Polyurethane Polymers: Blends and Interpenetrating Polymer Networks

Polyurethane Polymers: Blends and Interpenetrating Polymer Networks

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Polyurethane Polymers: Blends and Interpenetrating Networks deals with almost all aspects of blends and IPNs formed by polyurethane, including the thermal, mechanical, morphological, and viscoelastic properties of each blend presented in the book. In addition, major applications related to these blends and IPNs are mentioned.
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  • Hardback | 442 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 31.75mm | 840g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0128040394
  • 9780128040393

Table of contents

1. Polyurethanes: Structure, Properties, Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications
Arunima Reghunadhan and Sabu Thomas
2. Blends and Interpenetrating Polymer Networks Based on Polyurethane Polymers With Natural and Synthetic Rubbers
Mehar A. Minnath and Etathil Purushothaman
3. Blends and IPNs of Polyurethane Polymers with Thermosetting Polymers
Sunan Tiptipakorn and Sarawut Rimdusit
4. Role of Nanofillers in Polyurethane Based Blends and Interpenetration Networks
Yao Tong and Mo Song
5. Polyurethane Ionic Blends as the Electrically Conductive Coatings
Piotr Krol, BoË zena Krol, Marek Zenker and Jan Subocz
6. Blends and IPNs of Polyurethane Polymers With Block Copolymers
Thomas E. Muller
7. Nonisocyanate Polyurethanes
Marcin Wloch and Janusz Datta
8. Conducting Polyurethane Blends: Recent Advances and Perspectives
Raghvendra K. Mishra, Jiji Abraham, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Karingamanna Jayanarayanan, Kuruvilla Joseph and Sabu Thomas
9. Electrospun Polyurethane Nanofibrous Mats for Wound Dressing Applications
Afeesh R. Unnithan, Arathyram R.K. Sasikala, Chan H. Park and Cheol S. Kim
10. Poly(urethane-methacrylate) Copolymers Prepared by the Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization Methods as a New Material for Hydrophobic Coatings
Pawel Chmielarz and Piotr Krol
11. Ageing Behavior of Polyurethane Based Blends and Interpenetrating Polymer Networks
Alpesh U. Vala, Ajay V. Rane, Krishnan Kanny, Vayyaprontavida K. Abitha and Sabu Thomas
12. Poly(urethane-siloxane) Copolymers as New Coating Materials
Lukasz Byczynski
13. Polyurethane Blends for Powder Clear Coatings
Barbara Pilch-Pitera
14. Recycling of Polyurethanes
Janusz Datta and Marcin Wloch
15. Application of Blends and Polyurethane Interpenetrating Polymer Networks
Sainath Ashok Jadhav, Ajay V. Rane, Krishnan Kanny, Saket S. Mulge, Vayyaprontavida K. Abitha and Sabu Thomas
16. Mechanical and Dynamic Mechanical Properties of Polyurethane Blends and Interpenetrating Polymer Networks
Nikesh Samarth, Vinayak Kamble, Ajay V. Rane, Vayyaprontavida K. Abitha, Omdeo Gohatre and Krishnan Kanny
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About Sabu Thomas

Professor Thomas is the Director of the International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and full professor of Polymer Science and Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He is an outstanding leader with sustained international acclaims for his work in Polymer Science and Engineering, Polymer Nanocomposites, Elastomers, Polymer Blends, Interpenetrating Polymer Networks, Polymer Membranes, Green Composites and Nanocomposites, Nanomedicine and Green Nanotechnology. Dr. Thomas's ground breaking inventions in polymer nanocomposites, polymer blends, green bionanotechnological and nano-biomedical sciences, have made transformative differences in the development of new materials for automotive, space, housing and biomedical fields. Professor Thomas has received a number of national and international awards which include: Fellowship of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Distinguished Professorship from Josef Stefan Institute, Slovenia, MRSI medal, CRSI medal and Sukumar Maithy award. He is in the list of most productive researchers in India and holds a position of No.5. Professor Thomas has published over 720 peer reviewed research papers, reviews and book chapters. He has co-edited 54 books published by Royal Society, Wiley, Wood head, Elsevier, CRC Press, Springer, Nova etc. He is the inventor of 4 patents. The h index of Prof. Thomas is 78 and has more than 26811 citations.Prof. Thomas has delivered over 300 Plenary/Inaugural and Invited lectures in national/international meetings over 30 countries. He has already supervised 74 Ph.D theses. Prof. Datta is a well famous scientist in the field of polymer science and technology. He is an expert in the field of polyurethane recycling, polymer blending and composites. He has a good number of research publications in reputed journals. He is the editor of a book and written two book chapters.He is having ten patents to his credit. He is undertaking more than twenty projects. He secured his graduation and post graduation from Gdansk University, Poland and is currently working as an Asst. Professor in the same university. He supervised two PhD students and more than thirty post graduate students. Prof. Haponiuk is an expert in the field of polymer composites, polymer blends, thermal properties of polymers, rubbers, nanomaterials, recycling, etc. He has more than fifty publications to his credit. He is having a good number of foreign collaborations. Arunima is currently doing her doctoral research in polymer science in the International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University. She has concentrated on polymer blends with recycled polyurethanes. She has Co authored a book chapter and is actively engaged in research in the group of Prof. Sabu Thomas.
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