This book summarizes recent advances in the fabrication methods, properties, and applications of various ceramic-filled polymer matrix composites. Surface-modification methods and chemical functionalization of the ceramic fillers are explored in detail, and the outstanding thermal and mechanical properties of polymer-ceramic composites, the modeling of some of their thermal and mechanical parameters, and their major potential applications are discussed along with detailed examples.
Aimed at researchers, industry professionals, and advanced students working in materials science and engineering, this work offering a review of a vast number of references in the polymer-ceramic field, this work helps readers easily advance their research and understanding of the field.
Dr. Noureddine Ramdani obtained hid doctor degree of material science from Harbin Engineering University, Harbin, China. He earned his engineer degree of chemical engineering from the military school polytechnics, Algiers, Algeria, His research involved synthesizing of stabilizers for studying the stability of propellant and gun powders. He achieved his undergraduate degree of multidisciplinary science from the National School Preparatory to Engineering Studies, Algiers, Algeria. In addition to his works polymer composites, thermosets, and biomaterials, he is the author of a several chapter on the polymer composites for electronic packaging materials, application of polymer ceramic composites, polybenzoxazine ceramic composites, polybenzoxazine/bio-filler composites. He is also served as reviewer for many reputable scientific journals and magazines such as Composite Science and Technology, Polymer for Advanced Technologies, Applied Polymer Science, IGI global Publisher. In 2016, he served as director of Analytical Chemistry Lab in the Research and Development Center, Blida, Algeria. He is currently working in the Research and Development Institute in Defense Technology and Industry as a head of the department of advanced. His research work in the recent years focuses on polymeric materials, nanotechnology, detection of hazardous materials, and engineering ceramic.
Structure and Properties of Polymer Matrix. Ceramics: Processing, Properties, and Applications. Functionalization Methods of Ceramic Particles. Processing Methods of Polymer/Ceramic Composites. Mechanical Properties of Polymer/Ceramic Composites. Thermal Properties of Polymer/Ceramic Composites. Piezoelectric and Ferroelectric Polymer/Ceramic Composites. Electrical Properties of Polymer/Ceramic Composites. Modeling of Polymer/Ceramic Composites Properties. Barrier Properties of Polymer/Ceramic Composites. Properties of Polymer/Fiber/Ceramic Composites. Applications of Polymer/Ceramic Composites.