Plastics Engineering

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  • Donald E. Hudgin
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  • Plastics Technology Handbook book cover

    Plastics Technology Handbook

    5th Edition

    By Manas Chanda

    Updated throughout to reflect advances over the last decade, the Fifth Edition continues the handbook’s tradition of authoritative coverage of fundamentals, production methods, properties, and applications of plastics and polymer-based materials. It covers tooling for plastics fabrication processes…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Handbook of Thermoplastics book cover

    Handbook of Thermoplastics

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Olagoke Olabisi, Kolapo Adewale

    This new edition of the bestselling Handbook of Thermoplastics incorporates recent developments and advances in thermoplastics with regard to materials development, processing, properties, and applications. With contributions from 65 internationally recognized authorities in the field, the second…

    Hardback – 2015-12-22
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Plastics Fabrication and Recycling book cover

    Plastics Fabrication and Recycling

    1st Edition

    By Manas Chanda, Salil K. Roy

    Derived from the fourth edition of the well-known Plastics Technology Handbook, Plastics Fabrication and Recycling presents the molding and fabrication processes of plastics as well as several important features of plastics recycling. The book begins with a discussion of different types of molds…

    Hardback – 2008-07-22
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Plastics Fundamentals, Properties, and Testing book cover

    Plastics Fundamentals, Properties, and Testing

    1st Edition

    By Manas Chanda, Salil K. Roy

    Derived from the fourth edition of the well-known Plastics Technology Handbook, Plastics Fundamentals, Properties, and Testing covers the behavior, characterization, and evaluation of polymers. With a lucid approach and wealth of valuable information, this volume looks at the remarkable versatility…

    Hardback – 2008-07-18
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Practical Guide To Injection Blow Molding book cover

    Practical Guide To Injection Blow Molding

    1st Edition

    By Samuel L. Belcher

    Injection blow molding is one of the main processes used in the blow molding industry. And although you may find information on this topic in general books on blow molding, the coverage is skimpy and lacking in details. None of them supply the sharply focused, essential information you will find in…

    Hardback – 2007-03-05
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Handbook of Polymer Synthesis: Second Edition book cover

    Handbook of Polymer Synthesis

    Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Hans R. Kricheldorf, Oskar Nuyken, Graham Swift

    An in-depth review of important preparative methods for the synthesis and chemical modification of polymers, this authoritative second edition examines the advantages and limitations of various polymerization applications and procedures. It features new approaches and innovative strategies from the…

    Hardback – 2004-11-27
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Computer-Aided Injection Mold Design and Manufacture book cover

    Computer-Aided Injection Mold Design and Manufacture

    1st Edition

    By J.Y.H. Fuh, M. W. Fu, A.Y.C. Nee, M. W. Fu

    Examining processes that affect more than 70 percent of consumer products ranging from computers to medical devices and automobiles, this reference presents the latest research in automated plastic injection and die casting mold design and manufacture. It analyzes many industrial examples and…

    Hardback – 2004-08-02
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Handbook of Polypropylene and Polypropylene Composites, Revised and Expanded book cover

    Handbook of Polypropylene and Polypropylene Composites, Revised and Expanded

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Harutun Karian

    Building on the success of its predecessor with completely revised material and six new chapters, the Handbook of Polypropylene and Polypropylene Composites, Second Edition responds to increasing interest and changing global trends in the manufacture and application of polypropylene resin. The…

    Hardback – 2003-03-25
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Prediction of Polymer Properties book cover

    Prediction of Polymer Properties

    3rd Edition

    By Jozef Bicerano

    Highlighting a broad range multiscale modeling and methods for anticipating the morphologies and the properties of interfaces and multiphase materials, this reference covers the methodology of predicting polymer properties and its potential application to a wider variety of polymer types than…

    Hardback – 2002-08-01
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Practical Injection Molding book cover

    Practical Injection Molding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bernie A. Olmsted, Martin Davis

    This work focuses on the factors critical to successful injection moulding, including knowledge of plastic materials and how they melt, the importance of mould design, the role of the screw, and the correct use of the controls of an injection moulding machine. It seeks to provide operating…

    Hardback – 2001-03-14
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Polymer Modifiers and Additives book cover

    Polymer Modifiers and Additives

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard F. Grossman, John T. Lutz Jr.

    "Outlines the benefits of using additives-individually or in combination-to modify the properties and processability of pure polymers, and discusses easy-to-understand theory and practical applications for immediate economic and performance improvements."…

    Hardback – 2000-11-08
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Handbook of Elastomers book cover

    Handbook of Elastomers

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Anil K. Bhowmick, Howard Stephens

    "Provides the latest authoritative research on the developments, technology, and applications of rubbery materials. Presents structures, manufacturing techniques, and processing details for natural and synthetic rubbers, rubber-blends, rubber composites, and thermoplastic elastomers. 80% revised…

    Hardback – 2000-11-02
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Polymer Modification: Principles, Techniques, and Applications book cover

    Polymer Modification

    Principles, Techniques, and Applications, 1st Edition

    By John Meister

    "Describes new modification methods and applications for natural, synthetic, thermoplastic, and thermoset polymers that result from economic forces, commercial processes, and the latest research and development. Features chemical and physical technologies such as sulfonation, alkylation, acid/base…

    Hardback – 2000-07-25
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Handbook of Polyolefins book cover

    Handbook of Polyolefins

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Cornelia Vasile

    A handbook on polyolefins. This second edition includes new material on the structure, morphology and properties of polyolefin (PO) synthesis. It focuses on synthetic advances, the use of additives, special coverage of PO blends, composites and fibres, and surface treatments. It also addresses the…

    Hardback – 2000-06-21
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Handbook of Polyethylene: Structures: Properties, and Applications book cover

    Handbook of Polyethylene

    Structures: Properties, and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Peacock

    This text provides the basic history, molecular structure and intrinsic properties, practical applications and future developments of polyethylene production and marketing - including recycling systems and metallocene technology. It describes commercial processing techniques used to convert raw…

    Hardback – 2000-01-20
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Polymer Viscoelasticity: Stress and Strain in Practice book cover

    Polymer Viscoelasticity

    Stress and Strain in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Evaristo Riande, Ricardo Diaz-Calleja, Margarita Prolongo, Rosa Masegosa, Catalina Salom

    Showcasing vital engineering applications to transient and dynamic pertubations of macromolecular materials, structural recovery's role in mechanical responses in the glassy state, and viscoelastic parameters that condition the non-Newtonian behaviour of polymers, this work presents a systematic…

    Hardback – 1999-11-05
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Handbook of Polycarbonate Science and Technology book cover

    Handbook of Polycarbonate Science and Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by John T. Bendler

    "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."…

    Hardback – 1999-10-29
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Practical Extrusion Blow Molding book cover

    Practical Extrusion Blow Molding

    1st Edition

    By Samuel L. Belcher

    Outline proven methods from planning and manufacture to product testing, this work reports on the most effective means of producing plastics by the extrusion blow moulding process. It supplies data on materials, performance standards and testing methodologies developed in industry with proven…

    Hardback – 1999-06-18
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Star and Hyperbranched Polymers book cover

    Star and Hyperbranched Polymers

    1st Edition

    By Munmaya Mishra, Shiro Kobayashi

    Synthesizing the raw data needed for a wide variety of industrial applications, this work supplies up-to-date advanced in research on star, hyperbranched and dendritic polymers. It provides detailed descriptions of the size and shape of the molecules that make up these polymers, as well as their…

    Hardback – 1999-05-25
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Polymer Blends and Alloys book cover

    Polymer Blends and Alloys

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gabriel O. Shonaike, George P. Simon

    Distinguishing among blends, alloys and other types of combinations, clarifying terminology and presenting data on new processes and materials, this work present up-to-date and effective compounding techniques for polymers. It offers extensive analyses on the challenging questions that surround…

    Hardback – 1999-05-19
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Handbook of Polymer Testing: Physical Methods book cover

    Handbook of Polymer Testing

    Physical Methods, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger Brown

    The Handbook of Polymer Testing: Physical Methods provides virtually currently used techniques for measuring and testing the physical properties of polymers. A concise but detailed technical guide to the physical testing methods of synthetic polymers in plastics, rubbers, cellular materials,…

    Hardback – 1999-01-21
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Photonic Polymer Systems: Fundamentals: Methods, and Applications book cover

    Photonic Polymer Systems

    Fundamentals: Methods, and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald L. Wise, Gary E. Wnek, Debra J. Trantolo, Thomas M. Cooper, Joseph D. Gresser

    "Furnishes the necessary background information, methods of characterization, and applications of optic and photonic systems based on polymers. Provides detailed tutorial chapters that offer in-depth explanations of optic and photonic fundamentals and synthesis techniques."…

    Hardback – 1998-07-10
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Electrical and Optical Polymer Systems: Fundamentals: Methods, and Applications book cover

    Electrical and Optical Polymer Systems

    Fundamentals: Methods, and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Donald L. Wise

    "Offers background information, methods of characterization, and applications for electrical and optical polymers, including biopolymers, and tutorial sections that explain how to use the techniques."…

    Hardback – 1998-03-27
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Structure and Properties of Multiphase Polymeric Materials book cover

    Structure and Properties of Multiphase Polymeric Materials

    1st Edition

    Edited by Takeo Araki, Mitsuhiro Shibayama, Qui Tran-Cong

    Offers an overview of recent advances in multiphase polymeric materials, ranging from theoretical aspects of polymer miscibility and phase separation kinetics to bulk, surface and interface properties in polymeric materials. This work considers the possibility of a nondestructive methodology to…

    Hardback – 1998-03-03
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Metallized Plastic: Fundamentals and Applications book cover

    Metallized Plastic

    Fundamentals and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by K.L. Mittal

    "Integrates the latest findings on metallized plastics and their far-reaching applications by more than 80 recognized experts from North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. Addresses both basic and applied aspects of the subject."…

    Hardback – 1997-11-06
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Selecting Thermoplastics for Engineering Applications, Second Edition, book cover

    Selecting Thermoplastics for Engineering Applications, Second Edition,

    2nd Edition

    By Macdermott

    "Combines fundamental theory, systematic experimentation, disciplined research, and logical procedures to simplify the thermoplastic selection process as well as reduce production cost and time. Second Edition contains new features such as rheology property data, recycling in resin selection, and…

    Hardback – 1997-04-22
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Macromolecular Design of Polymeric Materials book cover

    Macromolecular Design of Polymeric Materials

    1st Edition

    By Hatada

    Providing a range of information on polymers and polymerization techniques, this text covers the gamut of polymer science from synthesis, structure and properties to function and applications. It analyzes speciality polymers, including acrylics, fluoropolymers, polysiplanes, polyphosphazenes, and…

    Hardback – 1997-01-02
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Thermoplastic Melt Rheology and Processing book cover

    Thermoplastic Melt Rheology and Processing

    1st Edition

    By Aroon Shenoy

    Presents rheological data on a number of polymers, making use of the master curve approach to determine unified curves for each generic type of polymer. The text offers a step-by-step procedure for developing a speadsheet computer program to obtain accurate thermoplastic rheograms at any…

    Hardback – 1996-08-23
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Polyimides: Fundamentals and Applications book cover

    Polyimides

    Fundamentals and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Malay Ghosh

    Provides coverage on the full range of topics associated with polyimides, including structure, polymer fundamentals, and product areas. The text addresses both basic and applied aspects of the subject. It details the synthesis of polyimides, polyamideimides, and flourinated polyimides, explains the…

    Hardback – 1996-07-23
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Cationic Polymerizations: Mechanisms, Synthesis & Applications book cover

    Cationic Polymerizations

    Mechanisms, Synthesis & Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

    This unified presentation of cationic polymerization discusses initiation, propagation, transfer, and termination in cationic polymerizations of alkenes and heterocycles. It also elucidates the mechanisms of the reactions involved in all carbocationic and ring-opening polymerizations. It is written…

    Hardback – 1996-04-26
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Anionic Polymerization: Principles and Practical Applications book cover

    Anionic Polymerization

    Principles and Practical Applications, 1st Edition

    By Henry Hsieh, Roderic P. Quirk

    This work introduces the basic theories and experimental methods of anionic polymerization as well as the synthesis, analysis and characteristics of anionic polymerized products. It details the creation of linear and branched polymers, random and block copolymers, graft and macromonomers, and many…

    Hardback – 1996-03-15
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Polymer Devolatilization book cover

    Polymer Devolatilization

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ramon Albalak

    This work introduces the fundamental background necessary to understand polymer devolatilization. It elucidates the actual mechanisms by which the devolatilization of polymer melts progresses, and discusses virtually every type of devolatilization equipment available. The work also addresses…

    Hardback – 1996-03-14
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Handbook of Applied Polymer Processing Technology book cover

    Handbook of Applied Polymer Processing Technology

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff, Paul N. Cheremisinoff

    "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…

    Hardback – 1996-01-23
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Polymer Toughening book cover

    Polymer Toughening

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Arends

    This work provides comprehensive coverage of the basic theories and hands-on techniques of polymer toughening, demonstrating the similarities in methods of measurement and toughness enhancement found in various classes of polymeric materials, including foams, films, adhesives and moulding grade…

    Hardback – 1996-01-16
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Computational Modeling of Polymers book cover

    Computational Modeling of Polymers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jozef Bicerano

    Hardback – 1992-03-17
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Emulsion Polymer Technology book cover

    Emulsion Polymer Technology

    2nd Edition

    By Robert D. Athey

    An explanation for engineers and chemists working in such industries as paper, paint, and textiles, of the operating mechanisms involved in the physics and chemistry of polymers and colloids as they apply to emulsion polymer manufacture and use. Outlines the various available materials, how they are…

    Hardback – 1991-03-01
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Corrosion-Resistant Plastic Composites in Chemical Plant Design book cover

    Corrosion-Resistant Plastic Composites in Chemical Plant Design

    1st Edition

    By Mallinson

    This book covers piping, buried pipe, duct systems, recommendations for fire safety and smoke, abrasion resistance of fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP), mechanism of FRP corrosion and deterioration, grounding of FRP systems, and popular fabrication methods of FRP.…

    Hardback – 1987-12-18
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • High Modulus Polymers: Approaches to Design and Development book cover

    High Modulus Polymers

    Approaches to Design and Development, 1st Edition

    By Zachariades

    This book reflects understanding of property enhancement through development of molecular structure. It focuses on liquid crystalline and semicrystalline polymers that provide a state of the art knowledge of the molecular organizations.…

    Hardback – 1987-10-27
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Polymer Mixing and Extrusion Technology book cover

    Polymer Mixing and Extrusion Technology

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas P. Cheremisinoff

    Addressing the two major unit operations-mixing and extrusion-fundamental toprocessing elastomers and plastic materials, this reference summarizes design equationsthat can be employed effectively in scaling up product performance parameters, andcontains a thorough survey of rheological principles.…

    Hardback – 1987-08-28
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Injection and Compression Molding Fundamentals book cover

    Injection and Compression Molding Fundamentals

    1st Edition

    By Isayev

    This outstanding reference presents an up-to-date account of investigations during the last10 years in the area of injection and compression molding of polymers.Injection and Compression Molding Fundamentals considers simulation andexperimentation of flow dynamics in the cavity and delivery system…

    Hardback – 1987-06-29
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Engineering Thermoplastics: Properties and Applications book cover

    Engineering Thermoplastics

    Properties and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Margolis

    This book provides solutions to many vital questions on the important property differences and advantages of individual engineering thermoplastics. It is useful for executives; managers; design, materials, and sales engineers; researchers; materials and product manufacturers; and compounders.…

    Hardback – 1985-04-18
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Structural Foam: A Purchasing and Design Guide book cover

    Structural Foam

    A Purchasing and Design Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bruce Wendle

    Hardback – 1985-03-27
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • Engineering with Rigid PVC: Processability and Applications book cover

    Engineering with Rigid PVC

    Processability and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by I. Luis Gomez

    This comprehensive, long-needed reference provides the thorough understanding required tomodify and manipulate rigid PVC's thermal/shear sensitivity and rheological properties, helpingyou utilize rigid PVC most effectively in manufacturing applications as diverse as pipes,house siding, bottles ,…

    Hardback – 1984-10-31
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering