Biopolymer Membranes and Films Health, Food, Environment, and Energy Applications by Mariana Agostini De Moraes
By: Mariana Agostini De Moraes; Classius Ferreira Da Silva; Rodrigo Silveria Vieira
Publisher: Elsevier (S&T)
Print ISBN: 9780128181348, 0128181346
eText ISBN: 9780128181355, 0128181354
Copyright year: 2020
Biopolymer Membranes and Films: Health, Food, Environment, and Energy Applications presents the latest techniques for the design and preparation of biopolymer-based membranes and films, leading to a range of cutting-edge applications. The first part of the book introduces the fundamentals of biopolymers, two-dimensional systems, and the characterization of biopolymer membranes and films, considering physicochemical, mechanical and barrier properties. Subsequent sections are organized by application area, with each chapter explaining how biopolymer-based membranes or films can be developed for specific innovative uses across the health, food, environmental and energy sectors.
This book is a valuable resource for researchers, scientists and advanced students involved in biopolymer science, polymer membranes and films, polymer chemistry and materials science, as well as for those in industry and academia who are looking to develop materials for advanced applications in the health, food science, environment or energy industries.
Presents detailed coverage of a range of novel applications in key strategic areas across health, food, environment and energy
Considers the difficulties associated with two-dimensional materials
Assists the reader in selecting the best materials and properties for specific applications
Helps researchers, scientists and engineers combine the enhanced properties of membranes and films with the sustainable characteristics of biopolymer-based materials
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