Applied Polymer Science: 21st Century by C. CraverApplied Polymer Science: 21st Century by C. Craver

Applied Polymer Science: 21st Century

byC. Craver, C. Craver, C. Carraher

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The 75th Anniversary Celebration of theDivision of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineeringof theAmerican Chemical Society, in 1999 sparked this third edition ofApplied Polymer Sciencewith emphasis on the developments of the last few years and a serious look at the challenges and expectations of the 21st Century.


This book is divided into six sections, each with an Associate Editor responsible for the contents with the group of Associate Editors acting as a board to interweave and interconnect various topics and to insure complete coverage. These areas represent both traditional areas and emerging areas, but always with coverage that is timely. The areas and associated chapters represent vistas where PMSE and its members have made and are continuing to make vital contributions. The authors are leaders in their fields and have graciously donated their efforts to encourage the scientists of the next 75 years to further contribute to the well being of the society in which we all live.


Synthesis, characterization, and application are three of the legs that hold up a steady table. The fourth is creativity. Each of the three strong legs are present in this book with creativity present as the authors were asked to look forward in predicting areas in need of work and potential applications. The book begins with an introductory history chapter introducing readers to PMSE. The second chapter introduces the very basic science, terms and concepts critical to polymer science and technology. Sections two, three and four focus on application areas emphasizing emerging trends and applications. Section five emphasizes the essential areas of characterization. Section six contains chapters focusing of the synthesis of the materials.

Charles E. Carraher, Jr. is Professor of Chemistry at Florida Atlantic University and Associate Director of the statewide Florida Centre for Environmental Studies and Director of the environmental Chemistry Secretariat. He previously was Dean of the College of Science at FAU, Chair of the Science Division at the University of South Dak...
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Title:Applied Polymer Science: 21st CenturyFormat:OtherDimensions:1088 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 19, 2000Publisher:Elsevier ScienceLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080527353

ISBN - 13:9780080527352

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Section Headings: Introduction (Section Editor: C.E. Carraher, Jr.). Polymer Science and Technology (Section Editor: D.J. Lohse). Coatings (Section Editors: K.N. Edwards, H. Mislang). New Materials (Section Editors: E. Reichmais, M. Jaffe). Spectroscopic & Physical Characterization (Section Editor: C.D. Craver). Polymerization and Polymerization Mechanisms (Section Editor: D. Schulz).