Physical Properties of Polymers Handbook [E-Book] / edited by James E. Mark.
Mark, James E. (editor)
New York, NY : Springer New York, 2007
XX, 1076 p. 400 illus. online resource.
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Table of Contents:
  • Structure
  • Chain Structures
  • Names, Acronyms, Classes, and Structures of Some Important Polymers
  • Theory
  • The Rotational Isomeric State Model
  • Computational Parameters
  • Theoretical Models and Simulations of Polymer Chains
  • Scaling, Exponents, and Fractal Dimensions
  • Thermodynamic Properties
  • Densities, Coefficients of Thermal Expansion, and Compressibilities of Amorphous Polymers
  • Thermodynamic Properties of Proteins
  • Heat Capacities of Polymers
  • Thermal Conductivity
  • Thermodynamic Quantities Governing Melting
  • The Glass Temperature
  • Sub-T g Transitions
  • Polymer–Solvent Interaction Parameter ?
  • Theta Temperatures
  • Solubility Parameters
  • Mark–Houwink–Staudinger–Sakurada Constants
  • Polymers and Supercritical Fluids
  • Thermodynamics of Polymer Blends
  • Spectroscopy
  • NMR Spectroscopy of Polymers
  • Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy to Study the Molecular Dynamics of Polymers Having Different Molecular Architectures
  • Group Frequency Assignments for Major Infrared Bands Observed in Common Synthetic Polymers
  • Small Angle Neutron and X-Ray Scattering
  • Mechanical Properties
  • Mechanical Properties
  • Chain Dimensions and Entanglement Spacings
  • Temperature Dependences of the Viscoelastic Response of Polymer Systems
  • Adhesives
  • Some Mechanical Properties of Typical Polymer-Based Composites
  • Polymer Networks and Gels
  • Force Spectroscopy of Polymers: Beyond Single Chain Mechanics
  • Reinforcing Phases
  • Carbon Black
  • Properties of Polymers Reinforced with Silica
  • Physical Properties of Polymer/Clay Nanocomposites
  • Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS)
  • Carbon Nanotube Polymer Composites: Recent Developments in Mechanical Properties
  • Reinforcement Theories
  • Crystallinity and Morphology
  • Densities of Amorphous and Crystalline Polymers
  • Unit Cell Information on Some Important Polymers
  • Crystallization Kinetics of Polymers
  • Block Copolymer Melts
  • Polymer Liquid Crystals and Their Blends
  • The Emergence of a New Macromolecular Architecture: “The Dendritic State”
  • Polyrotaxanes
  • Foldamers: Nanoscale Shape Control at the Interface Between Small Molecules and High Polymers
  • Recent Advances in Supramolecular Polymers
  • Electrical, Optical and Magnetic Properties
  • Conducting Polymers: Electrical Conductivity
  • Electroluminescent Polymer Systems
  • Magnetic, Piezoelectric, Pyroelectric, and Ferroelectric Properties of Synthetic and Biological Polymers
  • Nonlinear Optical Properties of Polymers
  • Refractive Index, Stress-Optical Coefficient, and Optical Configuration Parameter of Polymers
  • Responses to Radiation, Heat, and Chemical Agents
  • Ultraviolet Radiation and Polymers
  • The Effects of Electron Beam and g-Irradiation on Polymeric Materials
  • Flammability
  • Thermal-Oxidative Stability and Degradation of Polymers
  • Synthetic Biodegradable Polymers for Medical Applications
  • Biodegradability of Polymers
  • Properties of Photoresist Polymers
  • Pyrolyzability of Preceramic Polymers
  • Other Properties
  • Surface and Interfacial Properties
  • Acoustic Properties of Polymers
  • Permeability of Polymers to Gases and Vapors
  • Miscellaneous
  • Definitions
  • Units and Conversion Factors.