Eco-friendly Polymer Nanocomposites

Chemistry and Applications

  • Vijay Kumar Thakur
  • Manju Kumari Thakur

Part of the Advanced Structured Materials book series (STRUCTMAT, volume 74)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Raghavan Prasanth, Peter Samora Owuor, Ravi Shankar, Jarin Joyner, Suppanat Kosolwattana, Sujin P. Jose et al.
    Pages 1-42
  3. André R. Fajardo, Antonio G. B. Pereira, Edvani C. Muniz
    Pages 43-71
  4. Xiaoying Wang, Guocheng Han, Zuguang Shen, Runcang Sun
    Pages 73-99
  5. Altaf H. Basta, Houssni El-Saied
    Pages 137-172
  6. Mehdi Mogharabi, Mohammad Ali Faramarzi
    Pages 209-237
  7. F. L. Sousa, A. L. Daniel-da-Silva, N. J. O. Silva, T. Trindade
    Pages 279-310
  8. Alina Maria Holban, Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu, Crina Maria Saviuc
    Pages 311-339
  9. Catalina Natalia Cheaburu-Yilmaz, Onur Yilmaz, Cornelia Vasile
    Pages 341-386
  10. Mazhar Ul-Islam, Shaukat Khan, Waleed Ahmad Khattak, Muhammad Wajid Ullah, Joong Kon Park
    Pages 399-437
  11. Carlos Filipe Cidre João, Jorge Carvalho Silva, João Paulo Borges
    Pages 439-457
  12. S. Karuppusamy, P. Vengatesh, M. Anbu Kulandainathan
    Pages 459-496
  13. Francisco Claudio de Freitas Barros, Vicente de Oliveira Sousa Neto, Tecia Vieira Carvalho, Rodrigo Silveira Vieira, Glória Maria Marinho Silva, Ronaldo Ferreira do Nascimento
    Pages 497-531
  14. Masayuki Yamaguchi, Vu Anh Doan, Shogo Nobukawa
    Pages 563-574
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 575-576

About this book


This book contains precisely referenced chapters, emphasizing environment-friendly polymer nanocomposites with basic fundamentals, practicality and alternatives to traditional nanocomposites through detailed reviews of different environmental friendly materials procured from different resources, their synthesis and applications using alternative green approaches. The book aims at explaining basics of eco-friendly polymer nanocomposites from different natural resources and their chemistry along with practical applications which present a future direction in the biomedical, pharmaceutical and automotive industry. The book attempts to present emerging economic and environmentally friendly polymer nanocomposites that are free from side effects studied in the traditional nanocomposites. This book is the outcome of contributions by many experts in the field from different disciplines, with various backgrounds and expertises. This book will appeal to researchers as well as students from different disciplines. The content includes industrial applications and will fill the gap between the research works in laboratory to practical applications in related industries.


Eco-friendly Nanomaterials Green Techniques Polymer Nanocomposites Renewable Resources Sustainable Materials

Editors and affiliations

  • Vijay Kumar Thakur
    • 1
  • Manju Kumari Thakur
    • 2
  1. 1.Mechanical and Materials EngineeringWashington State UniversityPullmanUSA
  2. 2.ChemistryHimachal Pradesh UniversityShimlaIndia

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