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    Author(s)CHANDA M
    PublisherTaylor and Francis
    Edition5th Edition
    Publish YearNovember 2017


    Taylor and Francis Plastics Technology Handbook Plastics Engineering Series 5th Edition by CHANDA M

    Updated throughout to reflect advances over the last decade, the Fifth Edition continues the handbook’s tradition of authoritative coverage of fundamentals, production methods, properties, and applications of plastics and polymer-based materials. It covers tooling for plastics fabrication processes, thermoplastics, thermosetting plastics, foamed plastics, reinforced plastics, plastisols, and new developments in mold design. It also discusses rubber compounding and processing technologies. More recent developments in polymer fabrication and processing, including electrospinning, electrografted coating, polymer-metal hybrid joining, flex printing, and rapid prototyping/ 3D printing, are also presented. The handbook highlights advanced materials including natural and synthetic gfnanosize polymers, their unusual properties, and innovative applications, as well as polymer-carbon nanocomposites, graphene-based polymer nanocomposites, smart healable polymer composites, smart polymer coatings, electroactive polymers, polymer nanomaterials, and novel nano-/microfibrillar polymer composites. It offers updates on polymer solar battery development, plastics recycling and disposal methods, new concepts of "upcycling" and single-polymer composites, renewable synthetic polymers, biodegradable plastics and composites, and toxicity of plastics. The book also provides an overview of new developments in polymer applications in various fields including packaging, building and construction, corrosion prevention and control, automotive, aerospace applications, electrical and electronic applications, agriculture and horticulture, domestic appliances and business machines, medical and biomedical applications, marine and offshore applications, and sports. Key Features:- - Updated to include production, properties, fabrication, and applications of polymer-based materials and processes that have come about in the last decade. - Covers natural and synthetic nanosize polymers and their methods of production, unusual properties, and innovative applications. - Describes advanced polymers such as polymer-carbon nanocomposites, graphene-based polymer nanocomposites, smart healable polymer composites, smart polymer coatings, electroactive polymers, polymer nanowires, nanotubes, nanorods, and nanofibers, and nano-/ microfibrillar polymer-polymer and single-polymer composites. - Discusses updates on degradable and compostable plastics, plastics recycling and disposal methods. - Covers a broad selection of new polymers for various applications. - Details toxicity of plastics with focus on plastic devices used in pharmacy, medicines, nanomedicines, drug delivery, and toxicity testing. Table of Contents Characteristics of Polymers and Polymerization Processes. Fabrication Processes. Plastic Properties and Testing. Industrial Polymers. Polymers in Special Uses. Recycling and Disposal of Waste Plastics. Trends in Polymer Applications. A1: Trade Names for Some Industrial Polymers Appendix. A2: Commonly Used Abbreviations for Industrial Polymers. A3 Formulations of Flame-Retarded Selected Thermoplastics. A4: Formulations of Selected Rubber Compounds. A5: Formulations of Selected PVC Compounds. A6: Formulations of Polyurethane Foams. A7: Conversion of Units. A8: Typical Properties of Polymers Used for Molding and Extrusion. A9: Typical Properties of Cross-Linked Rubber Compounds. A10: Typical Properties of Representative Textile Fibers. About the Author Manas Chanda is emeritus professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India. He also worked as a summer-term visiting professor at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, with regular summer visits during 1980-2000. A five-time recipient of the International Scientific Exchange Award from the National Sciences and Research Council, Canada, Dr. Chanda is the author or coauthor of nearly 100 scientific papers, articles, and books, including Introduction to Polymer Science and Chemistry (CRC Press/Taylor & Francis). A fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineers and a member of the Indian Plastics Institute, he received the BS (1959) and MSc (1962) degrees from Calcutta University, and the PhD (1966) from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.