Best Reference Books – Polymer Chemistry

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Polymer Chemistry subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Polymer Chemistry along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Polymer Chemistry subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Polymer Chemistry" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Polymers: Chemistry and Physics of Modern Materials” by J M G. Cowie; N Thornes

“Polymers: Chemistry and Physics of Modern Materials” Book Review: This book discusses the chemical and physical properties of polymers. Main topics mentioned are step growth polymerization, free radical addition polymerization, ionic polymerization. Other topics mentioned are linear copolymer and other architectures, polymer stereochemistry, polymerization reactions initiated by metal catalysis and transfer reactions. problems are discussed at the end of every chapter for student’s practice. references and bibliography are added at the end of each unit for further reading. undergraduate students of chemistry, materials technology and engineering, polymer science can refer to this book.

2. “Introduction to Polymers” by R J Young and P A Lovell

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“Introduction to Polymers” Book Review: This book is an Introduction to polymers. Major topics included are concepts and nomenclature, principles of polymerization, step polymerization, radical polymerization. Other chapters mentioned ionic polymerization, stereochemistry and coordination polymerization, ring opening polymerization. Problems are discussed at the end of every chapter to clear the concepts. A further reading section is also included in each chapter for reference purposes. advanced chemistry and material science students can use this book.

3. “Polymer Chemistry: An Introduction” by Malcolm P Stevens

“Polymer Chemistry: An Introduction” Book Review: This book mentions the core principles of polymer chemistry. Major topics discussed are overview of the chemistry of macromolecular substances, nomenclature molecular weight, molecular weight distribution, reactions of polymers. Other chapters such as polymer blends, step growth, chain growth, commercially important addition and condensation polymers are also included. Review exercises are provided at the end of each unit for students to practice. Journal references are given so that students can find more about respective topics. graduate students and industrial chemists working with polymers can use this book.

4. “Polymer Chemistry” by B K Sharma

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“Polymer Chemistry” Book Review: This book mentions the fundamental principles of polymer chemistry. Topics included are introduction to polymers, physical properties and reactions of polymers, advances in polymers. Other chapters included are polymerization techniques and processes, chemistry of commercial polymers. All the techniques and reactions are provided in detail. This book is useful for undergraduate chemistry students.

5. “Polymer Chemistry” by Davis

“Polymer Chemistry” Book Review: This book discusses polymer chemistry by a practical approach. main topics included are polymer characterization, general procedures in chain growth polymerization, controlled polymerization methods. Other chapters mentioned are formation of cyclic oligomers during step growth polymerization, step growth polymerization, some examples of dendrimer synthesis. References and conclusions are added at the end of each unit. Up to date examples using different methods are provided for various topics. Specialists in polymer chemistry and beginners in organic chemistry can use this book.

6. “Introductory Polymer Chemistry” by G S Misra

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“Introductory Polymer Chemistry” Book Review: This book is an introduction to Polymer chemistry. Topics such as step polymerization, chain polymerization, copolymerisation and stereochemistry of polymers are discussed. Other topics included are molecular weight determination of some physical properties of polymers, elasto metric materials. Question and answers at the end of each other for students. This book is suitable for undergraduate chemistry students.

7. “Polymer Chemistry” by Rolf Mülhaupt and Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

“Polymer Chemistry” Book Review: This book discusses the synthesis, characterization and technical applications of polymers. Main topics mentioned are basic principles of organic chemistry, thermodynamics, polymers and macromolecules. Other topics mentioned are polymers in solutions, molar mass determination and polymers in solid state. All the synthetic techniques and applications are described in a detailed manner. This book is useful for undergraduate chemistry students.

8. “Polymer Chemistry: The Basic Concepts” by Paul C Hiemenz and Timothy P Lodge

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“Polymer Chemistry: The Basic Concepts” Book Review: This book mentions the basic concept of polymer chemistry. Important chapters covered are chemical structures, polymer synthesis, characterization and its properties. Other topics such as control polymerization, chain conformation, catalysis and synthesis, viscoelasticity, rubber elasticity are included. Logical presentation of topics with proper examples is provided in this book. Applied chemistry students can use this book.

9. “The Chemistry of Polymers” by John W Nicholson

“The Chemistry of Polymers” Book Review: This book covers the core principles of polymer chemistry. Main topics mentioned are polymer chemistry, polymerization reactions, polymer structure, crossing in, polymer solutions. Other topics mentioned are methods of determining relative molar mass, mechanical properties of polymer, polymer degradation, dendrimer. Further reading section is added at the end of each chapter for students. all the reactions and equations are labelled properly. This book is suitable for chemistry students.

10. “Principles of Polymer Chemistry” by A Ravve

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“Principles of Polymer Chemistry” Book Review: This book covers the main principles of polymer chemistry. Major chapters covered are nomenclature, physical properties and physical chemistry of polymers, free radical chain growth polymerization. Other topics such as ionic chain growth polymerization, common ring opening polymerization, common chain growth polymers are discussed. Review questions are dead at the end of each unit. References are also provided in respective chapters for students to learn more about such topics. This book is useful for advanced chemistry students.

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