Chemical Engineering

Chemical Engineering of Polymers
Production of Functional and Flexible Materials

Editors: Omari V. Mukbaniani, DSc
Marc J. M. Abadie, DSc
Tamara Tatrishvili, PhD

Chemical Engineering of Polymers

Published. Available now.
Pub Date: November 2017
Hardback Price: $159.95
Hard ISBN: 9781771884457
E-Book ISBN: 9781315365985
Pages: 482pp w/ index
Binding Type: hardback

Increasing interest in lightweight and high-performance materials is leading to significant research activity in the area of polymers and composites. One recent focus is to develop multifunctional materials that have more than one property tailored as per the design requirements in addition to achieving low density. The possibility of simultaneously tailoring several desired properties is attractive but very challenging, and it requires significant advancements in the science and technology of high-performance functional polymers and composites.

In this important volume, the structures and functions of these advanced polymer and composite systems are evaluated with respect to improved or novel performance, and the potential implications of those developments for the future of polymer-based composites and multifunctional materials are discussed. It focuses exclusively on the latest research related to polymer and composite materials, especially new trends in frontal polymerization and copolymerization synthesis, functionalization of polymers, physical properties, and hybrid systems. Several chapters are devoted to composites and nanocomposites; their mechanical impact on their properties are evaluated and discussed. Applications in medicine as drug-release for cancer treatment or as development of green materials and as renewable resources with a particular emphasis on the research of the authors are presented. Coating and curing processes are also covered in this book in order to provide a better control and understanding of the cross-linking reactions.

The progress in the field presented in this volume shows the promise for developing materials that seem capable of moving this field from laboratory-scale prototypes to actual industrial applications. This book serves as a valuable and informative reference for scientists, engineers, medical technologists and practitioners engaged in the teaching, research, development, and use of functional polymers and composites.

Part I: Synthesis and Application
1. Copolymerization of Aniline P-Phenylenediamine in an Acetic Acid Medium
A. H. Durgaryan, NA. Durgaryan, R. H. Arakelyan, and N. A. Miraqyan
2. Free-Radical Frontal Polymerization of Acrylamide in the Presence of Nano and Micro Additives
A. O. Tonoyan and S. P. Davtyan
3. Influence of Ph on the Structuring of Zetag 9014® Type of Cationic Polymer
E. Alvarenga, L. Hayrapetyan, S. Hayrapetyan, G. Pirumyan, E. Govasmark, and B. Salbu
4. Aromatic Azides and Pentazenes in Multistep Radical Polymerization
V. G. Syromyatnikov, D. G. Vyshnevsky, and A. Yu. Kolendo
5. Synthesis and Adsorption Properties of 4 -Aminostyrene and Methacrylic Acid Copolymer, Immobilized in Situ on Silica Surface
E. Yanovska, L. Vretik, D. Sternik, O. Kychkiruk, O. Nikolaeva, and M. Melnyk
6. Synthesis of Polyarylates Containing Ether Bonds in Macromolecules G. Papava, N. Dokhturishvili, N. Gelashvili , M. Gurgenishvili, K. Papava, I. Chitrekashvili, and Z. Tabukashvili
7. Synthesis of Polyarylates on the Base of Nucleus Bisphenols in High Boiling Solvents
G. Papava, N. Maisuradze, E. Gavashelidze, Sh. Papava, M. Gurgenishvili, I. Chitrekashvili, and V. Sherozia

Part II: Composites and Nanoparticles
8. Structure and Properties of the Polystyrene/Fullerene Composite Films
O. Alekseeva, N. Bagrovskaya, and A. Noskov
9. Composites on the Basis of Sawdust with Some Organic and Inorganic Binders
O. Mukbaniani, J. Aneli, G. Buzaladze, E. Markarashvili, and T. Tatrishvili
10. Aging Process of Gold Nanoparticles Synthesized in Situ in Aqueous Solutions of Polyacrylamides
Nataliya Kutsevol, Vasyl Chumachenko, Yuliia Harahuts, Andriy Marinin, and Vasyl Chumachenko
11. Microscale Temperature Visualization in Silver Nanoparticle Doped Polymer Nanocomposite
N. Ponjavidze and G. Petriashvili
12. Polyaniline- Co3O4 Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Structural, Morphological, Optical and Electrical Properties
Z. Hesari and B. Shirkavand Hadavand
13. Strategy for Nanohybridized Synthesis of MAMBOX Systems
M. Donadze and T. Agladze
14. New Composite Polymer Electrolyte Based on PVDF with the Addition of TiO2
G. S. Askarova, K. A. Ablayeva, A. P. Kurbatov, and Ye. S. Sivokhina
15. Dextran-Polyacrylamide as Nanocarrier for Targeted Delivery of Anticancer Drugs into Tumor Cells
P. Telegeeva, N. Kutsevol, S. Filipchenko, and G. Telegeev
16. Investigation Photothermal and Photooptical Energy Conversions in Silver and Gold Nanoparticles Doped Nanocomposites for the Modeling of Cancer Cells Visualization and Photothermal Cancer Therapy
K. Chubinidze and M. Chubinidze
17. Synthesis and Characterization of Conductive Polyurethane Composites Containing Polyaniline–CuO Nanocomposites
Z. Hesari and B. Shirkavand Hadavand

Part III: Materials and Properties
18. Fundamentals and Challenges in Curing Process
Marc J. M. Abadie
19. New Polymer Metal Complexes Based β-Diketone and Lanthanides for OLEDs
I. Savchenko, A. Berezhnytska, and Ya. Fedorov
20. Intergel Systems: Highly Effective Instrument for Rare Earth Elements Extraction from Industrial Solutions
T. K. Jumadilov, Zh. A. Abilov, and R. G. Kondaurov
21. Investigation of Complex Formation Process of Copper with Fulvic Acids
T. Makharadze, G. Supatashvili, and G. Makharadze
22. HgBa2Ca2Cu3Oy Superconductor Prepared by as Vapour Diffusion Process
T. Lobzhanidze, I. Metskhvarishvili, G. Dgebuadze, B. Bendeliani, M. Metskhvarishvili, and V. Gabunia
23. Study of Temperature Dependence of Specific Resistance of Nickel-Tungsten Coating on Copper
T. Marsagishvili, G. Mamniashvili, G. Tatishvili, N. Ananiashvili, M. Gachechiladze, and J. Metreveli
24. Topology of Formation of Latexes in Heterogeneous Static Monomer-Water Systems
A. A. Hovhannisyan, M. Khaddazh, N. G. Grigoryan, G. K. Grigoryan, and O. A. Zhuravleva
25. Synthesis and Research of Some Phtalocyaninic Dyes with Cu, Zn for Testing in the Systems of Solar Cells Type
S. Robu, G. Dragalina, A. Popusoi, N. Nasedkina, A. Covali, and T. Potlog
26. Polymeric Recording Media Based on Carbazole Containing Copolymers and Benzoxyphthalocyanines of Transition Metals
S. Robu, M. Abadie, I. Andries, A. Chirita, N. Nasedchina, A. Ivancic, and O. Corsac
27. Buckminsterfullerene-Pyrrolidines as Promising Antioxidants in Polymer Materials
Eldar B. Zeynalov and Matanat Ya. Magerramova
28. Design and Photocatalytic Properties of Semiconductor/Dye//Polymer Thin Film Photocatalysts
O. Linnik, O. Nadtoka, N. Chorna, N. Smirnova, and V. Syromyatnikov
29. Graded Zone Stretching of the Linear Polymers
L. Nadareishvili, N. Topuridze, L. Sharashidze, and I. Pavlenishvili
30. Possibilites of Current Carrying Superconducting Polymer-Ceramic Nanocomposites Obtainment
S. P. Davtyan and A. O. Tonoyan

Part IV: Green Chemistry and Recycling
31. The Influence of Rubber Recyclate Morphology on the Properties of Rubber-Asphalt Composite
M. Sienkiewicz, H. Janik, K. Borzedowska, and Sz. Konkel
32. Degradation of Modified TPS in the Natural and Industrial Compost H. Janik, M. Sienkiewicz, M. Wawrowska, and K. Wiecierzycka
33. Renewable Resources for Polyurethanes and Polyurethane Composites: A Review
J. T. Haponiuk, A. Hejna, Ł. Piszczyk, J. Datta, and K. Formela
34. Modification of Polyethylene Films Via Photochemical Reaction
V. Smokal, O. Krupka, A. Kolendo, and V. Syromyatnikov

About the Authors / Editors:
Editors: Omari V. Mukbaniani, DSc
Full Professor, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Exact & Natural Sciences, Department of Chemistry; Chair of Macromolecular Chemistry; Director, Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry & Polymeric Materials, Tbilisi, Georgia

Omari Vasilii Mukbaniani, DSc, is Professor and Head of the Macromolecular Chemistry Department of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia. He is also the Director of the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry and Polymeric Materials. He is a member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of the Georgian Republic. For several years he was a member of the advisory board of the Journal Proceedings of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Chemical Series) and contributing editor of the journal Polymer News and the Polymers Research Journal. He is member of editorial board of the Journal of Chemistry & Chemical Technology. His research interests include polymer chemistry, polymeric materials, and chemistry of organosilicon compounds. He is an author more than 420 publication, thirteen books, four monographs, and 10 inventions. He created in the 2007s the “International Caucasian Symposium on Polymers & Advanced Materials,” ICSP, which takes place every other two years in Georgia. The next symposium, ICSP 5, will be in July 2017 in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Marc J. M. Abadie, DSc
Emeritus Professor, Institute Charles Gerhardt of Montpelier—Aggregates, Interfaces & Materials for Energy (ICGM-AIME, UMR CNRS 5253), University Montpelier, France

Professor Marc J. M. Abadie is Emeritus Professor at the University Montpellier, Institute Charles Gerhardt of Montpelier, Aggregates, Interfaces and Materials Energy (ICGM-AIME, UMR CNRS 5253), France. He was head of the Laboratory of Polymer Science and Advanced Organic Materials – LEMP/MAO. He is currently ‘’Michael Fam’’ Visiting Professor at the School of Materials Sciences and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University NTU, Singapore. His present activity concerns high performance polymers for PEMFCs, composites and nanocomposites, UV/EB coatings, and biomaterials. He has published 11 books and 11 patents. He has advised nearly 95 MS and 52 PhD students with whom he has published over 402 papers. He has more than 40 years of experience in polymer science with 10 years in the industry (IBM, USA – MOD, UK & SNPA/Total, France). He created in the 1980s the “International Symposium on Polyimides & High Temperature Polymers,’’ a.k.a. STEPI, which takes place every other three years in Montpellier, France. The next symposium, STEPI 10, will be in June 5-8, 2016.

Tamara Tatrishvili, PhD
Senior Specialist, Unite of Academic Process Management (Faculty of Exact & Natural Sciences), Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University; Senior Researcher,Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry & Polymeric Materials, Georgia

Tamara Tatrishvili, PhD, is Senior Specialist at the Unite of Academic Process Management (Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences) at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University as well as Senior Researcher of the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry and Polymeric Materials in Tbilisi, Georgia.

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