Paper and Cellulosic Materials
Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologia
Departamento de Ciências dos Materiais
Teacher in charge
Maria Helena Figueiredo Godinho
This discipline aims to give the basic knowledge about cellulose based materials and their biological and technological relevance.
Introduction. Cellulose Structure. Chemical Modification of Cellulose. Characterization of Chemically Modified Cellulose. Interaction between cellulose derivatives and solvents. Cellulose Liquid Crystalline Polymers.Composite Cellulose Materials. Applications of cellulose and cellulose derivatives.
R.D. Gilbert (ed.), Cellulosic Polymers, Blends and Composites, Hanser, Munich (1994)
R.W. Perkins (ed.), Mechanics of Cellulosic Materials, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, New York (1992)
W. Hamad, Cellulosic Materials, Kluwer Academic Puublishers, London (2001)
P.A. Williams and al., Cellulosic pulps, fibres and materials, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, Cambridge (2000)