The Theory of Polymer Dynamics by M. Doi

The Theory of Polymer Dynamics

byM. Doi, S. F. Edwards

Paperback | April 30, 1999

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Over the past twenty years our understanding of polymer solutions has undergone a dramatic evolution. New methods and concepts have extended the frontier of the theory from dilute solutions in which polymers move independently of each other, to concentrated solutions where many polymersentangle with each other. This book provides a comprehensive account of the modern theory for the dynamical properties of polymer solutions. This includes viscoelasticity, diffusion, dynamic light scattering and flow and electric birefringence. Nonlinear viscoelasticity is discussed in detail on thebasis of molecular dynamical models. The book fills a gap between classical theory and modern developments and constructs a consistent picture for the dynamics of polymer solutions over the entire concentration range.

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M. Doi is at Nagoya University. S. F. Edwards is at University of Cambridge.
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Title:The Theory of Polymer DynamicsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.87 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198520336

ISBN - 13:9780198520337

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'This book is destined to join the classics of polymer essential purchase for any serious student of polymer dynamics.' British Polymer Journal'collects together for the first time the most important theories of polymer dynamics...The book is to be recommended to all serious students of this very interesting and industrially important subject.' Physics in Technology