“This book reflects the fast developments in the synthetic chemistry that took place during the last decades and made possible the preparation of a large variety of new polymer-based materials with tailored properties. It presents an extensive collection of articles on issues ranging from polymer synthesis, characterization, and processing, to modern and emerging industrial applications. With contributions from both academia and industry experts the book has a really broad scope and can be of interest for students, researchers, and engineers working in the field of polymer science and technology.”
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High-Performance Polymers for Engineering-Based Composites presents a selection of investigations and innovative research in polymer chemistry and advanced materials. The book includes case studies in the field of nanocomposites. The volume provides coverage of new research in polymer science and engineering with applications in chemical engineering, materials science, and chemistry. In addition to synthetic polymer chemistry, it also looks at the properties of polymers in various states (solution, melt, solid). The chapters provide a survey of the important categories of polymers including commodity thermoplastics and fibers, elastomers and thermosets, and engineering and specialty polymers. Basic polymer processing principles are explained as well as in-depth descriptions of the latest polymer applications in different industrial sectors. This new book reviews the field’s current state and emerging advances. With contributions from experts from both the industry and academia, this book presents the latest developments in polymer products and chemical processes.
About the Authors / Editors:
Editors: Omari V. Mukbaniani, DSc
Full Professor, Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, Dept of Chemistry; Chair, Macromolecular Chemistry; Director of the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry and Polymeric Materials, Tbilisi, Georgia
Omari Vasilii Mukbaniani, DSc, is Professor and Director of the Macromolecular Chemistry Department of I. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia. He is also the Director of the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry and Polymeric Materials. For several years he was a member of advisory board of the Journal Proceedings of Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Chemical Series), contributing editor of the journal Polymer News and the Polymers Research Journal. His research interests include polymer chemistry, polymeric materials and chemistry of organosilicon compounds. He is an author more than 360 publication, eight books, three monographs, and 10 inventions.
Marc J. M. Abadie, DSc
Professor Emeritus, 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, 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 2016.
Tamara Tatrishvili, DSc
Senior Specialist, Unite of Academic Process Management (Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences), Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University; Senior Researcher of the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry and 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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