Charles E. Carraher Jr.
Published October 9, 2017
Textbook - 794 Pages - 550 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781498737388 - CAT# K26535
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Carraher's Polymer Chemistry, Tenth Edition integrates the core areas of polymer science. Along with updating of each chapter, newly added content reflects the growing applications in Biochemistry, Biomaterials, and Sustainable Industries. Providing a user-friendly approach to the world of polymeric materials, the book allows students to integrate their chemical knowledge and establish a connection between fundamental and applied chemical information. It contains all of the elements of an introductory text with synthesis, property, application, and characterization. Special sections in each chapter contain definitions, learning objectives, questions, case studies and additional reading.
Chapter 1 Introduction to Polymers
Chapter 2 Polymer Structure (Morphology)
Chapter 3 Molecular Weight of Polymers
Chapter 4 Polycondensation Polymers (Step-Reaction Polymerization)
Chapter 5 Ionic Chain-Reaction and Complex Coordination Polymerization (Addition Polymerization)
Chapter 6 Free Chain Polymerization (Addition Polymerization)
Chapter 7 Copolymerization
Chapter 8 Composites and Fillers
Chapter 9 Naturally Occurring Polymers—Plants
Chapter 10 Naturally Occurring Polymers—Animals
Chapter 11 Organometallic and Inorganic–Organic Polymers
Chapter 12 Inorganic Polymers
Chapter 13 Testing and Spectrometric Characterization of Polymers
Chapter 14 Rheology and Physical Tests
Chapter 15 Additives
Chapter 16 Reactions on Polymers
Chapter 17 Synthesis of Reactants and Intermediates for Polymers
Chapter 18 Polymer Technology
Chapter 19 Selected Topics
Appendix A: Symbols
Appendix B: Structures of Common Polymers
Appendix C: Mathematical Values and Units
Appendix D: Comments on Health
Appendix E: ISO 9000 and 14000
Appendix F: Electronic Education Websites
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