A completely new edition of this standard reference work. Entirely rewritten and expanded to reflect major changes in polymer and plastics techology over the past 20 years, the 19-volume encyclopedia provides articles on materials, processing, applications and engineering methods, c ontributed by more than 1,000 distinguished experts in the field. The Second Edition features more than 100 new subjects and a 50% increase in engineering and processing coverage. Interim indexes appear after every fourth volume.
Table of Contents
Collagen; Colloids; Colorants; Compatibility; Composites; Composites, Fabrication; Composites, Testing; Composition Board; Compounding; Compression and Transfer Molding; Condensation Polymerization; Conformation and Configuration; Constitutive Relations; Contact Lenses; Containers; Coordinate Polymerization; Coordination Polymers; Copolymerization; Copolymers, Alternating; Cost Analyses; Cotton; Coupling Agents; Crazing; Creep; Critical Phenomena; Cross-Linking; Cross-Linking, Reversible; Cryogenic Properties; Crystalline Polymers; Crystallinity Determination; Crystallization Kinetics; Curing; Cyclic Imino Ethers, Polymerization; Cyclopentadiene Polymers; Cyclopolymerization; Decorating; Defects.