Polymers & Plastics Products

  • Natural Fiber Composites

    Edited by R.D.S.G. Campilho

    This book brings value to anyone working with or designing natural fiber composite structures. It helps readers understand the value these materials can add to projects, how to choose the best materials and treatments, how to safely design and fabricate products made of natural fiber composites and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-09 
    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 – 2015-10-29 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Biodegradable Polymeric Nanocomposites

    Advances in Biomedical Applications

    Edited by Dilip Depan

    Biomaterials based on polymers perform a time-limited function, but being foreign, they should disappear from the body once that function has been fulfilled. A wide range of polymers have been considered for biomedical applications such as drug delivery, biosensors, and tissue engineering. This…

    Hardback – 2015-10-27 
    CRC Press

  • Biofoams

    Science and Applications of Bio-Based Cellular and Porous Materials

    Edited by Salvatore Iannace, Chul B. Park

    Written for students, professors, and professionals, this book covers biofoams and porous systems. Topics include bio-based polymers for the development of biodegradable and sustainable polymeric foams, foams in food, foams in biomedical applications including metals and ceramic based materials,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-20 
    CRC Press

  • 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 – 2015-10-18 
    CRC Press

  • Advanced Polymeric Materials

    From Macro- to Nano-Length Scales

    Edited by Sabu Thomas, Nandakumar Kalarikkal, Maciej Jaroszewski, Josmine P. Jose

    The aim of this new compendium is to provide a solid understanding of the recent developments in advanced polymeric materials from macro- to nano-length scales. Composites are becoming more important because they can help to improve our quality of life, such as being put into service in flight…

    Hardback – 2015-09-28 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Handbook for the Chemical Analysis of Plastic and Polymer Additives, Second Edition

    By Michael Bolgar, Jack Hubball, Joseph Groeger, Susan Meronek

    Polymers have undoubtedly changed the world through many products that improve our lives. However, additives used to modify the overall characteristics of these materials may not be fully disclosed or understood. These additives may present possible environmental and health hazards. It is important…

    Hardback – 2015-09-16 
    CRC Press

  • Rubber Compounding

    Chemistry and Applications, Second Edition

    Edited by Brendan Rodgers

    Rubber Compounding: Chemistry and Applications describes the production, processing, and characteristics of a wide range of materials utilized in the modern tire and rubber industry, from natural to butyl rubber, carbon black, silica, silanes, and beyond. Containing contributions from leading…

    Hardback – 2015-09-13 
    CRC Press

  • Plastics Reinforcement and Industrial Applications

    By T.R. Crompton

    When combined with reinforcing agents, plastics can be used for a number of high-temperature applications. Plastics Reinforcement and Industrial Applications provides a detailed discussion on plastics, polymers, and reinforcing agents (including organic and natural biomaterials). Focused…

    Hardback – 2015-08-30 
    CRC Press

  • Materials Characterization

    Modern Methods and Applications

    Edited by Naryanaswami (Mohan) Ranganathan

    This book highlights methods of characterizing material properties at nano, micro, and macro levels. Chapter 1 addresses nanaoindentation techniques comprehensively. Chapter 2 concerns polymer surface properties using nanoindentation techniques. Chapter 3 deals with the wear properties of dental…

    Hardback – 2015-08-30 
    Pan Stanford

  • Inorganic-Whisker-Reinforced Polymer Composites

    Synthesis, Properties and Applications

    By Qiuju Sun, Wu Li

    Inorganic-Whisker-Reinforced Polymer Composites: Synthesis, Properties and Applications gives a comprehensive presentation of inorganic microcrystalline fibers, or whiskers, a polymer composite filler. It covers whisker synthesis, surface modification, applications for reinforcing polymer-matrix…

    Hardback – 2015-08-30 
    CRC 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 – 2015-08-29 
    Apple Academic Press
    AAP Research Notes on Polymer Engineering Science and Technology

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