Plastics & polymers technology

Processability of Polymeric Composites
by Anup K. Ghosh ~ Hardback

This textbook covers the processing of advanced composites and their various technologies, with special emphasis on the distinct characteristics of processability. The book covers the impact of different processing techniques on the performance and characteristics of the final product. Written with ...

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Polymers from Fossil and Renewable Resources
by Francesco Ciardelli ~ Hardback

The book describes the development and commercialization of materials with viscoelastic properties, placing particular emphasis on the scientific and technological differences between plastics and bioplastics. The authors explain how to handle each of the two types of materials and determine the com...

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$190.00
Chromatography of Polymers
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Covers current developments in sedimentation and thermal field flow fractionation for particle size analysis, and characterization of polymer molecular-weight distribution. Presents fundamental studies on critical conditions in liquid chromatography, single-parameter approach to universal SEC calibr...

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Polymers in Sensors
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Covering the latest developments, this book examines applications of polymers in sensing technology and looks at a wide variety of sensor applications, including biomedical sensors, gas sensing in process industries, and fiber optic senses.

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Unique Properties of Polymers & Composites
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This is the second volume in this series which is devoted to the memory of World Renowned Scientist professor Rusanov Alexander L'vovich. The authors have highlighted in this volume the information about synthesis and properties of some heterochain polymers; polymer chain containing alternating phth...

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Peptide Chemistry
by Miklos Bodanszky ~ Paperback / softback

A continued interest in Peptide Chemistry prompted the revision of the first edition of this book. This provided an opportunity to update several details. I am grateful to colleagues who were kind enough to inform me of errors, typographical and other, they had discovered in the first edi- tion. The...

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Szycher's Handbook of Polyurethanes
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A practical handbook rather than merely a chemistry reference, Szycher's Handbook of Polyurethanes, Second Edition offers an easy-to-follow compilation of crucial new information on polyurethane technology, which is irreplaceable in a wide range of applications. This new edition of a bestseller is a...

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Law, Morality, and International Armed Intervention
by Mourtada Deme ~ Paperback / softback

International law is often manipulated in the debate about humanitarian intervention. The Liberian case provides an opportunity to challenge the UN and The Economic Community of West African States' (ECOWAS') new approach. ECOWAS and the UN's justifications for moving away from the current norms are...

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Developments in Plastics Technology-4
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Because of the sheer size and scope of the plastics industry, the title Developments in Plastics Technology now covers an incredibly wide range of subjects or topics. No single volume can survey the whole field in any depth and what follows is, therefore, a series of chapters on selected topics. The...

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Discourse Adjectives
by Gina Taranto ~ Paperback / softback

First published in 2006. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Theories and Mechanism of Phase Transitions, Heterophase...
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Table of ContentsConventional and living carbocationic polymerizations united. I. A comprehensive model and new diagnostic method to probe the mechanism of homopolymerizations.- Heterophase polymerizations: A physical and kinetic comparison and categorization.- Bases of the axiomatic theory of addit...

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Introduction to Polymer Physics
by M. Doi ~ Paperback / softback

A polymer is a very large molecule consisting of many atoms covalently bonded like a chain. Polymers take a random coil conformation in solution and entangle each other when the polymer concentration is high. The unique structure gives unique physical properties to polymer solutions. This book is an...

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The Physics of Polymers
by Gert R Strobl ~ Hardback

The Physics of Polymers presents the elements of this important segment of material science, focusing on concepts above experimental techniques and theoretical methods. Written for graduate students of physics, material science and chemical engineering and for researchers working with polymers in ac...

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Laser Sintering with Plastics
by Manfred Schmid ~ Hardback

Laser Sintering (LS) with plastics is one of the most promising additive manufacturing technologies: it is currently regarded as the process most likely in the future to permanently cross the border between prototyping and the production of functional parts. This step is challenging because it means...

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Optically Active Polymers
by Pradip Kumar Dutta ~ Paperback / softback

This book presents a systematic study of the synthesis of optically active polymers, discussing in detail the syntheses of three different types of optically active polymers from helical polymers, dendronized polymers and other types of polymeric compounds. It also explains the syntheses of opticall...

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HPLC of Polymers
by Harald Pasch ~ Paperback / softback

Polymers are mainly characterized by molar mass, chemical composition, functionality and architecture. The determination of the complex structure of polymers by chromatographic and spectroscopic methods is one of the major concerns of polymer analysis and characterization. This lab manual describes ...

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Multidimensional Solid-State NMR and Polymers
by Klaus Schmidt-Rohr ~ Hardback

NMR spectroscopy is the most valuable and versatile analytical tool in chemistry. While excellent monographs exist on high-resolution NMR in liquids and solids, this is the first book to address multidimensional solid-state NMR. Multidimensional techniques enable researchers to obtain detailed infor...

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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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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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Prediction of Polymeric Membrane Separation and Purification...
by Alexander Anim-Mensah ~ Paperback / softback

This brief describes the development of a new model for realistically characterizing solution-diffusion transport mechanisms in polymeric membranes that are used for separation and purification of organic solvents. Polymeric membranes used in these environments, if not selected appropriately, underg...

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Fire-Resistant Geopolymers
by Les Vickers ~ Paperback / softback

The book covers the topic of geopolymers, in particular it highlights the relationship between structural differences as a result of variations during the geopolymer synthesis and its physical and chemical properties. In particular, the book describes the optimization of the thermal properties of ge...

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Field Theoretical Tools for Polymer and Particle Physics
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The book is written for advanced graduate students. The topics have been selected to present methods and models that have applications in both particle physics and polymer physics. The lectures may serve as a guide through more recent research activities and illustrate the applicability of joint met...

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Powder Coating Technology
by Charles I Hester ~ Hardback

An overview of powder coating technology. Many of the drawbacks previously associated with the use of dry powder coatings as an industrial finish have been eliminated. There are currently about 2,000 powder coating operations in the US and powder coating use in North America is increasing at a rate ...

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Fiberglass Reinforced Plastics
by Nicholas P Cheremisinoff ~ Hardback

This book has been prepared as a reference on manufacturing techniques and applications of fiberglass reinforced plastics. It provides discussion of properties, concepts and is written for the potential user to summarize advantages in usage. The book contains 9 chapters of discussion of relationship...

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Silicon and Silicones
by Eugene G Rochow ~ Paperback / softback

An Overview for the General Reader The fact that silicone rubber boots made those footprints on the moon, and that other silicone polymers made possible the construc- tion and functioning of space suits and space vehicles, has led to the general belief that silicones are very modem materials conjure...

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Polymer Synthesis
by Stanley Robert Sandler ~ Hardback

This revised and updated second edition of Polymer Syntheses, Volume I brings together useful preparative methods for polymers and resins by functional group type that are of interest to both academic and industrial researchers. Several new directions for polymerization procedures have been included...

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Photopolymerization
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This valuable reference examines the fundamental aspects of acrylate systems used in commercial photopolymerization, and investigates advanced analytical systems that characterize acrylate and non-acrylate systems. The new non-acrylate systems covered include free radical, cation, and charge-transfe...

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Polymer Matrix Syntactic Foams
by Nikhil Gupta ~ Hardback

Introduces readers to the far-reaching uses of polymer matrix syntactic foams for developing structures which require lightweight, but high mechanical, properties A cohesive introduction to polymer matrix syntactic foams, this book helps readers understand how the innovative use of porosity can he...

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Biomedical Applications Polymer Blends
Paperback / softback

Table of ContentsPolymers for Biomedical Applications: Improvement of the Interface Compatibility.- Poly(?-caprolactone) Blends.

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Advanced Separation Techniques for Polyolefins
by Harald Pasch ~ Paperback / softback

This Springer Laboratory volume introduces the reader to advanced techniques for the separation and fractionation of polyolefins. It includes detailed information on experimental protocols and procedures, addressing the experimental background of different polyolefin fractionation techniques in grea...

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Cambridge Solid State Science Series
by Vincent J. McBrierty ~ Paperback / softback

This book is an authoritative and comprehensive account of the principles and practice of NMR spectroscopy of solids as applied to polymeric materials to determine their structure and dynamics at a molecular level. NMR spectroscopy has been applied to the characterization of polymers in solid state ...

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Crystallization of Polymers: Volume 2
by Leo Mandelkern ~ Paperback / softback

In Crystallization of Polymers, 2nd Edition, Leo Mandelkern provides a self-contained, comprehensive, and up-to-date treatment of polymer crystallization. Volume 2 of this edition provides an authoritative account of the kinetics and mechanisms of polymer crystallization, building from the equilibri...

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Nano- and Micro-Mechanics of Soft Condensed Matter
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Enables readers to understand how contact mechanics techniques are used to establish the material properties of soft condensed matter The application of contact mechanics methods to soft condensed matter, such as polymers and soft biological materials, is the main focus of this book. By understan...

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Developments in Reinforced Plastics-4
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One of the most interesting developments in composite materials technology during the past decade has been the attempt to displace thermosetting resins from their position as the natural matrix in 'advanced' composites for sUl;h fields as aerospace. Dr McMahon gives some indication of the nature of ...

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Developments in Polymer Characterisation-3
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Trends in Colloid and Interface Science XV
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The 14th Conference of the European Colloid and Interface Society (ECIS 2000) was held in September 2000, in Patras, GREECE. Researchers from the academia and the industrial sector met and presented research work divided in nine thematic sections: molecular interactions in thin films, polymer-surfac...

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Plastics and the Environment
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Plastic has become a ubiquitous part of modern life. A cheap, lightweight material, it is used in everything from food packaging to consumer electronics and microbeads in cosmetic products. However, we are becoming increasingly aware of the problems our reliance on plastic is causing in the environm...

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Optical Properties of Functional Polymers and Nano Engineering...
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Optical Properties of Functional Polymers and Nano Engineering Applications provides a basic introduction to the optical properties of polymers, as well as a systematic overview of the latest developments in their nano engineering applications. Covering an increasingly important class of materials r...

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Formulating Plastics and Elastomers by Computer
by Ralph D. Hermansen ~ Hardback

This unique book combines expert knowledge of plastic and elastomer formulating processes with computer programming to create novel software tools for the formulation. Pascal language is used to build powerful data structures and to write clear, understandable code. The programs provided in the book...

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Inherently Conducting Polymers
by M. Aldissi ~ Hardback

Prepared as an account of work sponsored by the US Dept. of Energy. Details work being done to develop a fully stable, highly conductive polymer. Possible uses of such a polymer are described as are the conditions for successful application and the relative advantages and disadvantages of currently ...

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