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Composites Science and Technology

Wood Polymer Composites

Recent Advancements and Applications

Editors: Mavinkere Rangappa, S., Parameswaranpillai, J., Kumar, M.H., Siengchin, h.S. (Eds.)

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  • Offers a clear explanation of the present state of the art and growing utility of the wood polymer composite materials
  • Includes contributions from world renowned researchers describing the combination of various wood composite materials procured from different resources
  • Discusses the chemistry, fabrication process, properties, applications, recycling and life cycle assessment of wood polymer composite materials
  • Presents insights on the potential of wood polymer composite materials for advanced applications
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This book comprehensively covers the different topics of wood polymer composite materials mainly synthesis methods for the composite materials, various characterization techniques to study the superior properties and insights on potential advanced applications. It also discusses the chemistry, fabrication process, properties, applications, recycling and life cycle assessment of wood polymer composites. This is a useful reference source for both engineers and researchers working in composite materials science as well as the students attending materials science, physics, chemistry and engineering courses.

About the authors

Dr. Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa, is currently working as Research Scientist and also Advisor within the office of the President for University Promotion and Development towards International goals at King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Bangkok, Thailand. He has received the B. E (Mechanical Engineering) in the year 2010, M. Tech (Computational Analysis in Mechanical Sciences) in the year 2013, Ph.D (Faculty of Mechanical Engineering Science) from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belagavi, India in the year 2017 and Post Doctorate from King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand, in the year 2019. He is a Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and an Associate Member of Institute of Engineers (India). He acts as a Board Member of various international journals in the fields of materials science, and composites. He is a reviewer for more than 85 international Journals (for Nature, Elsevier, Springer, Sage, Taylor & Francis, Wiley, American Society for Testing and Materials, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, IOP, Hindawi, NC State University USA, ASM International, Emerald Group, Bentham Science Publishers, Universiti Putra, Malaysia), also a reviewer for book proposals, and international conferences. He has published more than 130 articles in high-quality international peer-reviewed journals, 5 editorial corners, 35 book chapters, one book, 15 books as an Editor, and also presented research papers at national/international conferences. In addition, he has filed 1 Thailand Patent and 5 Indian patents. His current research areas include Natural fiber composites, Polymer Composites, and Advanced Material Technology. He is a recipient of the DAAD Academic exchange-PPP Programme (Project- related Personnel Exchange) between Thailand and Germany to Institute of Composite Materials, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. He has received a Top Peer Reviewer 2019 award, Global Peer Review Awards, Powered by Publons, Web of Science Group. The KMUTNB selected him for the ‘Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2020’. He has recognized by Stanford University’s list of the world’s Top 2% of the Most-Cited Scientists in Single Year Citation Impact 2019.

Dr Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai, is currently working as a Research Professor at Center of Innovation in Design and Engineering for Manufacturing, King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok. He received his Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Technology (Chemistry) from Mahatma Gandhi University. He has research experience in various international laboratories such as Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden (IPF) Germany, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, and University of Potsdam, Germany. He has published more than 100 papers in high-quality international peer-reviewed journals on polymer nanocomposites, polymer blends and alloys, and biopolymer, and has edited five books. He received numerous awards and recognitions including prestigious Kerala State Award for the Best Young Scientist 2016, INSPIRE Faculty Award 2011, Best researcher Award 2019 from King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok.

Dr. Mohit Hemath Kumar, completed his B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) from Anna University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India in the year 2012, and M.E. (Thermal Engineering with specialization in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineering) from College of Engineering Guindy Campus, Anna University, Chennai in the year 2014. He completed his Ph.D. from Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli in the year 2019 and he has done Post-Doctoral Researcher in King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok, Thailand. He is a life member of Institution of Engineers (India), Powder Metallurgy Association of India (India), Society for Failure Analysis (India), and Science and Technology Research Association (Singapore). In addition, he has published more than 10 articles in high quality international peer reviewed journals, 5+ book Chapters, and also presented research papers at national/international conferences. Till now he has filed more than 20 patents and 15 designs, and granted two patents and seven industrial designs from Indian Intellectual Property Rights. His current research areas include Natural Fibre and Inorganic fillers Based Polymer Nanocomposites, Metal Matrix Composites, and Waste to Innovative Industrial Products Design.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Suchart Siengchin is President of King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok. He has received his Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering from University of Applied Sciences Giessen/Friedberg, Hessen, Germany in 1999, M.Sc. in Polymer Technology from University of Applied Sciences Aalen, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany in 2002, M.Sc. in Material Science at the Erlangen-Nürnberg University, Bayern, Germany in 2004, Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) from Institute for Composite Materials, University of Kaiserslautern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany in 2008 and Postdoctoral Research from Kaiserslautern University and School of Materials Engineering, Purdue University, USA. In 2016 he received the habilitation at the Chemnitz University in Sachen, Germany. He worked as a Lecturer for Production and Material Engineering Department at The Sirindhorn International Thai-German Graduate School of Engineering (TGGS), KMUTNB. He has been full Professor at KMUTNB and became the President of KMUTNB. He won the Outstanding Researcher Award in 2010, 2012 and 2013 at KMUTNB. His research interests in Polymer Processing and Composite Material. He is Editor-in-Chief: KMUTNB International Journal of Applied Science and Technology and the author of morethan 250 peer-reviewed Journal Articles, 8 editorial corners, 50 book chapters, one book, and 20 books as an Editor. He has participated with presentations in more than 39 International and National Conferences with respect to Materials Science and Engineering topics. He has recognized and ranked among the world’s top 2% scientists listed by prestigious Stanford University.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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eBook $139.00
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  • ISBN 978-981-16-1606-8
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  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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Hardcover $179.99
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Wood Polymer Composites
Book Subtitle
Recent Advancements and Applications
Editors
  • Sanjay Mavinkere Rangappa
  • Jyotishkumar Parameswaranpillai
  • Mohit Hemanth Kumar
  • habil. Suchart Siengchin
Series Title
Composites Science and Technology
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-16-1606-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-16-1606-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-16-1605-1
Series ISSN
2662-1819
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 268
Number of Illustrations
35 b/w illustrations, 65 illustrations in colour
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