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New Book on Rubber Nanocomposites

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of John Wiley and Sons Ltd's new book "Rubber Nanocomposites: Preparation, Properties and Applications" to their offering.

Rubber Nanocomposites: Preparation, Properties and Applications focuses on the preparation, characterization and properties of natural and synthetic rubber nanocomposites. The book carefully debates the preparation of unmodified and modified nanofillers, various manufacturing techniques of rubber nanocomposites, structure, morphology and properties of nanocomposites. The text reviews the processing; characterization and properties of 0-, 1D and 2D nanofiller reinforced rubber nanocomposites. It examines the polymer/filler interaction, i.e., the compatibility between matrix and filler using unmodified and modified nanofillers. The book also examines the applications of rubber nanocomposites in various engineering fields, which include tyre engineering.

The book also examines the current state of the art, challenges and applications in the field of rubber nanocomposites. The handpicked selection of topics and expert contributions make this survey of rubber nanocomposites an outstanding resource for anyone involved in the field of polymer materials design.

  • A handy "one stop" reference resource for important research accomplishments in the area of rubber nanocomposites.
  • Covers the various aspects of preparation, characterization, morphology, properties and applications of rubber nanocomposites.
  • Summarizes many of the recent technical research accomplishments in the area of nanocomposites, in a comprehensive manner
  • It covers an up to date record on the major findings and observations in the field

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Nanocomposites: State of the Art, New Challenges and Opportunities (Ranimol Stephen and Sabu Thomas).
  2. Manufacturing Techniques of Rubber Nanocomposites (Jun Ma, Li-Qun Zhang and Li Geng).
  3. Reinforcement of Silicone Rubbers by Sol-Gel In Situ Generated Filler Particles (Liliane Bokobza and Amadou Lamine Diop).
  4. Interface Modification and Characterization (Jun Ma, Li-Qun Zhang and Jiabin Dai).
  5. Natural Rubber Green Nanocomposites (Alain Dufresne)
  6. Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Rubber Composites (R. Verdejo, M.A. Lopez-Manchado, L. Valentini and J.M. Kenny).
  7. Rubber/Clay Nanocomposites: Preparation, Properties and Applications (K.G. Gatos and J. Karger-Kocsis).
  8. Cellulosic FibrilRubber Nanocomposites (Maya Jacob John and Sabu Thomas).
  9. Nanofillers In RubberRubber Blends (Rosamma Alex).
  10. Thermoplastic Polyurethane Nanocomposites (S.K. Smart, G.A. Edwards and D.J. Martin).
  11. Microscope Evaluation of the Morphology of Rubber Nanocomposites (Hiroaki Miyagawa).
  12. Mechanical Properties of Rubber Nanocomposites: How, Why . . . and Then? (L. Chazeau, C. Gauthier and J.M. Chenal).
  13. Nonlinear Viscoelastic Behavior of Rubbery Bionanocomposites (Alireza S. Sarvestani and Esmaiel Jabbari).
  14. Rheological Behavior of Rubber Nanocomposites (Philippe Cassagnau and Claire Barres).
  15. Electron Spin Resonance in Studying Nanocomposite Rubber Materials (S. Valic).
  16. Studies on Solid-State NMR and Surface Energetics of Silicas for Improving FillerElastomer Interactions in Nanocomposites (Soo-Jin Park and Byung-Joo Kim).
  17. Wide-Angle X-ray Diffraction and Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Studies of Rubber Nanocomposites (Valerio Causin).
  18. Barrier Properties of Rubber Nanocomposites (Changwoon Nah and M. Abdul Kader).
  19. Rubber/Graphite Nanocomposites (Guohua Chen and Weifeng Zhao).
  20. Aging and Degradation Behavior of Rubber Nanocomposites (Suneel Kumar Srivastava and Himadri Acharya).
  21. Positron Annihilation Lifetime Spectroscopy (PALS) and Nanoindentation (NI) (Dariusz M. Bielinski and Ludomir Slusarski).
  22. Thermoelasticity and Stress Relaxation Behavior of Synthetic Rubber/ Organoclay Nanocomposites (K.M. Sukhyy, E.G. Privalko, V.P. Privalko and M.V. Burmistr).
  23. Theoretical Modeling and Simulation of Rubber Nanocomposites (Jan Kalfus and Josef Jancar).
  24. Application of Rubber Nanocomposites (Miroslawa El Fray and Lloyd A. Goettler).


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