Polymer Engineering & Science

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Edited By: Alan J. Lesser

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 46/82 (Polymer Science); 62/133 (Engineering Chemical)

Online ISSN: 1548-2634

  1. Articles

    1. A viscosity model for technical polymers describing chemical and physical aging

      Felix A. Heinzler, Christoph Mielicki and Johannes Wortberg

      Article first published online: 18 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.24000

    2. Mass-productions of porous polyethylene template with controlled array structure

      Bo Yang, Gao Niu, Xiu-Wen Zhou, Xu-Dong Liu, Wei He, Bin Yu, Ye Zhu and Wei-dong Wu

      Article first published online: 13 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23997

    3. Long chain branched impact copolymer of polypropylene: Microstructure and rheology

      Kalyani Chikhalikar, Anushree Deshpande, Harshawardhan Pol, Deepa Dhoble, Saroj Jha, Kishor Jadhav, Sunil Mahajan, Zubair Ahmad, Surendra Kulkarni, Surendra Gupta and Ashish Lele

      Article first published online: 11 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23993

    4. Investigation on the thermal and crystallization behavior of high density polyethylene/acrylonitrile butadiene rubber blends and their composites

      Deepalekshmi Ponnamma, Josephine George, Martin George Thomas, Chin Han Chan, Srećko Valić, Miran Mozetič, Uroš Cvelbar and Sabu Thomas

      Article first published online: 25 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23992

    5. Describing the sorption characteristics of a ternary system of benzene (1) and alcohol (2) in a nonporous polymer membrane (3) by the Flory–Huggins model

      Štěpán Hovorka, Alena Randová, Petr Sysel, Libuše Brožová, Jan Žitka, Pavel Drašar, Lidmila Bartovská, Jan Storch, Lucie Červenková-Šťastná and Pavel Izák

      Article first published online: 22 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23990

    6. Rheological methods to investigate graphene/amorphous polyamide nanocomposites: Aspect ratio, processing, and crystallization

      Jorge Canales, Mercedes Fernández, Juan Jose Peña, María Eugenia Muñoz and Antxon Santamaría

      Article first published online: 21 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23985

    7. Preparation of porous nylon 6 fiber via electrospinning

      Huimin Zhang, Li Zhang, Qingxiu Jia, Chaoming Shi and Jian Yang

      Article first published online: 18 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23984

    8. Analysis of pellet shaping kinetics at the die opening in underwater pelletizing processes

      Oliver Kast, Kalman Geiger, Eberhard Grünschloss and Christian Bonten

      Article first published online: 16 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23988

    9. Modification of asphalt using polymer-forming monomer

      Kyungho Chung, Moonsoo Park, Sungho Mun, Byungsik Ohm, Pyeongjun Yoo and Youngkeun Hong

      Article first published online: 16 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23983

    10. Disentanglement and micropore structure of UHMWPE in an athermal solvent

      Siu Yeung Cheung, Weijia Wen and Ping Gao

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23989

    11. Preparation and characterization of pH-sensitive microparticles based on polyelectrolyte complexes for antibiotic delivery

      L. Agüero, D. Zaldivar, L. Peña, Y. Solís, J.A. Ramón and Marcos L. Dias

      Article first published online: 13 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23962

    12. Infrared melt temperature measurement of single screw extrusion

      J. Vera-Sorroche, A.L. Kelly, E.C. Brown and P.D. Coates

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23976

    13. Equibiaxial elongational viscosity measurements of commercial polymer melts

      Rebecca M. Mick, Tai-Yi Shiu and David C. Venerus

      Article first published online: 12 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23969

  2. Research Articles

  3. Articles

    1. Polyethylene/sepiolite fibers. Influence of drawing and nanofiller content on the crystal morphology and mechanical properties

      Yanela Alonso, Raquel E. Martini, Antonio Iannoni, Andrea Terenzi, José M. Kenny and Silvia E. Barbosa

      Article first published online: 5 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23980

    2. Mixing effect on emulsion polymerization in a batch reactor

      Shideh Fathi Roudsari, Ramdhane Dhib and Farhad Ein-Mozaffari

      Article first published online: 4 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23963

    3. Multiobjective optimization of long-chain branched propylene polymerization

      Anitha Mogilicharla, Saptarshi Majumdar and Kishalay Mitra

      Article first published online: 4 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23977

    4. The effect of microstructure on the slow crack growth resistance in polyethylene resins

      Ali Adib, Carlos Domínguez, Jesús Rodríguez, Carlos Martín and Rafael A. García

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23970

    5. New method for determining the optical rotatory dispersion of hydroxypropyl cellulose polymer solutions in water

      Andreea Irina Barzic, Dan Gheorghe Dimitriu and Dana Ortansa Dorohoi

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23978

    6. Preparation of magnetic porous terpolymer and its application in cellulase immobilization

      Huimin Qi, Hongdong Duan, Xingjian Wang, Xia Meng, Xiaocong Yin and Lina Ma

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23973

    7. Acidic buffer mechanism of cyclotriphosphazene and melamine cyanurate synergism system flame retardant epoxy resin

      Yanbo Cheng, Jiang Li, Yueshan He, Biwu Wang, Yuan Liu and Qi Wang

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23974

    8. Thermal properties of epoxy resins crosslinked by an aminated lignin

      Hong Pan, Gang Sun, Tao Zhao and Gehui Wang

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23960

    9. Facile preparation of PLGA microspheres with diverse internal structures by modified double-emulsion method for controlled release

      Fengxuan Han, Fang Zhou, Xiaoling Yang, Jin Zhao, Yunhui Zhao and Xiaoyan Yuan

      Article first published online: 27 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23957

    10. Preparation and performance of sulfonated polysulfone flat ultrafiltration membranes

      Zhen Liu, Yang Bai, Daobao Sun, Changfa Xiao and Yufeng Zhang

      Article first published online: 27 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23968

    11. Preparation and characterization of chain extended Poly(butylene succinate) foams

      Hongfu Zhou, Xiangdong Wang, Zhongjie Du, Hangquan Li and Kejing Yu

      Article first published online: 27 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23964

    12. The effect of layered silicates on the crosslinking reaction of silanol-terminated polysiloxane

      Sozon P. Vasilakos, Marianna I. Triantou and Petroula A. Tarantili

      Article first published online: 27 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23965

    13. Thermoplastic biodegradable material elaborated from unripe banana flour reinforced with metallocene catalyzed polyethylene

      E. San Martín Martínez, M. A. Aguilar Méndez, A. Sánchez Solís and H. Vieyra

      Article first published online: 24 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23954

    14. Bio-polyester–date seed powder composites: Morphology and component migration

      Vikas Mittal, Gisha E. Luckachan, Boril Chernev and Nadejda B. Matsko

      Article first published online: 24 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23955

    15. Molecular mobility and physical ageing of plasticized poly(lactide)

      Larisa Dobircau, Nicolas Delpouve, Romuald Herbinet, Sandra Domenek, Loïc Le Pluart, Laurent Delbreilh, Violette Ducruet and Eric Dargent

      Article first published online: 23 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23952

    16. Separation of greenhouse gases from gas mixtures using nanoporous polymeric membranes

      Mehrnoush Mohammadi, Saeed Shirazian, Mehdi Asadollahzadeh, Ladan Jamshidy and Alireza Hemmati

      Article first published online: 23 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23953

    17. Synthesis and characterization of segmented poly(ether ester amide)s from diglycol, adipic acid, and a nylon-6 oligomer

      Chen Guo Li, Su Qing Li, Jing Bo Zhao, Zhi Yuan Zhang, Jun Ying Zhang and Wan Tai Yang

      Article first published online: 9 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23944

    18. Characterization and thermal degradation kinetics of poly(l-lactide) nanocomposites with carbon nanotubes

      Jordana Palacios, Carmen Albano, Gema González, Reina Verónica Castillo, Arquímedes Karam and María Covis

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23936

    19. Solids conveying in the solids compaction zone of vane extruder

      Jian-Bo Li, Jin-Ping Qu, Yi-She Xu, Gui-Zhen Zhang, Shu-Feng Zhai, Yong-Qing Zhao and Xiao-Chun Yin

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23937

    20. Effects of fiber size on short-term creep behavior of wood fiber/HDPE composites

      Wei-Hong Wang, Hai-Bing Huang, Hu-Hu Du and Haigang Wang

      Article first published online: 20 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23935

    21. Multiaxial ratcheting-fatigue interaction on acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene terpolymer

      Gang Chen, Hao-qiong Liang, Lei Wang, Yun-hui Mei and Xu Chen

      Article first published online: 14 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23932

    22. Novel flame-retardant epoxy composites containing aluminium β-carboxylethylmethylphosphinate

      Xueqing Liu, Jiyan Liu, Jia Chen, Shaojun Cai and Chenlong Hu

      Article first published online: 12 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23929

  4. Review Articles

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      Characteristics of protein-based biopolymer and its application

      Pratima Gupta and Kush Kumar Nayak

      Article first published online: 9 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23928

  5. Articles

    1. Synthesis and liquid oxygen compatibility of a phosphorous-containing epoxy resin

      Zhanjun Wu, Jialiang Li, Yingpu Chen, Zhi Wang and Shichao Li

      Article first published online: 8 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23933

    2. Bis(2-ethylhexyl) succinate in mixtures with epoxidized soybean oil as bio-based plasticizers for poly(vinylchloride)

      Bharat Indu Chaudhary, Buu-Dang Nguyen, Patrick Smith, Nse Sunday, Michael Luong and Alek Zamanskiy

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23934

    3. Melt-blended halloysite nanotubes/wheat starch nanocomposites as drug delivery system

      H. Schmitt, N. Creton, K. Prashantha, J. Soulestin, M.F. Lacrampe and P. Krawczak

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23919

    4. The effects of structure of POSS on the properties of POSS/PMMA hybrid materials

      Jian Jiao, Panpan Lv, Lei Wang, Yu Cai and Peng Liu

      Article first published online: 24 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23921

    5. Processing and characterization of microwave and ultrasonically treated waste-EPDM/LDPE polymer composites

      Yeo Joo Hong, Keuk Min Jeong, Prosenjit Saha, Jaechan Suh and Jin Kuk Kim

      Article first published online: 20 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23916

  6. Research Articles

  7. Articles

    1. Key role of hydrates in determining ion rejection by polyamide membrane

      Jing-Gang Gai, Xiao-Lei Gong, Xin Zhang, Wu-Li Kang and Wei-Wei Wang

      Article first published online: 17 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23882

    2. Temperature-responsiveness and sustained delivery properties of macroporous PEG-co-PNIPAAm-co-PCL hydrogels

      Zhao-Xia Li, Man-Geng Lu, Kun Wu, Yun-Fei Zhang, Lei Miao, Yin-Wen Li, Hui-Long Guo and Jian Zheng

      Article first published online: 14 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23877

    3. Processing of nanocomposites PLA/graphite using a novel elongational mixing device

      Rigoberto Ibarra-Gómez, René Muller, Michel Bouquey, Jérôme Rondin, Christophe A. Serra, Fatima Hassouna, Yamna El Mouedden, Valérie Toniazzo and David Ruch

      Article first published online: 13 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23869

    4. Observations of T-peel behavior of flexible polymers using digital image correlation

      Yabin Yang, Pan Zeng, Liping Lei and Yuejie Xu

      Article first published online: 12 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23875

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      Preparation and properties of gas barrier resin/rubber nanolaminated composites

      Qin Liu, Yang Wei-Min, Ding Yu-Mei and Jiao Zhi-Wei

      Article first published online: 11 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/pen.23884

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