Handbook of Material Weathering

Handbook of Material Weathering

by George Wypych


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781927885314
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 03/19/2018
Pages: 982
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

George Wypych has a Ph.D. in chemical engineering. His professional expertise includes both university teaching (full professor) and research and development. He has published 18 books, 47 scientific papers, and he has obtained 16 patents. He specializes in polymer additives, polymer processing and formulation, material durability and the development of sealants and coatings.

Table of Contents

1. Photophysics 2. Photochemistry 3. Parameters of exposure 4. Measurements in assessment of weathering conditions 5. Climatic conditions 6. Methods of outdoor exposure 7. Laboratory degradation studies 8. Weathering cycles 9. Sample preparation 10. Weathering data interpretation, lifetime prediction 11. Artificial weathering versus natural exposure 12. Effect of weathering on material properties 13. Testing methods of weathered specimen 14. Data on specific polymers 15. Effect of additives on weathering 16. Weathering of Compounded Products 17. Stablization and Stabilizers 18. Biodegradation 19. Recycling 20. Environmental stress cracking 21. Interrelation between corrosion and weathering 22. Weathering of stones

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