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Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Future Perspectives

Vikas Mittal (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199581924
eISBN:
9780191728853
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581924.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Polymer nanocomposites with practically all the commercial polymer matrices have been synthesized and nano-scale filler dispersion has been achieved with varying degrees of success. The commercial ... More


The Design of the Mechanics; or, Sentiments Replicated in Clockwork

Adelheid Voskuhl

in Androids in the Enlightenment: Mechanics, Artisans, and Cultures of the Self

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226034027
eISBN:
9780226034331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226034331.003.0004
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter examines the mechanics of two automata in two ways. First, it analyzes their clockworks to uncover correspondences between individual mechanical modules and the effects they bring about ... More


Gelatine-based bio-nanocomposites

Francisco M. Fernandes, Margarita Darder, Ana I. Ruiz, Pilar Aranda, and Eduardo Ruiz-Hitzky

in Nanocomposites with Biodegradable Polymers: Synthesis, Properties, and Future Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199581924
eISBN:
9780191728853
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199581924.003.0009
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Gelatine is a well-known structural protein widely used in the daily life, as well as in the scientific and technological areas for the preparation of a great variety of composite materials. But in ... More


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