By Hongbo Zeng
Particularly devoted to polymer and biopolymer structures, Polymer Adhesion, Friction, and Lubrication courses readers to the scratch, put on, and lubrication houses of polymers and the engineering purposes, from biomedical study to car engineering. writer Hongbo Zeng info varied experimental and theoretical equipment used to probe static and dynamic homes of polymer fabrics and biomacromolecular structures. issues comprise using atomic strength microscopy (AFM) to investigate nanotribology, polymer skinny movies and brushes, nanoparticles, rubber and tire know-how, synovial joint lubrication, adhesion in paper items, bioMEMS, and electrorheological fluids.Content:
Chapter 1 basics of floor Adhesion, Friction, and Lubrication (pages 1–57): Ali Faghihnejad and Hongbo Zeng
Chapter 2 Adhesion and Tribological features of Ion?Containing Polymer Brushes ready through managed Radical Polymerization (pages 59–82): Motoyasu Kobayashi, Tatsuya Ishikawa and Atsushi Takahara
Chapter three Lubrication and put on security of traditional (Bio)Systems (pages 83–133): George W. Greene, Dong Woog Lee, Jing Yu, Saurabh Das, Xavier Banquy and Jacob N. Israelachvili
Chapter four Polymer Brushes and floor Forces (pages 135–176): Jacob Klein, Wuge H. Briscoe, Meng Chen, Erika Eiser, Nir Kampf, Uri Raviv, Rafael Tadmor and Larissa Tsarkova
Chapter five Adhesion, Wetting, and Superhydrophobicity of Polymeric Surfaces (pages 177–226): Mehdi Mortazavi and Michael Nosonovsky
Chapter 6 Marine Bioadhesion on Polymer Surfaces and techniques for Its Prevention (pages 227–281): Sitaraman Krishnan
Chapter 7 Molecular Engineering of Peptides for mobile Adhesion regulate (pages 283–317): received Hyuk Suh, Badriprasad Ananthanarayanan and Matthew Tirrell
Chapter eight A Microcosm of rainy Adhesion: Dissecting Protein Interactions in Mussel Attachment Plaques (pages 319–349): Dong Soo Hwang, Wei Wei, Nadine R. Rodriguez?Martinez, Eric Danner and J. Herbert Waite
Chapter nine Gecko?Inspired Polymer Adhesives (pages 351–389): Yigit Menguc and Metin Sitti
Chapter 10 Adhesion and Friction Mechanisms of Polymer Surfaces and skinny movies (pages 391–442): Hongbo Zeng
Chapter eleven fresh Advances in Rubber Friction within the Context of Tire Traction (pages 443–499): Xiao?Dong Pan
Chapter 12 Polymers, Adhesion, and Paper fabrics (pages 501–543): Boxin Zhao, Dhamodaran Arunbabu and Brendan McDonald
Chapter thirteen Carbohydrates and their Roles in organic attractiveness strategies (pages 545–574): Keshwaree Babooram and Ravin Narain
Chapter 14 The influence of Bacterial floor Polymers on Bacterial Adhesion (pages 575–616): Yang Liu
Chapter 15 Adhesion, Friction, and Lubrication of Polymeric Nanoparticles and their purposes (pages 617–657): Bassem Kheireddin, Ming Zhang and Mustafa Akbulut
Chapter sixteen Electrorheological and Magnetorheological fabrics and Mechanical houses (pages 659–689): Yu Tian, Yonggang Meng and Shizhu Wen
By G. Scott
Stories the houses and business purposes of polymers and discusses their environmental advantages in comparison with conventional fabrics. Addresses the problems of polymer toughness, recycling tactics to assist waste minimization and biodegradable polymers. Softcover.
By Wayne F. Reed
Offers new ideas to optimize polymer reactions
With contributions from top macromolecular scientists and engineers, this publication presents a pragmatic consultant to polymerization tracking. It permits laboratory researchers to optimize polymer reactions through offering them with a greater knowing of the underlying response kinetics and mechanisms. additionally, it opens the door to stronger industrial-scale reactions, together with greater product caliber and decreased destructive emissions.
Monitoring Polymerization Reactions starts with a evaluation of the elemental components of polymer reactions and their kinetics, together with an outline of stimuli-responsive polymers. subsequent, it explains why convinced polymer and response features must be monitored. The e-book then explores quite a few useful issues, including:
- Principles and functions of vital polymer characterization instruments, reminiscent of mild scattering, gel permeation chromatography, calorimetry, rheology, and spectroscopy
- Automatic non-stop on-line tracking of polymerization (ACOMP) reactions, a versatile platform that allows characterization instruments to be hired concurrently in the course of reactions on the way to receive a whole checklist of a number of response features
- Modeling of polymerization reactions and numerical approaches
- Applications that optimize the manufacture of industrially vital polymers
Throughout the e-book, the authors offer step by step ideas for implementation. moreover, considerable use of case reports is helping readers comprehend the advantages of quite a few tracking ideas and ways, permitting them to decide on the simplest one to compare their needs.
As new stimuli-responsive and "intelligent" polymers stay built, the facility to observe reactions turns into more and more vital. With this e-book as their advisor, polymer scientists and engineers can take complete benefit of the newest tracking techniques to optimize reactions in either the lab and the producing plant.
By Chara Blends
By Yu Heng Kwan
Cosmeceuticals are the newest additions to the wellbeing and fitness and feature an ever-expanding industry. they're thought of to be a wedding among cosmetics and medicine and are outlined as arrangements utilized at the physique which could alter the physiological capabilities of the outside. even if, as extra cosmeceuticals are being introduced available in the market and extra sorts of medications are included into the formula, the composition of cosmeceuticals is changing into extra complicated. Handbook of Cosmeceutical Excipients and their Safeties summarises the present proof on the subject of cosmeceuticals’ unintended effects and highlights the real info that practitioners and shoppers want to know, in addition to how one can keep away from the antagonistic results of the excipients. Handbook of Cosmeceutical Excipients and their Safeties includes chapters masking subject matters resembling the background of cosmeceuticals and the legislation that keep an eye on them, pores and skin permeation, carcinogenicity as a systemic adversarial impression and dermatitis as a topical antagonistic influence. It concludes with an appendix that offers short info at the efficiency and permeability of universal parts in cosmeceuticals. The appendix goals to spotlight the utmost allowable volume of every factor to make sure product security for shoppers. The appendix used to be ready through compiling the materials of 257 items containing greater than 500 compounds, gathered from a medical institution pharmacy in Singapore.
- Focuses at the sensible element of difficult results from cosmeceuticals
- Explains the regulatory framework of cosmeceuticals
- Gives an concept of ways excipients and medication in cosmeceuticals input the outside and strategies of control
By Laurence W. McKeen
The guide of Fluorinated Coatings and Finishes: The Definitive User's advisor is either a reference and an academic for realizing fluoropolymer coatings. It discusses the fundamentals of fluorocoating formulations, together with components and creation procedures. additionally coated are the coating and curing strategies, and defects and trouble-shooting recommendations whilst issues don't paintings as anticipated, checking out functionality, and pattern advertisement functions. It addresses vital questions usually posed via end-user layout engineers, coaters, and coatings providers of their quest for more suitable product features and shorter product and strategy improvement time.
By Qipeng Guo
With a spotlight on structure-property relationships, this booklet describes how polymer morphology impacts houses and the way scientists can alter them. The e-book covers constitution improvement, idea, simulation, and processing; and discusses a vast variety of options and methods.
• Provides an updated, entire advent to the foundations and practices of polymer morphology
• Illustrates significant constitution forms, akin to semicrystalline morphology, surface-induced polymer crystallization, part separation, self-assembly, deformation, and floor topography
• Covers quite a few polymers, similar to homopolymers, block copolymers, polymer skinny motion pictures, polymer blends, and polymer nanocomposites
• Discusses a huge variety of complex and novel innovations and techniques, like x-ray diffraction, thermal research, and electron microscopy and their purposes within the morphology of polymer materials
By Trevor Starr
Following the luck of the second one (1995) variation, this record takes a clean point of view at the undefined, reviewing alterations and advancements in constitution, company thoughts, industry , expertise and alertness trends.
This profile is totally revised with industry info with new forecasts to the 12 months 2005. New and rising applied sciences and purposes are examined.
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By Jan W. Gooch
This useful source offers chemists, formulators, forensic scientists, academics, and scholars with the newest info at the composition of polymeric fabrics. After a dialogue of rules, chapters disguise formulations, fabrics, and research of paint, plastic, and adhesives and describe reformulation the way to try out research effects. a close desk of contents and wide index with listings of appropriate fabrics permits readers quick access to themes. different positive aspects comprise numerous fabrics indexed in response to their trivial, exchange, and clinical names cross-referenced for simple id.