Increasing interest in lightweight and high-performance materials is leading to significant research activity in the area of polymers and composites. One recent focus is to develop multifunctional materials that have more than one property tailored as to the specified design requirements, in addition to achieving low density. The possibility of simultaneously tailoring several desired properties is attractive but very challenging, and it requires significant advancement in the science and technology of high-performance functional polymers and composites.

This volume presents a selection of new approaches in the field of composites and nanomaterials, polymer synthesis and applications, and materials and their properties. Some composites/nanocomposites and interfaces are explored as well, some with medical applications. The authors also look at simulations and modeling, synthesis involving photochemistry, self-assembled hydrogels, and sol-gel processing.

part Part I|131 pages

Composites and Nanomaterials

chapter Chapter 1|21 pages

Chemistry of the Interfaces/Interphases in Composites and Nanocomposites

ByMarc J. M. Abadie

chapter Chapter 2|10 pages

Composites Based on Epoxy Resin with Chemically Modified Mineral Fillers

ByL. G. Shamanauri, E. Markarashvili, T. Tatrishvili, N. A. Koiava, J. N. Aneli, O. V. Mukbaniani

chapter Chapter 3|11 pages

Material Model of Polyester Composites with Glass Reinforced Polyester Recyclate and Nanofiller

ByM. Jastrzębska, M. Rutkowska

chapter Chapter 4|9 pages

Structure and Properties of Polymer Composites Based on Statistical Ethylene-Propylene Copolymer and Mineral Fillers

ByN. T. Kahramanov, N. B. Arzumanova, I. V. Bayramova, J. N. Gahramanly

chapter Chapter 5|9 pages

Preparation of Copper-Containing Nanoparticles in Polyethylene Matrix Without the Use of Solvents

ByN. I. Kurbanova, A. M. Kuliyev, N. A. Alimirzoyeva, A. T. Aliyev, N. Ya. Ishenko, D. R. Nurullayeva

chapter Chapter 6|6 pages

Electrodeposition and Properties of Copper Coatings Modified by Carbon Nanomaterial Obtained From Secondary Raw Materials

ByT. Marsagishvili, G. Tatishvili, N. Ananiashvili, M. Gachechiladze, J. Metreveli, E. Tskhakaia, M. Machavariani, D. Gventsadze

chapter Chapter 7|16 pages

Im pregnation of Iron and Magnetite Phases in Wood and Partial Pyrolized Wood

ByK. Sarajishvili, N. Jalabadze, L. Nadaraia, G. Kvartskhava, T. Korkia, N. Nonikashvili, V. Gabunia, R. Chedia

chapter Chapter 8|24 pages

Effect of the Material Manufacturer Factor on the Deformation States of Bistable Composite Plates

ByM. Ghamami, H. Nahvi, S. Saberi

chapter Chapter 9|19 pages

One Stage Production of Superconductive MgB2 and Hybrid Transmission Lines by the Hot Explosive Consolidation Technology

ByA. Peikrishvili, T. Gegechkori, B. Godibadze, G. Mamniashvili, V. Peikrishvili

part Part II|108 pages

Polymer Synthesis and Application

chapter Chapter 10|15 pages

Novel Aliphatic Polyester-Based Macromonomers

ByE. Çatiker, M. Atakay, B. Salih, O. Güven

chapter Chapter 11|7 pages

Photochemical Conversion of Polycyclopropanes

ByK. G. Guliyev, A. E. Rzayeva, A. M. Aliyeva, G. Z. Ponomareva, R. D. Dzhafarov, A. M. Guliyev

chapter Chapter 12|14 pages

Photosensitive Copolymers on the Basis of Gem-Disubstituted Vinyloxycyclopropanes

ByR. Shahnazarli, Shabnam Garayeva, A. M. Guliyev

chapter Chapter 13|8 pages

Reaction Hydrosilylation of Allyl-2,3,5,6-Di-O-Isopropylidene-D-Mannofuranose with Methyl- and Phenylcyclodisilazanes

ByN. Sidamonidze, R. Vardiashvili, M. Nutsubidze

chapter Chapter 14|9 pages

Peculiarities of Polymerization of Vinyl Acetate and Styrene in Static Heterogeneous Monomer: Water System in the Absence of Emulsifier

ByA. A. Hovhannisyan, M. Khaddaj, I. A. Gritskova, G. K. Grigoryan, N. G. Grigoryan, A. G. Nadaryan

chapter Chapter 15|9 pages

Sol-Gel Processing of Precursor for Synthesis of Mercury-Based Superconductors

ByI. R. Metskhvarishvili, T. E. Lobzhanidze, G. N. Dgebuadze, M. R. Metskhvarishvili, B. G. Bendeliani, V. M. Gabunia, L. T. Gugulashvili

chapter Chapter 16|13 pages

Intergel Systems: Universal Sorbents for Different Nature Ions Sorption

ByT. K. Jumadilov, R. G. Kondaurov

chapter Chapter 17|14 pages

Some Chromatographic Peculiarities of Polymer-Mineral Packing Materials with Octadecyl- and Butyl-Functional Groups

ByS. S. Hayrapetyan, M. S. Hayrapetyan, G. P. Pirumyan, H. G. Khachatryan

chapter Chapter 18|12 pages

New Technical Access for Creation of Gradually Oriented Polymers

ByL. I. Nadareishvili, R. Sh. Bakuradze, M. G. Areshidze, I. I. Pavlenishvili, L. K. Sharashidze

part Part III|79 pages

Materials and Properties

chapter Chapter 21|11 pages

Zeolites as Micro-Pore System and Their Usage Prospects

ByN. Kiknadze, N. Megrelidze

chapter Chapter 22|7 pages

Water-Proofing Materials, Luminophore, and Other Deficient Products

ByG. Khitiri, I. Chikvaidze, R. Kokilashvili

chapter Chapter 23|31 pages

Hydrogen Embrittlement of Duplex Stainless Steels

ByR. Silverstein, D. Eliezer

part Part IV|106 pages

Constitutional Systems for Medicine

chapter Chapter 24|9 pages

The Influence of PEG on Morphology of Polyurethane Tissue Scaffold

ByJ. Kucinska-Lipka, H. Janik, A. Sulowska, A. Przybytek, P. Szarlej

chapter Chapter 28|8 pages

Antibacterial Activity of Hyperbranched Poly(Acrylic Acid-Co-3-Hydroxypropionate) Hydrogels

ByE. Çatiker, T. Filik, E. Çil

chapter Chapter 29|10 pages

The Isolation of Glycosaminoglycans from Fish Eyeballs and Their Potential Application

ByB. Kaczmarek, A. Sionkowska