li-ion batteries, supporting improvements in materials selection and battery performance. The book begins by presenting the fundamentals of Lithium-ion batteries, including electrochemistry and reaction mechanism, advantages and disadvantages of Li-ion batteries, and characterization methods. Subsequent sections provide in-depth coverage of a range of nanostructured materials as applied to cathodes, electrolytes, separators, and anodes. Finally, other key aspects are discussed, including industrial scale-up, safety, life cycle analysis, recycling, and future research trends.This is a valuable resource for researchers, faculty, and advanced students across nanotechnology, materials science, battery technology, energy storage, chemistry, applied physics, chemical engineering, and electrical engineering. In an industrial setting, this book will be of interest to scientists, engineers, and R&D professionals working with advanced materials for Li-ion batteries and other energy storage applications.

Recent Progress in Medical Miniature Robots

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  • November 1, 2024
  • Li Zhang + 2 more
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Recent Progress in Medical Miniature Robots: From Bench to Bedside serves as a specialized and dedicated reference on tethered miniature robots and their related collective behaviors. The book presents the latest achievements in the research of miniature robotics and introduces a variety of miniature robots on the milli-/micro/nano-scale, with tethered/untethered and individual/swarm designs, describing the various types and analyzing the underlying principles per class. Clinicians, academicians, healthcare professionals, researchers, students, engineers, and scientists working in the field of medical miniature robots and related biomedical applications will benefit from the knowledge presented in this book.Robotic technology helps the medical field realize new surgical procedures and medical treatments that were previously unachievable. Innovative technologies like medical robotics will continue to improve the performance of minimally invasive interventions, allowing more accessible surgical treatments. With the advancement of robotic technologies across the scales, novel robotic-assisted surgical procedures and therapeutic interventions are revolutionizing medical diagnosis and treatment solutions, which enable and enhance visualization, accessibility, and accuracy for surgeons to carry out minimally invasive interventions that benefit medical doctors and patients worldwide.

Metal Sulfide Nanomaterials for Environmental Applications

  • 1st Edition
  • November 1, 2024
  • Peter R. Makgwane + 1 more
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Organic contaminants, volatile organic compounds, and heavy metals pose long-term threats to natural ecosystems and human health. Particularly in the last decade, metal sulfide nanomaterials have piqued researchers’ interest due to their outstanding physicochemical characteristics that make them amenable to modulation, as well as their qualitative and quantitative structure–activity relationship, proving them uniquely equipped for the enhancement of cost-effective environmental remediation technologies.Written by a team of internal experts, Metal Sulfide Nanomaterials for Environmental Applications accompanies its broad range of users on a journey that starts with fundamentals’ understanding and leads to the presentation of the latest developments and possibilities of applied use, specifically for chemical detection/sensing and monitoring in air, soil, and water matrices as well as for chemical reaction engineering purposes (conversion, photocatalysis, adsorption) to facilitate removal of pollutants.

Chitosan-Based Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications

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  • November 1, 2024
  • Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji + 5 more
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Chitosan-Based Nanoparticles for Biomedical Applications explores the use of chitosan-based nanoparticles as a sustainable solution for the development of improved therapeutic and diagnostic techniques. A range of biomedical applications is reviewed, including treatment against highly resistant bacteria and parasites; tissue regeneration; drug delivery, and more. Moreover, the application of chitosan-based nanoparticles for the effective delivery of hormones, vaccines, phytochemicals, nutraceuticals, and their application in immobilization of enzymes is also discussed in detail. This book provides a state-of-the-art overview for materials scientists, pharmaceutical scientists, and researchers with an interest in the development of novel materials for therapeutics.

Theranostics Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery

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  • November 1, 2024
  • Prashant Kesharwani + 1 more
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Theranostics Nanomaterials in Drug Delivery presents the most recent advances in the development of theranostic nanomaterials for drug delivery. This book compiles reports and studies on the latest changes and improvements of theranostic nanocarriers such as nanoemulsions, liposomes, exosomes, polymeric micelles, PLGA nanoparticles, chitosan nanoparticles, dendrimer, quantum dots, silica nanoparticles, gold nanoparticles, silver nanoparticles, magnetic nanoparticles, and many more, all of which can help in the sensitive diagnosis, precise targeting, and efficient and controlled delivery of nanomaterials to control various diseases at different clinical stages.Theranostics nanomaterials in drug delivery will serve as a solid foundation and reference for pharmaceutical scientists, undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers, and experts in the medical field involved in the development of advanced drug delivery systems.