Natural Polymers Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment

Natural Polymers Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment
Author: Susheel Kalia
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 356
Release: 2021-08-26
ISBN: 0128205415
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Natural Polymers Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment Book Excerpt:

Natural Polymers-Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment focuses on the recent development of novel polymeric adsorbents that are green and eco-friendly or biodegradable in nature. The book reviews the synthesis, properties and adsorption applications of natural and green polymer-based adsorbents. It discusses adsorption processes in biopolymer systems, remediation technologies developed to remove environmental pollutants, the usage of natural polymer-based cost-effective and green novel adsorbent materials for the removal of organic and inorganic contaminants, and the efficiency of functionalized polymers, nanosorbents, hydrogels, composites, graft copolymers in the sorption of various pollutants from the environment as well as from the industrial effluents. Researchers working on environmental remediation need a single book, where all data on natural and green adsorbents for water treatment are discussed comprehensively. Natural Polymers-Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment addresses this need by providing world-wide leading experts' observations and research. So, this book is a valuable reference for early-career scientist, academic researchers and graduate students in chemical engineering and material science. Presents step-by-step review of processing and modification of natural polymers and their applications in water remediation Analyzes data on natural and green adsorbents for water treatment, meanwhile provides world-wide experts' knowledge to pave the way for further research Includes extensive tables, graphs, figures, bibliographies and references to enhance key concepts

Natural Polymers Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment

Natural Polymers   Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment
Author: Susheel Kalia
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 356
Release: 2021-08-22
ISBN: 0128205423
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Natural Polymers Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment Book Excerpt:

Natural Polymers-Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment focuses on the recent development of novel polymeric adsorbents that are green and eco-friendly or biodegradable in nature. The book reviews the synthesis, properties and adsorption applications of natural and green polymer-based adsorbents. It discusses adsorption processes in biopolymer systems, remediation technologies developed to remove environmental pollutants, the usage of natural polymer-based cost-effective and green novel adsorbent materials for the removal of organic and inorganic contaminants, and the efficiency of functionalized polymers, nanosorbents, hydrogels, composites, graft copolymers in the sorption of various pollutants from the environment as well as from the industrial effluents. Researchers working on environmental remediation need a single book, where all data on natural and green adsorbents for water treatment are discussed comprehensively. Natural Polymers-Based Green Adsorbents for Water Treatment addresses this need by providing world-wide leading experts’ observations and research. So, this book is a valuable reference for early-career scientist, academic researchers and graduate students in chemical engineering and material science. Presents step-by-step review of processing and modification of natural polymers and their applications in water remediation Analyzes data on natural and green adsorbents for water treatment, meanwhile provides world-wide experts’ knowledge to pave the way for further research Includes extensive tables, graphs, figures, bibliographies and references to enhance key concepts

Green Composites

Green Composites
Author: Sabu Thomas,Preetha Balakrishnan
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 617
Release: 2021-01-18
ISBN: 9811596433
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Composites Book Excerpt:

This book presents important developments in green chemistry, with a particular focus on composite materials chemistry. In recent years, natural polymers have generated much interest due to their unique morphology and physical properties. The book gives an introductory overview of green composites, and discusses their emerging interdisciplinary applications in various contemporary fields. The chapters, written by leading experts from industry and academia, cover different aspects of biodegradable green composites and natural polymers including their processing, manufacturing, properties, and applications. This book will be a valuable reference for beginners, researchers as well as industry professionals interested in biodegradable composites.

Green Adsorbents to Remove Metals Dyes and Boron from Polluted Water

Green Adsorbents to Remove Metals  Dyes and Boron from Polluted Water
Author: Inamuddin,Mohd Imran Ahamed,Eric Lichtfouse,Abdullah M. Asiri
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 462
Release: 2020-08-31
ISBN: 3030474003
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Adsorbents to Remove Metals Dyes and Boron from Polluted Water Book Excerpt:

This book reviews adsorption techniques to clean wastewater, with focus on pollution by dyes and heavy metals. Advanced adsorbents include carbon nanomaterials, biomass, cellulose, polymers, clay, composites and chelating materials.

Biodegradation Pollutants and Bioremediation Principles

Biodegradation  Pollutants and Bioremediation Principles
Author: Ederio Dino Bidoia,Renato Nallin Montagnolli
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 352
Release: 2021-04-20
ISBN: 1000264513
Category: Nature
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biodegradation Pollutants and Bioremediation Principles Book Excerpt:

This book presents a broad compendium of biodegradation research and discussions on the most up-to-date bioremediation strategies. The most relevant microbiological, biochemical and genetic concepts are presented alongside the fundamentals of bioremediation. The topics include: a wide variety of contaminant impacts evaluation, key methodologies required to measure biodegradation and propose new bioremediation protocols, as well as the handling of microbial communities related to such processes. The selected collaborating authors are renowned for their microbiology expertise and will provide an in-depth reference for students and specialists. The contents provide a valuable source of information for researchers, professionals, and policy makers alike.

Chitosan Based Adsorbents for Wastewater Treatment

Chitosan Based Adsorbents for Wastewater Treatment
Author: Abu Nasar
Publsiher: Materials Research Forum LLC
Total Pages: 286
Release: 2018-07-01
ISBN: 1945291753
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chitosan Based Adsorbents for Wastewater Treatment Book Excerpt:

Chitosan is a natural amino polymer. It is eco-friendly, biocompatible, biodegradable, cost-effective, easily available and has high potential to be utilized as an adsorbent. Because of their excellent chelating power, chitosan-based adsorbents have a very high ability to tightly bind the pollutants present in contaminated water and wastewater. Different heavy metals and toxic dyes can be effectively removed. Chapter 1 deals with the chemical, physical, physicochemical and mechanical properties of chitosan and chitosan-based materials. Adsorption data on the removal of heavy metals and different dyes have been compiled. Chapter 2 covers the utilization of chitosan and its derivatives for the adsorptive removal of mercury from water and wastewater. Chapter 3 describes novel chitosan-based nanocomposites for dye removal applications. Chapter 4 discusses the effect of different chitosan modifications on its structure and specific surface area. Chapter 5 covers the applications of chitin and chitosan-based adsorbents for the removal of natural dyes from wastewater. Chapter 6 highlights the adsorptive treatment of textile effluents using chemically modified chitosan as adsorbents. Chapter 7 reviews the applications of chitosan-based adsorbents for the removal of arsenicals. Chapter 8 centers on the adsorption capacity enhancement of chitosan by chemical modification. Chapter 9 focuses on the smart use of surfactants for the modification of chitosan and some other biomaterials and their subsequent use for the removal of contaminants from aqueous solutions. Chapter 10 reviews the use of chitosan-based nanocomposites as adsorbents for the removal of dyes from wastewater. Chapter 11 describes the preparation of uniformly distributed platinum nanoparticles decorated with graphene oxide-chitosan by employing a microwave-assisted method. The nanocomposite can be used for the removal of dye from aqueous solution.

Advances in Modern and Applied Sciences

Advances in Modern and Applied Sciences
Author: Sujay Pal,Tushar Kanti Biswas
Publsiher: Scientific Research Publishing, Inc. USA
Total Pages: 269
Release: 2022-11-10
ISBN: 164997437X
Category: Antiques & Collectibles
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Modern and Applied Sciences Book Excerpt:

This book Advances in Modern and Applied Science materializes our long-cherished dream of publishing a series of volumes consisting of review papers on contemporary research fields from a broad spectrum of basic sciences. The present volume, which is our first baby-step towards that fulfilment, includes a collection of twenty-five review articles contributed by about fifty researchers and scientists whose vocations are in diverse fields of science including astrophysics, astronomy, high energy physics, space science, atmospheric sciences, computer sciences to material sciences.

Polysaccharides as a Green and Sustainable Resources for Water and Wastewater Treatment

Polysaccharides as a Green and Sustainable Resources for Water and Wastewater Treatment
Author: Nurudeen A. Oladoja,Emmanuel I. Unuabonah,OMOTAYO S. AMUDA,Olatunji M. Kolawole
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 110
Release: 2017-05-16
ISBN: 3319565990
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polysaccharides as a Green and Sustainable Resources for Water and Wastewater Treatment Book Excerpt:

This brief critically reviews the structure and applications of polysaccharide based materials as a green and sustainable resource in water and water treatment operations. The authors present a fascinating insight into the application of this renewable resource in water and wastewater treatment operations approached from multiple perspectives: mechanistic insight into the coagulation efficiency of polysaccharides based coagulants; progress and prospects of polysaccharide composites as adsorbent for water and wastewater treatment; structural modifications of polysaccharides for enhanced performance as adsorbents; tuning polysaccharides framework for optimal coagulation efficiency; and tapping into microbial polysaccharides for water and wastewater purifications.This brief is aimed at professionals active in the science and engineering aspects of water and wastewater treatment operations.

Current Advances in Mechanical Engineering

Current Advances in Mechanical Engineering
Author: Saroj Kumar Acharya,Dipti Prasad Mishra
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 991
Release: 2021-03-18
ISBN: 9813347953
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Current Advances in Mechanical Engineering Book Excerpt:

This book presents select proceedings of the International Conference on Recent Advances in Mechanical Engineering Research and Development (ICRAMERD 2020). The contents focus on latest research and current problems in various branches of mechanical engineering. Some of the topics discussed here include fracture and failure analysis, fuels and alternative fuels, combustion and IC engines, advanced manufacturing technologies, powder metallurgy and rapid prototyping, industrial engineering and automation, supply chain management, design of mechanical systems, vibrations and control engineering, automobile engineering, fluid mechanics and machines, heat transfer, composite materials, micro and nano-engineering for energy storage and conversion, and modeling and simulations. The wide range of topics presented in this book can make it useful for beginners, researchers as well as professionals in mechanical engineering.

Water Formed Deposits

Water Formed Deposits
Author: Zahid Amjad,Kostas Demadis
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 858
Release: 2022-03-24
ISBN: 012823086X
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Water Formed Deposits Book Excerpt:

Water-Formed Deposits: Fundamentals and Mitigation Strategies wholly presents the important issue of deposits in aqueous systems, both industrial and biological. By analyzing causes, mechanisms and mitigation strategies, the book helps researchers/engineers/end-users gain a fundamental understanding of the issues underlying deposit formation and mitigation. It covers numerous, fundamental aspects of water-formed deposits, while also giving an applications’ perspective. The book's goal is to assist the reader in his/her understanding of the important issues of scale formation, while also helping with potential solutions. Provides a fundamental understanding of deposit formation by presenting basic science and mechanisms Presents an “applications perspective Reveals a systematic overview of deposit-related challenges and their mitigation Correlates structure to performance in mitigation strategies Analyzes current legal aspects and regulations Includes case studies from the “real industrial world for the industrial reader/end user

Functional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation

Functional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation
Author: Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Pei Sean Goh
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2021-09-24
ISBN: 1839165294
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation Book Excerpt:

Functional and structural nanomaterials are emerging materials that display interesting physical and chemical properties because of their size and surface area to volume ratio. Applications for these materials include uses in removing pollutants from the environment. Looking at the current state-of-the-art as well as future trends in the use of nanomaterials for tackling environmental issues this book covers everything from the synthesis and characterisation of these materials to their use in the removal of specific contaminants. Functional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation is a useful resource both for nanomaterial scientists interested in the real world application of hybrid nanomaterials and for environmental chemists and environmental engineers interested in novel materials for environmental remediation.

Green Adsorbents for Pollutant Removal

Green Adsorbents for Pollutant Removal
Author: Grégorio Crini,Eric Lichtfouse
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 390
Release: 2018-06-27
ISBN: 3319921118
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Adsorbents for Pollutant Removal Book Excerpt:

This is the first volume on adsorption using green adsorbents and is written by international contributors who are the leading experts in the adsorption field. The first volume provides an overview of fundamentals and design of adsorption processes. For people who are new to the field, the book starts by two overview chapters presenting the principles and properties of wastewater treatment and adsorption processes. The book also provides a comprehensive source of knowledge on acid-base properties of biosorbents. It discusses fractal-like kinetic models for fluid-solid adsorption, reports on the chemical characterization of oxidized activated carbons for metal removal, and the use of magnetic biosorbents in water treatment. Furthermore, the thermodynamic properties of metals adsorption by green adsorbents, and biosorption of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and organic pollutants are reviewed, and finally the recent trends and impact of nanomaterials as green adsorbent and potential catalysts for environmental applications are summarized. The audience for this book includes students, environmentalists, engineers, water scientists, civil and industrial personnel who wish to specialize in adsorption technology. Academically, this book will be of use to students in chemical and environmental engineering who wish to learn about adsorption and its fundamentals. It has also been compiled for practicing engineers who wish to know about recent developments on adsorbent materials in order to promote further research toward improving and developing newer adsorbents and processes for the efficient removal of pollutants from industrial effluents. It is hoped that the book will serve as a readable and useful presentation not only for undergraduate and postgraduate students but also for the water scientists and engineers and as a convenient reference handbook in the form of numerous recent examples and appended information.

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science
Author: Dr. Inamuddin,Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 458
Release: 2021-06-02
ISBN: 0128232846
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science Book Excerpt:

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science: Biosurfactants for the Bioremediation of Polluted Environments explores the use of biosurfactants in remediation initiatives, reviewing knowledge surrounding the creation and application of biosurfactants for addressing issues related to the release of toxic substances in ecosystems. Sections cover their production, assessment and optimization for bioremediation, varied pollutant degradation applications, and a range of contaminants and ecological sites. As awareness and efforts to develop greener products and processes continues to grow, biosurfactants are garnering more attention for the potential roles they can play in reducing the use and production of more toxic products. Drawing on the knowledge of its expert team of global contributors, this book provides useful insights for all those currently or potentially interested in developing or applying biosurfactants in their own work. Provides an accessible introduction to biosurfactant chemistry Highlights the optimization, modeling, prediction and kinetics of key factors supporting biosurfactant-enhanced biodegradation processes Explores a wide range of biosurfactant applications for remediation and degradation of pollutants

Advanced Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation of Water

Advanced Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation of Water
Author: Swapnila Roy,Alok Garg,Shivani Garg,Tien Anh Tran
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 271
Release: 2021-11-20
ISBN: 3030838110
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Industrial Wastewater Treatment and Reclamation of Water Book Excerpt:

This book focuses on industrial wastes that either join the streams or other natural water bodies directly, or are emptied into the municipal sewers, and their characteristics vary widely depending on the source of production and the raw material used by the industry, even during pre-industrial, industrial period and prospect of wastewater treatment for water resource conservation. The treatment of industrial wastewater can be done in part or as a whole either by the biological or chemical processes. Advanced treatment methods like membrane separation, ultra-filtration techniques and adsorption are elaborated. It would emphasize and facilitate a greater understanding of all existing available research, i.e., theoretical, methodological, well-established and validated empirical work, associated with the environment and climate change aspects.

Chitin and Chitosan

Chitin and Chitosan
Author: Lambertus A. M. van den Broek,Carmen G. Boeriu
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 536
Release: 2019-11-26
ISBN: 1119450497
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Chitin and Chitosan Book Excerpt:

Offers a comprehensive guide to the isolation, properties and applications of chitin and chitosan Chitin and Chitosan: Properties and Applications presents a comprehensive review of the isolation, properties and applications of chitin and chitosan. These promising biomaterials have the potential to be broadly applied and there is a growing market for these biopolymers in areas such as medical and pharmaceutical, packaging, agricultural, textile, cosmetics, nanoparticles and more. The authors – noted experts in the field – explore the isolation, characterization and the physical and chemical properties of chitin and chitosan. They also examine their properties such as hydrogels, immunomodulation and biotechnology, antimicrobial activity and chemical enzymatic modifications. The book offers an analysis of the myriad medical and pharmaceutical applications as well as a review of applications in other areas. In addition, the authors discuss regulations, markets and perspectives for the use of chitin and chitosan. This important book: Offers a thorough review of the isolation, properties and applications of chitin and chitosan. Contains information on the wide-ranging applications and growing market demand for chitin and chitosan Includes a discussion of current regulations and the outlook for the future Written for Researchers in academia and industry who are working in the fields of chitin and chitosan, Chitin and Chitosan: Properties and Applications offers a review of these promising biomaterials that have great potential due to their material properties and biological functionalities.

Bionanocomposites in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

Bionanocomposites in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
Author: Shakeel Ahmed,Annu Tomer
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2021-06-03
ISBN: 0128216344
Category: Medical
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bionanocomposites in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Book Excerpt:

Bionanocomposites in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine explores novel uses of these in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. This book offers an interdisplinary approach, combining chemical, biomedical engineering, materials science and pharmacological aspects of the characterization, synthesis and application of bionanocomposites. Chapters cover a broad selection of bionanocomposites including chitosan, alginate and more, which are utilized in tissue engineering, wound healing, bone repair, drug formulation, cancer therapy, drug delivery, cartilage regeneration and dental implants. Additional sections of Bionanocomposites in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine discuss, in detail, the safety aspects and circular economy of bionanocomposites – offering an insight into the commercial and industrial aspects of these important materials. Bionanocomposites in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine will prove a highly useful text for for those in the fields of biomedical engineering, chemistry, pharmaceutics and materials science, both in academia and industrial R&D groups. Each bionanocomposite type is covered individually, providing specific and detailed information for each material Covers a range of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications, from dental and bone engineering to cancer therapy Offers an integrated approach, with contributions from authors across a variety of related disciplines, including biomedical engineering, chemistry and materials science

Biopolymer Based Metal Nanoparticle Chemistry for Sustainable Applications

Biopolymer Based Metal Nanoparticle Chemistry for Sustainable Applications
Author: Mahmoud Nasrollahzadeh
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 724
Release: 2021-03-05
ISBN: 0323898912
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biopolymer Based Metal Nanoparticle Chemistry for Sustainable Applications Book Excerpt:

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 biopolymer-based metal nanoparticles for a range of key sustainability-focused applications. After providing contextual examples of applications across the fields of food science, biomedicine and biochemistry, the book goes on to explore further sustainability-focused applications of Biopolymer-Based Metal Nanoparticles in such important areas as catalysis, environmental science, biosensing, and energy. Provides an overview of biopolymer-based metal nanoparticles for a wide range of applications Provides technological details on the synthesis of natural polymer-based metal nanoparticles Explores the role of biopolymer-based metal nanoparticles for more sustainable catalytic processes

Eco friendly Functional Polymers

Eco friendly Functional Polymers
Author: Manuel Palencia,Tulio A. Lerma,Viviana Garcés,Mayra A. Mora,Jina M. Martínez,Sixta L. Palencia
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 466
Release: 2021-07-25
ISBN: 0128218541
Category: Science
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Eco friendly Functional Polymers Book Excerpt:

There is a growing demand for strategies to address the impact of polymers and plastics in ecosystems. The principles of green chemistry offer a good source of such strategies. Ecofriendly Functional Polymers: An Approach from Application-Targeted Green Chemistry provides a holistic overview of polymer chemistry, development, and applications in the context of these sustainability-driven principles. It encourages researchers to consider the principles of green chemistry, environmental impacts, and end-user needs as integral aspects for consideration at the earliest stages of any design process, and draws together key aspects of polymer chemistry, organic synthesis, experimental design, and applications in a single volume. Beginning with an authoritative guide to fundamental polymer chemistry and its impact in the current environmental context, the book then discusses a range of key theoretical and experimental aspects of designing eco-friendly functional polymers. Applications of ecofriendly functional polymers across an entire range of fields are discussed, and a selection of case studies highlights the implementation of theoretical and experimental information to address a broad selection of issues. Highlights the physicochemical principles of green chemistry and the development of biodegradable and recyclable polymers in this context Compiles key information connecting structural features with properties, experimental strategies, and appropriate applications into a single volume Discusses requirements and applications across a broad range of fields, supported by practical examples

Fundamentals of Natural Fibres and Textiles

Fundamentals of Natural Fibres and Textiles
Author: Md. Ibrahim H. Mondal
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 816
Release: 2021-03-20
ISBN: 0128214848
Category: Technology & Engineering
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fundamentals of Natural Fibres and Textiles Book Excerpt:

The textile industry is focused in its search for alternative green fibres with the aim of providing high-quality products which are fully recyclable and biodegradable. Natural textile materials from renewable sources play an increasingly important role in the industry due to their unique properties and functionality over synthetic fibres, as well as their sustainability. Fundamentals of Natural Fibres and Textiles covers all the fundamental and basic information about natural fibres and textiles. Many different fibres are covered from their origin, through processing, properties, and applications. The latest methods for characterisation and testing of natural fibres are all addressed with reference to cutting-edge industry trends. This uniquely comprehensive approach to the topic provides the ideal entry point to natural fibres for textile and clothing scientists, engineers, designers, researchers, students, and manufacturers of such products. Explains the characteristics of natural fibres to show how they compare to synthetic fibres for a range of purposes Provides an overview of the environmental impact of the processing of fibres and how this creates industrial waste Covers a wide range of natural fibres in detail, from traditional silk and wool to electrospun biopolymers Provides the latest updates on technologies for designing natural fibres and applying them to the development of new products

Advances in Nanocomposite Materials for Environmental and Energy Harvesting Applications

Advances in Nanocomposite Materials for Environmental and Energy Harvesting Applications
Author: Ahmed Esmail Shalan,Abdel Salam Hamdy Makhlouf,Senentxu Lanceros-Méndez
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 1091
Release: 2022
ISBN: 3030943194
Category: Ceramic materials
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Nanocomposite Materials for Environmental and Energy Harvesting Applications Book Excerpt:

This book discusses the fundamental, synthesis, properties, physico-chemical characterizations and applications of recently explored nanocomposite materials. It covers the applications of these different nanocomposite materials in the environmental and energy harvesting fields. The chapters explore the different techniques used for preparation and characterization of several types of nanocomposite materials for applications related to environmental and energy pathways. This book presents a panorama of current research in the field of nanocomposite structures for different applications. It also assesses the advantages and disadvantages of using different types of nanocomposite in the design of different material products. The comprehensive chapters explain the interactions between nanocomposite materials and mechanisms related to applications in environmental pollution and energy shortage.