Learn to create lightweight, versatile plastics using cutting-edge polymer nanocomposite technology
This thoroughly revised guide offers a concise introduction to polymer nanocomposites that is ideal for engineers who need to use nanomaterials in real-world situations. Written by a recognized expert in the field, the book explains how polymer nanocomposites can be used in the aerospace, transportation, construction, energy, health care, textile, and packaging industries.
Polymer Nanocomposites: Properties and Applications, Second Edition begins with an overview of key technologies and processes. From there, readers will get in-depth discussions of each topic, including structural, mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties as well as commercial and industrial applications. Examples are provided for a wide variety of uses, including coatings for planes and defense vehicles, medical and dental implants, fire-resistant fabrics, and more.
*Refocused to connect the properties of polymer nanocomposites to specific applications in an expanded range of industries and sectors*Explains methods for working with the latest types of commercially available nanomaterials*Written by a recognized polymer nanocomposite expert and academic