This comprehensive reference book incorporates the latest developments in the synthesis, production, characterization, and application of various types of polymeric nanocomposites. It outlines the various preparation techniques using different types of nanoparticles and polymer matrices with emphasis on clay nanoparticles.
All fundamental issues such as thermodynamics, kinetics, and rheology are discussed and the structure and the characterization of polymeric nanocomposites, including their molecular characteristics, thermal properties, morphology, and mechanical properties, are covered in great detail.
Nanocomposites - Preparation and Synthesis
Fundamental Issues in Nanocomposite Synthesis
Rheology of Nanocomposites
Processing of Nanocomposites
Structure and Properties Characterization
Nanocomposite Properties and Structure/Property Relations
Applications of Polymer Nanocomposites