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Organic and Physical Chemistry of Polymers / Edition 1

Organic and Physical Chemistry of Polymers / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780471725435
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/14/2008
Pages: 632
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Yves Gnanou is Director of Research at the Centre Nationalde la Recherche Scientifique in the Laboratoire de Chimie des Polymères Organiques of Université Bordeaux 1 in Pessac, France.

Michel Fontanille is an Emeritus Professor at Université Bordeaux 1 in Pessac, France.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction.

2. Cohesive energies of polymeric systems.

3. Molecular structure of polymers.

4. Thermodynamics of Macromolecular Systems.

5. Conformational structures and morphologies.

6. Determination of molar masses and study of conformations and morphologies by physical methods.

7. Step-growth polymerizations.

8. Chain polymerizations.

9. Reactivity and chemical modification of polymers.

10. Macromolecular synthesis.

11. Thermo-mechanical properties of polymers.

12. Mechanical properties of polymers.

13. Rheology, Formulation and Polymer Processing Techniques.

14. Natural and artificial polymers.

15. Linear (monodimensional) synthetic polymers.

16. Three-dimensional synthetic polymers.

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"It is a valuable as a reference source for students or practioners who desire a broad, general, basic introduction to the chemistry and properties of polymers." (CHOICE, August 2008)

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