ISBN-10:
3527324151
ISBN-13:
9783527324156
Pub. Date:
06/21/2010
Publisher:
Wiley
Modeling and Simulation in Polymers / Edition 1

Modeling and Simulation in Polymers / Edition 1

by Purushottam D. Gujrati, Arkady I. Leonov

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Overview

Modeling and Simulation in Polymers / Edition 1

Filling a gap in the literature and all set to become the standard in this field, this monograph begins with a look at computational viscoelastic fluid mechanics and studies of turbulent flows of dilute polymer solutions. It then goes on discuss simulations of nanocomposites, polymerization kinetics, computational approaches for polymers and modeling polyelectrolytes. Further sections deal with tire optimization, irreversible phenomena in polymers, the hydrodynamics of artificial and bacterial flagella as well as modeling and simulation in liquid crystals.
The result is invaluable reading for polymer and theoretical chemists, chemists in industry, materials scientists and plastics technologists.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783527324156
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 06/21/2010
Pages: 564
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Puru Gujrati obtained his PhD in theoretical physics from Columbia University in New York, NY, USA. Following post-docs at Yeshiva University in New York, Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, and the University of Chicago, IL, he joined the University of Akron in 1983, where he is currently Professor of Physics and Polymer Science. He has received several fellowships, chaired sessions at international symposia, and is a member of the American Physical Society, Sigma Xi, and the New York Academy of Sciences. Professor Gujrati has published about seventy papers, several book chapters and review articles, and has presented around 100 papers. He has refereed for various scientific journals, state and federal agencies in the USA, as well as European and Australian agencies.

Arkady I. Leonov obtained his two PhD degrees in fluid mechanics and mathematical physics from two research institutes at the Soviet Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Upon arrival in the USA in 1987, he worked in California as a visiting scientist at Stanford University and at the IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, before joining the University of Akron in 1988. Dr. Leonov has about 200 scientific papers, three book chapters and four books to his name, and is an honorary member of the British Society of Rheology.

Table of Contents

COMPUTATIONAL VISCOELASTIC FLUID MECHANICS
STUDIES OF TURBULENT FLOWS OF DILUTE POLYMER SOLUTIONS
SIMULATIONS OF NANOCOMPOSITES
COMPUTATIONAL STUDIES OF POLYMERIZATION KINETICS
COMPUTATIONAL POLYMER PROCESSING
COMPUTATIONAL APPROACHES FOR POLYMERS
MODELING POLYELECTROLYTES
COMPUTTIONAL RUBBER MECHANICS WITH APPLICATION TO TIRE OPTIMIZATION
MODELING AND SIMULATIONS OF IRREVERSIBLE PHENOMENA IN POLYMERS
HYDRODYNAMICS OF ARTIFICIAL FLAGELLA AND CILIA AND BACTERIAL FLAGELLA
MODELING AND SIMULATION IN LIQUID CRYSTALS

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