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Green Energy and Technology

Green Biocomposites

Manufacturing and Properties

Editors: Jawaid, Mohammad, Sapuan, Salit Mohd, Alothman, Othman Y. (Eds.)

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  • Maximizes reader insights into the manufacturing procedures and physical, mechanical, thermal, and electrical properties of green biocomposites
  • Features illustrations and tables to enhance readers’ understanding
  • Helps researchers, scientists, and industries understand the use of green biocomposites in the development of different biodegradable and eco-friendly products
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This book addresses different aspects of green biocomposite manufacture from natural fibres and bioplastics, including the manufacturing procedures and the physical, mechanical, thermal and electrical properties of green biocomposites.
Featuring illustrations and tables that maximize reader insights into the current research on biocomposites, it emphasises the role of green technology in the manufacture of biocomposites and analysis of properties of biocomposites for different applications.
It is a valuable resource for researchers and scientists in industry wanting to understand the need for biocomposites in the development of green, biodegradable and sustainable products for different applications.

About the authors

Dr. Mohammad Jawaid, PhD is currently working as Fellow Researcher (Associate Professor), at Biocomposite Technology Laboratory, Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), Universiti Putra Malaysia, Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia and also Visiting Professor at Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia since June 2013. Previously he worked as Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Chemical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) and also worked as Expatriate Lecturer under UNDP project with Ministry of Education of Ethiopia at Adama University, Ethiopia. He received his Ph.D. from Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia. He has more than 10 years of experience in teaching, research, and industries. His area of research interests includes Hybrid Reinforced/Filled Polymer Composites, Advance Materials: Graphene/Nanoclay/Fire Retardant, Lignocellulosic Reinforced/Filled Polymer Composites, Modification and Treatment of Lignocellulosic Fibres and Solid Wood, Nano Composites and Nanocellulose fibres, Polymer blends. So far he has published 4 book, 12 book chapters, and more than 130 International journal papers and 4 Published review paper under Top 25 hot articles in science direct during 2014-2015. He is also the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of Malaysian Polymer Journal and reviewer of several high impact ISI journals.
Prof. Mohd Sapuan Salit, PhD is a senior professor of composite materials at Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering, Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM). He is currently head of Laboratory of Biocomposite Technology, INTROP, UPM, and also head of composites Technology Research Program at UPM. He is the vice president and honorary member of Asian Polymer Association; Fellow of Institute of Materials, Malaysia, Plastic and Rubber Institute, Malaysia, Malaysian Scientific Association and Society of automotive engineers, USA. His research interests include natural fibre composites, composite materials selection and concurrent engineering for composites. Professor Mohd Sapuan Salit has published more than 450 journal papers and 400 conference papers. He has authored and edited 15 books in engineering. He has guided more than 40 PhD students and 40 MSc students. He is the recipient of various awards such as ISESCO Science Prize, Alumni Award, University of Newcastle, Australia, Rotary Research Award, Khwarizmi International Award, Plastic and Rubber Institute Malaysia Fellowship Award, and Vice Chancellor Fellowship Prize, UPM. 
Dr. Othman Y. Alothman PhD is currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, King Saud University (KSU), Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He is also the Dean of Graduate Studies, Saudi Electronic University, Riyadh since May 2014. Previously he also worked as Vice Director of the Translation Center, KSU, Riyadh. He has completed his PhD from University of Manchester, UK. He teaches Fluid Mechanics, FORTRAN Programming, and Polymer Properties and Rheology to undergraduate and postgraduate students. He has supervised three M.Sc students. Currently he is working on a number of research projects in the field of polymer blending and characterization. So far he has published more than 25 international ISI journal papers and 4 translated books and book chapters. He is also a reviewer of a number of journals. He is also a member of Polymer Processing Society (PPS) and the society of Plastics Engineering (SPE).

Table of contents (16 chapters)

Table of contents (16 chapters)
  • Expert Material Selection for Manufacturing of Green Bio Composites

    Pages 1-12

    Ahmed Ali, B. A. (et al.)

  • Sustainable Biocomposites: Challenges, Potential and Barriers for Development

    Pages 13-29

    AL-Oqla, Faris M. (et al.)

  • Natural Fiber-Based Biocomposites

    Pages 31-70

    Zhang, Longhe (et al.)

  • Lignin as an Additive for Advanced Composites

    Pages 71-89

    Polat, Yusuf (et al.)

  • Recent Progress on Rubber Based Biocomposites: From Carbon Nanotubes to Ionic Liquids

    Pages 91-123

    Khan, Imran (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-46610-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
Hardcover $179.99
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Softcover $179.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Green Biocomposites
Book Subtitle
Manufacturing and Properties
Editors
  • Mohammad Jawaid
  • Salit Mohd Sapuan
  • Othman Y. Alothman
Series Title
Green Energy and Technology
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-46610-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-46610-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-46609-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-83548-8
Series ISSN
1865-3529
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 409
Number of Illustrations
150 b/w illustrations
Topics