Table of Contents
Natural Fibers, Biopolymers, and Biocomposites: An Introduction;
A.K. Mohanty, M. Misra, L.T. Drzal, S.E. Selke, B.R. Harte, and
Plant Fibers as Reinforcement for Green Composites; A. Bismarck,
S. Mishra, and T. Lampke
Processing of Bast Fiber Plants for Industrial Application; F.
Munder, C. Furll, and H.Hempel
Recent Developments in Retting and Measurement of Fiber Quality in
Natural Fibers: Pro and Cons; R.B. Dodd and D.E. Akin
Alternative Low-Cost Biomass for the Biocomposites Industry;
Fiber-Matrix Adhesion in Natural Fiber Composites; P.J. Herrera
Franco and A. Valadez-Gonzalez
Natural Fiber Composites in Automotive Applications; B.C.
Suddell and W.J. Evans
Natural Fiber Composites for Building Applications; B. Singh and
Thermoset Biocomposites; D. Ray and J. Rout
Thermoplastic Wood Fiber Composites; S. Godavarti
Bamboo-Based Ecocomposites and Their Potential Applications; K.
Kitagawa, U. S. Ishiaku, M. Mizoguchi, and H. Hamada
Oil Palm Fiber-Thermoplastic Composites; H.D. Rozman, Z.A. Mohd
Ishak, and U.S. Ishiaku
Natural Fiber-Rubber Composites and Their Applications; S.
Joseph, M. Jacob, and S. Thomas
Straw-Based Biomass and Biocomposites; X. Mo, D. Wang, and X.S.
Sorona (R)Polymer: Present Status and Future Perspectives; J.V.
Polylactic Acid Technology; D.E. Henton, P. Gruber, J. Lunt, and
Polylactide-Based Biocomposites; D. Plackett and A.
Bacterial Polyester-Based Biocomposites: A Review; A.
Cellulose Fiber-Reinforced Cellulose Esters: Biocomposites for the
Future; G. Toriz, P. Gatenholm, B.D. Seiler, and D.
Starch Polymers: Chemistry, Engineering, and Novel Products;
B.-S. Chiou, G.M. Glenn, S.H. Imam, M.K. Inglesby, D.F. Wood,
and W.J. Orts
Lignin-Based Polymer Blends and Biocomposite Materials; S. Kubo,
R.D. Gilbert, and J.F. Kadla
Soy Protein-Based Plastics, Blends, and Composites; A.K.
Mohanty, W. Liu, P. Tummala, L.T. Drzal, M. Misra, and
Synthesis, Properties, and Potential Applications of Novel
Thermosetting Biopolymers from Soybean and Other Natural Oils;
F. Li and R.C. Larock
Houses Using Soy Oil and Natural Fibers Biocomposites; M.A.
Dweib, A. O'Donnell, R.P. Wool, B. Hu, and H.W. Shenton III
Biobased Polyurethanes and Their Composites: Present Status and
Future Perspective; J.-P. Latere Dwan'Isa, A.K. Mohanty, M.
Misra, and L.T. Drzal
Cellulose-Based Nanocomposites; L. Berglund
How Sustainable Are Biopolymers and Biobased Products? The Hope,
the Doubts, and the Reality; M. Patel and R. Narayan Index