BN.com Gift Guide

Handbook of Engineering and Speciality Thermoplastics: Volume 3: Polyethers and Polyesters / Edition 1

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $157.93
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 22%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (5) from $157.93   
  • New (4) from $157.93   
  • Used (1) from $171.01   

Overview

The book summarizes many of the recent technical research accomplishments in the area of engineering polymers, such as oxygen containing main chain polymers (Polyether and Polyesters). The book emphasizes the various aspects of preparation, structure, processing, morphology, properties and applications of engineering polymers. Recent advances in the development and characterization of multi component polymer blends and composites (maco, micro and nano) based on engineering polymers are discussed in detail. The content of the book is unique as there are no books which deal with the recent advances synthesis, morphology, structure, properties and applications of engineering polymers and their blends and composites including nanocomposites. It covers an up-to-date record on the major findings and observations in the field.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470639269
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 6/7/2011
  • Series: Wiley-Scrivener Series , #56
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 562
  • Sales rank: 1,304,621
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Sabu Thomas is a Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences, as well as the Director of Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, India. He received his Ph.D. in 1987 in Polymer Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India.
He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London and a member of the American Chemical Society.He has been ranked no. 5 in India with regard to the number of publications (most productive scientists). He also received the coveted Sukumar Maithy Award for the best polymer researcher in the country for the year 2008. The research group of Prof. Thomas has received numerous awards and honors for excellent work in polymer science and engineering.

Visakh, P.M is a Research Fellow at the School of Chemical Science Mahatma Gandhi University. He has co-edited several books with Sabu Thomas and has written many journal articles and book chapters. His research interests include: Polymer nanocomposites, Bio-Nanocomposites, Liquid Crystalline Polymers, Rubber based nanocomposites, and Fire retardant polymers.

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

1. Engineering and Specialty Thermoplastics: Polyethers and Polyesters (Sabu Thomas and Visakh P.M.).

1.1 Introduction.

1.2 Polyesters Synthesis.

1.3 Polyethers.

1.4 Individual Polyethers and Polyesters and Their Application.

1.5 New Challenges and Opportunities.

2. Poly(phenylene oxide) (Mong Liang).

2.1 Introduction and History.

2.2 Monomer.

2.3 Polymerization and Mechanism.

2.4 Properties.

2.5 Compounding and Special Additives.

2.6 Processing.

2.7 Applications.

2.8 Environmental Impact and Recycling.

2.9 Recent Developments in Poly Phenylene Oxide Based Blends and Composites and Their Applications.

3. Polyether Ether Ketone (Jinwen Wang).

3.1 Introduction and History.

3.2 Polymerization and Fabrication.

3.3 Properties.

3.4 Chemical Properties.

3.5 Environmental Resistance.

3.6 Compounding and Special Additives.

3.7 Processing.

3.8 Applications.

3.9 Environmental Impact and Recycling.

3.10 Recent Developments in PEEK Based Blends and Composites and Their Applications.

4. Poly(ethylene terephthalate) (Benedicte Lepoittevin and Philippe Roger).

4.1 Introduction and History.

4.2 Polymerization and Fabrication.

4.3 Solid-State Properties.

4.4 Chemical Stability.

4.5 Compounding and Special Additives.

4.6 Processing.

4.7 Applications.

4.8 Environmental Impact and Recycling.

4.9 Recent Developments in Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Based Blends and Composites and Their Applications.

4.10 Recent Advances in Surface Modification of PET Materials.

5. Poly(butylene terephthalate) - Synthesis, Properties, Application (Vesna V. Antio and Marija V. Pergal).

5.1 Introduction and History.

5.2 Polymerization and Fabrication.

5.3 Physical and Chemical Properties.

5.4 Processing.

5.5 Applications.

5.6 Compounding and Special Additives.

5.7 Thermoplastic Polyester Elastomers (TPEE).

5.8 Environmental Impact and Recycling.

5.9 Conclusions.

6. Polyesters Based on Cyclohexanedimethanol (A. Martinez de Ilarduya and S. Munoz Guerra).

6.1. Introduction and History.

6.2 Polymerization and Fabrication.

6.3 Properties.

6.4 Chemical Stability.

6.5 Compounding and Special Additives.

6.6 Processing.

6.7 Applications.

6.8 Environmental Impact and Recycling.

6.9 Recent Developments in Blends and Composites and Their Aplications.

7. Bisphenol-A (Piotr Czub).

7.1 Introduction and History.

7.2 Fabrication Methods.

7.3 Mineral Acid Catalysts.

7.4 Ion-exchange Resin Catalysts.

7.5 Solid Acid Catalysts.

7.6 BPA Yield and Selectivity.

7.7 BPA Waste Disposal.

7.8 Alternative Paths for the BPA Synthesis.

7.9 Properties.

7.10 Applications.

7.11 Environmental and Human Health Impact.

8. Liquid Crystal Polyesters (A.B.Samui and V. Srinivasa Rao).

8.1 Introduction and History.

8.2 Polymerization and Fabrication.

8.3 Properties.

8.4 Chemical and Thermal Stability.

8.5 Compounding and Special Additives.

8.6 Processing.

8.7 Applications.

8.8 Environmental Impact and Recycling.

8.9 Recent Developments in Liquid Crystal Polyesters.

9 Polylactide (Minna Hakkaratnen and Anna Finne-Wistrand).

9.1 Introduction.

9.2 Polymerization and Fabrication.

9.3 Properties.

9.4 Chemical Stability.

9.5 Compounding and Special Additives.

9.6 Processing.

9.7 Applications.

9.8 Environmental Impact and Recycling.

9.9 Recent Developments in Polylactide-based Blends and Their Applications.

10. Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomers (Jasna Djonlagic and Marija S. Ntkoltc).

10.1 Introduction and History.

10.2 Polymerization and Fabrication of Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomers.

10.3 Structure of Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomers.

10.4 Mechanical Properties of Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomers.

10.5 Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomers with Different Chemical Composition.

10.6 Chemical Stability of Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomers.

10.7 Compounding and Special Additives for Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomers.

10.8 Processing of Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomers.

10.9 Applications of Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomers.

10.10 Environmental Impact and Recycling of Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomers.

10.11 Recent Developments in Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomers Based Blends and Composites and Their Applications.

10.12 Conclusions and Future Trends in Thermoplastic Copolyester Elastomers

11. Poly(meth)aerylates (Qintnin Pan, Hut Wang, Garry L. Rempel).

11.1 Introduction.

11.2 Polymerization.

11.3 Polymerization Techniques.

11.4 Processing.

11.5 Applications.

11.6 Environmental Impact, Degradation, and Recycling.

11.7 Recent Advances in Poly(meth)acrylate Based Blends and Composites.

12. Polycarbonates (Filippo Samperi, Maurizio S. Montaudo, and Giorgio Montaudo).

12.1 Introduction and History.

12.2 Polymerization and Fabrication.

12.3 Properties.

12.4 Chemical Stability.

12.5 Thermal Stability.

12.6 Thermo and Photo-oxidative Stability.

12.7 Compounding and Special Additives.

12.8 Processing.

12.9 Applications.

12.10 Environmental Impact and Recycling.

12.11 Recent Developments in Blends and Composites Based on Polycarbonate.

References.

Index.

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)