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Szycher's Handbook of Polyurethanes, Second Edition

Michael Szycher, Ph.D
December 14, 2017

A practical handbook rather than merely a chemistry reference, Szycher's Handbook of Polyurethanes, Second Edition offers an easy-to-follow compilation of crucial new information on polyurethane technology, which is irreplaceable in a wide range of applications. This new edition of a bestseller is...

Polymeric Gas Separation Membranes

D.R. Paul
December 13, 2017

Polymeric Gas Separation Membranes is an outstanding reference devoted to discussing the separation of gases by membranes. An international team of contributors examines the latest findings of membrane science and practical applications and explores the complete spectrum of relevant topics from...

Applications of High Temperature Polymers

Robert R. Luise
December 12, 2017

A gathering of leading experts in the field of high temperature polymers unite in this exciting compilation to discuss applications and marketing projections in this ever-expanding field. The authors represent a diverse group of academicians, industrial researchers, consultants, managers, and...

Interactions of Surfactants with Polymers and Proteins

E. Desmond Goddard
November 29, 2017

Interactions of Surfactants with Polymers and Proteins covers work done in this area over the last 30 years and examines in detail the physico-chemical, microstructural, and applications aspects of interactions of surfactants with polymers and proteins in bulk surfaces and at interfaces. The...

Polyurethane Foam Sorbents in Separation Science

November 29, 2017

The purpose of this book is to present in a monographic and systematised form a review of all the literature devoted to polyurethane-based polymeric sorbents in separation chemistry. The primary types of sorbents dealt with are polyurethane foams and open-pore polyurethanes. The structure of the...

Telechelic Polymers: Synthesis and Applications

Eric J. Goethals
November 29, 2017

This first-of-its-kind publication reviews the most impor-tant literature on the synthesis, properties, and applications of telechelic polymers. Written by a group of internationally known ex-perts in the field, this text contains a review table which allows the reader to search for given polymers...

Synthesis and Polymerization of Metal-Containing Monomers

Anatoly D. Pomogailo
November 29, 2017

This book overviews methods for the synthesis of metal-containing monomers with various types of metal bonds to the organic moiety of the molecule, such as ionic, covalent, donor-acceptor, and others. Published data on homopolymerization, copolymerization, and graft polymerization of these monomers...

Polymers for Electronic Applications

J.H. Lai
November 29, 2017

The object of this book is to review and to discuss some important applications of polymers in electronics. The first three chapters discuss the current primary applications of polymers in semiconductor device manufacturing: polymers as resist materials for integrated circuit fabrication,...

Models of Biopolymers By Ring-Opening Polymerization

Stanislaw Penczek
November 29, 2017

There are a number of methods used to synthetically prepare biopolymers, their models, and bioanalogous polymers. This work approaches the syntheses of the three major groups of biopolymers existing in nature - polypeptides, polysaccharides, and nucleic and teichoic acids - by ring-opening...

Carbon Nanotubes for Polymer Reinforcement

Peng-Cheng Ma, Jang-Kyo Kim
November 22, 2017

Discovered in the twentieth century, carbon nanotubes (CNT) were an integral part of science and industry by the beginning of the twenty first century, revolutionizing chemistry, physics, and materials science. More recent advances in carbon nanotube production methods have resulted in a tremendous...

Functional Polymeric Composites: Macro to Nanoscales

Chin Hua Chia, Chin Han Chan, Sabu Thomas
November 16, 2017

This new work, Functional Polymeric Composites: Macro to Nanoscales, focuses on new challenges, findings, opportunities, and applications in the area of polymer composites. The chapters, written prominent researchers from academia, industry, and research institutes from around the world, present...

Plastics Technology Handbook, Fifth Edition

Manas Chanda
November 01, 2017

Updated throughout to reflect advances over the last decade, the Fifth Edition continues the handbook’s tradition of authoritative coverage of fundamentals, production methods, properties, and applications of plastics and polymer-based materials. It covers tooling for plastics fabrication processes...