Polymers & Plastics Products

  • Polymeric Thermosetting Compounds

    Innovative Aspects of Their Formulation Technology

    By Ralph D. Hemansen

    Engineering design teams sometimes have need of a material that may not exist because the combination of required properties is difficult to achieve. One solution is to develop a new material having the required set of properties needed in the application. During his 40-year career, author Ralph…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Handbook of Polyester Drug Delivery Systems

    Edited by M. N. V. Ravi Kumar

    In the quest for innovative drug delivery systems attempting to meet the unmet needs in pharmaceutical space, research has taken a much more complicated path that poses a significant challenge for translation. Despite the progress made with novel materials, polyesters still remain at the helm of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-30 
    Pan Stanford

  • Supermacroporous Cryogels

    Biomedical and Biotechnological Applications

    Edited by Ashok Kumar

    The process of cryogelation has been vigorously studied over the past two decades, with recent research focussing on applications of these polymer systems in various biomedical and biotechnological fields. While there is significant literature available as research publications, limited reviews,…

    Hardback – 2016-03-14 
    CRC Press

  • Compositional Analysis of Polymers

    An Engineering Approach

    Edited by Aleksandr M. Kochnev, Oleg V. Stoyanov, Gennady E. Zaikov, Renat M. Akhmetkhanov

    Technical and technological development demands the creation of new materials that are stronger, more reliable, and more durable—materials with new properties. This new book covers a broad range of polymeric materials and technology and provides researchers in polymer science and technology with…

    Hardback – 2016-03-07 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Surface Phenomena in the Structural and Mechanical Behaviour of Solid Polymers

    By L. Volynskii, N. F. Bakeev

    Surface Phenomena in the Structural and Mechanical Behaviour of Solid Polymers explores the role of various surface phenomena in the structural and mechanical behaviour of amorphous and semicrystalline polymers. This book: Discusses the development of the interfacial surface in the deformation of…

    Hardback – 2016-02-03
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Thermoplastics, Second 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

  • High-Performance Polymers for Engineering-Based Composites

    Edited by Omari V. Mukbaniani, Marc J. M. Abadie, Tamara Tatrishvili

    High-Performance Polymers for Engineering-Based Composites presents a selection of investigations and innovative research in polymer chemistry and advanced materials. The book includes case studies in the field of nanocomposites. The volume provides coverage of new research in polymer science and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-22
    Apple Academic Press
    AAP Research Notes on Polymer Engineering Science and Technology

  • Micro- and Nanostructured Polymer Systems

    From Synthesis to Applications

    Edited by Sabu Thomas, Robert Shanks, Jithin Joy

    This book focuses on the recent trends in micro- and nano-structured polymer systems, particularly natural polymers, biopolymers, biomaterials, and their composites, blends, and IPNs. This valuable volume covers the occurrence, synthesis, isolation, production, properties and applications,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Apple Academic Press

  • Additives in Polymers

    Analysis and Applications

    Edited by Alexandr A. Berlin, Svetlana Z. Rogovina, Gennady E. Zaikov

    Additives are selected depending on the type of polymers to which they will be added or the application for which they will be used. The appropriate selection of additives helps develop value-added plastics with improved durability as well as other advantages. This research book provides a range of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Apple Academic Press

  • Controlled Release Systems

    Advances in Nanobottles and Active Nanoparticles

    Edited by Alex van Herk, Jacqueline Forcada, Giorgia Pastorin

    In the area of controlled release of active substances, such as drugs, a strong interest in nanoparticles as carriers of active ingredients has arisen. Some of the active components are extremely hydrophobic, without cellular permeability and susceptible to metabolic degradation. Owing to this,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    Pan Stanford

  • Materials Characterization

    Modern Methods and Applications

    Edited by Naryanaswami (Mohan) Ranganathan

    This book, which is a result of a coordinated effort by 22 researchers from five different countries, addresses the methods of determining the local and global mechanical properties of a variety of materials: metals, plastics, rubber, and ceramics. The first chapter treats nanoindentation…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09
    Pan Stanford

  • Sealants in Construction, Second Edition

    By Jerome Klosowski, Andreas T. Wolf

    Revised Bestseller Offers Broad-Based Knowledge to a Wide Range of Technical Professionals The definitive guide to sealing operations in construction, this latest edition of Sealants in Construction focuses on the most current technology, methods, applications, and standards relevant to sealant…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    CRC Press

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