Completely revised and updated! Expanded to include the latest developments in these fast-moving areas: rubber elasticity; the glassy state and the glass transition; viscoelasticity and flow in polymer melts and concentrated solutions; the crystalline state; and spectroscopic characterization of polymers. Two new chapters cover the mesomorphic state and scattering techniques. Presents fundamental background information, recent developments and unsolved problems. Provides an introduction to basic concepts and detailed descriptions of current topics of importance. The definitive source of basic information needed by polymer physical chemists, polymer physicists, polymer engineers, and all scientists whose work involves polymers.
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Book Description American Chemical Society, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 2. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0841225052