Polymer Chemistry by Andrew J. Peacock

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This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of polymer science, covering all relevant topics in a single volume. It systematically develops the various branches of polymer science, starting from basic chemical structures, working through the scientific principles that describe polymer behavior and culminating with a description of their conversion to usable products. The final section of the book is devoted to case studies that discuss the most important classes of synthetic polymers.

This work is intended to introduce the field of polymer science to undergraduates in the areas of physical sciences and engineering. It is also aimed a professionals who find themselves working with polymers for the first time and need to rapidly familiarize themselves with guiding principles. In keeping with its role as a comprehensive text, this book assumes no prior knowledge of field of polymers.

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Published April 30, 2006 by Hanser Fachbuchverlag.
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