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  • Jacob John, Maya; Thomas, S (Elsevier Ltd, 2008-02)
    This review deals with a recent study of the literature on the various aspects of cellulosic fibres and biocomposites. Cellulosic fibre reinforced polymeric composites are finding applications in many fields ranging from ...
  • Jacob John, Maya; Thomas, S (John Wiley & Sons (Asia) Pte Ltd, 2010-06)
    Cellulose is the most abundant polymer on earth- has emerged as an ideal candidate for providing nanoparticles as reinforcing agents. There is a growing interest in cellulose nanocomposites within the research community ...
  • Jacob John, Maya; Thomas, S; Varughese, KT (SAGE Publications, 2009-11)
    Natural rubber was reinforced with sisal–oil palm hybrid fibers. Composites were prepared by varying the weight content of the fibers and chemical modification of the biofibers. The interaction of three different types of ...
  • Pothan, LA; George, CN; Jacob John, Maya; Thomas, S (SAGE Publications, 2009)
    Hybrid composites of glass and banana fiber (obtained from the pseudo stem of Musa sapientum) in polyester matrix, are subjected to dynamic mechanical analysis over a range of temperature and three different frequencies. ...
  • Jacob John, Maya; Francis, B; Varughese, KT; Thomas, S (Elsevier Ltd, 2008-02)
    The effects of chemical modification of fiber surface in sisal–oil palm reinforced natural rubber green composites have been studied. Composites were prepared using fibers treated with varying concentrations of sodium ...
  • Abraham, E; Deepa, B; Pothen, LA; Cintil, J; Thomas, S; John, MJ; Anandjiwala, R; Narine, SS (Elsevier, 2013-02)
    The objective of this work was to develop an environmental friendly method for the effective utilization of coir fibre by adopting steam pre-treatment. The retting of the coconut bunch makes strong environmental problems ...
  • Abraham, E; Deepa, B; Pothan, LA; Jacob, M; Thomas, S; Cvelbar, U; Anandjiwala, R (Elsevier, 2011-06)
    The objective of this work was to develop a simple process to obtain an aqueous stable colloid suspension of cellulose nano fibrils from various lignocellulosic fibres. For the preliminary analysis we have studied three ...
  • Jacob John, Maya; Anandjiwala, RD; Thomas, S (Old City Publishing, 2009-04)
    The incorporation of several different types of fibres into a single matrix has led to the development of hybrid biocomposites. The behaviour of hybrid composites is a weighed sum of the individual components in which there ...
  • Diaz, S; Demissew, S; Carabias, J; Joly, C; Lonsdale, M; Ash, N; Larigauderie, A; Adhikari, JR; Arico, S; Baldi, A; Bartuska, A; Baste, IA; Bilgin, A; Brondizio, E; Chan, KMA; Figueroa, VE; Duraiappah, A; Fischer, M; Hill, R; Koetz, T; Leadley, P; Lyver, P; Mace, GM; Martin-Lopez, B; Okumura, M; Pacheco, D; Pascual, U; Selvin Perez, E; Reyers, B; Roth, E; Saito, O; Scholes, RJ; Sharma, N; Tallis, H; Thaman, R; Watson, R; Yahara, T; Hamid, ZA; Akosim, C; Al-Hafedh, Y; Allahverdiyev, R; Amankwah, E; Asah, ST; Asfaw, Z; Bartus, G; Brooks, LA; Caillaux, J; Dalle, G; Darnaedi, D; Driver, A; Erpul, G; Escobar-Eyzaguirre, P; Failler, P; Fouda, AMM; Fu, B; Gundimeda, H; Hashimoto, S; Homer, F; Lavorel, S; Lichtenstein, G; Mala, WA; Mandivenyi, W; Matczak, P; Mbizvo, C; Mehrdadi, M; Metzger, JP; Mikissa, JB; Moller, H; Mooney, HA; Mumby, P; Nagendra, H; Nesshover, C; Oteng-Yeboah, AA; Pataki, G; Roue, M; Rubis, J; Schultz, M; Smith, P; Sumaila, R; Takeuchi, K; Thomas, S; Verma, M; Chang, Y; Zlatanova, D (Elsevier, 2015-06)
    The first public product of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) is its Conceptual Framework. This conceptual and analytical tool, presented here in detail, will underpin all IPBES ...
  • Jacob John, Maya; Anandjiwala, RD; Thomas, S (Old City Publishing, 2009-04)
    Natural Rubber (NR) is a naturally occurring elastomeric polymer of isoprene (2-methyl-1,3-butadiene). It can be extracted from latex of only one kind of tree, the Hevea braziliensis. Hevea rubber is produced in many ...
  • Balakrishnan, P; John, Maya J; Pothen, L; Sreekala, MS; Thomas, S (Elsevier, 2016)
    Fiber-reinforced polymer composite materials are fast gaining ground as preferred materials for construction of aircrafts and space crafts. In particular, their use as primary structural materials in recent years in several ...
  • John, MJ; Thomas, S (Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012-08)
    The scarcity of natural polymers during the world war years led to the development of synthetic polymers like nylon, acrylic, neoprene, styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) and polyethylene. The increasing popularity of synthetic ...
  • Abraham, E; Deepa, B; Pothan, LA; John, M; Narine, SS; Thomas, S; Anandjiwala, R (Springer Netherlands, 2012-11)
    Cellulose nanofibres (CNF) with diameter 10–60 nm were isolated from raw banana fibres by steam explosion process. These CNF were used as reinforcing elements in natural rubber (NR) latex along with cross linking agents ...
  • John, MJ; Jacob John, Maya; Jose, S; Varughese, KT; Thomas, S (John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2009)
    This study explores the dynamic mechanical behavior of woven sisal fabric reinforced natural rubber composites. The influence of chemical modification on the viscoelastic properties has also been determined. Moreover, the ...