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Foundations of High Performance Polymers

Properties, Performance and Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Abbas Hamrang, Bob A. Howell

Apple Academic Press

416 pages

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This book presents some fascinating phenomena associated with the remarkable features of high performance polymers and also provides an update on applications of modern polymers. It offers new research on structure-property relationships, synthesis and purification, and potential applications of high performance polymers. The collection of topics i

Table of Contents

Part 1: Commercially Produced and Modified Starches. On Production and Application of Polymer Nanocomposites. Computation Modeling of Nanocomposites Action on the Different Media. On Application of Genetic Engineering. Part 2: Fundamentals and Basic concepts. Dos and Don'ts of Production Process in Laboratory. Green Nanofibers. Index.

About the Editors

Abbas Hamrang, PhD, is currently a senior polymer consultant and an associate editor and member of the academic board of international journals. He was previously an international Senior Lecturer-Professor of polymer science and technology, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (R & D), R & D Co-ordinator, Manufacturing Manager, Manufacturing Consultant, Science & Technology Advisor (all at international level) in both the academic and industrial sectors. His specialist area is in polymer degradation and stabilization.

Bob A. Howell, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Director of the Center for Applications in Polymer Science at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. He received his PhD in physical organic chemistry from Ohio University in 1971. His research interests include flame retardants for polymeric materials, new polymeric fuel-cell membranes, polymerization techniques, thermal methods of analysis, polymer-supported organoplatinum antitumor agents, barrier plastic packaging, bioplastics, and polymers from renewable sources. A particular current research interest is the development of nontoxic, environmentally friendly flame retardants based on renewable biosources.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI000000
SCIENCE / General
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science
TEC055000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Textiles & Polymers