Carraher's Polymer Chemistry, Tenth Edition

Charles E. Carraher Jr.

October 9, 2017 by CRC Press
Textbook - 794 Pages - 550 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9781498737388 - CAT# K26535


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Integrates all of the basic elements of polymers/macromolecules

Updated to reflect a growing focus on sustainable, medicinal, and industrial chemistry

Emphasizes environmental concerns and green polymeric materials, including biodegradable polymers and microorganisms for synthesizing materials

Complies with the American Chemical Society's Committee on Professional Training guidelines as an advanced or in-depth course

Four Color throughout

Additional Property Tables and redrawn chemical structures have been added in several chapters to enhance comprehension



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.