Polymer Science from 1935-1953: Consolidating the Paradigm

byGary Patterson

Paperback | July 14, 2014

Polymer Science from 1935-1953: Consolidating the Paradigm by Gary Patterson
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This sequel to A Prehistory of Polymer Science begins with the Faraday Discussion of 1935 on Polymerization. Patterson then examines the remarkable rise and establishment of polymer science after 1935 from the perspective of the emergence of strong intellectual leaders. While enough biographical detail is presented to gain an appreciation for the role played by each leader, the emphasis of this volume is on the key concepts associated with each individual and how the community embraced these leaders.
Gary Patterson is Professor of Chemical Physics and Polymer Science at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is the Chief Bibliophile of the Bolton Society at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was educated at Harvey Mudd College (B.S. Chemistry, 1968) and Stanford University (Ph.D. ...
Title:Polymer Science from 1935-1953: Consolidating the ParadigmFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:88 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:88 pages, 9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:July 14, 2014Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3662435357

ISBN - 13:9783662435359

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