Handbook of Polymer Synthesis

Author: Hans R. Kricheldorf

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824785147

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1808

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A relatively compact, but nonetheless comprehensive, review of the most important preparative methods for the synthesis and chemical modification of polymers. The contents are subdivided according to chemical structure of the polymer backbone. Complementary emphasis is on special properties and appl
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Handbook of Polymer Synthesis, Characterization, and Processing

Author: Enrique Saldivar-Guerra,Eduardo Vivaldo-Lima

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118480775

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 644

View: 4199

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 chain. The handbook focuses on industrially important polymers, analytical techniques, and formulation methods, with chapters covering step-growth, radical, and co-polymerization, crosslinking and grafting, reaction engineering, advanced technology applications, including conjugated, dendritic, and nanomaterial polymers and emulsions, and characterization methods, including spectroscopy, light scattering, and microscopy.
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Handbook of Polymers

Author: George Wypych

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1927885116

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 712

View: 7842

Handbook of Polymers, Second Edition, presents normalized, up-to-date polymer data in a consistent and easily referenceable layout. This new edition represents an update of the available data, including new values for many commercially available products, verification of existing data, and removal of older data where it is no longer useful. The book includes data on all major polymeric materials used by the plastics industry and all branches of the chemical industry, as well as specialty polymers used in the electronics, pharmaceutical, medical, and space fields. The entire scope of the data is divided into sections to make data comparison and search easy, including synthesis, physical, mechanical, and rheological properties, chemical resistance, toxicity and environmental impact, and more. The data enables engineers and materials scientists to solve practical problems, be that in applications, research and development, or legislation. The most current grades of materials have been selected to provide readers with information that is characteristic of currently available products. Includes practical data on the most widely used polymers for engineers and materials scientists in design, manufacture, and applications research Presents data on polymer synthesis, properties, chemical resistance, processing, and their related environmental impacts Provides a comprehensive update to the data, including new information and the verification of existing datasets
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Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers

Isolation, Synthesis, Characterization and Applications

Author: Andreas Lendlein,Adam Sisson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527324410

Category: Science

Page: 405

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A comprehensive overview of biodegradable polymers, covering everything from synthesis, characterization, and degradation mechanisms while also introducing useful applications, such as drug delivery systems and biomaterial-based regenerative therapies. An introductory section deals with such fundamentals as basic chemical reactions during degradation, the complexity of biological environments and experimental methods for monitoring degradation processes. The result is a reliable reference source for those wanting to learn more about this important class of polymer materials, as well as scientists in the field seeking a deeper insight.
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Handbook of Metathesis, Volume 3

Polymer Synthesis

Author: Robert H. Grubbs,Ezat Khosravi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527694072

Category: Science

Page: 530

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The second edition of the "go-to" reference in this field is completely updated and features more than 80% new content, with emphasis on new developments in the field, especially in industrial applications. No other book covers the topic in such a comprehensive manner and in such high quality. Edited by the Nobel laureate R. H. Grubbs and E. Khosravi, Volume 3 of the 3-volume work focusses on polymer synthesis. With a list of contributors that reads like a "Who's-Who" of metathesis, this is an indispensable one-stop reference for chemists in academia and industry. View the set here - http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-3527334246.html Other available volumes: Volume 1: Catalyst Development and Mechanism, Editors: R. H. Grubbs and A. G. Wenzel - http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-3527339485.html Volume 2: Applications in Organic Synthesis, Editors: R. H. Grubbs and D. J. O´Leary - http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-3527339493.html
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Handbook of Conducting Polymers, Second Edition,

Author: Terje A. Skotheim

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780824700508

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1120

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Discussing theory and transport, synthesis, processing, properties, and applications, this second edition of a standard resource covers advances in the field of electrically conducting polymers and contains more than 1500 drawings, photographs, tables, and equations. Maintaining the style of presentation and depth of coverage that made the first edition so popular, it contains the authoritative contributions of an interdisciplinary team of world-renowned experts encompassing the fields of chemistry, physics, materials science, and engineering. The Handbook of Conducting Polymers highlights progress, delineates improvements, and examines novel tools for polymer and materials scientists..
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Handbook of Organic Conductive Molecules and Polymers: Conductive polymers : synthesis and electrical properties

Author: Hari Singh Nalwa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

ISBN: 9780471965947

Category: Science

Page: 888

View: 2016

Conductive polymers--polymers that conduct electricity--have applications in telecommunications, electronics, materials science, chemistry and physics. The four self-contained volumes of this handbook thoroughly explore all aspects of conductive polymers including chemical and physical properties, technology and applications.
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A Handbook of Applied Biopolymer Technology

Synthesis, Degradation and Applications

Author: Sanjay Kumar Sharma,Ackmez Mudhoo,James H. Clark

Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN: 1849731519

Category: Science

Page: 482

View: 6810

Covers the latest research in green chemistry principles for new, environmentally friendly processes in the fields of engineering, science and technology.
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Handbook of Transition Metal Polymerization Catalysts

Author: Ray Hoff

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119242150

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 768

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Including recent advances and historically important catalysts, this book overviews methods for developing and applying polymerization catalysts – dealing with polymerization catalysts that afford commercially acceptable high yields of polymer with respect to catalyst mass or productivity. • Contains the valuable data needed to reproduce syntheses or use the catalyst for new applications • Offers a guide to the design and synthesis of catalysts, and their applications in synthesis of polymers • Includes the information essential for choosing the appropriate reactions to maximize yield of polymer synthesized • Presents new chapters on vanadium catalysts, Ziegler catalysts, laboratory homopolymerization, and copolymerization
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Handbook of Radical Polymerization

Author: Krzysztof Matyjaszewski,Thomas P. Davis

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471461571

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 936

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(Co)polymers prepared via free radical mechanism, together with polyolefins, comprise the largest portion of the commodity plastics industry and are also used for preparation of many specialty materials. Handbook of Radical Polymerization provides a concise source of information on mechanisms, synthetic techniques, and characterization methods and addresses future trends for polymers made by free radical intermediates. A one-stop, at-your-fingertips source of information for students, researchers, technologists, and industrial managers, the Handbook functions as a single reference of the conventional and controlled/living radical polymerization methods. Two expert editors collect and present historical background of the technique, basic information regarding various free radical polymerization systems, and state-of-the-art experimental techniques and industrial applications. Chapters written by internationally acclaimed experts in their respective fields include: Theory of Radical Reactions The Kinetics of Free Radical Polymerization Industrial Applications and Processes Nitroxide Mediated Living Radical Polymerization Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization Control of Free Radical Polymerization by Chain Transfer Methods Macromolecular Engineering by Controlled Radical Polymerization Guaranteed to have a long shelf life, the Handbook of Radical Polymerization promises to be an indispensable resource for chemists, chemical engineers, material scientists, and graduate students in the field, as well as a valuable addition to industrial, academic, and government libraries.
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Polymer Syntheses

Author: Stanley Sandler

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0323145272

Category: Science

Page: 582

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Polymer Syntheses, Volume I presents detailed laboratory instructions for the preparation of polymers by different functional group classes. This book provides the laboratory procedures for the preparation of polymers containing phosphorus in various oxidation states. Organized into 15 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of some selected preparative methods for carrying out the major methods of polymerization in the laboratory. This text then examines the synthesis of phosphonitrilic polymers. Other chapters consider the synthesis of peroxide and hydroperoxide free radical initiators. This book discusses as well the principles involved in the preparation of emulsion polymers, which are applicable to the preparation of polymers of a wide variety of vinyl monomers and many copolymerizations. The final chapter deals with the chemistry of organometallic and organometalloid peroxides. This book is a valuable resource for chemists involved in the designing of phosphorus polymers to meet fire retardant requirements of various products.
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Handbook of Polymers for Pharmaceutical Technologies, Biodegradable Polymers

Author: Vijay Kumar Thakur,Manju Kumari Thakur

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119041449

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 608

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Polymers are one of the most fascinating materials of the present era finding their applications in almost every aspects of life. Polymers are either directly available in nature or are chemically synthesized and used depending upon the targeted applications.Advances in polymer science and the introduction of new polymers have resulted in the significant development of polymers with unique properties. Different kinds of polymers have been and will be one of the key in several applications in many of the advanced pharmaceutical research being carried out over the globe. This 4-partset of books contains precisely referenced chapters, emphasizing different kinds of polymers with basic fundamentals and practicality for application in diverse pharmaceutical technologies. The volumes aim at explaining basics of polymers based materials from different resources and their chemistry along with practical applications which present a future direction in the pharmaceutical industry. Each volume offer deep insight into the subject being treated. Volume 1: Structure and Chemistry Volume 2: Processing and Applications Volume 3: Biodegradable Polymers Volume 4: Bioactive and Compatible Synthetic/Hybrid Polymers
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Handbook of Stimuli-Responsive Materials

Author: Marek W. Urban

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9783527633753

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 304

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Adopting a broad approach, this volume provides the scientific community with a much-needed overview of developments and scientific findings in stimuli-responsive materials. Its primary focus is on the designing, synthesizing, formulating, and processing of materials that lead to an understanding of the scientific principles governing response driven functions leading to future technologies. The highly experienced and internationally renowned editor has assembled a team of leading scientists from the interdisciplinary areas of: * polymers * biopolymers * biochemistry * biophysics * biomaterials * bioengineering * materials engineering * biotechnology * chemistry * physics * ceramics * metals * and materials science. A combination that guarantees a unique and high-quality handbook.
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Handbook of Specialty Fluorinated Polymers

Preparation, Properties, and Applications

Author: Susanta Banerjee

Publisher: William Andrew

ISBN: 0323369960

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 340

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Fluoropolymers are used in applications demanding service at enhanced temperature while maintaining their structural integrity and have excellent combination of chemical, physical and mechanical properties. Advancements in materials and processing technology mean that a huge amount of research is currently taking place into new, high performance applications for specialty fluorinated polymers. This book is a complete review of the current research in synthesizing new fluorinated high performance polymers and their application in the field of low dielectric constant materials, membrane based separation (gas and liquid) and proton exchange membranes. Special emphasis is given to the preparation of soluble high performance polymers by incorporating fluorine and different structural elements so as to use these classes of polymers in different membrane based applications, including low dielectric constant materials, gas separation, pervaporation, proton exchange membranes in fuel cells, and more. The coverage of processing properties and commercial aspects - as well as a practical assessment of the advantages and disadvantages of specialty fluoropolymers compared to other materials - enables engineers and product designers to apply the latest scientific developments in this area in a practical setting. Thorough coverage of modern applications for specialty fluorinated polymers, including membranes and coatings – giving insight into recent research and the future direction of this technology Brings researchers and engineers up to date with the latest developments in specialty fluoropolymers, to assist in future materials research and part design Includes detailed assessment of the advantages and shortcomings of specialty fluorinated polymers, for ease of comparison with alternative materials
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Handbook of Polyolefins, Second Edition

Author: Cornelia Vasile

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9780203908716

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1032

View: 9487

A handbook on polyolefins. This second edition includes new material on the structure, morphology and properties of polyolefin (PO) synthesis. It focuses on synthetic advances, the use of additives, special coverage of PO blends, composites and fibres, and surface treatments. It also addresses the problem of interfacial and superficial phenomena.
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Handbook of Metathesis, 3 Volume Set

Author: Robert H. Grubbs,Anna G. Wenzel,Daniel J. O'Leary,Ezat Khosravi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 3527334246

Category: Science

Page: 1608

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Benefit from our introductory offer when you order this essential reference before the end of July 2015! 3 Volume Set, introductory price, 325 / 399 / $540, valid until July 31, 2015, thereafter 365 / 449 / $605 Covering the complete breadth of the olefin metathesis reaction. The second edition of the ultimate reference in this field is completely updated and features more than 80% new content, with the focus on new developments in the field, especially in industrial applications. No other book covers the topic in such a comprehensive manner and in such high quality, and this new edition retains the three-volume format: Catalyst Development, Applications in Organic Synthesis and Polymer Synthesis. Edited by a Nobel laureate in the field, and with a list of contributors that reads like a "Who's-Who" of metathesis, this is an indispensable one-stop reference for organic, polymer and industrial chemists, as well as chemists working with organometallics.Individual volumes also available separately to purchaseVolume 1: Catalyst Development - http: //www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-3527339485.htmlVolume 2: Applications in Organic Synthesis - http: //www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-3527339493.html Volume 3: Polymer Synthesis - http: //www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-3527339507.html
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Handbook of Biodegradable Polymers

Author: Catia Bastioli

Publisher: iSmithers Rapra Publishing

ISBN: 9781859573891

Category: Science

Page: 534

View: 2673

This book is a complete guide to polymers, which degrade naturally once they are finished with. This is an especially important topic at the moment as landfill space is getting less and other methods of recycling can be very costly. This book discusses the different types of biodegradable polymers, both naturally occurring and synthetic, and how they are used and the mechanisms for degradation.
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Handbook of Fluoropolymer Science and Technology

Author: Dennis W. Smith,Scott T. Iacono,Suresh S. Iyer

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118850084

Category: Science

Page: 672

View: 3069

Fluoropolymers continue to enable new materials and technologies as a result of their remarkable properties. This book reviews fluoropolymer platforms of established commercial interest, as well as recently discovered methods for the preparation and processing of new fluorinated materials. It covers the research and development of fluoropolymer synthesis, characterization, and processing. Emphasis is placed on emerging technologies in optics, space exploration, fuel cells, microelectronics, gas separation membranes, biomedical instrumentation, and much more. In addition, the book covers the current environmental concerns associated with fluoropolymers, as well as relevant regulations and potential growth opportunities. Concepts, studies, and new discoveries are taken from leading international laboratories, including academia, government, and industrial institutions.
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