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Volume 10 (2019)
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Nanomaterials & Nanotechnology
Synthesis and thermomechanical behavior of SiC/Si compounds derived from wood waste

Miranda Benavides; Denis Leonardo Mayta; Fernando Alonso Cuzziramos; Gerhard Paul Rodriguez; Fredy Alberto Huaman-Mamani

Volume 13, Issue 3 , July 2022


  The traditional method of manufacturing SiC compounds is associated with a serious environmental problem, mainly due to the need for large amounts of energy (generally derived from oil) to reach processing temperatures (typically above 2500 ºC). In addition, the chemical reaction that gives rise ...  Read More

Influence of Processing Induced Morphology on the Performance of PP Injected Intricate Pieces Modified with MWCNT as a Painting Aide

Alejandra Costantino; Leandro Ramajo; Julio Viana; Caren Rosales; Antonio Pontes; Valeria Pettarin

Volume 12, Issue 4 , April 2021, , Pages 1-10


  Carbon nanotubes are currently added to polymers to avoid extra-stages in the electrostatic painting process. However, the attained particle network after processing a final part could affect the mechanical properties and thermal stability of nanocomposites. It is then important to evaluate not only ...  Read More

Flaw Resistance and Mode - I Fracture Energy Redistribution in Bamboo - A Correlation

Sayyad Mannan

Volume 12, Issue 3 , March 2021, , Pages 1-6


  Bamboo is a unidirectional fibre-reinforced composite with radially graded and almost transversely isotropic elastic properties. The cracks originated in bamboo under bending due to wind loads propagate along the fibre direction. This process is controlled by interlaminar fracture toughness. In order ...  Read More

Synergistic Utilization of Flax Fiber Polymer Composites: A Review

K. Arunprasath; V. Arumugaprabu; P. Amuthakkannan; V. Manikandan

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 1-9


  The application of flax fiber is vast in the various fields in the world, the well-known in the area of as textiles many of the countries they used the flax fiber mixture with linen, traditionally used for making of bed sheets, underclothes and table linen. The specific properties of flax fiber responsible ...  Read More

Elaboration and Characterization of Macroporous Bioceramics using Polymeric Sponge Replication Method

Kamel Chaari; Jamel Bouaziz; Khaled Bouzouita

Volume 11, Issue 11 , November 2020, , Pages 1-6


  Biomedical porous fluorapatite scaffolds were fabricated using an improved polymeric sponge replication method. The specific formulations and distinct processing techniques such as the mixture of water and dispersant (Sodium TriPolyPhosphate) as solvent, the multiple coatings with the desired viscosity ...  Read More

Are the Electrospun Polymers Polymeric Fibers?

S. Fakirov

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2020, , Pages 1-3


  In this short communication, an attempt is undertaken to demonstrate that the widely used practice to call the electrospun polymers from their solutions and melts “polymer nanofibers” is hardly correct for the following reasons. The polymer fibers prepared by means of the common melt-spinning ...  Read More

Are the Electrospun Polymers Polymeric Fibers?

Anisotropic and Nonlinear Mechanical Properties in Two-dimensional Nanomaterials

Ming Yu; Congyan Zhang; Safia Abdullah R Alharbi; Anna Zeng; Kevin Zeng; Emily Liu

Volume 10, Issue 12 , December 2019, , Pages 880-886


  A systematic computational calculation based on the state-of-the-art quantum mechanics mothed was carried out to study the response of mechanical properties to various strains exerted on graphene, SiC sheet, and recently predicted two-dimensional (2D) sandwiched GaP and InP binary compounds. It was found ...  Read More

Anisotropic and Nonlinear Mechanical Properties in Two-dimensional Nanomaterials

Investigating the Machinability of Metallic Matrix Composites Reinforced by Carbon Nanotubes: A Review

Robiul Islam Rubel; Md. Hasan Ali; Md. Abu Jafor; Sk. Suzauddin Yusuf

Volume 10, Issue 11 , November 2019, , Pages 786-792


  The modern manufacturing technology tends to innovate different materials with simultaneous low density in weight, porosity, high toughness, corrosion resistance, thermal and electrical properties etc. Metallic matrix-based carbon nanotubes composites (CNTs) are a relatively new material concept. The ...  Read More

Investigating the Machinability of Metallic Matrix Composites Reinforced by Carbon Nanotubes: A Review

Study of microstructure and mechanical properties of friction stir welded ferrite-martensite DP700 steel

Mahdi Mahmoudiniya; Leo A.I. Kestens; Shahram Kheirandish; Amir Hossein Kokabi

Volume 10, Issue 7 , July 2019, , Pages 515-518


  In the present study, a 2 mm thick ferrite-martensite dual phase steel was subjected to friction stir welding. The welding was conducted by a tungsten carbide tool at a constant rotational speed of 800 rpm and various feed rates of 50, 100 and 150 mm/min. The microstructural features of friction stir ...  Read More

Study of microstructure and mechanical properties of friction stir welded ferrite-martensite DP700 steel

Analysis of machined electron beam treated Ti6Al4V-ELI implant surfaces

Miroslav Piska; Katrin Buckova

Volume 10, Issue 6 , June 2019, , Pages 381-385


  This work contributes to the problem of individual replacements of human joints by applying new types of implants and materials, made using modern additive technologies (melting of metal powders by laser and electron beam). The main attention is paid to the method called Electron Beam Melting used with ...  Read More

Analysis of machined electron beam treated Ti6Al4V-ELI implant surfaces

Physical and mechanical properties of microwave absorber material containing micro and nano barium ferrite  

Hashem Al-Mattarneh; Mohamed Dahim

Volume 10, Issue 4 , April 2019, , Pages 259-262


  The rapid development of electronic systems and telecommunications has resulted in a growing and intense interest in microwave electromagnetic absorber technology and microwave absorber materials. In this study, thermoplastic natural rubber barium ferrite composite was developed using micro and Nano ...  Read More

Physical and mechanical properties of microwave absorber material containing micro and nano barium ferrite  

Development of anti-bio deteriorate sustainable geopolymer by SiO2 NPs decorated ZnO NRs 

Manas Sarkar; Moumita Maiti; Muhammad Akbar Malik; Shilang Xu

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, , Pages 128-131


  In concrete industry, geopolymer acts as an alternative building material of ordinary cement and possess similar/greater mechanical strength and durability, fashioned by industrial by-product; fly ash with alkaline activator. Accompanied by the chemical corrosion, biogenic corrosion is a foremost obstruction ...  Read More

Development of anti-bio deteriorate sustainable geopolymer by SiO<sub>2</sub> NPs decorated ZnO NRs 

Polymer nanocomposites: Problems, preparation, mechanical properties

Stoyko Fakirov

Volume 9, Issue 6 , June 2018, , Pages 400-405


  The main target of this review article is to try to find the reasons for the drastic difference between expected and observed mechanical properties of polymer nanocomposites prepared via blending the matrix and the nano-reinforcement. Additional target is to recommend thereafter ways for solving of this ...  Read More

Polymer nanocomposites: Problems, preparation, mechanical properties

Isothermal aging characteristics of rare earth magnesium hexaaluminate based advanced thermal barrier coatings

Premanshu Jana; Santanu Mandal;Koushik Biswas; Ponnarassery S Jayan

Volume 9, Issue 5 , May 2018, , Pages 375-382


  The isothermal aging characteristics of rare earth magnesium hexaaluminate (REMHA) based thermal barrier coatings (TBC) such as lanthanum magnesium hexaaluminates (LMHA), Neodymium doped LMHA (LNMHA) and LNMHA-Yttrium aluminium garnet (YAG) composite were evaluated at 1400 °C and compared with standard ...  Read More

Isothermal aging characteristics of rare earth magnesium hexaaluminate based advanced thermal barrier coatings

Effect of the incorporation of a microencapsulated healing agent in an epoxy-amine fiber reinforced composite material

Julieta Guti

Volume 8, Issue 11 , November 2017, , Pages 1065-1071


  The objective of this work was to study the effect of incorporating a microencapsulated healing agent in an epoxy matrix and E-glass fiber reinforced composite. Microcapsules were prepared via oil-in-water emulsion polymerization method with dicyclopentadiene as core material and poly(urea-formaldehyde) ...  Read More

Research of plastic and wood raw wastes recovery

Peter Kri

Volume 8, Issue 10 , October 2017, , Pages 983-986


  The main aim of this paper is to present the research findings regarding the recovery possibilities of plastic and wood raw wastes. One of the recovery possibilities for mentioned raw materials is production of waste raw materials based wood-plastic composites (WPC). Lonely production process is influenced ...  Read More

Impregnation of kraft paper support with polylactic acid multilayers

Sandra Rivero; Javier Lecot; Adriana Pinotti

Volume 8, Issue 6 , June 2017, , Pages 741-751


  PLA coating on Kraft paper is very promising systems for food packaging, and has potential environmental advantages over conventional synthetic paper coatings. This work was focused on: (i) analyzing the physicochemical, thermal and microstructural properties of PLA films; (ii) developing and studying ...  Read More

Impact of 1% gold’s and copper’s addition on mechanical and corrosion properties of resorbable Mg-based metallic glasses

Ryszard T. Nowosielski; K. Cesarz-Andraczke

Volume 8, Issue 5 , May 2017, , Pages 614-619


  In the paper the investigations’ results of the Mg69Zn25Ca5Cu1 and Mg69Zn25Ca5Au1 metallic glasses in the range corrosion mechanical, thermal and structural properties were presented. The results were obtained from compression tests, immersion and potentiodynamic corrosion tests, DTA, XRD. The ...  Read More

Multifunctional Inorganic-organic Hybrid Resins With Polymerizable Methacrylate Groups For Biomedical Applications; Effects Of Synthesis Parameters On Polymerisation Shrinkage And Molecular Weight

C. Vibha; P. P. Lizymol

Volume 7, Issue 4 , April 2016, , Pages 289-295


  Inorganic-organic hybrid resins revolutionarize the biomedical field by virtue of its versatility. In this work, bioactive inorganic-organic hybrid resins containing mixture of alkoxides of calcium/magnesium/zinc with polymerizable tetramethacrylate groups was synthesized using 1,3-bis methacryloxy 2-(trimethoxy ...  Read More

Poly(o-anisidine) Carbon Fiber Based Composites As An Introductory Material For EMI Shielding      

Rakesh Kumar; Seema Joon; Avanish P. Singh; Brij P. Singh; S. K. Dhawan

Volume 6, Issue 9 , September 2015, , Pages 803-809


  In response to the striking research activity and publications in fabrication of multifunctional materials, the present work is an attempt to fabricate processible composite sheets of poly (o-anisidine)-carbon fiber (PoACF) by a facile, low cost method and find their use in electromagnetic interference ...  Read More

 Effect Of Nanoclay On The Toughness Of Epoxy And Mechanical, Impact Properties Of E-glass-epoxy Composites

K. Krushnamurty; I. Srikanth; B. Rangababu; S. K. Majee; R. Bauri; Ch. Subrahmanyam

Volume 6, Issue 8 , August 2015, , Pages 684-689


  Organically modified montimorillonite nanoclay was added to the epoxy and E-glass-epoxy composites. The influence of nanoclay content (varied between 0 to 5wt %) on the relative crosslink density and the fracture toughness of the epoxy matrix was studied. Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) indicated ...  Read More

How Ethanol Treatment Affects The Physico-chemical And Biological Characteristics Of Silk Fibroin Nanofibrous Scaffolds

Mazaher Gholipourmalekabadi; Masoud Mozafari; Mojgan Bandehpour; Marzieh Sameni; Hossein Ghanbarian

Volume 6, Issue 5 , May 2015, , Pages 391-394


  In this study, the effects of ethanol treatment on the mechanical and biological characteristics of the nanofibrous silk fibroin (NSF) scaffolds were evaluated. The results obtained from the mechanical tests confirmed that ethanol treatment significantly enhanced the physical properties of the scaffolds ...  Read More

Solvent Free, Efficient, Industrially Viable, Fast Dispersion Process Based Amine Modified MWCNT Reinforced Epoxy Composites Of Superior Mechanical Properties

Bhanu Pratap Singh; Veena Choudhary; Satish Teotia; Tejendra Kumar Gupta; Vidya Nand Singh; Sanjay Rangnath Dhakate; Rakesh Behari Mathur

Volume 6, Issue 2 , February 2015, , Pages 104-113


  Dispersion of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) into epoxy resin is a challenging task for the process to be viable on industrial scale. Herein, amine functionalized MWCNTs (Am-MWCNTs) were reinforced into epoxy resin using industrially viable, fast, efficient, solvent free, high speed homogenizer ...  Read More

Modified Arcan Tests For Concrete With Multi-walled Carbon Nanotubes

Siddik Sener; Yasin Caglar; Cagatay M. Belgin; Kadir C. Sener

Volume 5, Issue 8 , August 2014, , Pages 429-434


  An experimental study consisting 70 tests have been conducted to study the influence of addition of reinforcing fibers on concrete specimens. The experimental program included concrete specimens that were tested with modified Arcan test machine with different notch lengths. The reinforcing effect of ...  Read More

Improving The Mechanical And Thermal Properties Of Semi-coke Based Carbon/copper Composites Reinforced Using Carbon Nanotubes

S. Kumari; A. Kumar; P. R. Sengupta; P. K. Dutta; R. B. Mathur

Volume 5, Issue 5 , May 2014, , Pages 265-271


  Multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT)- reinforced carbon/copper (C/Cu) composites were developed by powder metallurgy technique and mixed powders of C and Cu were consolidated into plates without using any extra binder followed by sintering at 1000 o C in inert atmosphere. Samples were characterized for ...  Read More