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Date: 2014/10/25
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5744
Description: Natural polymer hydrogels are useful for controlling release of drugs. In this study, hydrogels containing gum acacia were synthesized by free-radical polymerization of acrylamide with gum acacia. The ... More
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Date: 2014/10/21
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5768
Description: Mechanisms of ionic transport in nanofiltration are poorly known. Modelling can be used to predict membrane performance, to reveal separation mechanisms, to select appropriate membranes, and to design ... More
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Date: 2014/09/27
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5769
Description: The nanofiltration (NF) process is electrostatically governed and the surface free energy plays a key role in the separation of particulates, macromolecules, and dissolved ionic species. Streaming pot ... More
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Date: 2014/09/14
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3206
Description: Hydrogel biocomposites containing a combina- tion of partially and thermally reduced graphene oxide (rGO) and natural polymer were prepared by free radical polymerization. The effect of rGO and the na ... More
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Date: 2014/08/24
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4975
Description: Sisal fibre belongs to the family of Asparagaceae, with the botanical name agave sisalana. It is a specie of agave with origin in southern Mexico, but could be found in other countries like Brazil, Ta ... More
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Date: 2014/06/16
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4976
Description: Blends of polylactide (PLA) and poly(e-caprolactone) (PCL) were melt-processed with boehmite (BAI) nanoparticles to produce ternary biocomposites with the intent of broadening the potential applicatio ... More
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Date: 2014/04/18
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3209
Description: The good properties exhibited by ceramic materials, such as corrosion resistance, resistance to oxidation at high temperatures, resistance to wear, and low relative density have made them an especiall ... More
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Date: 2014/04/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6277
Description: In this investigation, an ecofriendly method for the synthesis of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) using biodegradable gelatin as a stabilizing agent is reported. Here, we prepared thermosensitive silver ... More
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Date: 2013/12/19
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5566
Description: Zinc oxide (ZnO) powder was investigated in terms of its use as filler in order to improve the inherent properties of PLA. Biocomposite films of PLA with different loadings of ZnO were prepared by sol ... More
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Date: 2013/12/16
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5670
Description: This paper provides a review on the utilisation of natural fibre as modifier in bituminous mixes. Increase in traffic loads in terms of number of axles and high tyre pressure from heavy vehicles resul ... More
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Date: 2013/06/18
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5543
Description: Three different precursor materials – 1. China cotton, 2. South African cotton, 3. Waste tissue papers were used to produce nano-cellulose by acid hydrolysis route. No chemical pretreatment has been d ... More
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Date: 2013/04/29
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5554
Description: Polylactide and poly(butylene succinate-coadipate) (PLA/PBSA) were melt-blended in the presence of triphenyl phosphite (TPP). An increase in the torque during melt mixing was used to monitor the chang ... More
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Date: 2013/02/28
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5661
Description: In this paper, we report the synthesis and characterization of Iota-Carrageenan based on a novel biodegradable silver nanocomposite hydrogels. The aim of study was to investigate whether these hydroge ... More
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Date: 2013/01/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6263
Description: In the present work, polymer hydrogels have been used as the drug carrier for delivery systems of anticancer drugs. This investigation involves the formation of alginate hydrogels by a combination of ... More
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Date: 2012/12/14
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5558
Description: Natural carbohydrates (polysaccharides): gum acacia (GA) and gaur gum (GG) were employed in dilute solutions: 0.3%, 0.5% and 0.7% (w/v), as effective reductants for the green synthesis of silver nanop ... More
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