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Plastics & polymers technology books

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Recently Published

Fundamentals of Polymer Science for Engineers by Stoyko Fakirov Fundamentals of Polymer Science for Engineers

Filling a gap in the market, this textbook provides a concise, yet thorough introduction to polymer science for advanced engineering students and practitioners, focusing on the chemical, physical and materials science aspects that are most relevant for engineering applications.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/09/2017

Thermosets Structure, Properties, and Applications by Qipeng (Deakin University, Australia) Guo Thermosets Structure, Properties, and Applications
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Thermosets: Structure, Properties and Applications, Second Edition, reviews both factors affecting thermoset properties and how this understanding can be used to engineer thermosets for particular uses. The book builds on, and updates, the existing review of mechanical and thermal properties,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Polylactide Foams Fundamentals, Manufacturing, and Applications by Mohammadreza (Assistant Professor, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering Department, Istanbul Technical University, Tu Nofar Polylactide Foams Fundamentals, Manufacturing, and Applications
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Polylactide Foams: Fundamentals, Manufacturing, and Applications provides an introduction to the fundamental science behind plastic foams, polylactic acid) and polylactide foaming, giving designers tactics to replace traditional resins with sustainable and biodegradable materials. The book then delves deeper into the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/09/2017

Crystallization in Multiphase Polymer Systems by Thomas Crystallization in Multiphase Polymer Systems

Crystallization in Multiphase Polymer Systems is the first book that explains in depth the crystallization behavior of multiphase polymer systems. Polymeric structures are more complex in nature than other material structures due to their significant structural disorder. Most of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/09/2017

Responsive Polymer Surfaces Dynamics in Surface Topography by Danqing Liu Responsive Polymer Surfaces Dynamics in Surface Topography

Adopting an integrated approach, this book covers experiments, theory, and emerging applications. It addresses a number of materials and includes a discussion of various applications.
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/09/2017

Biodegradable and Biocompatible Polymer Composites Processing, Properties and Applications by Navinchandra (Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of Mumbai, Santacruz, India) Shimpi Biodegradable and Biocompatible Polymer Composites Processing, Properties and Applications
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Biodegradable and Biocompatible Polymer Composites: Processing, Properties and Applications begins by discussing the current state-of-the-art, new challenges and opportunities for various biodegradable and biocompatible polymer composite systems. Interfacial characterization of composites and the structure-property relationships in various composite systems are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Service Life Prediction of Polymers and Plastics Exposed to Outdoor Weathering by Christopher C. (Research Chemist, Polymeric Materials Group, USA's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) White Service Life Prediction of Polymers and Plastics Exposed to Outdoor Weathering
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Service Life Prediction of Polymers and Plastics Exposed to Outdoor Weathering discusses plastics and polymers and their unique applications, from sealants used in construction, to polymer composites used in planes. While these materials are important enablers for advanced technologies, exposure...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Biopolymer Grafting: Synthesis and Properties by Vijay Kumar Thakur Biopolymer Grafting: Synthesis and Properties

Biopolymer Grafting: Synthesis & Properties? presents the latest research and developments in fundamental of synthesis and properties of biopolymer-based graft copolymers. The book presents a broad overview of the biopolymer grafting process, along with trends in the field. It also...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Biopolymer Grafting: Applications by Vijay Kumar Thakur Biopolymer Grafting: Applications

Biopolymer Grafting: Applications? presents the latest research and developments in the practical application of these methods in industry, both to enable polymer scientists and engineers to keep up with the latest research trends, as well as to propose ideas for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Durability and Reliability of Polymers and Other Materials in Photovoltaic Modules by Hsinjin (President of Pioneer Scientific Solutions, LLC, Illinois, USA) Yang Durability and Reliability of Polymers and Other Materials in Photovoltaic Modules
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Durability and Reliability of Polymers and Other Materials in Photovoltaic Modules describes the durability and reliability behavior of polymers used in Si-photovoltaic modules and systems, particularly in terms of physical aging and degradation process/mechanisms, characterization methods, accelerated exposure chamber and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Applications of Plastics Under-the-Hood in Automotives by Sassan (International Automotive Components) Tarahomi Applications of Plastics Under-the-Hood in Automotives

Applications of Plastics Under-the-Hood in Automotives provides information and guidance on the use of plastics in under-hood applications in the automotive industry, covering plastics materials, applications and processes utilized in the manufacture of automobile components. Plastics material and processing are...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/09/2017

Handbook of Industrial Polyethylene Technology by Mark A. Spalding Handbook of Industrial Polyethylene Technology

This handbook provides an exhaustive description of polyethylene. The 50+ chapters are written by some of the most experienced and prominent authors in the field, providing a truly unique view of polyethylene. The book starts with a historical discussion on...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2017

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Reactive Extrusion Principles and Applications by Gunter Beyer, Christian Hopmann Reactive Extrusion Principles and Applications
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This first comprehensive overview of reactive extrusion technology for over a decade combines the views of contributors from both academia and industry who share their experiences and highlight possible applications and markets.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Polymer Melt Fracture by Rudy Koopmans, Jaap Den Doelder, Jaap Molenaar Polymer Melt Fracture
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The continually growing plastics market consists of more than 250 million tons of product annually, making the recurring problem of polymer melt fracture an acute issue in the extrusion of these materials. Presenting a pictorial library of the different forms...
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/10/2017

Polymeric Foams Structure-Property-Performance A Design Guide by Bernard (Research Scientist, Core R&D Material Science and Engineering Group, The Dow Chemical Company) Obi Polymeric Foams Structure-Property-Performance A Design Guide
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Polymeric Foams Structure-Property-Performance: A Design Guide is a response to the design challenges faced by engineers in a growing market with evolving standards, new regulations and an ever-increasing variety of application types for polymeric foam. Bernard Obi, an author with...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Technology and Applications of Polymers Derived from Biomass by Syed Ali (Principal at Ashter Consultancy LLC., Massachusetts, USA) Ashter Technology and Applications of Polymers Derived from Biomass
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Technology and Applications of Polymers Derived from Biomass provides information on the range of different possible routes from biomass to polymeric materials, discusses the value and limitations of using biomass in material applications, and compares petrochemical-derived polymers with bio-based polymers....
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Transport Properties of Polymeric Membranes by Sabu (Director, International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University Thomas Transport Properties of Polymeric Membranes
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Transport Properties of Polymeric Membranes is an edited collection of papers that covers, in depth, many of the recent technical research accomplishments in transport characteristics through polymers and their applications. Using the transport through polymer membranes method leads to high...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Reactive Polymers: Fundamentals and Applications A Concise Guide to Industrial Polymers by Johannes Karl (Professor of Macromolecular Chemistry, Montanuniversitat Leoben, Austria) Fink Reactive Polymers: Fundamentals and Applications A Concise Guide to Industrial Polymers
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The use of reactive polymers enables manufacturers to make chemical changes at a late stage in the production process-these in turn cause changes in performance and properties. Material selection and control of the reaction are essential to achieve optimal performance....
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Polymer Nanocomposites for Electromagnetic Interference Shielding by Veena Choudhary, Bhanu Pratap Singh Polymer Nanocomposites for Electromagnetic Interference Shielding
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Polymer Nanocomposites for Electromagnetic Interference Shielding is the first reference to cover the different carbon nanomaterial-based polymer systems for EMI shielding, enabling the development of these novel conductive polymers and their application in a range of EMI shielding contexts, such...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2017

Plasticizers Derived from Post-consumer PET Research Trends and Potential Applications by Ewa (Institute for Engineering of Polymer Materials and Dyes) Langer, Krzysztof (Institute for Engineering of Polymer M Bortel Plasticizers Derived from Post-consumer PET Research Trends and Potential Applications
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Plasticizers Derived from Post-Consumer PET: Research Trends and Potential Applications presents a roadmap to the successful use of post-consumer PET to obtain plasticizers for later use, a proposal which presents both economic and sustainability advantages. Based on the results of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Other books in this genre

Fluoropolymer Applications in the Chemical Processing Industries The Definitive User's Guide and Handbook by Sina (Fluoroconsultants Group, Chadds Ford, PA, USA) Ebnesajjad, Pradip R. (DuPont Engineering Technology, Delaware, Khaladkar Fluoropolymer Applications in the Chemical Processing Industries The Definitive User's Guide and Handbook
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Fluoropolymer Applications in Chemical Processing Industries: The Definitive User's Guide and Handbook, Second Edition, contains the most extensive collection of data and information on fluoropolymer applications in chemical processing industries. Because of their superior properties, fluoropolymers have been rapidly replacing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Engineering with Polymers, 2nd Edition by P. C. Powell Engineering with Polymers, 2nd Edition

Plastics and rubber materials, or polymers, are increasingly the first choice of engineers when reliable, cost-effective performance and safety are essential. The volume of polymers used in the Western economy now exceeds that of metals, which requires today's engineering students...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Cationic Polymerizations Guide. Vol 1. Non-living Polymerization of Olefins by Stewart Lewis Cationic Polymerizations Guide. Vol 1. Non-living Polymerization of Olefins

This book is the first of a series providing a comprehensive resource on cationic polymerization. All three volumes are written in a manner that is easy to comprehend, even by undergraduate college students, and are designed to help the reader...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/07/2017

Algae Based Polymers, Blends, and Composites Chemistry, Biotechnology and Materials Science by Khalid Mahmod Zia, Mohammad Zuber, Ali Algae Based Polymers, Blends, and Composites Chemistry, Biotechnology and Materials Science
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Algae Based Polymers, Blends, and Composites: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Material Sciences offers considerable detail on the origin of algae, extraction of useful metabolites and major compounds from algal bio-mass, and the production and future prospects of sustainable polymers derived from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/06/2017

Micro and Nano Fibrillar Composites (MFCs and NFCs) from Polymer Blends by Sabu (Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India) Thomas Micro and Nano Fibrillar Composites (MFCs and NFCs) from Polymer Blends
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Micro and Nano Fibrillar Composites (MFCs and NFCs) from Polymer Blends is a comprehensive reference for researchers, students and scientists working in the field of plastics recycling and composites. The book aims to determine the influence of micro and nanofibrillar...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2017

Green Nanotechnology by Oleg Figovsky, Dmitry Beilin Green Nanotechnology
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Green nanotechnology has two goals: producing nanomaterials and products without harming the environment or human health, and producing nanoproducts that provide solutions to environmental problems. It uses existing principles of green chemistry and green engineering to make nanomaterials and nanoproducts...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Polyurethane Polymers: Blends and Interpenetrating Polymer Networks by Sabu Thomas, Januscz Datta, Haponiuk Jozef Polyurethane Polymers: Blends and Interpenetrating Polymer Networks
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Polyurethane Polymers: Blends and Interpenetrating Networks deals with almost all aspects of blends and IPNs formed by polyurethane, including the thermal, mechanical, morphological, and viscoelastic properties of each blend presented in the book. In addition, major applications related to these...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Chemical Engineering of Polymers Production of Functional and Flexible Materials by Omari V. Mukbaniani Chemical Engineering of Polymers Production of Functional and Flexible Materials

In this important volume, the structures and functions of these advanced polymer and composite systems are evaluated with respect to improved or novel performance, and the potential implications of those developments for the future of polymer-based composites and multifunctional materials...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Polyurethane Polymers: Composites and Nanocomposites by Thomas, A. Datta, B. Jozef Polyurethane Polymers: Composites and Nanocomposites
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Polyurethane Polymers: Composites and Nanocomposites concentrates on the composites and nanocomposites of polyurethane based materials. Polyurethane composites are a very important class of materials widely used in the biomedical and industrial field that offer numerous potential applications in many areas....
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/06/2017

Materials Selection for Natural Fiber Composites by Sapuan Salit, Faris M. Al, Faris M. Al-Oqla Materials Selection for Natural Fiber Composites
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Materials Selection for Natural Fiber Composites covers the use of various tools and techniques that can be applied for natural fiber composite selection to expand the sustainable design possibilities and support cleaner production requirements. These techniques include the analytical hierarchy...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2017

Biopolymer-Based Composites Drug Delivery and Biomedical Applications by Sougata Jana, Sabyasachi Maiti, Sougata Jana Biopolymer-Based Composites Drug Delivery and Biomedical Applications
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Biopolymer-Based Composites: Drug Delivery and Biomedical Applications presents a comprehensive review on recent developments in biopolymer-based composites and their use in drug delivery and biomedical applications. The information contained in this book is critical for the more efficient use of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/06/2017

Cellulose-Reinforced Nanofibre Composites Production, Properties and Applications by Khalil, Mohammad Jawaid, Sami Boufi Cellulose-Reinforced Nanofibre Composites Production, Properties and Applications
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Cellulose-Reinforced Nanofibre Composites: Production, Properties and Applications presents recent developments in, and applications of, nanocellulose as reinforcement in composite and nanocomposite materials. Written by leading experts, the book covers properties and applications of nanocellulose, including the production of nanocellulose from...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/06/2017

Seaweed Polysaccharides Isolation, Biological and Biomedical Applications by Jayachandran (Incheon National University) Venkatesan Seaweed Polysaccharides Isolation, Biological and Biomedical Applications

Seaweed Polysaccharides: Isolation, Biological, and Biomedical Applications examines the isolation and characterization of algal biopolymers, including a range of new biological and biomedical applications. In recent years, significant developments have been made in algae-based polymers (commonly called polysaccharides), and in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2017

Self-Healing Materials Principles and Technology by George (ChemTec Publishing, Ontario, Canada) Wypych Self-Healing Materials Principles and Technology
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Self-healing phenomenon, adapted from living things, was for a long time an interesting topic of discussion on the potential improvements of human-made products, but for quite a while it became applicable reality useful in many manufactured product. The book has...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/05/2017

Shape-Memory Polymer Device Design by David L. (Director of Basic Research at MedShape, Inc.) Safranski, Jack C. (Senior Vice President of Advanced Research Griffis Shape-Memory Polymer Device Design
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Shape-Memory Polymer Device Design discusses the latest shape-memory polymers and the ways they have started to transition out of the academic laboratory and into devices and commercial products. Safranski introduces the properties of shape-memory polymers and presents design principles for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/05/2017

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