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Edited by Fahmina Zafar

Jamia Millia Islamia


Eram Sharmin

Umm al-Qura University, Saudi Arabia

The enchanting and worthy world of PU beckoned to bring forth the book titled "Polyurethane". The book is divided into three sections: structures, properties and characterization of PU, applications of PU and a separate section on Biobased PU, covering the research and development in these areas. Each contributed chapter handles new and interesting topics introducing the reader to the wider known and unknown applications of PU such as PU for grouting technologies, fuel binder, extraction of metals, treatment of industry wastewater, alkanolamide PU coatings and foams, and others. The book aims to cater a larger audience comprising of readers from polymer chemistry, materials chemistry, and industrial chemistry.

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PolyurethaneEdited by Fahmina Zafar

Published: August 29th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2416

ISBN: 978-953-51-0726-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6229-2

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

126378 Total Chapter Downloads

77 Crossref Citations

139 Web of Science Citations

184 Dimensions Citations


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1. Polyurethane: An Introduction

By Eram Sharmin and Fahmina Zafar


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2. New Liquid Crystalline Polyurethane Elastomers Containing Thiazolo [5,4d] Thiazole Moiety: Synthesis and Properties

By Mohammed Ahmed Issam and Hamidi Mohamed Rashidah


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3. The Modification of Polyurethanes by Highly Ordered Coordination Compounds of Transition Metals

By Ruslan Davletbaev, Ilsiya Davletbaeva and Olesya Gumerova


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4. Bottom-Up Nanostructured Segmented Polyurethanes with Immobilized in situ Transition and Rare-Earth Metal Chelate Compounds - Polymer Topology - Structure and Properties Relationship

By Nataly Kozak and Eugenia Lobko


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5. Thermal Analysis of Polyurethane Dispersions Based on Different Polyols

By Suzana M. Cakić, Ivan S. Ristić and Olivera Z. Ristić


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6. Polyurethane Flexible Foam Fire Behavior

By Ahmadreza Gharehbagh and Zahed Ahmadi


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7. Polyurethane in Urological Practice

By Valentina Cauda and Furio Cauda


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8. Polyurethane as Carriers of Antituberculosis Drugs

By Yerkesh Batyrbekov and Rinat Iskakov


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9. Use of Polyurethane Foam in Orthopaedic Biomechanical Experimentation and Simulation

By V. Shim, J. Boheme, C. Josten and I. Anderson


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10. Biocompatibility and Biological Performance of the Improved Polyurethane Membranes for Medical Applications

By Maria Butnaru, Ovidiu Bredetean, Doina Macocinschi, Cristina Daniela Dimitriu, Laura Knieling and Valeria Harabagiu


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11. HTPB-Polyurethane: A Versatile Fuel Binder for Composite Solid Propellant

By Abhay K. Mahanta and Devendra D. Pathak


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12. Synthesis of a New Sorbent Based on Grafted PUF for the Application in the Solid Phase Extraction of Cadmium and Lead

By Rafael Vasconcelos Oliveira and Valfredo Azevedo Lemos


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13. Fast, Selective Removal and Determination of Total Bismuth (III) and (V) in Water by Procaine Hydrochloride Immobilized Polyurethane Foam Packed Column Prior to Inductively Coupled Plasma - Optical Emission Spectrometry

By M.S. El-Shahawi, A.A. Al-Sibaai, H.M. Al-Saidi and E.A. Assirey


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14. Polyurethane Grouting Technologies

By Jan Bodi, Zoltan Bodi, Jiri Scucka and Petr Martinec


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15. On the Use of Polyurethane Foam Paddings to Improve Passive Safety in Crashworthiness Applications

By Mariana Paulino and Filipe Teixeira-Dias


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16. Polyurethane Trickling Filter in Combination with Anaerobic Hybrid Reactor for Treatment of Tomato Industry Wastewater

By Ahmed Tawfik


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17. Polyurethane as an Isolation for Covered Conductors

By Žiga Voršič


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18. Seed Oil Based Polyurethanes: An Insight

By Eram Sharmin, Fahmina Zafar and Sharif Ahmad


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19. Polyglucanurethanes: Cross-Linked Polyurethanes Based on Microbial Exopolysaccharide Xanthan

By Nataly Kozak and Anastasyia Hubina


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20. Biobased Polyurethane from Palm Kernel Oil-Based Polyol

By Khairiah Haji Badri


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