17. Nanocomposites Based on Starch and Fibers of Natural Origin

  1. Srikanth Pilla
  1. Kestur Gundappa Satyanarayana1,
  2. Fernando Wypych2,
  3. Marco Aurelio Woehl2,
  4. Luiz Pereira Ramos2 and
  5. Rafael Marangoni2

Published Online: 19 SEP 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118203699.ch17

Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications

Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications

How to Cite

Satyanarayana, K. G., Wypych, F., Woehl, M. A., Ramos, L. P. and Marangoni, R. (2011) Nanocomposites Based on Starch and Fibers of Natural Origin, in Handbook of Bioplastics and Biocomposites Engineering Applications (ed S. Pilla), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118203699.ch17

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. 1

    Acharya R&D Center, Acharya Institute of Technology, Bangalore, India, BMS College of Engineering and Poornapragna Institute of Scientific Research, Bangalore; India Formerly Visiting Researcher, Federal University of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil

  2. 2

    Research Center for Applied Chemistry (CEPESQ), Department of Chemistry, Federal University of Parana (UFPR), —Curitiba, Brazil

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:

  • nanocomposites;
  • natural fibers;
  • biopolymers;
  • cellulose whiskers;
  • morphology;
  • properties;
  • applications

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biomaterials

  • Bionanocomposites Based on Plasticized Starch Reinforced with Plant Based Cellulose/Bacterial Cellulose Nanofibers

  • Applications and Products of Bionanocomposites

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgements