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Handbook of Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications

  • Offers a complete reference source on applied nanomaterials

  • Collects contributions by leading specialists in the field

  • Focuses on solutions to recent societal challenges

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Table of contents (154 entries)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-l
  2. Fundamentals of Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1
    2. Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites: Classification and Toxicity

      • Ivan Pacheco, Cristina Buzea
      Pages 3-39
    3. Recent Progress in All-Inorganic Hybrid Materials for Energy Conversion Applications

      • Khursheed Ahmad, Praveen Kumar, Shaikh M. Mobin
      Pages 41-59
  3. Types of Nanomaterials and Nanocomposites

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-61
    2. Carbon Fiber Composites

      • Anand Babu Perumal, Reshma B Nambiar, Periyar Selvam Sellamuthu, Emmanuel Rotimi Sadiku
      Pages 85-115
    3. Nanomaterials: Applications in Biomedicine and Biotechnology

      • Saher Islam, Devarajan Thangadurai, Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji, Olugbenga Samuel Michael, Wilson Nwankwo, Oseni Kadiri et al.
      Pages 117-134
    4. Application of Different Porous Materials

      • Subhajit Patra, S. Suresh
      Pages 135-150
    5. Bio-composites: Eco-friendly Substitute of Glass Fiber Composites

      • Khubab Shaker, Yasir Nawab, Madeha Jabbar
      Pages 151-175
    6. Biodegradable Polymer Composite Films for Green Packaging Applications

      • Shobhit Dixit, Vijay Laxmi Yadav
      Pages 177-193
    7. Cellulose Nanofibers for Development of Green Composites

      • Deepak Verma, Gaurav Joshi, Teekam Singh
      Pages 195-212
    8. Development of Glass Ceramics from Agricultural Wastes

      • Ranjana Das, Chiranjib Bhattacharjee
      Pages 229-250
    9. Difficulties in Thin Film Synthesis

      • Barış Şimşek, Özge Bildi Ceran, Osman Nuri Şara
      Pages 251-273
    10. Smectite Clay Nanoarchitectures: Rational Design and Applications

      • Bruna Pes Nicola, Katia Bernardo-Gusmão, Anderson Joel Schwanke
      Pages 275-305
    11. Greener Composites from Plant Fibers: Preparation, Structure, and Properties

      • Devarajan Thangadurai, Suraj Shashikant Dabire, Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Abdel Rahman Mohammad Said Al-Tawaha, Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji, Saher Islam et al.
      Pages 307-325
    12. Highly Stable Boron Carbide–Based Nanocomposites

      • Levan Chkhartishvili, Otar Tsagareishvili, Archil Mikeladze, Roin Chedia, Vakhtang Kvatchadze, Vakhtang Ugrekhelidze
      Pages 327-351
    13. Influence of a Twisting-Helical Disturber on Nanofluid Turbulent Forced Convection

      • M. Sheikholeslami, M. Jafaryar, A. Arabkoohsar, Ahmad Shafee
      Pages 353-372

About this book

This exhaustive Handbook covers the synthesis and applications of nanomaterials that can be used in energy and environmental science applications. Given the pressing need for more efficient energy sources at lower costs, this book will help to provide a more cohesive understanding of nanocomposites and nanomaterials. Each chapter in this handbook is written by an expert in his or her field, and topics ranging from energy efficiency to material performance are presented.  Catalysis, ceramic science, metallurgy, coatings, and green, sustainable materials are included. This Handbook provides a comprehensive guide to the field of applied nanomaterials. It will drive interest and research in the use of nanocomposites and nanomaterials for energy and environmental applications.


Keywords

  • Nanocomposites
  • Ecomaterials
  • Renewable materials
  • Nanochemistry
  • Waste treatment
  • Environmental Load
  • Easy disposal or recycle
  • Hazardous free materials
  • Energy efficiency
  • Green energy
  • Applied nanomaterials

Editors and Affiliations

  • Department of Chemistry Science, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, San Nicolás de los Garza, Mexico

    Oxana Vasilievna Kharissova

  • Instituto de Ingeniería Civil, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, San Nicolás de los Garza, Mexico

    Leticia Myriam Torres-Martínez

  • Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, San Nicolás de los Garza, Mexico

    Boris Ildusovich Kharisov

About the editors

Dr. Oxana V. Kharissova (born in 1969 in Ukraine, former USSR, has lived in Mexico from 1995, and naturalized in Mexico in 2004) is currently a Professor and Researcher at the UANL. Degrees: An MS in 1994, in crystallography from Moscow State University, Russia, and a Ph.D. in Materials from the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Mexico. Memberships: National Researchers System (Level II), Materials Research Society. She is the co-author of four books, 3 book chapters, 75 articles, and holds four patents. Specialties: Nanotechnology (carbon nanotubes, nanometals, fullerenes), microwave irradiation and crystallography; nanotechnology-based methods for petroleum treatment.

Professor Dr. Leticia M. Torres-Martínez is recognized as Certified Leader in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Applied by Harvard University, USA. She has the following academic products: more than 163 indexed articles, 60 directed these, 1 authorized patent and 4 registered, 7 chapters book, 2 books, 343 lectures, 7 proceeding books, 21 innovations and technological developments, 54 research projects, 1,443 citations to publications, leader of 5 research groups and 3 national scientific networks, 5 designed and implemented postgraduate programs. Two of these programs were designed and offered as UNI-Enterprise (Vitro and Cemex). She designed and implemented the Center for Research and Development of Ceramic Materials (CIDEMAC), which was self-financed during her leadership. 

Her research lines of interest include the development of advanced materials for renewable energy systems and sustainable environmental decontamination; synthesis and characterization of multifunctional materials; development of semiconductor materials for use in environmental catalysis for remediation of water, soil and H2 generation. She has more than 61 national and international awards and recognitions, which include awards for UANL Best Research Work in Exact Sciences and Engineering and Technology areas. 

Dr. Boris I. Kharisov (born in 1964, in Russia, has lived in Mexico from 1994, and naturalized in Mexico in 2003) is currently a Professor and Researcher at the Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (UANL). He took part in the liquidation of the consequences of the Chernobyl accident, working in the contaminated zone in 1987. Degrees: An MS in 1986, in radiochemistry and a PhD in inorganic chemistry in 1993, from the Moscow State University, Russia; Dr. Hab. in physical chemistry in 2006 from Rostov State University, Russia. Memberships: Mexican Academy of Science, National Researchers System (Level II), Materials Research Society. He is the co-author of nine books, 152 articles, ten book chapters, and holds four patents. Co-editor: Three invited special issues of international journals. He is the member of the Editorial board of three journals. Specialties: Coordination and inorganic chemistry, phthalocyanines, ultrasound, nanotechnology, chemical treatment of petroleum, environmental remediation. Dr. Kharisov has three children. His biography was published in: “Who is Who in the World”, “Outstanding People of the Twentieth Century”, and so on.


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