Biopolymers and Their Industrial Applications

Written By Sabu Thomas
Biopolymers and Their Industrial Applications
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 07 November 2020
  • ISBN : 0128192593
  • Pages : 398 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Biopolymers and Their Industrial Applications written by Sabu Thomas which was release on 07 November 2020, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Biopolymers and Their Industrial Applications: From Plant, Animal, and Marine Sources to Functional Products is a detailed guide to the use of biopolymers for advanced applications across a range of key industries. In terms of processing and cost, bio-based polymers are becoming increasingly viable for an ever-broadening range of novel industrial applications. The book begins with an overview of biopolymers, explaining resources, demands, sustainability, life cycle assessment (LCA) modeling and simulation, and classifications. Further in-depth chapters explore the latest techniques and methodologies for isolation and physicochemical characterization, materials selection, and processing for blends and composites. Chapters 6 to 14 each focus on the preparation and applications of biopolymers in a specific industrial area, including food science and nutraceuticals, medicine and pharmaceuticals, textiles, cosmeceutical, packaging, adhesives and automotive, 3D printing, super capacitor and energy storage devices, and environmental applications. The final chapter compares and analyzes biopolymers alongside synthetic polymers, also offering valuable insight into social, economic, and environmental aspects. This is an essential resource for those seeking to understand, research, or utilize biopolymers in industrial applications. This includes researchers, scientists, and advanced students working in biopolymers, polymer science, polymer chemistry, biomaterials, materials science, nanotechnology, composites, and biotechnology. This is a highly valuable book for scientists, R&D professionals, designers, and engineers across multiple industries and disciplines, who are looking to utilize biopolymers for components and products. Introduces a broad range of industrial application areas, including food, medicine, textiles, cosmetics, packaging, automotive, 3D printing, energy, and more Offers an industry-oriented approach, addressing challenges and explaining the preparation and application of biopolymers for functional products and parts Considers important factors such as resources, classification, sustainability, and life cycle assessment (LCA) modeling and simulation Compares and analyzes biopolymers alongside synthetic polymers, also offering valuable insight into social, economic, and environmental aspects

Biopolymers and Their Industrial Applications

Biopolymers and Their Industrial Applications
  • Author : Sabu Thomas,Sreeraj Gopi,Augustine Amalraj
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-11-07
  • Total pages : 398
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : Biopolymers and Their Industrial Applications: From Plant, Animal, and Marine Sources to Functional Products is a detailed guide to the use of biopolymers for advanced applications across a range of key industries. In terms of processing and cost, bio-based polymers are becoming increasingly viable for an ever-broadening range of novel ...

Industrial Applications of Marine Biopolymers

Industrial Applications of Marine Biopolymers
  • Author : Parappurath Narayanan Sudha
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06
  • Total pages : 608
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : Industrial Applications of Marine Biopolymers presents different classes of marine biopolymers and their industrial applications, demonstrating the precious value of ocean resources to society. This timely volume discusses the exceedingly useful polymers derived from these materials that are biodegradable, biocompatible, and at times water soluble. Direct use or chemically modified ...

Industrial Applications of Biopolymers and their Environmental Impact

Industrial Applications of Biopolymers and their Environmental Impact
  • Author : Abdullah Al Mamun,Jonathan Y. Chen
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-11-23
  • Total pages : 306
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : Biopolymers represent a carbon emission solution: they are green and eco-friendly with a variety of uses in biomedical engineering, the automotive industry, the packaging and paper industries, and for the development of new building materials. This book describes the various raw materials of biopolymers and their chemical and physical properties, ...

Aquatic Biopolymers

Aquatic Biopolymers
  • Author : Ololade Olatunji
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-01-20
  • Total pages : 359
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : This book presents a comprehensive survey about the most recent developments in industrial applications, processing techniques and modifications of polymers from marine sources. It systematically introduces the reader to the biomaterials Chitin, Collagen, Alginates, Cellulose and Polyesters and links their interwoven industrial significance and environmental implications. The book elucidates the ...

Industrial Applications for Intelligent Polymers and Coatings

Industrial Applications for Intelligent Polymers and Coatings
  • Author : Majid Hosseini,Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-05-14
  • Total pages : 710
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : This book is a comprehensive collaboration on intelligent polymers and coatings for industrial applications by worldwide researchers and specialists. The authors cover the basis and fundamental aspects of intelligent polymers and coatings, challenges, and potential mechanisms and properties. They include recent and emerging industrial applications in medical, smart textile design, ...

Biotechnology in Biopolymers

Biotechnology in Biopolymers
  • Author : Atul Tiwari
  • Publisher : Smithers Rapra
  • Release Date : 2012-05-18
  • Total pages : 498
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : This comprehensive book provides up-to-date information on the developments in the field of biopolymers. Close attention has been paid to include all the important aspects that are necessary to understand the field. The book introduces the reader with the progress in the field, followed by outlining its applications in different ...

Biotechnology of Biopolymers

Biotechnology of Biopolymers
  • Author : Alexander Steinbüchel,Yoshiharu Doi
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 1200
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : The best of the "Biopolymers" series. Since only a small number of individuals can afford to buy the entire Biopolymers series, or would simply prefer a broader overview, this handbook contains the very best of biotechnology, with articles taken directly from Alexander Steinbüchel´s successful series. As such, these ...

Biopolymers for Food Design

Biopolymers for Food Design
  • Author : Alexandru Mihai Grumezescu,Alina Maria Holban
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-04-03
  • Total pages : 536
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : Biopolymers for Food Design, Volume 20 in the Handbook of Bioengineering series, describes how biopolymers have made a major impact in the food industry, from food design, to food control and safety. Biopolymers can be used in the development of novel nutritional alternatives, to replace difficult to obtain food products, or ...

Biopolymers for Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications

Biopolymers for Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications
  • Author : Bernd H. A. Rehm,M. Fata Moradali
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2021-01-26
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : Provides insight into biopolymers, their physicochemical properties, and their biomedical and biotechnological applications This comprehensive book is a one-stop reference for the production, modifications, and assessment of biopolymers. It highlights the technical and methodological advancements in introducing biopolymers, their study, and promoted applications. "Biopolymers for Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications" begins ...

Biopolymer Based Metal Nanoparticle Chemistry for Sustainable Applications

Biopolymer Based Metal Nanoparticle Chemistry for Sustainable Applications
  • Author : Mahmoud Nasrollahzadeh
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-03-17
  • Total pages : 724
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : Biopolymers are becoming an increasingly important area of research as traditional chemical feedstocks run low and concerns about environmental impacts increase. One area of particular interest is their use for more sustainable development of metal nanoparticles. Biopolymer-Based Metal Nanoparticle Chemistry for Sustainability Applications, Volume 2 reviews key uses of biopolymers and ...

Lignin

Lignin
  • Author : Swati Sharma,Ashok Kumar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-04-13
  • Total pages : 298
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : This book presents a comprehensive overview on origin, structure, properties, modification strategies and applications of the biopolymer lignin. It is organized into four themed parts. The first part focuses on the analysis and characterization of the second most abundant biopolymer. The following part is devoted to the biological aspects of ...

Introduction to Bioplastics Engineering

Introduction to Bioplastics Engineering
  • Author : Syed Ali Ashter
  • Publisher : William Andrew
  • Release Date : 2016-03-29
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : Introduction to Bioplastics Engineering is a practical, user-friendly reference for plastics engineers working with biopolymers and biodegradable plastics that addresses topics that are required for the successful development of cohesive bioplastic products. While there has been considerable demand for the use of bioplastics in industry, processing these bioplastics is a ...

Biopolymer Nanocomposites

Biopolymer Nanocomposites
  • Author : Alain Dufresne,Sabu Thomas,Laly A. Pothan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-07-18
  • Total pages : 696
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : Sets forth the techniques needed to create a vast array of useful biopolymer nanocomposites Interest in biopolymer nanocomposites is soaring. Not only are they green and sustainable materials, they can also be used to develop a broad range of useful products with special properties, from therapeutics to coatings to packaging ...

Biopolymers

Biopolymers
  • Author : A. Steinbüchel,Martin Hofrichter,Erick J. Vandamme,Tanetoshi Koyama,Sophie Baets
  • Publisher : Blackwell Pub
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 6
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : Volumes 5 and 6 focus on simple and complex polysaccharides synthesized by organisms as storage compounds, cell wall constituents or compounds at the surfaces of cells. They describe biosynthesis, metabolism, biodegradation, functions, properties and applications of these biopolymers, covering such topics as: agar, alginates, alternan, carrageenan, cellulose, cell wall polysaccharides from fungi, ...

Biopolymers and Biomaterials

Biopolymers and Biomaterials
  • Author : Aneesa Padinjakkara,Aparna Thankappan,Fernando Gomes Souza, Jr.,Sabu Thomas
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-12-07
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 0128192593
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Summary : Biopolymers are attracting immense attention of late because of their diverse applications that can address growing environmental concerns and energy demands. The development of various biomaterials creates significant advancements in the medical field as well, and many biopolymers are used for the fabrication of biomaterials. Together, biopolymers and biomaterials create ...