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Title:
Textbook of polymer science
Author:
Billmeyer, Fred W.
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Edition:
Third edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Wiley, [1984]

©1984
Physical Description:
xviii, 578 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
"A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Language:
English
Electronic Access:
Table of Contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/onix04/83019870.html
ISBN:
9780471031963
Format :
Book

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Summary

This Third Edition of the classic, best-selling polymer science textbook surveys theory and practice of all major phases of polymer science, engineering, and technology, including polymerization, solution theory, fractionation and molecular-weight measurement, solid-state properties, structure-property relationships, and the preparation, fabrication and properties of commercially-important plastics, fibers, and elastomers.


Author Notes

Fred W. Billmeyer is the author of Textbook of Polymer Science, 3rd Edition, published by Wiley.


Table of Contents

The Science of Large Molecules
Polymerization
Step-Reaction (Condensation) Polymerization
Radical Chain (Addition) Polymerization
Ionic and Coordination Chain (Addition) Polymerization
Copolymerization
Polymerization Conditions and Polymer Reactions
Characterization
Polymer Solutions
Measurement of Molecular Weight and Size
Analysis and Testing of Polymers
Structure And Properties
Morphology and Order in Crystalline Polymers
Rheology and the Mechanical Properties of Polymers
Polymer Structure and Physical Properties
Properties Of Commerical Polymers
Hydrocarbon Plastics and Elastomers
Other Carbon-Chain Polymers
Heterochain Thermoplastics
Thermosetting Resins
Polymer Processing
Plastics Technology
Fiber Technology
Elastomer Technology
Appendixes
Author and Subject Indexes