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  • Effect of nanofillers on low energy impact performance of sandwich structures with nanoreinforced polyurethane foam cores. 

    Sachse, Sophia; Poruri, Manohar; Silva, Francesco; Michalowski, S.; Pielichowski, Krzysztof; Njuguna, James (Sage https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1099636213512497, 2014-03-31)
    SACHSE, S., PORURI, M., SILVA, F., MICHALOWSKI, S., PIELICHOWSKI, K. and NJUGUNA, J., 2014. Effect of nanofillers on low energy impact performance of sandwich structures with nanoreinforced polyurethane foam cores. Journal of Sandwich Structures and Materials, Vol 16 (2), pp. 173-194.
    Sandwich panels were fabricated with nanoclay-filled polyurethane foams and glass fiber-reinforced polyamide and polypropylenes face sheets. Nanoclay-filled foam cores, with organophilic montmorillonite loadings of 0–10 wt%, ...
  • The effect of nanosilica (SiO2) and nanoalumina (Al2O3) reinforced polyester nanocomposites on aerosol nanoparticle emissions into the environment during automated drilling. 

    Starost, Kristof; Frijns, Evelien; Van Laer, Jo; Faisal, Nadimul Haque; Egizabal, Ainhoa; Elizextea, Cristina; Nelissen, Inge; Blazquez, Maria; Njuguna, James (Taylor and Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02786826.2017.1330535, 2017-05-24)
    STAROST, K., FRIJNS, E., VAN LAER, J., FAISAL, N., EGIZABAL, A., ELIZEXTEA, C., NEILSSEN, I., BALZQUEZ, M. and NJUGUNA, J. 2017. The effect of nanosilica (SiO2) and nanoalumina (Al2O3) reinforced polyester nanocomposites on aerosol nanoparticle emissions into the environment during automated drilling. Aerosol science and technology [online], 51(9), pages 1035-1046. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02786826.2017.1330535
    The aim of this study is to investigate the effect nanosilica and nanoalumina has on nanoparticle release from industrial nanocomposites due to drilling for hazard reduction whilst simultaneously obtaining the necessary ...
  • Elaboration of properties of graphene oxide reinforced epoxy nanocomposites. 

    Bari, Pravin; Khan, Samrin; Njuguna, James; Mishra, Satyendra (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s12588-017-9180-9, 2017-05-18)
    BARI, P., KHAN, S., NJUGUNA, J. and MISHRA, S. 2017. Elaboration of properties of graphene oxide reinforced epoxy nanocomposites. International journal of plastic technology [online], 21(1), pages 194-208. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12588-017-9180-9
    In this research work, properties of graphene oxide (GO) based epoxy nanocomposites, prepared via the solution blending method, are elaborated. Different loadings (0.1-0.5 wt%) of GO were added into epoxy resin, and their ...
  • Futuristic nanomaterials and composites: part I 

    Lehmhus, Dirk; Njuguna, James; Paramsothy, Muralidharan (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11837-015-1619-x, 2015-09-02)
    LEHMHUS, D., NJUGUNA, J. and PARAMSOTHY, M. 2015. Futuristic nanomaterials and composites: part I. JOM: Journal of the minerals, metals ans materials society [online], 67(12), pages 2844-2847. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11837-015-1619-x
    The present special topic 'Futuristic Nanomaterials and Composites: Part I' captures the structural as well as functional aspects of nanomaterials and nanocomposites that are unique in some specific way when compared to ...
  • Futuristic nanomaterials and composites: part II. 

    Kim, Chang-Soo; Lehmhus, Dirk; Njuguna, James; Paramsothy, Muralidharan; Shofner, Meisha Lei (Springer https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-015-1685-0, 2015-10-28)
    KIM, C-S., LEHMHUS, D., NJUGUNA, J., PARAMSOTHY, M. and SHOFNER, M.L. 2015. Futuristic nanomaterials and composites: part II. JOM [online], 68(1), pages 261-264. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-015-1685-0
    The present special topic "Futuristic Nanomaterials and Composites: Part II" is a continuation of last month's topic "Futuristic Nanomaterials and Composites: Part I". In this continuation, inspiration is once again drawn ...
  • Nanoporous ceramic-poly(ethylene oxide) composite electrolyte for sodium metal battery. 

    Song, Shufeng; Dong, Zhencai; Fernandez, Carlos; Wen, Zhaoyin; Hu, Ning; Lu, Li (Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.10.059, 2018-10-09)
    SONG, S., DONG, Z., FERNANDEZ, C., WEN, Z., HU, N. and LU, L. 2019. Nanoporous ceramic-poly(ethylene oxide) composite electrolyte for sodium metal battery. Materials letters [online], 236, pages 13-15. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matlet.2018.10.059
    The exploration of solid polymer electrolytes with both superior ionic conductivity and high mechanical stability for sodium-metal batteries still remains dramatical challenges. Herein, we report a composite electrolyte ...
  • Thermal stability, flame retardancy and mechanical properties of polyamide/montmorillonite nanocomposites prepared by melt processing. 

    Siddique, Shohel; Yates, Kyari; Njuguna, James (Robert Gordon University (Organisers), 2016-09-12)
    SIDDIQUE, S., YATES, K. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Thermal stability, flame retardancy and mechanical properties of polyamide/montmorillonite nanocomposites prepared by melt processing. Presented at the 3rd International structural nano composites conference 2016 (NANOSTRUC 2016), 12-16 September 2016, Aberdeen, UK.
    The increase in thermal stability, flame retardancy, and mechanical properties of Polyamide 6 (PA6)/montmorillonite (MMT) nanocomposites open a new research window in respect to successful technical application of PA6/MMT ...
  • Wear characterizations of polyoxymethylene (POM) reinforced with carbon nanotubes (POM/CNTs) using the paraffin oil dispersion technique. 

    Yousef, Samy; Visco, Annamaria; Galtieri, Giovanna; Njuguna, James (Springer http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11837-015-1674-3, 2015-10-19)
    YOUSEF, S., VISCO, A.M., GALTIERI, G. and NJUGUNA, J. 2016. Wear characterizations of polyoxymethylene (POM) reinforced with carbon nanotubes (POM/CNTs) using the paraffin oil dispersion technique. JOM: Journal of the minerals, metals and materials society [online], 68(1), pages 288-299. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11837-015-1674-3
    The wear of polyoxymethylene (POM) is considered a key design parameter of polymer gears and some mechanical applications, and it determines the service time span. This work investigates the influence of carbon nanotubes ...