Materials Science

Advances in Materials Science

Recycling and Reuse
of Materials
and Their Products

Editors: Yves Grohens, PhD
Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni
Abderrahim Boudenne

Recycling and Reuse <br>of Materials <br>and Their Products

Available now.
Pub Date: March 2013
Hardback Price: $149.95 US
Hard ISBN: 9781926895277
Pages: 262 pages with index
Binding Type: hardback
Series: Advances in Materials Science
Volume: Volume 3

This important book is an overall analysis of different innovative methods and ways of recycling in connection with various types of materials. It aims to provide a basic understanding about polymer recycling and its reuse as well as presents an in-depth look at various recycling methods. It provides a thorough knowledge about the work being done in recycling in different parts of the world and throws light on areas that need to be further explored. Emphasizing eco-friendly methods and recovery of useful materials
The book covers a wide variety of innovative recycling methods and research, including

  • Green methods of recycling
  • Effective conversion of biomass and municipal wastes to energy-generating systems
  • A catalyst for the reuse of glycerol byproduct
  • Methods of adsorption to treat wastewater and make it suitable for irrigation and other purposes
  • Disposal of sludge
  • The use of calcined clay to replace both fine and coarse aggregates
  • Recycling of rubbers
  • The production of a sorbent material for paper mill sludge
  • Replacing polypropylene absorbent in oil spill sanitations
  • The use of natural fibers for various industrial applications
  • Cashew nut shell liquid as a source of surface active reagents
  • Integrated power and cooling systems based on biomass<
  • Recycling water from household laundering
  • much more

Chapter 1: Role of Waste Resources in Power Generation
Chapter 2: Catalytic Recycling of Glycerol Formed in Biodiesel Production
Chapter 3: Recycling of Gray Wastewater from Household Laundering
Chapter 4: Calcined Clay Applied in Concrete
Chapter 5: Recent Advances in Rubber Recycling a Review
Chapter 6: Conversion of Paper mill Sludge into Absorbent––The Life Cycle Assessment
Chapter 7: Reuse of Natural Plant Fibers for Composite Industrial Applications
Chapter 8: Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL): Conversion to Commercially Useful Product
Chapter 9: Removal and Recovery of Cadmium (II) using Immobilized Papain
Chapter 10: Biomass based Integrated Power and Cooling Systems
Chapter 11: Reclamation of Wastes for Mercury Removal––A Review
Chapter 12: Some Physicochemical Measurements of Chitosan/starch Polymers in Acetic Acid-water Mixtures
Chapter 13: Morphology-mechanical Properties Correlation in Polymer Composites with Bamboo Fibers
Chapter 14: Green Methods to Synthesize and Recycle Materials: A Promise to Future

About the Authors / Editors:
Editors: Yves Grohens, PhD
Director, LIMATB (Material Engineering) Laboratory, Universite de Bretagne Sud, Lorient, France

Professor Yves Grohens is the Director of the LIMATB (Material Engineering) Laboratory of Université de Bretagne Sud, France. His master’s and PhD degrees were from Besançon University, France. After finishing his studies, he worked as assistant professor and later professor in various reputed universities in France. He is an invited professor to many universities in different parts of the world as well. His areas of interest include physicochemical studies of polymer surfaces and interfaces, phase transitions in thin films confinement, nano and bio composites design and characterization, and biodegradation of polymers and biomaterials. He has written several book chapters, monographs, and scientific reviews and has published 130 international publications. He is the chairman and member of advisory committees of many international conferences.

Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni
Doctoral Student, University of South Brittany (France) and Mahatma Gandhi University (India

Dr. Kishor Kumar Sadasivuni has finished his Doctoral studies in Polymer nanocomposites. He has worked as a collaborative student between University of south Brittany (France) and Mahatma Gandhi University (India). He received his masters from the University of Andhra, India. He has about three years of experience in synthesis and characterization of nanoparticles and also in manufacturing elastomer nanocomposites. His areas of interest include different types of nanoparticles, their modifications, and their interactions with both modified and unmodified rubbers. He is also a visiting student of LECAP laboratory, Université de Rouen in France.

Abderrahim Boudenne
Professor of Materials Science, Universite Paris-Est Creteil, France

Dr. Abderrahim Boudenne is Professor of Materials Science at Université Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne, France. He has done his PhD in Energetics and Materials Science at Paris XII University in France. His postdoctoral studies were entirely focused on thermal instrumentation, biocomposites, and polymer composites. His areas of expertise include thermal, electrical, mechanical testing, numerical modeling of polymers, and polymer composites materials. He is the chief editor of several books. He has several book chapters and many publications in international high impact factor journals in his credit. He presented papers in several international conferences. He organized many conferences and he is a reviewer for several international journals.

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