11. Starch as a Biopolymer in Construction and Civil Engineering

  1. Srikanth Pilla
  1. Chandan Datta

Published Online: 19 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118203699.ch11

Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications

Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications

How to Cite

Datta, C. (2011) Starch as a Biopolymer in Construction and Civil Engineering, in Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications (ed S. Pilla), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118203699.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Wisconsin Institute for Discovery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Polymer Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 SEP 2011
  2. Published Print: 5 JUL 2011

Book Series:

  1. Wiley-Scrivener

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470626078

Online ISBN: 9781118203699

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Keywords:

  • starch;
  • construction;
  • joint composition;
  • thermoplastic foam

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Starch as a Biopolymer

  • Starch-plastic Composite Resins and Profiles made by Extrusion

  • Construction Industry — Starch and its Derivatives as Construction Material

  • Setting Behavior

  • Rheological Measurement of Cements