Here is the listing of Best reference books on Polymer Science and Engineering.
|1. “Fundamentals of Polymer Engineering” by Anil Kumar and Rakesh Gupta
Book Review: This book explains the characterization of thermodynamics, structural, mechanical and transport behavior of different polymers like melts, solutions, solids. The book also explains many important concepts in reactor design and production and processing of polymers. The book contains many theoretical concepts, examples and problems that provide a clear understanding of the functioning and development of polymers. The various topics in the book are step growth polymerization, emulsion polymerization and polymer diffusion.
|2. ” Principles of Polymer Systems” by F. Rodriguez
Book Review: The book provides an unique approach to polymer science and engineering. The book is very useful to students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The book discusses kinetic crystallization, block copolymers, liquid crystal polymers, radical polymerization methods and many more. The book also contains several discussions on polymer viscosity, tube models, glassy fracture, semicrystalline polymers, polymer diffusion, membrane formation and many more. The book also contains numerous examples that help in reinforcing the concepts learnt.
|3. “Polymer Science” by V. R. Gorwankar, N. V. Vishwanathan, J. Sreedhar
Book Review: This book covers the basic concepts related to physics, chemistry and polymer science techniques. The book explains different concepts with the help of examples and diagrams. The various topics covered in the book are foundation chemistry, weight, and size, chemical and geochemical structure of polymer molecules, polymer crystallinity and polymer solutions. The book also contains numerous examples, lab exercises on polymer synthesis and other important illustrations.
|4. “Textbook of Polymer Science” by F. W. Billmeyer
Book Review: This is the most sold textbook in polymer science and deals with the theory and practical concepts of all the major topics of polymer science, engineering, technology that includes polymerization, solution theory, fractionation, molecular weight measurement, solid state properties, structure property relationships, methodologies of preparation, fabrication and properties of plastics, fibers, elastomers which are commercially very important.
|5. “Polymer Chemistry” by P. C. Heimenz
Book Review: This book carries out a very good discussion of the polymer properties at the molecular level. The book also focuses on the basic principles related to chemical structures, polymer synthesis, their properties and characterization. The book also stresses on the logical progression of different concepts and also covers the required mathematical tools needed for calculations. The book contains chapters on controlled polymerization, chain confirmations, catalysis and synthesis, rubber elasticity, crystallization, thermodynamics, light scattering and many more.
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