Renewable polymers : synthesis, processing, and technology / edited by Vikas Mittal.
Contributor(s): Mittal, Vikas [editor.].Material type: BookPublisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Salem, Mass. : John Wiley & Sons ; Scrivener Pub., ©2012Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 482 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118217689; 1118217683; 9780470938775; 0470938773; 9781118217696; 1118217691; 9781613448892; 1613448899; 9781118217672; 1118217675.Subject(s): Plant polymers -- Biotechnology | Polymerization | Green technology | Polymers -- Synthesis | Chemical engineering | Engineering | Science | Chemistry | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Chemical & Biochemical | Green technology | Plant polymers -- Biotechnology | PolymerizationGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Renewable polymers.DDC classification: 547/.7 Other classification: TEC009010 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Front Matter -- Polymers from Renewable Resources / V Mittal -- Design, Synthesis, Property, and Application of Plant Oil Polymers / Keshar Prasain, Duy H Hua -- Advances in Acid Mediated Polymerizations / Stewart P Lewis, Robert T Mathers -- Olive Oil Wastewater as a Renewable Resource for Production of Polyhydroxyalkanoates / Francesco Valentino, Marianna Villano, Lorenzo Bertin, Mario Beccari, Mauro Majone -- Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (ATRP) for Production of Polymers from Renewable Resources / Kattimuttathu I Suresh -- Renewable Polymers in Transgenic Crop Plants / Tina Hausmann, Inge Broer -- Polyesters, Polycarbonates and Polyamides Based on Renewable Resources / Bart A J Noordover -- Succinic Acid: Synthesis of Biobased Polymers from Renewable Resources / Stephan Kabasci, Inna Bretz -- 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Based Polymers / Ananda S Amarasekara -- Natural Polymers--A Boon for Drug Delivery / Rajesh N, Uma N, Valluru Ravi -- Index -- Also of Interest.
"This book describes advances in synthesis, processing, and technology of environmentally friendly polymers generated from renewable resources. With contents based on a wide range of functional monomers and contributions from eminent researchers, this volume demonstrates the design, synthesis, properties and applications of plant oil based polymers, presenting an elaborate review of acid mediated polymerization techniques for the generation of green polymers. Chemical engineers are provided with state-of-the-art information that acts to further progress research in this direction"--Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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