"Offers detailed coverage of applied polymer processing--presenting a wide range of technologies and furnishing state-of-the-art data on polymer components, properties, and processibility. Reviews fundamental rheological concepts. Contains over 1600 bibliographic citations, some 450 equations, and over 400 tables, drawings, and photographs."
Table of Contents
Hydrodynamics of non-spherical particles in non-Newtonian fluids; flow of power-law fluids between coaxial cylinders; hydrodynamics of free rise bubbles in non-Newtonian polymer solutions; dynamic viscoelastic properties of polymeric materials; degradation in turbulent pipe flow; relationship between melt viscosity and dielectric relaxation time for a series of epoxide oligomers; effect of viscosity ratio and processing conditions on the morphology of blends of liquid crystalline polymer and polypropylene; the influence of powder morphology on paste flow; investigation of polymer latex agglomeration; relationship between rheology, morphology and solid-state properties in thermotropic liquid crystalline polymers; study on taut tie molecules of drawn and radiated crystalline polymers; a three-dimensional finite element analysis of the effect of Reynolds number on extrudate swell of Newtonian liquids from dies; rate of swelling of sodium polyacrylate; neural network relations obtained from a large set of data on structure and properties of drawn poly(ethylene terephthalate) yarns; theory of rubber rheology; rheological behaviour of ternary liquid crystalline solutions of hydroxypropyl cellulose and ethyl cellulose in M-cresol; elastomer composites reinforced with randomly dispersed long nonwoven fibres; effect of filler on rheologic and thermodynamic characteristics of binary polymeric mixture melts; mixing behaviour during the processing of rubber by new type rotors in an internal mixer; mixing of EPDM in internal mixers - understanding the differences in behaviour between mixers with tangential rotors and intermeshing rotors, as influenced by the molecular structure of EPDM; the dispersion of carbon black in rubber; twin screw extruders as polymerization reactors for a free radical homo polymerization; extrusion die design with a variable choker bar; crystallization of polymers - polyethyleneterephthalate and polyphenylenesulfide; composites from liquid carboxyle-terminated rubber and leather buffing dust; metal-containing epoxy polymers - a review; effective adhesion of dental ceramics - development of adhesive monoMonomers for calcium metaphosphate ceramic.