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  • PLA-based foams: tissue engineering 

    Velasco Perero, José Ignacio; Sousa Pais Antunes, Marcelo de (2015-04-02)
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    Biodegradable porous scaffolds with or without bioactive molecules prepared by clean techniques attract an enormous interest for tissue engineering applications. Scaffolds work as structural support for both cell ...
  • Polyimides 

    Abbasi, Hooman; Sousa Pais Antunes, Marcelo de; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio (2015-12-22)
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  • Nanoindentation of advanced ceramics. applications to ZrO2 materials 

    Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Jiménez Piqué, Emilio; Anglada Gomila, Marcos Juan (John Willey & Sons, 2015)
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    This chapter describes commonly used methods of analyzing and interpreting hardness, elastic modulus and indentation stress-strain curve for bulk and coating ceramics. Examples of different materials, but specially zirconia ...
  • Protecció de la innovació tecnològica 

    Albiol Rodríguez, Jordi; Cusido Roura, Jordi (Edita CIDEM, 2009-09)
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  • Polypropylene foams: production, structure and properties 

    Sousa Pais Antunes, Marcelo de; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio; Redondo Realinho, Vera Cristina de (Nova Science Publishers, 2011-11-01)
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    It is well known the relevance given to the study of heat transfer in polymer foams, as one of the main applications is as lightweight thermal insulating elements. Alongside some of the possible strategies for improving ...
  • Application of layered nanoparticles in the micromechanical reinforcement and flame retardancy of polymer foams 

    Redondo Realinho, Vera Cristina de; Sousa Pais Antunes, Marcelo de; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio (Studium Press LLC, 2013)
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    A great deal of attention has been given in the last years to the study of the influence of incorporating nanosized particles and particularly nanoparticles with a flat-like morphology such as nanoclays or layered double ...
  • Polymer/clay aerogel composites with flame retardant agents: mechanical, thermal and fire behavior 

    Wang, Liang; Sánchez Soto, Miguel; Maspoch Rulduà, Mª Lluïsa (2013-12)
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    Aerogel is a class of material characterized by its high void content and extreme lightness. Different polymer/clay aerogels have been prepared by a simply freeze–thaw process from a suspension with poly(vinyl alcohol) ...
  • Foamed polypropylene for industrial applications 

    Sousa Pais Antunes, Marcelo de; Velasco Perero, José Ignacio (Nova Science Publishers, 2013)
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    There is a great deal of industrial interest in the development of increasingly lighter materials based on polymer foams with improved specific properties for the most varied purposes, from flexible foams for packaging to ...
  • Finite element modelling of the spine 

    Noailly, Jérôme; Lacroix, Damien Jerome (Woodhead Publishing Limited, 2012-03-01)
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    This chapter focuses on the finite element method applied to spine modelling. First, the functional biomechanics of the healthy spine are presented in terms of load transfers among the different spinal structures ...
  • Magnetical response and mechanical properties of second generation of HTSC, YBCO materials 

    Roa Rovira, Joan Josep; Dias, F.T.; Segarra, M. (InTech — Open Access Company, 2012-05-15)
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