Principles of polymer systems / Ferdinand Rodríguez... [y otros].Publisher: New York : Taylor & Francis Group, ©2003Edition: 5th edDescription: xiv, 760 páginas : ilustraciones ; 24 cmContent type: texto Media type: no mediado Carrier type: volumenISBN: 1560329394Subject(s): Polímeros | Polímeros -- FormaciónDDC classification: 668.9
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The Fifth Edition of Principles of Polymer Systemshas been completely revised and updated. The chemical engineering perspective has been retained and strengthened, and the broad applications of polymers in chemistry and materials science have been addressed. The theoretical basis for various topics has been deepened and strengthened and several new topics are addressed. These changes reflect the rapidly growing recognition by all scientists and engineers of the role polymers play in industry. Electronics and medicine are representative areas that require more than a passing knowledge of macromolecular principles. Both areas receive attention in this edition. The end-of-chapter problems in the book have been completely replaced with the new problems. A solutions manual will be available to qualified instructors.
Include appendices and index. -- Appendices 1. List of symbols. -- 2. Typical properties of polymers used for molding and extrusion. -- 3. Typical properties reported for some commercial textile fibers. -- 4. Major markets for selected plastics and rubber.
Basic structures of polymers. -- Physical staties and transitions. -- Polymer formation. -- Polymerization processes. -- The molecular weight of ´polymers. -- Viscous flow. -- Mechanical properties at small deformations. -- Degradation and stabilization of polymer systems. -- Carbon chain polymers. -- Analysis and identification of polymers.
The Fifth Edition of Principles of Polymer Systems has been completely revised and updated. The chemical engineering perspective has been retained and strengthened, and the broad applications of polymers in chemistry and materials science have been addressed. The theoretical basis for various topics has been deepened and strengthened and several new topics are addressed. These changes reflect the rapidly growing recognition by all scientists and engineers of the role polymers play in industry. Electronics and medicine are representative areas that require more than a passing knowledge of macromolecular principles. Both areas receive attention in this edition. The end-of-chapter problems in the book have been completely replaced with the new problems. A solutions manual will be available to qualified instructors.
Table of contents provided by Syndetics
- 1 Introduction
- 2 Basic Structures of Polymers
- 3 Physical States and Transitions
- 4 Polymer Formation
- 5 Polymerization Processes
- 6 The Molecular Weight of Polymers
- 7 Viscous Flow
- 8 Mechanical Properties at Small Deformations
- 9 Ultimate Properties
- 10 Some General Properties of Polymer Systems
- 11 Degradation and Stabilization of Polymer Systems
- 12 Fabrication Processes
- 13 Extrusion and Molding
- 14 Recycling and Resource Recovery
- 15 Carbon Chain Molecules
- 16 Heterochain Polymers
- 17 Analysis and Identification of Polymers
- Appendix 1 List of Symbols
- Appendix 2 Harmonic motion of a Maxwell model
- Appendix 3 Selected properties of polymer systems
- Appendix 4 Major markets for selected plastics and rubber
Reviews provided by Syndetics
CHOICE ReviewThis new edition (1st ed., CH, Oct'70; 4th ed., 1996) of this classic and highly affordable volume deserves a place in any university or corporate library whose users study, research, fabricate, or test polymers. This edition introduces some entirely new sections devoted to polymers used in microelectronics and in medicine, strengthening the theoretical foundations of the subjects covered. Several chapters have been updated and expanded. Some of these sections treat conformations of single chains in solution, transitions in pure polymers, block copolymers, and gels, normal stress differences in shear, phase separations of mixtures, rheometry, and extrusion and molding. The book provides a nice balance between an explanation of fundamentals, solution and solid state properties, processing and methods of characterization, and, since topics covered also include uses, stabilization, degradation, and recycling. Throughout, the book maintains a focus on industrial polymers and effectively covers the entire life cycle of modern polymer materials. Appendixes, particularly valuable for graduate students, not only list the typical properties reported for some major industrial polymers used for molding extrusion or fiber making, but also provide ASTM test methods used. ^BSumming Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals. P. G. Heiden Michigan Technological University
Author notes provided by SyndeticsFerdinand Rodriguez is Professor Emeritus, Cornell University. He has been a Professor of Chemical Engineering at Cornell University for over 40 years. He also has seven years experience in the polymer industry. He received his B.S. and M.S degrees from Case Institute of Technology and his Ph.D from Cornell, all in Chemical Engineering.
Claude Cohen is Professor of Chemical Engineering at Cornell University. He received his B.S. from American University in Cairo and his Ph.D from Princeton University in Chemistry. He was a Katzir-Katchalsky Fellow in the Polymers Department at the Weizmann Institute in Israel and a research associate in chemical engineering at Caltech before joining Cornell in 1977.
Christopher Ober is Francis Norwood Bard Professor of Materials Engineering and Director Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Cornell University. His research insterests include the synthesis, processing and characterization of functional polymers. Of special interest are systems which undergo self-organization/assembly including liquid crystalline polymers and block copolymers.
Lynden Archer is an Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering at Cornell. He received his B.Sc in Chemical Engineering (Polymer Science) from the University of Southern California and his Ph.D in Chemical Engineering from Stanford University. Prior to joining Cornell he has held positions at Texas A&M University and AT&T Bell Laboratories.