Books in category Technology & Engineering – Textiles & Polymers

  • Biodegradable Polymers and Plastics

    Biodegradable Polymers and Plastics
    Emo Chiellini, Roberto Solaro

  • Smart Biomaterials

    Smart Biomaterials
    Mitsuhiro Ebara, Yohei Kotsuchibashi, Ravin Narain, Naokazu Idota, Young-Jin Kim, John M. Hoffman, Koichiro Uto, Takao Aoyagi

    This book provides comprehensive coverage of smart biomaterials and their potential applications, a field that is developing at a very rapid pace.

  • Plastics Materials

    Plastics Materials
    J A Brydson

    The sixth edition of this classic reference work continues to provide a balanced and comprehensive overview of the nature, manufacture, structure, properties, processing and applications of commercially available plastics materials.

  • Sustainable Textiles

    Sustainable Textiles
    Richard Blackburn

    The first part of the book discusses ways of improving sustainability at various points in the supply chain.

  • Functional Polymer Coatings

    Functional Polymer Coatings
    Limin Wu, Jamil Baghdachi

    Focusing on a variety of coatings, this book provides detailed discussion on preparation, novel techniques, recent developments, and design theories to present the advantages of each function and provide the tools for better product …

  • Polymer Composites in the Aerospace Industry

    Polymer Composites in the Aerospace Industry
    Phil E, Costas Soutis

    Edited by two leading authorities in the field, this book summarises key recent research on design, manufacture and performance of composite components for aerospace structures.

  • Nanostructured Polymer Blends

    Nanostructured Polymer Blends
    Sabu Thomas, Robert Shanks, Sarath Chandran

    This book explains the science of nanostructure formation and the nature of interphase formations, demystifies the design of nanostructured blends to achieve specific properties, and introduces the applications for this important new class …

  • Antimicrobial Textiles

    Antimicrobial Textiles
    Gang Sun

    This book provides systematic coverage of the technologies and materials required for developing these important textiles. In Part One, chapters address key issues and technologies in the creation of antimicrobial textile products.

  • Plasma Surface Modification and Plasma Polymerization

    Plasma Surface Modification and Plasma Polymerization
    Norihiro Inagaki

    This book provides a basic and thorough presentation of this subject. This is probably the first book to cover plasma treatment and polymerization for the purpose of surface modification. Chemistry, processes and applications are detailed.

  • Cotton

    Cotton
    S. Gordon, Y L Hsieh

    The first part of the book discusses the fundamental chemical and physical structure of cotton and its various properties. Advice is offered on measuring and ensuring the quality of cotton fibre.

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