Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives

Author: Kenji Kamide
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080454443
Format: PDF, Docs
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Many highly acclaimed and authoritative books on polymer science tend to focus on synthetic polymers. Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives is the first authoritative book on the subject. It examines recent developments, with particular reference to cellulose (in aqueous alkali) and cellulose acetate. Packed with examples, the author takes an in-depth look at the topic, using the most reliable experimental data available. A comprehensive approach to the fundamental principles of cellulose and its derivatives in solution makes Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives ideal reading for novices as well as experienced cellulose scientists. * Outlines the theoretical fundamentals of cellulose and cellulose derivatives * Presents comprehensive and reliable experimental results in figures and tables * Highly illustrated and easy to read

Cellulose Derivatives

Author: Thomas Heinze
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319731688
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book summarizes recent progress in cellulose chemistry. The last 10 years have witnessed important developments, because sustainability is a major concern. Biodegradable cellulose derivatives, in particular esters and ethers, are employed on a large scale. The recent developments in cellulose chemistry include unconventional methods for the synthesis of derivatives, introduction of novel solvents, e.g. ionic liquids, novel approaches to regioselective derivatization of cellulose, preparation of nano-particles and nano-composites for specific applications. These new developments are discussed comprehensively. This book is aimed at researchers and professionals working on cellulose and its derivatives. It fills an important gap in teaching, because most organic chemistry textbooks concentrate on the relatively simple chemistry of mono- and disaccharides. The chemistry and, more importantly, the applications of cellulose are only concisely mentioned.

Cellulose Chemistry and Properties Fibers Nanocelluloses and Advanced Materials

Author: Orlando J. Rojas
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319260154
Format: PDF, ePub
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Vincent Bulone et al.: Cellulose sources and new understanding of synthesis in plants Thomas Heinze et al.:Cellulose structure and properties Thomas Rosenau, Antje Potthast, Ute Henniges et al.: Recent developments in cellulose aging (degradation / yellowing / chromophore formation) Sunkyu Park et al.:Cellulose crystallinity Lina Zhang et al.:Gelation and dissolution behavior of cellulose Yoshiyuki Nishio et al.:Cellulose and derivatives in liquid crystals Alessandro Gandini, Naceur Belgacem et al.:The surface and in-depth modification of cellulose fibers Emily D. Cranston et al.:Interfacial properties of cellulose Herbert Sixta, Michael Hummel et al.Cellulose Fibers Regenerated from Cellulose Solutions in Ionic Liquids Qi Zhou et al.:Cellulose-based biocomposites Orlando Rojas et al.:Films of cellulose nanocrystals and nanofibrils Pedro Fardim et al.:Functional cellulose particles Wadood Hamad et al.:Cellulose Composites

Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives in the Food Industry

Author: Tanja Wüstenberg
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 352733758X
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Authored by an expert with many years of experience as an application engineer at renowned cellulose processing companies in the food industry, this book presents all the conventional and latest knowledge available on cellulose and its derivatives. Throughout, the necessary details are elucidated from a theoretical and practical viewpoint, while retaining the focus on food applications. The book provides an essential source of informations including recommendations and instructions of a general nature to assist readers in the exploration of possible applications of cellulose and its derivatives and the generation of new ideas for product development. Topics include gelling and rheological properties, synergistic effects with other hydrocolloids, as well as nutritional and legal aspects. The resulting compilation covers all the information and advice needed for the successful development, implementation, and handling of cellulose-containing products.

Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives

Author: Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781634831277
Format: PDF, ePub
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Cellulose is the principal constituent of all plant life; it is the most abundant, important and fascinating biopolymer on earth. Cellulose, as an almost inexhaustible, environmentally benign and renewable material, has stimulated basic and applied research as well as inspired significant progress in Polymer Science. In recent years, cellulose has gained renewed importance as a raw material. Although ground breaking research is carried out on cellulose, it still possesses high potential for future applications; it can be easily modified to more natural and sustainable alternatives compared to synthetic products by certain techniques. The present book reviews some vital issues and topics on the latest science and technological advances in cellulose and its derivatives. This catalog acts as an essential source of information to readers in the exploration for possible applications of cellulose and its derivatives. The authors hope this collection will spark a generation of new ideas for product development. The present book contains 25 invited contributions written by leading experts in the field of cellulose and cellulose derivatives. It is divided into three parts: Part I, Cellulose Synthesis and Modification; Part II, Cellulose Derivatives; and Part III, Applications of Cellulose Derivatives. Highlights of this book include the mechanism of cellulose formation in biosynthetical processes; surface modification and functionalization of cellulose fibers; advances in the homogenous and heterogeneous phase modification of cellulose to create unusual and functional derivatives; analysis and characterization of modified derivatives; derivatives for antimicrobial, medical and pharmaceutical applications, and wastewater treatment; dendronized and hyperbranched cellulose derivatives; and rheology of nanocellulosic systems.

Crystalline Cellulose and Derivatives

Author: Peter Zugenmaier
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9783540739333
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Cellulose as an abundant renewable material has stimulated basic and applied research that has resulted in significant progress in polymer science. This book discusses reliable crystal structures of all cellulose polymorphs and cellulose derivatives. Models are represented in graphs, together with a collection of geometrical data and the atomic coordinates. This book is a concise guide for members of the materials and life sciences communities interested in cellulose and related materials.

Nanocellulose Polymer Nanocomposites

Author: Vijay Kumar Thakur
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118872347
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Biorenewable polymers based nanomaterials are rapidly emerging as one of the most fascinating materials for multifunctional applications. Among biorenewable polymers, cellulose based nanomaterials are of great importance due to their inherent advantages such as environmental friendliness, biodegradability, biocompatibility, easy processing and cost effectiveness, to name a few. They may be produced from biological systems such as plants or be chemically synthesised from biological materials. This book summarizes the recent remarkable achievements witnessed in green technology of cellulose based nanomaterials in different fields ranging from biomedical to automotive. This book also discusses the extensive research developments for next generation nanocellulose-based polymer nanocomposites. The book contains seventeen chapters and each chapter addresses some specific issues related to nanocellulose and also demonstrates the real potentialities of these nanomaterials in different domains. The key features of the book are: Synthesis and chemistry of nanocellulose from different biorenewable resources Different characterization of nanocellulosic materials and their respective polymer nanocomposites Physico-chemical, thermal and mechanical investigation of nanocellulose based polymer nanocomposites Provides elementary information and rich understanding of the present state-of- art of nanocellulose-based materials Explores the full range of applications of different nanocellulose-based materials.

Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives

Author: J F Kennedy
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1845698533
Format: PDF
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The proceedings of the Cellucon Trust conference held in Lund, Sweden, in 1993. The latest scientific advances are covered, environmental concerns and the consequent economic costs are dealt with. The papers have surprisingly wide applications across a number of industries, including food processing, pharmaceuticals, chemical processing, civil engineering and composite materials production.