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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003006
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract This article outlines the fundamentals of polymer science and emphasizes the aspects that are necessary and useful to applications of engineering plastics. The basic structure of polymers influences the properties of both polymers and the plastics made from them. An understanding...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 18
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 31 December 2017
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v18.a0006373
EISBN: 978-1-62708-192-4
... dependences of the wear rate of polymers on various factors, it should be borne in mind that fatigue is the leading but not the only wear mode ( Ref 1 ). Polymer Composites There is continuous progress in polymer science and each year new materials are synthesized ( Ref 29 , 30 , 31 , 32 ). Great...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 10
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 December 2019
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v10.a0006650
EISBN: 978-1-62708-213-6
... Abstract This article focuses on the application of solid-state nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy in materials science, especially for inorganic and organic polymer solids. It begins with a discussion on the general principles of NMR, providing information on nuclear spin...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003030
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... Abstract Tribology is the science and technology of interacting surfaces in relative motion or, the study of friction, wear, and lubrication. This article focuses on friction and wear processes that aid in the evaluation and selection of materials, for polymers and some composites used...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 13A
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v13a.a0003708
EISBN: 978-1-62708-182-5
... of statistical inference and addresses the commonly used statistical tools and tests. It describes the science and engineering of materials, including metals, polymers, and ceramics. The article explores the principles of various surface-sensitive techniques and the usefulness and limitations of these techniques...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1994
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05.a0001319
EISBN: 978-1-62708-170-2
... ), July/Aug 1989 31. Gerenser L.J. , XPS Studies of Plasma Modified Polymer Surfaces , Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering , Vol 62 , 1990 32. Vargo T.G. , Gardella J.A. , and Salvati L. , Multitechnique Surface Spectroscopic Studies of Plasma Modified...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 8
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2000
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v08.a0003318
EISBN: 978-1-62708-176-4
..., temperature, and environment of the test; and the molecular properties of the polymer. These factors are of considerable interest and practicality for the safe design of structural polymeric components subjected to repetitive loading. When designing for the fatigue life of an engineering plastic, one...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 23
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 June 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v23.a0005676
EISBN: 978-1-62708-198-6
... the development of polymeric biomaterials. However, the rapid developments made in science and engineering of plastics in the second half of the 20th century paved the way for their acceptance in medical applications. Currently, there are many types and grades of polymers that have a history of successful use...
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Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003011
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... other polymeric materials, can be identified by a variety of names (systematic name, chemical name, a customary or common name, and commercial or trade names), as described in the article “Polymer Science for Engineers” in this Volume. ASTM D 1418, “Standard Practice for Rubber and Rubber Latices...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.9781627083959
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 9
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2004
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v09.a0009071
EISBN: 978-1-62708-177-1
... rods to high-performance airplane parts, the use of fiber-reinforced composite materials is becoming more popular due to their high strength-to-weight ratio combined with easy manufacturing methods. Fiber-reinforced polymeric-matrix composites consist of reinforcing fibers and a polymer resin...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006046
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
... , 2011 • Billmeyer F.W. Jr. , Textbook of Polymer Science , John Wiley & Sons, Inc. , 1962 • Considine G.D. , Ed., Van Nostrand's Encyclopedia of Chemistry , 5th ed. , Wiley-Interscience, John Wiley & Sons , Hoboken, NJ , 2005 • De S.K. and White...
Series: ASM Desk Editions
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 1995
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.emde.a0003029
EISBN: 978-1-62708-200-6
... polymers ( Ref 2 ). A large amount of work has been done to improve the fire resistance of polymers. Along with this effort has come the development of flammability tests, and codes and regulations that cite these tests. Fire Resistance of Polymeric Materials There are two basic approaches...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 20
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v20.a0002467
EISBN: 978-1-62708-194-8
... Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135, Japan (P) Engineered Materials Handbook Desk Edition, ASM International, 1995, 1300 pp. Considers polymers, composites, ceramics, and glasses (D) Engineering Sciences Data Unit (ESDU), 27 Corsham St., London N1 5UA, United Kingdom. Tel: 44 171 490-5151. Critically...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006005
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
...-polymerization (reaction of two or more polymers to form a larger molecule) is the most common form of polymer chemistry for most organic materials and is the type of reaction used for most chemical resins used in protective coatings. Most molecules have molecular weights of hundreds of thousands, or even...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003550
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
... , p 1 – 22 9. Billmeyer F.W. , Textbook of Polymer Science , 3rd ed. , Wiley-Interscience , New York , 1984 , p 344 10. Rosen S.L. , Fundamental Principals of Polymeric Materials , Section 3.4, 2nd ed. , Wiley-Interscience , New York , 1993 11. Howard J.B...
Series: ASM Handbook Archive
Volume: 11
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11.a0003571
EISBN: 978-1-62708-180-1
.... Evans D.G. and Lancaster J.K. , The Wear of Polymers , Wear , Vol 13 , Materials Science and Technology , Scott D. , Ed., Academic Press , 1979 , p 85 – 139 12. Davim J.P. and Marques N. , Evaluation of Tribological Behaviour of Polymeric Materials for Hip...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006864
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
... in the webline handling system Determine the critical draw ratio for the polymer: ○ Weakly non-Newtonian polymers: 20:1 ○ Strongly non-Newtonian polymers: 3:1 Reduce draw ratio Cool product faster so that it solidifies earlier Screw beat Improperly designed feed throat/screw Axial...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 5B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 30 September 2015
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v05b.a0006031
EISBN: 978-1-62708-172-6
.... Polymerization of Polyvinylidene Fluoride Polyvinylidene fluoride is the addition polymer of 1,1-difluoroethene, CH 2 =CF 2 , commonly known as vinylidene fluoride (abbreviated VDF or VF 2 ). It is produced by suspension or emulsion polymerization, but most frequently by emulsion polymerization. Vinylidene...
Series: ASM Handbook
Volume: 11B
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 15 May 2022
DOI: 10.31399/asm.hb.v11B.a0006850
EISBN: 978-1-62708-395-9
.... , The Wear of Polymers , Treatise on Materials Science & Technology , Vol 13 , 1979 , p 85 – 139 10.1016/S0161-9160(13)70066-8 10. Davim J.P. and Marques N. , Evaluation of Tribological Behaviour of Polymeric Materials for Hip Protheses Applications , Tribol. Lett. , Vol 11...