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Biocomposite

Definition of the noun Biocomposite

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  1. [materials science] A composite material comprising a resin matrix and a bolster to reinforce natural fibers, wherein either the resin or the bolster is of biological origin

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Biocomposite is a composite material formed by a matrix and a reinforcement of natural fibers. These kind of materials often mimic the structure of the living materials involved in the process keeping the strengthening properties of the matrix that was used, but always providing biocompatibility. The matrix phase is formed by polymers derived from renewable and nonrenewable resources. The matrix is important to protect the fibers from environmental degradation and mechanical damage, to hold the fibers together and to transfer the loads on it. In addition, biofibers are the principal components of biocomposites, which are derived from biological origins, for example fibers from crops, recycled wood, waste paper, crop processing byproducts or regenerated cellulose fiber. The interest in biocomposites is rapidly growing in terms of their industrial applications and fundamental research, due to its great benefits.

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Google previewDesigning Zero Carbon Buildings Using Dynamic Simulation Methods (2017)

by Ljubomir Jankovic

A particular natural insulation material has received considerable interest in the UK recently: hemp–lime biocomposite is a building material based on naturally grown hemp bonded with lime (Figure 79) and it is therefore renewable. Its growth ...

Google previewMicro and Nanotechnologies in Engineering Stem Cells and Tissues (2013)

by Murugan Ramalingam, Esmaiel Jabbari, Seeram Ramakrishna, Ali Khademhosseini

Collagen and HAp biocomposite is a native ECM mimic and has the potential of replacing diseased skeletal bones. Because of potential biomedical applications, many studies report on the fabrication of bone-mimicking biocomposites of HAp ...

Google previewHandbook of Biopolymer-Based Materials (2013)

From Blends and Composites to Gels and Complex Networks by Sabu Thomas, Dominique Durand, Christophe Chassenieux, P. Jyotishkumar

the corresponding composite is called biocomposite. Nanocomposites are novel materials with ...

Google previewLignocellulosic Polymer Composites (2014)

Processing, Characterization, and Properties by Vijay Kumar Thakur

From the discussion it can be said that the biodegradation characterization of biocomposite is an important consideration as far as environmental issues are concerned. At the same time, from the literature it has been realized that the effect of ...

Google previewThe Elements of Polymer Science and Engineering (2012)

by Alfred Rudin, Phillip Choi

A biocomposite is a material composed of two or more distinct constituent mate- rials (one being naturally derived) which are combined to yield a new material with improved performance over individual constituent materials. The constituent ...

Google previewFundamentals and Applications of Micro and Nanofibers (2014)

by Alexander L. Yarin, Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Seeram Ramakrishna

Collagen and HAp biocomposite is a native ECM mimic and has the potential to replace diseased skeletal bones. HAp has an inorganic crystalline nature like that of natural bone and is biocompatible, bioactive and osteoconductive in nature.

Google previewBioactive Glasses (2017)

Potential Biomaterials for Future Therapy by Gurbinder Kaur

Dentin biocomposite is a highly rigid and durable biological structure comprising of complex protein assemblies and organized mineral components. The osteoblasts differentiate from ectomesenchymal cells of dental papilla and lead to the ...

Google previewModelling in Medicine and Biology VIII (2009)

by C. A. Brebbia

the biocomposite is a nonlinear viscoelastic transversely anisotropic continuum undergoing finite strains; its “ passive” component depends on the mechanics of inactive smooth muscle syncytia, ...

Google previewModelling in Medicine and Biology (2011)

by C. A. Brebbia

The biocomposite is a nonlinear viscoelastic transversely anisotropic continuum undergoing finite strains; its 'passive' component depends on the mechanics of inactive smooth muscle syncytia, collagen and elastin fibers; the 'active'; ...

Google previewBiodegradable and Biobased Polymers for Environmental and Biomedical Applications (2016)

by Susheel Kalia, Luc Avérous

Biocomposite is a composite material formed by a matrix (resin) and a reinforcement of natural fibers. These kind of materials often mimic the structure of the living materials involved in the process keeping the strengthening properties of the ...

Google previewThe Williams Dictionary of Biomaterials (1999)

by David Franklyn Williams

biocomposite 1. one of the composite materials which occur in and are made by living organisms, such as bone or leather. noun, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (2012)

by John M. Lackie

A structural biocomposite of needle-like crystals of hydroxyapatite embedded in a fibrous collagen matrix, very similar to compact bone. dentinogenesis imperfecta A disorder restricted to teeth and distinct from osteogenesis imperfecta. Caused ...

Google previewThe Fairchild Books Dictionary of Interior Design (2014)

by Mark Hinchman

material made from recovered agricul— tural waste that is used to create biocomposite agriboard, a lightweight, strong, and environmentally friendly alter — native for building materials. aigrette (French) Egret, a beautifully plumed bird.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Tidepools and Rocky Shores (2007)

by Mark W. Denny, Steven Dean Gaines

Nacre, the crystalline material found in pearls and in many mollusc shells, is an exceptionally tough biocomposite (Fig. 3). FIGURE 3 Scanning electron micrograph of the nacre layer from the mollusc Nautilus pompilius. The "brick wall " ...

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