1st Edition

Handbook of Polycarbonate Science and Technology

Edited By

John T. Bendler

ISBN 9780824799151
Published October 29, 1999 by CRC Press
374 Pages

USD $290.00

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Book Description

"Summarizes research and progress in understanding the fundamental molecular properties of polycarbonates by covering history, theory, modeling, and spectroscopy. Offers the first comprehensive survey of polycarbonates in over 30 years."

Table of Contents

Introduction and historical background; synthesis of polycarbonates; quantum MO calculations, levy-stable distributions and molecular relaxation in polycarbonate; polycarbonate dynamics by NMR; non-bisphenol A polycarbonates; mechanical properties of polycarbonates; optical properties of polycarbonates; PVT, specific heat and thermal transitions; polycarbonate melt rheology; large deformation response of polycarbonate - time-temperature and time-ageing time superposition; annealing of polycarbonates; the degradation of bisphenol A polycarbonate by light and Y-ray irradiation; polycarbonate cystallinity; commerical applications of polycarbonate; part assembly; secondary finishing; current applications of polycarbonates.

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