Polymers & Plastics Products

  • 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 – 2015-12-31 
    Pan Stanford

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

    By Aleksandr L. Volynskii, Nikolai F. Bakeev

    This book will examine the role of various surface phenomena in structural and mechanical behaviour of amorphous and semicrystalline polymers. A detailed description of the development and healing of interfacial surface as well as the response to diverse external impacts on solid polymers is…

    Hardback – 2015-12-19 
    CRC Press

  • Handbook of Thermoplastics, Second Edition

    Edited by Olagoke Olabisi, Kolapo Adewale

    This second edition of a bestseller incorporates developments and advances in the world of thermoplastics with regard to material development, processing, properties, and applications. It includes separate sections on bioplastics and hybrid and inorganic polymers. As in the first edition, chapters…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18 
    CRC Press
    Plastics Engineering

  • 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 – 2015-12-11 
    Apple Academic Press

  • 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 – 2015-12-10 
    Apple Academic Press
    AAP Research Notes on Polymer Engineering Science and Technology

  • 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 – 2015-11-16 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2015-11-15 
    Pan Stanford

  • Additives in Polymers

    Analysis & 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 – 2015-11-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Natural Fiber Composites

    Edited by R.D.S.G. Campilho

    Safely Design, Test, and Construct Products Made of Natural Fiber Composites Natural fibers and their composites carry distinct advantages over industrial fibers. Some advantages—including renewability and availability of raw materials, and lower energy consumption—could help safeguard…

    Hardback – 2015-11-13 
    CRC Press

  • Micro and Nanostructured Polymer Systems

    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 – 2015-10-28 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Biofoams

    Science and Applications of Bio-Based Cellular and Porous Materials

    Edited by Salvatore Iannace, Chul B. Park

    Addresses a Growing Need for the Development of Cellular and Porous Materials in Industry Building blocks used by nature are motivating researchers to create bio-inspired cellular structures that can be used in the development of products for the plastic, food, and biomedical industry.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-21 
    CRC Press

  • Biodegradable Polymeric Nanocomposites

    Advances in Biomedical Applications

    Edited by Dilip Depan

    How Can Polymers Constructed From Living Organisms Help Eliminate the Disposal Issue? A unique category of materials called biodegradable polymers could help remedy a growing environmental concern. Biodegradable Polymeric Nanocomposites: Advances in Biomedical Applications considers the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-16 
    CRC Press

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