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New edition brings classic text up to date with the latestscience, techniques, and applications

With its balanced presentation of polymer chemistry, physics,and engineering applications, the Third Edition of this classictext continues to instill readers with a solid understanding of thecore concepts underlying polymeric materials. Both students andinstructors have praised the text for its clear explanations andlogical organization. It begins with molecular-level considerationsand then progressively builds the reader's knowledge withdiscussions of bulk properties, mechanical behavior, and processingmethods.

Following a brief introduction, Fundamental Principles ofPolymeric Materials is divided into four parts:

  • Part 1: Polymer Fundamentals

  • Part 2: Polymer Synthesis

  • Part 3: Polymer Properties

  • Part 4: Polymer Processing and Performance

Thoroughly Updated and Revised

Readers familiar with the previous edition of this text willfind that the organization and style have been updated with newmaterial to help them grasp key concepts and discover the latestscience, techniques, and applications. For example, there are newintroductory sections on organic functional groups focusing on thestructures found in condensation polymerizations. The text alsofeatures new techniques for polymer analysis, processing, andmicroencapsulation as well as emerging techniques such as atomtransfer radical polymerization.

At the end of each chapter are problems—including manythat are new to this edition—to test the reader's grasp ofcore concepts as they advance through the text. There are alsoreferences leading to the primary literature for furtherinvestigation of individual topics.

A classic in its field, this text enables students in chemistry,chemical engineering, materials science, and mechanical engineeringto fully grasp and apply the fundamentals of polymeric materials,preparing them for more advanced coursework.

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Revised due to new developments in the polymer area. Contains a broad, unified introduction to the subject matter that will be of immediate practical value plus a foundation for more advanced study. New features include a discussion of liquid-crystal polymers, the Flory-Huggins theory, group-transfer polymerization, a quantitative treatment of Ziegler-Natta polymerization with three new worked-out examples and much more. End-of-chapter problems have been added along with practical illustrations of the material.

About the Author:

Christopher S. Brazel, PHD, CHE, is Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering at The University of Alabama. His research interests include stimuli-responsive polymers, composite materials with magnetic nanoparticles, targeted block copolymer micelles, gels and networks for drug delivery, and microencapsulation. Previously, Dr. Brazel was a Fulbright Distinguished Scholar and Visiting Professor at the Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine, Keele University, UK.

Stephen L. Rosen, PHD, CHE, is a former Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla. Dr. Rosen authored the two previous editions of Fundamental Principles of Polymeric Materials.

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