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Handbook for the Chemical Analysis of Plastic and Polymer Additives

2nd Edition

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Michael Bolgar, Jack Hubball, Joseph Groeger, Susan Meronek
September 25, 2015

Polymers have undoubtedly changed the world through many products that improve our lives. However, additives used to modify the overall characteristics of these materials may not be fully disclosed or understood. These additives may present possible environmental and health hazards. It is important ...

Paul John Flory: A Life of Science and Friends

1st Edition

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Gary D. Patterson, James E. Mark, Joel Fried, Do Yoon
August 24, 2015

Paul John Flory: A Life of Science and Friends is the first full-length treatment of the life and work of Paul John Flory, recipient of the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1974. It presents a chronological progression of his scientific, professional, and personal achievements as recounted and written by...

Supermacroporous Cryogels: Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications

1st Edition

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Ashok Kumar
March 3, 2016

The process of cryogelation has been vigorously studied over the past two decades, with recent research focussing on applications of these polymer systems in various biomedical and biotechnological fields. While there is significant literature available as research publications, limited reviews, and...

Chitin- and Chitosan-Based Biocomposites for Food Packaging Applications

1st Edition

Jissy Jacob, Sravanthi Loganathan, Sabu Thomas
February 21, 2020

Chitin is one of the most important biopolymers, synthesized by an enormous number of living organisms and is a promising bioactive polymer for food packaging applications due to its functional properties. This book focuses on composition, properties, characterization, and theoretical approach of...

Green Polymeric Nanocomposites

1st Edition

Satya Eswari Jujjavarapu, Krishna Mohan Poluri
February 13, 2020

Covering fundamentals through applications, this book discusses environmentally friendly polymer nanocomposites and alternatives to traditional nanocomposites through detailed reviews of a variety of materials procured from different resources, their synthesis, and applications using alternative...

Covalent Organic Frameworks

1st Edition

Atsushi Nagai
January 24, 2020

Rational synthesis of extended arrays of organic matter in bulk, solution, crystals, and thin films has always been a paramount goal of chemistry. The classical synthetic tools to obtain long-range regularity are, however, limited to noncovalent interactions, which usually yield structurally more...

The Shroud of Turin: First Century after Christ!

2nd Edition

Giulio Fanti, Pierandrea Malfi
January 10, 2020

The Shroud of Turin is the most important and studied relic in the world. The many scientific studies on the relic until today have failed to provide conclusive answers about the identity of the enveloped man and the dynamics regarding the image impressed therein. This book not only addresses these...

Composite Materials Handbook-MIL 17, Volume 2: Polymer Matrix Composites: Materials Properties

1st Edition

Us Dept Of Defense
December 17, 2019

This standardization handbook has been developed and is being maintained as a joint effort of the Department of Defense and the Federal Aviation Administration. It provides guidelines and material properties for organic polymer and metal matrix composite materials. It provides a standard source of...

Polymers and Multicomponent Polymeric Systems: Thermal, Thermo-Mechanical and Dielectric Analysis

1st Edition

Jose James, Pramoda Kumari Pallathadka, Sabu Thomas
December 09, 2019

In recent years, multicomponent polymers have generated much interest due to their excellent properties, unique morphology, and high-end applications. This book focuses on thermal, thermo-mechanical, and dielectric analysis of polymers and multicomponent polymeric systems such as blends,...

Polymer Blends and Alloys

1st Edition

George P. Simon
November 04, 2019

Distinguishing among blends, alloys and other types of combinations, clarifying terminology and presenting data on new processes and materials, this work present up-to-date and effective compounding techniques for polymers. It offers extensive analyses on the challenging questions that surround...

Polymeric Biomaterials: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Applications, Volume 2

1st Edition

Severian Dumitriu, Valentin Popa
October 07, 2019

Biomaterials have had a major impact on the practice of contemporary medicine and patient care. Growing into a major interdisciplinary effort involving chemists, biologists, engineers, and physicians, biomaterials development has enabled the creation of high-quality devices, implants, and drug...

Applications of Encapsulation and Controlled Release

1st Edition

Munmaya K. Mishra
September 30, 2019

The field of encapsulation, especially microencapsulation, is a rapidly growing area of research and product development. Applications of Encapsulation and Controlled Release offers a broad perspective on a variety of applications and processes, including, up-to-date research, figures, tables,...

Soft Matters for Catalysts

1st Edition

Qingmin Ji, Harald Fuchs
September 26, 2019

With the increasing demand for optimization of energy storage, maintenance of the environment, and effective production, control on nanostructures of catalysts and optimization of their organization have become key to achieving high efficiency and specificity in energy and material conversion...

Science and Technology of Polymers and Advanced Materials: Applied Research Methods

1st Edition

Omari V. Mukbaniani, Tamara N. Tatrishvili, Marc J. M. Abadie
September 18, 2019

Increasing interest in lightweight and high-performance materials is leading to significant research activity in the area of polymers and composites. One recent focus is to develop multifunctional materials that have more than one property tailored as to the specified design requirements, in...

Functional and Modified Polymeric Materials, Two-Volume Set

1st Edition

Eli Ruckenstein, Hangquan Li, Chong Cheng
June 05, 2019

Comprised of carefully curated chapters previously published by Prof. Ruckenstein and colleagues, this two-volume set offers a comprehensive overview of functional and modified polymeric materials focusing on concentrated emulsion polymerization, conducting polymers, living ionic polymerization,...

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