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Dynamics of Polymeric Liquids, Volume 1
by R.Byron Bird ~ Hardback

Dynamics of Polymeric Liquids, Second Edition Volume 2: Kinetic Theory R. Byron Bird, Charles F. Curtiss, Robert C. Armstrong and Ole Hassager Volume Two deals with the molecular aspects of polymer rheology and fluid dynamics. It is the only book currently available dealing with kinetic theory and i...

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Dynamic Loading and Characterization of Fiber-Reinforced Composites
by Robert L. Sierakowski ~ Hardback

Emphasizing polymer based fiber-reinforced composites, this book is designed to provide readers with a significant understanding of the complexities involved in characterizing dynamic events and the corresponding response of advanced fiber composite materials and structures. These elements include d...

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Fire and Polymers

As the focus of fire research shifts from improvements in flame extinguishing to the development of fire-retardant and fire-resistant materials, polymers are playing an increasingly important role. This new volume provides an examination of this important research. Among the topics covered in its 34...

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Chemistry and Technology of Isocyanates
by Henri Ulrich ~ Hardback

Chemistry and Technology of Isocyanates is a comprehensive book on isocyanate chemistry and technology. It highlights the industrial applications of diisocyanates in the manufacture of flexible and rigid foams, elastomers, coatings and adhesives; discusses ionomers used in water-based coatings, poly...

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Manufacturing of Polymer Composites
by B. Tomas Astrom ~ Paperback / softback

The potential application areas for polymer composites are vast. While techniques and methodologies for composites design are relatively well established, the knowledge and understanding of post-design issues lag far behind. This leads to designs and eventually composites with disappointing properti...

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Polymer Synthesis
by Stanley Robert Sandler ~ Hardback

This volume, which completes the Second Edition of this widely respected three-volume set, continues the tradition of providing detailed and concise laboratory instructions for the preparation of organic and inorganic polymers. Updates are provided on the preparation of various types of polymers inc...

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Advanced Composite Materials
by Louis A. Pilato ~ Hardback

Advanced composite materials or high performance polymer composites are an unusual class of materials that possess a combination of high strength and modulus and are substantially superior to structural metals and alloys on an equal weight basis. This study provides an overview of the key components...

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Biodegradable and Biobased Polymers for Environmental and Biomedical...
by Susheel Kalia ~ Hardback

This volume incorporates 13 contributions from renowned experts from the relevant research fields that are related biodegradable and biobased polymers and their environmental and biomedical applications. Specifically, the book highlights: Developments in polyhydroxyalkanoates applicatio...

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Bio-Based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites
by Samy Madbouly ~ Hardback

Bio-based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites provides engineers and materials scientists a useful framework to help take advantage of the latest research conducted in this rapidly advancing field-enabling them to develop and commercialize their own products quickly and more successfully. Plant oil...

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Understanding Plastics Rheology
by Natalie Rudolph ~ Hardback

This book is designed to provide a background in polymer rheology to both engineering students and practicing engineers. It is written at an intermediate level with sufficient technical information and practical examples to enable the reader to understand the interesting and complex rheological beha...

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An Introduction to Conjugated Polymers
by Parveen Saini ~ Hardback

Since their discovery in 1977, the evolution of conducting polymers has revolutionized modern science and technology. These polymers enjoy a special status in the area of materials science yet they are not as popular among young readers or common people when compared to other materials like metals, ...

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Flame Retardants

This book summarizes comprehensively many recent technical research accomplishments in the area of flame retardant research. It presents mainly flame retardant studies of polymer blends, composites and nano composites such as rubber, thermosets and thermoplastics. This book discusses different types...

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Electric Phenomena in Polymer Science
by Ann-Christine Albertsson ~ Paperback / softback

Table of ContentsFeasibility of polymer film coatings through electroinitiated polymerization in aqueous medium.- Electroinitiated polymerization on electrodes.- Molecular aspects of multiple dielectric relaxation processes in solid polymers.- The nature and application of electrical phenomena in po...

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Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate) Based Blends, Composites and...

Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate) (PET) is an industrially important material which is not treated specifically in any other book. Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate) Based Blends, Composites and Nanocomposites fills this gap and systematically guides the reader through all aspects of PET and its blends, co...

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Starch Polymers

This book focuses on starch polymers including starch genetics, biotechnological and chemical modification, nanostructures, processing, characterization, properties and applications. This books topic is in a cutting edge and emerging technology area of biomaterials, nanomaterials and renewable mater...

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Polymer Extrusion
by Chris Rauwendaal ~ Hardback

Initially published ""to bridge the gap between theory and practice in extrusion"", this fifth edition of Polymer Extrusion continues to serve the practicing polymer engineer and chemist, providing the theoretical and the practical tools for successful extrusion operations. In its revised and expand...

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Advanced Rubber Composites
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Morphology-Property Relationship in Rubber-Based Nanocomposites: Some Recent Developments, by A. K. Bhowmick, M. Bhattacharya, S. Mitra, K. Dinesh Kumar, P. K. Maji, A. Choudhury, J. J. George and G. C. Basak; * Rubber-Clay Nanocomposites: Some Recent Results, by Amit Das, De-Yi Wang, Klaus Werner S...

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Recent Advances in Anionic Polymerization
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Over the years the field of anionic polymerization has attracted numerous outstanding scientists, and today it still is being pursued by many researchers all over the world. The exciting discovery of termination-less polymerization processes and living polymers culminating in the development of narr...

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Solar Energy-Phase Transfer Catalysis-Transport Processes
Paperback / softback

Table of ContentsSolar energy conversion by functional polymers.- Polymer-supported phase transfer catalysts: Reaction mechanisms.- Rapid polymer transport in concentrated solutions.

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Handbook of Polymer Synthesis, Characterization, and Processing
by Enrique Saldivar-Guerra ~ Hardback

Covering a broad range of polymer science topics, Handbook of Polymer Synthesis, Characterization, and Processing provides polymer industry professionals and researchers in polymer science and technology with a single, comprehensive handbook summarizing all aspects involved in the polymer production...

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Simple Methods for Identification of Plastics
by Dietrich Braun ~ Hardback

Processors and users of plastics often need to determine the chemical nature of a plastics specimen. This highly practical and useful manual, now in a fifth revised and supplemented edition, will enable you to determine the class of plastic of a particular specimen. No extensive knowledge of chemist...

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Handbook of Polymernanocomposites. Processing, Performance and...

Volume A of Handbook of Polymer Nanocomposites deals with Layered Silicates. In some 20 chapters the preparation, architecture, characterisation, properties and application of polymer nanocomposites are discussed by experts in their respective fields

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Polymers for Packaging Applications

This book focuses on food, non-food, and industrial packaging applications of polymers, blends, nanostructured materials, macro, micro and nanocomposites, and renewable and biodegradable materials. It details physical, thermal, and barrier properties as well as sustainability, recycling, and regulat...

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Bio-synthetic Polymer Conjugates

Polypeptide-Polymer Conjugates, by Henning Menzel Chemical Strategies for the Synthesis of Protein-Polymer Conjugates, by Bjoern Jung and Patrick Theato Glycopolymer Conjugates, by Ahmed M. Eissa and Neil R. Cameron DNA-Polymer Conjugates: From Synthesis, Through Complex Formation and Self-assembly ...

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Environmentally Friendly Polymer Nanocomposites
by Suprakas Sinha Ray ~ Hardback

Concerns about global warming and the depletion of oil reserves have led to significant research into more sustainable composite materials made from natural materials. Recently, research has focussed on the development of nanoscale reinforcements for this new group of composites, significantly impro...

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Mold-Making Handbook
by Mennig G Unter ~ Hardback

The Mold-Making Handbook has proven to be an essential resource for the plastics engineer who handles the design and construction of tools for different processing methods, from injection molding and blow molding, to prototyping tools, including their computer-aided design. The present edition has ...

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Polymer Micro- and Nanografting
by Celestino Padeste ~ Paperback / softback

Polymers have proven to be very suitable materials for topographic structuring, in particular in nanoreplication processes. Micro- and Nanografting strategies address the possibility for the formation of chemical patterns and structures on or in polymeric substrates using relatively simple processes...

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Permeability Properties of Plastics and Elastomers
by Laurence W McKeen ~ Hardback

Permeability Properties of Plastics and Elastomers, Fourth Edition provides a comprehensive collection of graphical multipoint and tabular data covering the permeation of liquids, vapors, and gases through plastic or polymeric materials, such as films, membranes, and containers. This updated edit...

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Active Coatings for Smart Textiles
by Jinlian Hu ~ Hardback

Active Coatings for Smart Textiles presents the latest information on active materials and their application to textiles in the form of coatings and finishes for the purpose of improving performance and creating active functional effects. This important book provides detailed coverage of smart coati...

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Novel Applications in Polymers and Waste Management

This book focuses on exciting new research in polymer science. The first section of the book deals with new advancements in polymer technology, which includes polymers that are responsible for progress in the field of energy, electronics, and medical sciences. It focuses on the most promising polyme...

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Non-Crimp Fabric Composites
Paperback / softback

Non-crimp fabric (NCF) composites are reinforced with mats of straight (non-crimped) fibres, giving them such advantages as strength, ease of handling and low manufacturing costs. Non-crimp fabric composites provides a comprehensive review of the use of NCF composites, their manufacture and applicat...

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Polyelectrolytes with Defined Molecular Architecture I

The two volumes 165 and 166 Polyelectrolytes with Defined Molecular Architecture summarize recent progress in the field. The subjects comprise novel polyelectrolyte architectures including planar, cylindrical and spherical polyelectrolyte brushes as well as micelle, complex and membrane formation. S...

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Fatigue and Tribological Properties of Plastics and Elastomers
by Laurence W McKeen ~ Hardback

Part of a series of data-rich handbooks within the Plastics Design Library, Fatigue and Tribological Properties of Plastics and Elastomers provides a comprehensive collection of graphical multipoint data and tabular data covering the fatigue and tribological performance of plastics. The handbook ...

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Spectroscopy of Polymer Nanocomposites
by Sabu Thomas ~ Hardback

Spectroscopy of Polymer Nanocomposites covers all aspects of the spectroscopic characterization of polymer nanocomposites. More than 25 spectroscopy characterization techniques - almost all used in materials science - are treated in the book, with discussion of their potentialities and limitations. ...

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Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials

Advances in Polyurethane Biomaterials brings together a thorough review of advances in the properties and applications of polyurethanes for biomedical applications. The first set of chapters in the book provides an important overview of the fundamentals of this material with chapters on properties a...

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Dendrimers in Medical Science
by Zahoor Ahmad Parry ~ Hardback

This valuable new book offers a new perspective on dendrimers that bridges the gap between basic research and applied nanomedicine. It explores the ultimate effectiveness of dendrimers in theranostics, a promising field that combines therapeutics and diagnostics into single multifunctional formulati...

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Liquid Moulding Technologies
by C.D. Rudd ~ Hardback

Liquid moulding technologies such as RTM and SRIM are increasingly used for manufacturing composites in a variety of industries. Most interest stems from the automotive industry in the continuing search for weight savings, manufacturing economies and vehicle refinement. Liquid Moulding Technologies...

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Regenerated Cellulose Fibres

This is a comprehensive work by industrial and academic specialists proving up-to-date information on the chemistry, physics, process technology, applications and markets for man-made cellulosic fibres. It covers the properties and applications of viscose rayon, cupprammonium rayon and the new solve...

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Handbook of Poylmer-Liquid Interaction Parameters and Solubility...
by Allan F M Barton ~ Hardback

Now available for the first time, this valuable reference presents polymer solubility parameters and various polymer-liquid interaction parameters in an easy-to-use form. It critically evaluates and comprehensively compiles data from original sources. It presents these quantities polymer-by-polymer,...

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Conducting Polymer Composites

Nanocomposites generated using conducting polymers as well as conducting fillers have emerged as materials of high relevance owing to superior electrical, mechanical and thermal properties, which enable their use for a large variety of commercial applications. Recent advancements towards the expansi...

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