Radical polymerization is one of the most widely used means of producing vinyl polymers, supporting a myriad of commercial uses. Maintaining the quality of the critically acclaimed first edition, the Handbook of Vinyl Polymers: Radical Polymerization, Process, and Technology, Second Edition provides a fully updated, single-volume source on the chemistry, technology, and applications of vinyl polymers.
Emphasizes radical initiating systems and mechanisms of action…
Written by renowned researchers in the field, this handbook is primarily concerned with the physical and organic chemistry of radical vinyl polymerization. The authors survey the most recent advances, processing methods, technologies, and applications of free radical vinyl polymerization. The book features thorough coverage of polymer functionalization, photo initiation, block and graft copolymers, and polymer composites.
Analyzes living/controlled radical polymerization, one of the latest developments in the field…
Combining fundamental aspects with the latest advances, processing methods, and applications in free radical vinyl polymerization and polymer technology, this invaluable reference provides a unified, in-depth, and innovative perspective of radical vinyl polymerization.
PART I: THE FUNDAMENTALS OF RADICAL VINYL POLYMERIZATION
The Fundamentals; Y. Yagci and M.K. Mishra
Chemistry and Kinetic Model of Radical Vinyl Polymerization; Y. Yagci and M.K. Mishra
Special Characteristics of Radical Vinyl Polymerization; Y. Yagci and M.K. Mishra
PART II: THE INITIATING SYSTEMS
Initiation of Vinyl Polymerization by Organic Molecules and Nonmetal Initiators; I. Reetz, Y. Yagci, and M.K. Mishra
Chemical Initiation by Metals and Metal-Containing Compounds; Y. Yagci, I. Reetz, and M.K. Mishra
Suspension Polymerization Redox Initiators; M.K. Mishra, N.G. Gaylord, and Y. Yagci
Vinyl Polymerization Initiated by High-Energy Radiation; I. Reetz, Y. Yagci, and M.K. Mishra
Photoinitiated Radical Vinyl Polymerization; N. Arsu, I. Reetz, Y. Yagci, and M.K. Mishra
Functionalization of Polymers; Y. Yagci and M.K. Mishra
Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization; U. Tunca, G. Hizal, M.H. Acar, M.A. Tasdelen, Y. Yagci, and M.K. Mishra
Block and Graft Copolymers; A.E. Muftuoglu, M.A. Tasdelen, Y. Yagci, and M.K. Mishra
PART III: TECHNICAL PROCESSES OF VINYL POLYMERIZATION
Continuous Processes for Radical Vinyl Polymerization; K.Y. Choi
Technical Processes for Industrial Production; K.Y. Choi, B-G. Kwag, S.Y. Park, and C.H. Cheong
PART IV: VINYL POLYMER TECHNOLOGY
Vinyl Polymer Degradation; C.K. Das, R. Rajasekar, and C.S. Reddy
Fiber-Filled Vinyl Polymer Composites; C.K. Das, M. Mukherjee, T. Das
Particulate-Filled Vinyl Polymers Composites; C.S. Reddy, R.N. Mahaling, and C.K. Das
Vinyl Polymer Applications and Special Uses; C.K. Das, T. Rath, and S. Kumar
Recycling of Vinyl Polymers; M.M.A. Nikje
Processing of Vinyl Polymers; C.T. Ratnam and H. Ismail
Characterization of Interfaces in Composites Using Micro-Mechanical Techniques; M.J. Jacob, R.D. Anandjiwala, and S. Thomas
PART V: PARAMETERS
Data and Structures; Y. Yagci and M.K. Mishra
This book is wide ranging and each of the chapters can be read in isolation. All of the main chapters have a good selection of references and there is a lot of useful information compiled in the final section.
—S. Holding, Chromatographia 2010, 71