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The use of pineapple leaf fibers (PALFs) as reinforcements in composites
(Biofiber Reinforcements in Composite Materials, 2014-09-05) [Capítulo de livro]
Pineapple leaf fibers (PALFs) can be utilized as fabrics for textile materials and in the manufacture of yarns and handicrafts in many countries. The excellent mechanical properties and environmentally sustainable ...
Curaua fibers - The queen of the fibers
(Natural Fibers: Properties, Mechanical Behavior, Functionalization and Applications, 2017-01-01) [Capítulo de livro]
Nowadays, the usage of natural resources is under worldwide growing interest. From this perspective, different renewable sources have been studied to replace man-made polymers or even improve the properties of current ...
Geotechnology applied to estimate soil loss by water erosion
(Soil Management: Technological Systems, Practices and Ecological Implications, 2015-01-01) [Capítulo de livro]
Water erosion is a major environmental problem that may compromise agricultural areas and the volume of water in a watershed. This paper presents the estimated soil loss in a watershed using Equation Revised Universal Soil ...