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Plasma Surface Modification and Plasma Polymerization

1st Edition

Norihiro Inagaki
March 06, 1996

In current materials R&D, high priority is given to surface modification techniques to achieve improved surface properties for specific applications requirements. Plasma treatment and polymerization are important technologies for this purpose. This book provides a basic and thorough presentation of...

Cluster Assemble Materials

1st Edition

Klaus Sattler
February 10, 1996


Handbook of Applied Polymer Processing Technology

1st Edition

Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff, Paul N. Cheremisinoff
January 23, 1996

"Offers detailed coverage of applied polymer processing--presenting a wide range of technologies and furnishing state-of-the-art data on polymer components, properties, and processibility. Reviews fundamental rheological concepts. Contains over 1600 bibliographic citations, some 450 equations, and...

Polymer Toughening

1st Edition

Charles Arends
January 16, 1996

This work provides comprehensive coverage of the basic theories and hands-on techniques of polymer toughening, demonstrating the similarities in methods of measurement and toughness enhancement found in various classes of polymeric materials, including foams, films, adhesives and moulding grade...

Introduction to Plastics and Composites: Mechanical Properties and Engineering Applications

1st Edition

November 30, 1995

This introduction offers well-ordered coverage of the major topics related to the mechanical properties of plastics. It provides: clear examples of the data needed for the analysis of plastics behaviour and engineering applications; the background required to understand developments in plastics...

Specific Interactions and the Miscibility of Polymer Blends

1st Edition

Michael M. Coleman, Paul C. Painter, John F. Graf
November 01, 1995

This book with software provides powerful tools for the analysis, prediction and creation of new polymer blends, an area of significant commercial potential. The R&D approaches and methods described in the book have attracted the interest of polymer R&D leaders in industry, and have been put into...

Photosensitive Polyimides: Fundamentals and Applications

1st Edition

Takashi Yamashita
October 27, 1995

This is the first book to provide an in-depth presentation of photosensitive polyimides for electronic and photonic applications. The authors are leading specialists in this field from Japan, Europe and the U.S.From the PrefaceAromatic polyimides were developed originally as thermostable flexible...

Industrial Biotechnological Polymers

1st Edition

Charles Gebelein, Charles E. Carraher Jr.
October 10, 1995

From the PrefaceThis book attempts to delineate some of the more recent efforts at utilizing biotechnology in industry. For convenience, this book is divided into the following five sections: (1) Industrial Applications, (2) Polysaccharides and Lignins, (3) Spider Silks, (4) Protein-Based Systems,...

Chemical Modification of Lignocellulosic Materials

1st Edition

David N.-S. Hon
September 19, 1995

This volume emphasizes the growing need for wood products with advanced engineering properties. It details the fundamental principles of cellulose technology and presents current techniques to modifying the basic chemistry of lignocellulosic materials. The work: discusses the cost-efficient use of...

Standard Pressure Volume Temperature Data for Polymers

1st Edition

David Walsh, Paul Zoller
August 24, 1995

From the IntroductionPVT data consists of records of the specific volume of a material (or its inverse, the density) as a function of pressure and temperature. There are many reasons why the specific volume of a material will undergo changes: changes in the temperature and pressure (thermal...

Polymer Films in Sensor Applications

1st Edition

Gabor Harsanyi
July 01, 1995

Polymer films now play an essential and growing role in sensors. Recent advances in polymer science and film preparation have made polymer films useful, practical and economical in a wide range of sensor designs and applications. Further, the continuing miniaturization of microelectronics favors...