Progress in Polymer Materials Science: Research, Development and Applications

Gennady E. Zaikov, Oleg V. Stoyanov, Elena I. Kulish

January 24, 2013 by Apple Academic Press
Reference - 294 Pages - 85 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781926895413 - CAT# N10835


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  • Includes contributions from experts in a broad range
  • Covers a broad range of research advances
  • Offers practical hints on the recovery of strain electromagnetic susceptibility relaxation
  • Provides a numerical approach to the susceptibility of cross-linked polymers
  • Discusses cross-linked polymers with nanoscale cross-site chains
  • Addresses the role of cross-linked polymers with nanoscale cross-site chains
  • Supplies new information on quantum-chemical calculation
  • Examines a broad range of important research of silver nanoparticles


With chapters by the editors and other experts in the field of polymer science, this book covers a broad selection of important research advances in the field, including updates on enzymatic destruction and photoelectric characteristics, studies on the changes in the polymer molecular mass during hydrolysis and a new type of bioadditive for motor fuel, and an exploration of the interrelation of viscoelastic and electromagnetic properties of densely cross-linked polymers. Also included are chapters that discuss the problems of mechanics of textile performance, new aspects of polymeric nanofibers, a mathematical model of nanofragment cross-linked polymers, and much more.