Cellulose and Cellulose Composites: Modification, Characterization and Applications


Series: Biochemistry Research Trends
BISAC: SCI007000

Cellulose is the most abundant natural biopolymer. Recently, modified cellulose has been used as a reinforcement for various composites. Cellulose composite and modified cellulose are attractive because of their excellent mechanical and thermal performance. Furthermore, these are fully biodegradable in a wide variety of environmental conditions. Researchers all over the world are working on reinforcing cellulosic materials, with a goal to increase the number of uses of cellulose composites and modified cellulose.

This book reviews some vital issues and topics on the latest scientific and technological advances in cellulose composites and modified cellulose. There are few books available on these topics. This book contains 20 invited contributions, written by renowned experts from many countries. Each chapter focuses on issues related to the use of cellulose composites and modified celluloses. This book thus demonstrates the real potential of these materials to be useful in different products and industries.

Highlights of the book include the cellulose modification for smart material and medical applications, functional finishing of textiles, new cellulose-derivative plastic films, cellulose-based composites (such as thermoplastic composites, smart cellulose composites, composites for building and household materials), smart applications of cellulose-based materials in tissue engineering, digital dyeing and wrapping materials. There are also special sections on Bayesian statistics in interpreting wood pyrolysis and techniques in developing value-added products from cellulosic biomass. Thus, this book, covering the vital issues and topics of cellulose, its modifications and uses, should be attractive and supportive to scientists, product designers, polymer engineers and other academic processionals.
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Part I: Cellulose Modification

Chapter 1
Cellulose Modification for Imparting Smartness: Thermoregulation, Self-Cleaning, Solar Cell & Electroactuation
(A.B.Samui, Swati S., Vinay Kumar, P.S.Kulkarni, Energy and Environment Laboratory, Department of Applied Chemistry, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Pune, India)

Chapter 2
Strategies and Applications for Incorporating Physical and Chemical Modifications for Functional Cellulose Based Materials
(Barbara Cortese, Ilaria E. Palamà, Stefania D’Amone, and Giuseppe Gigli, CNR-Nanotec, Soft and Living matter lab. Department of Physics, University Sapienza, Rome, Italy, and others)

Chapter 3
Functional Finishing of Cotton Fibers with Vinyltrimethoxysilane
(Ibrahim H. Mondal, Khademul Islam and Raihan Sharif, Polymer and Textile Research Lab, Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, Bangladesh)

Chapter 4
Synthesis of Chitosan Derivative for an Eco-Friendly Cotton Fiber Modifier with Enhanced Physico-Chemical Characteristics
(Mofakkharul Islam, Ibrahim H. Mondal, and Md. Asadul Hoque, Polymer and Textile Research Lab, Department of Applied Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Rajshahi University, Rajshahi, Bangladesh, and others)

Chapter 5
New Cellulose Derivative Plastic Films Based on Esparto ‘‘Stipa tenacissima’’ Cellulose of Eastern Morocco: Extraction, Modification and Solubility Study
(Soufian El barkany, Abderahmane El idrissi, Abdel-Karim Maaroufi, Hassan Amhamdi, Multidisciplinary Faculty of Nador (Med I University), Department of Chemistry, Nador, Morocco, and others)

Part II: Cellulose Composites

Chapter 6
Cellulose-Based Composites: Synthesis, Characterization, and Potential Applications
(Ming-Guo Ma, Engineering Research Center of Forestry Biomass Materials and Bioenergy, Beijing Key Laboratory of Lignocellulosic Chemistry, College of Materials Science and Technology, Beijing Forestry University, Beijing, PR China)

Chapter 7
Towards the Flow Pattern Simulation of Cellulosic Fiber Thermoplastic Composites during Injection Molding: Material Characterization
(Ahmed El-Sabbagh, Amna Ramzy, Leif Steuernagel, Dieter Meiners and Gerhard Ziegmann, Institute of Polymer Materials and Plastics Engineering, Clausthal University of Technology, Germany, and others)

Chapter 8
Environmentally Responsive Smart Cellulose Composites
(Shah M. Reduwa Billah, Department of Chemistry, Durham University, Durham, UK, and others)

Chapter 9
Jute Composites in Buildings
(Brajeshwar Singh and Richa Singh, Polymers, Plastics and Composites Division, CSIR-Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee, India)

Chapter 10
Native Cellulose: Characterization, Properties and Applications in Composite Materials
(Heitor L. Ornaghi Júnior, Matheus Poletto, Ademir J. Zattera, Laboratory of Polymers (LPOL), University of Caxias do Sul (UCS), Rua Francisco Getúlio Vargas, Caxias do Sul/RS, Brazil)

Chapter 11
Modification of Bamboo Cellulose in Different Form for Application in Polymer Composite
(Mahuya Das, Ananya Barman, Department of Chemistry and Department of Nano-science and Technology, JIS College of Engineering, Kalyani, Nadia, West Bengal, India, and others)

Chapter 12
Metallophthalocyanine Catalysts on Cellulose Fibers: Role of Cellulose Supports in Enhancing Catalytic Degradation of Organic Dyes
(Wangyang Lu, Xuemei Jiang, Nan Li and Wenxing Chen, National Engineering Lab for Textile Fiber Materials and Processing Technology (Zhejiang), Zhejiang Sci-Tech University, Hangzhou, China)

Part III: Application of Cellulosic Materials

Chapter 13
Cell Interaction with Cellulose-based Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering – A Review
(Lucie Bacakova, Katarina Novotna, Tomas Sopuch and Pavel Havelka, Department of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Institute of Physiology of the Czech Academy of Sciences, Videnska, Prague, Czech Republic, and others)
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Chapter 14
Digital Dyeing of Cellulose Substrates with Conventional and Functional Colorants using Inkjet Technology and the Nature of Dye-fibre Interactions
(Shah M. Reduwan Billah, CCIRA UK Limited, UK, Department of Chemistry, Durham University, Durham, UK, and others)

Chapter 15
Cellulosic Textiles as Wrapping Material in Medical Sterilization
(Beti Rogina-Car, Ana Budimir, Vlatka Turcic and Drago Katovic, Department of Clothing Technology, Faculty of Textile Technology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia, and others)

Chapter 16
Application of Bayesian Statistics in Interpretation of Wood Pyrolysis Data under Isothermal Conditions. Pyrolytic Behavior of Cellulose
(Bojan Janković, Faculty of Physical Chemistry, Department for Dynamics and Matter Structure, University of Belgrade, Studentski, Belgrade, Serbia)

Chapter 17
Techno-Economic Comparison of Cellulose and Lignin as Platforms for Future Biorefineries
(Carvajal, J. C., Gómez, A., Cardona, C. A., Instituto de Biotecnología y Agroindustria. Universidad Nacional de Colombia sede Manizales, Colombia)

Chapter 18
Optimization of Monomeric Sugar Production from Thai Napier grass via Two-Stage Microwave/Chemical Pretreatment Process
(S. Treeboobpha, T. Komolwanich, A. Luengnaruemitchai, T. Chaisuwan and S. Wongkasemjit, The Petroleum and Petrochemical College, and Center of Excellence on Petrochemical and Materials Technology, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand)

Chapter 19
Catalytic Production of Sorbitol from Cellulosic Biomass and Use as a Platform Chemical for Derived Products
(Jun Zhang and Shubin Wu, State Key Laboratory of Pulp and Paper Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China)


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