A concise, self-contained introduction to solid polymers, the mechanics of their behavior and molecular and structural interpretations. This updated edition provides extended coverage of recent developments in rubber elasticity, relaxation transitions, non-linear viscoelastic behavior, anisotropic mechanical behavior, yield behavior of polymers, breaking phenomena, and other fields.
|Edition description:||2nd ed|
|Product dimensions:||6.22(w) x 9.29(h) x 1.18(d)|
Table of Contents
The Structure of Polymers.
The Mechanical Properties of Polymers: General Considerations.
The Behaviour of Polymers in the Rubber-like State: Finite Strain Elasticity.
The Statistical Molecular Theories of the Rubber-like State.
Linear Viscoelastic Behaviour.
The Measurement of Viscoelastic Behaviour.
Experimental Studies of the Linear Viscoelastic Behaviour of Polymers.
Relaxation Transitions and Their Relationship to Molecular Structure.
Non-linear Viscoelastic Behaviour.
Anisotropic Mechanical Behaviour.
The Yield Behaviour of Polymers.