TY - CHAP A1 - Rodolfo Rendón‐Villalobos A2 - Amanda Ortíz‐Sánchez A3 - Efraín Tovar‐ Sánchez A4 - Emmanuel Flores‐Huicochea ED1 - Matheus Poletto Y1 - 2016-11-30 PY - 2016 T1 - The Role of Biopolymers in Obtaining Environmentally Friendly Materials N2 - Composites from Renewable and Sustainable Materials consists of 16 chapters written by international subject matter experts investigating the characteristic and current application of materials from renewable and sustainable sources. The reader will develop a deeper understanding about the concepts related to renewable materials, biomaterials, natural fibers, biodegradable composites, starch, and recycled materials. This book will serve as the starting point for materials science researchers, engineers, and technologists from the diverse backgrounds in physics, chemistry, biology, materials science, and engineering who want to know and better understand the fundamental aspects and current applications of renewable and sustainable materials in several applications. BT - Composites from Renewable and Sustainable Materials SP - Ch. 8 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/65265 DO - 10.5772/65265 SN - 978-953-51-2794-9 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-09-23 ER -