Modeling and Prediction of Polymer Nanocomposite Properties

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Vikas Mittal
John Wiley & Sons, Dec 7, 2012 - Technology & Engineering - 350 pages
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This book lays the theoretical foundations and emphasizes the close connection between theory and experiment to optimize models
and real-life procedures for the various stages of polymer composite development. As such, it covers quantum-mechanical approaches to
understand the chemical processes on an atomistic level, molecular mechanics simulations to predict the filler surface dynamics, finite
element methods to investigate the macro-mechanical behavior, and thermodynamic models to assess the temperature stability. The whole is
rounded off by a look at multiscale models that can simulate properties at various length and time scales in one go - and with predictive
accuracy.
 

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Contents

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SelfConsistent Field Theory Modeling of Polymer
Modern Experimental and Theoretical Analysis Methods
Reptation Model for the Dynamics and Rheology
Multiscale Modeling Approach for Polymeric
Modeling of Oxygen Permeation and Mechanical
Multiscale Stochastic Finite Elements Modeling
Modeling of Thermal Conductivity of Polymer
NumericalAnalytical Model for NanotubeReinforced
Dissipative Particles Dynamics Model for Polymer
ComputerAided Product Design of Wheat Straw
Modeling of the Chemorheological Behavior
Index
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About the author (2012)

Vikas Mittal is an Assistant Professor at the Chemical Engineering Department of The Petroleum Institute, Abu Dhabi. He obtained his PhD in 2006 in Polymer and Materials Engineering from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland. Later, he worked as Materials Scientist in the Active and Intelligent Coatings section of SunChemical in London, UK and as Polymer Engineer at BASF Polymer Research in Ludwigshafen, Germany. His research interests include polymer nano-composites, novel filler surface modifications, thermal stability enhancements, polymer latexes with functionalized surfaces etc. He has authored over 40 scientific publications, book chapters and patents on these subjects.

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