Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Polyester

Edited by Hosam El-Din M. Saleh

Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority

Polyesters are being widely applied in different fields of life due to their excellent characteristics. A book "Polyester" comprises 16 chapters covering synthesis, characterization and applications of polyester. Chemical and biological methods for synthesis of polyester were one of the most important points of research added. Mechanical, physical, chemical characterizations and improvement of polyester were also explored. Some aspects of applications in immobilization of radioactive wastes, coating of aluminum alloys used in aircraft, fabrics manufacturing and the development of the new composites were covered, emphasising vast possibilities of implementation of that polymer. This book should serve as a support to many scientists, researchers and students as well as to other experts, both in academia and industry.

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PolyesterEdited by Hosam El-Din M. Saleh

Published: September 26th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2748

ISBN: 978-953-51-0770-5

Copyright year: 2012

Books open for chapter submissions

89432 Total Chapter Downloads

51 Crossref Citations

39 Web of Science Citations

100 Dimensions Citations

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1. Electric Components of Acoustic Waves in the Vicinity of Nonpiezoactive Directions

By V.I. Alshits, V.N. Lyubimov and A. Radowicz

1236

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2. Synthesis of Thermally Stable Polyesters

By Hossein Mighani

1946

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3. Whey Lactose as a Raw Material for Microbial Production of Biodegradable Polyesters

By Martin Koller, Anna Salerno, Alexander Muhr, Angelika Reiterer, Emo Chiellini, Sergio Casella, Predrag Horvat and Gerhart Braunegg

3101

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4. Bioactive Polyesters in Marine and Plant Endophytic Fungi

By Sadia Sultan

1605

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5. Degradation and Recyclability of Poly (Ethylene Terephthalate)

By S. Venkatachalam, Shilpa G. Nayak, Jayprakash V. Labde, Prashant R. Gharal, Krishna Rao and Anil K. Kelkar

16924

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6. Degradation of Polyesters in Medical Applications

By Mashiur Rahman

5394

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7. Fibre Reinforced Polyester Composites

By Salar Bagherpour

13406

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8. Unsaturated Polyester Resin for Specialty Applications

By Bharat Dholakiya

23003

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9. Tribological Properties of Polyester Composites: Effect of Vegetable Oils and Polymer Fibers

By Ibrahim Refaay Ahmed and Ali Waheed Yousry

2073

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10. Time Dependent Behavior of Polymer Concrete Using Unsaturated Polyester Resin

By Ghi Ho Tae and Eun Soo Choi

2799

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11. Characterizations of Polyester-Cement Composites Used for the Immobilization of Radioactive Wastes

By Hosam El-Din Saleh, Talat Bayoumi and Samir Eskander

2909

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12. Hand Evaluation and Formability of Japanese Traditional ‘Chirimen’ Fabrics

By Takako Inoue and Masako Niwa

4201

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13. Compressive Stress Relaxation and Creep Properties of Synthetic Fiber and Regenerated Fiber Assemblies

By Yoneda Morihiro and Nakajima Chie

2783

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14. Giving Functional Properties to Fabrics Containing Polyester Fibres from Poly (Ethylene Terephthalate) with the Printing Method

By Ewa Skrzetuska, Wiesława Urbaniak-Domagała, Barbara Lipp-Symonowicz and Izabella Krucińska

1830

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15. Electric Breakdown Model for Super-Thin Polyester Foil

By Haiyang Wang and Zhengzhong Zeng

3608

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16. Improvement of the Electrochemical Behavior of 2024-T3 Alclad Using Polyester Coatings

By Willian Aperador Chaparro

2614

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