Polymer-based Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications

Article by Dr. Fairuzeta


Editors: Dr. Mohammad Jawaid, Dr. Mohammad Mansoob Khan

Dr. Mohammad Mansoob Khan is a Senior Assistant Professor at Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Science, Universiti Brunei Darussalam. He earned his PhD from Aligarh Muslim University, India in 2002. Afterwards he has worked as researcher, lecturer and Professor at different universities in India, Ethiopia, Oman, and South Korea. Since 2015, he is working as a Senior Assistant Professor at Universiti Brunei Darussalam. His main research interests are in the field of nanochemistry, nanosciences, nanotechnology and nanomaterials, especially green syntheses of inorganic nanohybrid and nanocomposite materials for energy and environmental applications such as catalysis, photocatalysis, optoelectronic devices, and hydrogen production.

This book:

  • has 24 chapters that provides the fundamentals as well as an outlook on applications, future perspectives and challenges.
  • describes different types of polymer-based nanocomposites, such as polymer-metal, polymer-metal-oxide, polymer-graphene nanocomposites etc.
  • offers a concisely structured and systematic overview for newcomers to a developing field.

Description of book: Polymer-Based Nanocomposites for Energy and Environmental Applications provides a comprehensive and updated review of major innovations in the field of polymer-based nanocomposites for energy and environmental applications. It covers properties and applications, including the synthesis of polymer based nanocomposites from different sources and tactics on the efficacy and major challenges associated with successful scale-up fabrication. The chapters provide cutting-edge, up-to-date research findings on the use of polymer based nanocomposites in energy and environmental applications, while also detailing how to achieve material’s characteristics and significant enhancements in physical, chemical, mechanical and thermal properties. It is an essential reference for future research in polymer based nanocomposites as topics such as sustainable, recyclable and eco-friendly methods for highly innovative and applied materials are current topics of importance.

Key Features:

  • Covers a wide range of research on polymer based nanocomposites
  • Provides updates on the most relevant polymer based nanocomposites and their prodigious potential in the fields of energy and the environment
  • Demonstrates systematic approaches and investigations from the design, synthesis, characterization and applications of polymer based nanocomposites
  • Presents a useful reference and technical guide for university academics and postgraduate students (Masters and Ph.D.)

Chemical and materials engineers, especially those of nanocomposite materials; Polymer scientists and engineers; engineers in materials processing and characterization, energy, and the environment

Publisher: Elsevier and Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN: 9780081019115
Paperback ISBN: 9780081022627v
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