© 2016

Natural Polymers

Industry Techniques and Applications

  • Ololade Olatunji

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Ololade Olatunji
    Pages 1-17
  3. Ololade Olatunji, Olsson Richard
    Pages 19-61
  4. Ololade Olatunji
    Pages 93-114
  5. Marilyn Rayner, Karolina Östbring, Jeanette Purhagen
    Pages 115-161
  6. S. T. Sam, M. A. Nuradibah, K. M. Chin, Nurul Hani
    Pages 163-184
  7. Amany A. Aboulrous, Tahany Mahmoud, Ahmed M. Alsabagh, Mahmoud I. Abdou
    Pages 185-218
  8. Géraldine Savary, Michel Grisel, Céline Picard
    Pages 219-261
  9. Atul Nayak, Ololade Olatunji, Diganta Bhusan Das, Goran Vladisavljević
    Pages 263-313
  10. Witold Brostow, Tea Datashvili
    Pages 315-338
  11. Adeshola Raheem Kukoyi
    Pages 339-362
  12. Ololade Olatunji, Géraldine Savary, Michel Grisel, Céline Picard, Atul Nayak
    Pages 363-367
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 369-370

About this book


This book introduces the most recent innovations in natural polymer applications in the food, construction, electronics, biomedical, pharmaceutical, and engineering industries. The authors provide perspectives from their respective range of industries covering classification, extraction, modification, and application of natural polymers from various sources in nature. They discuss the techniques used in analysis of natural polymers in various systems incorporating natural polymers as well as their intrinsic properties.  


Biodegradable Food Natural Polymer Industrial Application of Natural Polymers Natural Polymer Application Natural Polymer Industry Natural Polymers Source of Natural Polymer

Editors and affiliations

  • Ololade Olatunji
    • 1
  1. 1.Chemical Engineering DepartmentUniversity of LagosAkoka, LagosNigeria

About the editors

Ololade Olatunji is a Lecturer at the University of Lagos in Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria.

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Chemical Manufacturing
Consumer Packaged Goods
Oil, Gas & Geosciences


“The authors and editor have constructed a table of contents with a dozen understandable chapters. Each elegantly illustrates the progression of the title’s overall subject matter. … Strongly supported by a global menu of authors, the work itself is eloquently composed and replete with current references throughout many of its chapters. … It is easy to enjoy this work–and most readers will. Summing Up: Recommended. All readers.” (L. W. Fine, Choice, Vol. 54 (1), September, 2016)