Chapter 2. Optimizing for Multiple Functions: Mechanical and Structural Contributions of Cellulose Microfibrils and Lignin in Strengthening Tissues

  1. Douglas D. Stokke and
  2. Leslie H. Groom
  1. Lothar Koehler,
  2. Frank W. Ewers and
  3. Frank W. Telewski

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999714.ch2

Characterization of the Cellulosic Cell Wall

Characterization of the Cellulosic Cell Wall

How to Cite

Koehler, L., Ewers, F. W. and Telewski, F. W. (2006) Optimizing for Multiple Functions: Mechanical and Structural Contributions of Cellulose Microfibrils and Lignin in Strengthening Tissues, in Characterization of the Cellulosic Cell Wall (eds D. D. Stokke and L. H. Groom), Blackwell Publishing Professional, Ames, Iowa, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999714.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 5 APR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813804392

Online ISBN: 9780470999714

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Keywords:

  • mechanical properties;
  • configuration;
  • linear elastic range;
  • sclerenchyma tissue;
  • viscoelastic deformation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Micromechanics beyond the linear elastic range of loading

  • Meeting mechanical and hydro-conductive requirements in a windy growth environment

  • Application

  • Acknowledgements