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Crystallization of Polymers

Volume 2. Kinetics and Mechanisms

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: July 2012
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107405462

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  • This new edition of Volume 2 of Leo Mandelkern's self-contained work is an up-to-date, authoritative account of the kinetics and mechanisms of polymer crystallization. Progressing from the equilibrium concepts presented in volume 1, it provides a comprehensive treatment of the surrounding theories and experimental results from simple to complex polymer systems. The volume will be an invaluable reference work for all chemists, physicists and materials scientists working in the area of polymer crystallization.

    • Volume 2 of a 3 volume set that will be the most up-to-date and comprehensive work in the area of polymer crystallization
    • Theoretical and experimental approaches utilised in the determination of polymer crystallization kinetics are objectively discussed
    • Unified treatment of both synthetic and naturally occurring polymers
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    Reviews & endorsements

    "The book is a result of dedicated effort and original research of the author and his colleagues over many years and will serve the polymer community well for a long time. The book will be most useful as a reference resource for people in academia as well as in industry." - Polymer News, N. Sanjeeva Murthy, University of Vermont

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    Product details

    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: July 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107405462
    • length: 478 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.75kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Fusion of homopolymers
    3. Polymer-diluent mixtures
    4. Polymer-polymer mixtures
    5. Fusion of copolymers
    6. Thermodynamic quantities
    7. Fusion of cross-linked polymers
    8. Oriented crystallization and contractility
    9. Crystallization kinetics of homopolymers: bulk crystallization
    10. Crystallization kinetics of copolymers
    11. Crystallization kinetics of polymer mixtures
    12. Crystallization under applied science
    13. Polymer diluent mixtures.

  • Author

    Leo Mandelkern, Florida State University

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