Polymers in Industry from A-Z: A Concise Encyclopedia
Copyright © 2012 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Author(s): Dr. Leno Mascia
Published Online: 16 FEB 2012 08:20AM EST
Print ISBN: 9783527329649
Online ISBN: 9783527644032
About this Book
We are surrounded by polymers: Whether it's to prepare a meal, use computer keyboards and mousepads, or step onto a new playground,
you'll encounter a plastic product made of polymers. Owing to the extraordinary range of properties accessible in polymeric materials, they play an essential and ubiquitous role in everyday life ? from plastics and elastomers on the one hand to natural biopolymers such as DNA and proteins that are essential for life on the other.
This desktop and library reference book provides a comprehensive yet concise overview of the materials, manufacture, structure and architecture, properties, processing, and applications of withing the field of polymers. The book offers a unique mix of theory and application,
the essential personal reference for anyone studying or working within the field of polymers.