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Innovative Biofibers from Renewable Resources

  • Comprehensive book that covers cellulose, protein, and synthetic fibers from renewable resources

  • Emphasis on fibers obtained from agricultural byproducts and coproducts

  • Written by experts who have a combined knowledge of more than 50 years in the area

  • Includes applications of biofibers in textile, composite, medical, and biotechnology industries

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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  • ISBN: 978-3-662-45136-6
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Table of contents (75 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii
  2. Natural Cellulose Fibers from Renewable Resources

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Natural Cellulose Fibers from Corn Stover

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 5-8
    3. Wheat and Rice Straw Fibers

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 9-10
    4. Fibers from Sorghum Stems and Leaves

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 11-12
    5. Fibers from Cotton Stalks

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 13-14
    6. Fibers from Palm Trees

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 15-24
    7. Fibers from Banana Pseudo-Stems

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 25-27
    8. Fibers from Sugarcane Bagasse

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 29-30
    9. Coconut Husk Fibers

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 31-34
    10. Pineapple Fibers

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 35-39
    11. Fibers from Switchgrass

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 41-42
    12. Fibers from Hop Stems

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 43-44
    13. Bamboo Fibers

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 45-46
    14. Other Lignocellulosic Sources

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 47-47
  3. Regenerated Cellulose Fibers

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49
    2. Introduction to Regenerated Cellulose Fibers

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 51-54
    3. Fiber Production Using Alkali System

      • Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang
      Pages 55-57

About this book

This book will be a one-stop-shop for readers seeking information on biofibers that are sustainable and environmentally friendly and those that can replace the non-renewable synthetic polymer based fibers. Emphasis will be on fibers that are derived from agricultural byproducts and coproducts without the need for additional natural resources.

Keywords

  • alginate
  • biocomposite
  • biodegradable resource
  • biofiber
  • biopolymer
  • biothermoplastics
  • cellulose
  • chitin
  • chitosan
  • cotton
  • electrospinning
  • electrospun fiber
  • fiber production
  • fibrous material
  • protein
  • renewable fiber
  • renewable resource
  • silk
  • sustainability
  • textile

Authors and Affiliations

  • Centre for Emerging Technologies, Jain University, Bangalore, India

    Narendra Reddy

  • Department of Textiles, Merchandising and Fashion Design, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, USA

    Yiqi Yang

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Innovative Biofibers from Renewable Resources

  • Authors: Narendra Reddy, Yiqi Yang

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-45136-6

  • Publisher: Springer Berlin, Heidelberg

  • eBook Packages: Chemistry and Materials Science, Chemistry and Material Science (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-662-45135-9

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-662-52527-2

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-662-45136-6

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XII, 454

  • Number of Illustrations: 106 b/w illustrations, 104 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Materials Science

Buying options

eBook USD 219.00
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • ISBN: 978-3-662-45136-6
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book USD 279.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 279.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)