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Crosslinkable Polyethylene Manufacture, Properties, Recycling, and Applications

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Lingua: Inglese


Pubblicazione: 05/2022
Edizione: 1st ed. 2021


This volume covers various aspects of cross-linked polyethylene (XLPE). The contents include manufacture, morphology, structure, properties, applications, early stage development, cross-linking techniques, recycling process, physical and chemical properties as well as the scope and future aspects of XLPE. It focuses on the life cycle analysis of XLPE and their industrial applications and commercial importance. This book will be of use to academic and industry researchers, as well as graduate students working in the fields of  polymer science and engineering, materials science, and chemical engineering. 


Chapter 1: Cross linked Polyethylene- State of Art and New Challenges.- Chapter 2: Historical and Theoretical aspects of Cross linked Polyethylene  (XLPE).- Chapter 3: 
Manufacturing process and their significance.- Chapter 4: General awareness to XLPE manufactures.- Chapter 5: Physio- Chemical properties of XLPE.- Chapter 6: Morphology, Structure, property applications of XLPE.- Chapter 7: XLPE: Crosslinking techniques and recycling process.- Chapter 8: Ageing and Degradation Studies in XLPE.- Chapter 9: Flame retardant aspects of XLPE.- Chpater 10: Structural design and performance of XLPE cable for insulation.- Chapter 11: Failure  mechanisms in XLPE cables.- Chapter 12: Innovative characterization techniques in Cross linked Polyethylene  (XLPE).- Chapter 13: Industrial and commercial importance  of XLPE.- Chapter 14: Scope and future aspects of XLPE.


Jince Thomas received his Master’s degree in Polymer Chemistry in 2012 and M.Tech. in Polymer Science and Technology in 2014 from Mahatma Gandhi University (MGU), India. He conducted his doctoral research at MGU in the research group of Prof. Sabu Thomas, the present Vice Chancellor of MGU, and Prof. Bejoy Francis (Ph.D. Guide), Assistant Professor, St. Berchmans College, India. He was a visiting student at the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) in 2014 and a project trainee at the International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, MGU, during 2015-16. He  worked as a project assistant in an Indo-Malaysian Project during 2016-17 in collaboration with University Technology Mara, Malaysia. He also worked as a visiting student in Ariel University, Israel. He has contributed to numerous publications, book chapters, and books. His research interest focuses on polymer and polymer nanocomposites.  


Prof. Sabu Thomas is currently Vice Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India. Prof. Thomas is an outstanding leader with sustained international acclaims for his work in Nanoscience, Polymer Science and Engineering and Green Materials. Prof. Thomas has received more than 30 national and international awards. He has published over 1200 peer reviewed research papers, reviews, and book chapters. He has co-edited 150 books, and is an inventor of 15 patents. The H index of Prof. Thomas is 108 and has more than 56,000 citations. Prof. Thomas has delivered over 350 plenary/inaugural and invited lectures in national/international meetings over 40 countries. Prof. Thomas has supervised 115 Ph.D. programmes and his students occupy leading positions in academia and industry in India and abroad.  


Prof. Zakiah Ahmad is the  Dean of Faculty of Civil Engineering at Universiti Teknologi Mara. She obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s at the Memphis State University (USA), and pursued her Ph.D. in Timber Engineering at the University of Bath, United Kingdom. Prof. Ahmad specialises in timber engineering and timber composites, and her other interest includes nano-polymer composites as well as cement composites. She serves as a consultant, committee member and advisor to numerous public agencies and institutions, and has been appointed as visiting scientist at BRE Research Institute, University of Bath, United Kingdom, Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University India and Timber Research Institute, Kyoto University Japan. Prof. Ahmad has published more than 300 papers in journals and proceedings, and plays an essential role in the Malaysian Standard committees as the Chairman and committee member and as Malaysian delegates/representative for ISO technical committee.   


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Condizione: Nuovo
Collana: Materials Horizons: From Nature to Nanomaterials
Dimensioni: 235 x 155 mm Ø 646 gr
Formato: Brossura
Illustration Notes:X, 412 p. 228 illus., 116 illus. in color.
Pagine Arabe: 412
Pagine Romane: x

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