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Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 August 2013
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ems.t53730099
EISBN: 978-1-62708-283-9
... Abstract This chapter discusses the structural classifications, molecular configuration, degradation, properties, and uses of polymers. It describes thermoplastic and thermosetting polymers, degree of polymerization, branching, cross-linking, and copolymers. It also discusses glass transition...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 November 2012
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.ffub.t53610327
EISBN: 978-1-62708-303-4
... Abstract This chapter covers the fatigue and fracture behaviors of ceramics and polymers. It discusses the benefits of transformation toughening, the use of ceramic-matrix composites, fracture mechanisms, and the relationship between fatigue and subcritical crack growth. In regard to polymers...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 March 2006
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.fdsm.t69870325
EISBN: 978-1-62708-344-7
... Abstract This chapter discusses the effect of fatigue on polymers, ceramics, composites, and bone. It begins with a general comparison of polymers and metals, noting important differences in microstructure and cyclic loading response. It then presents the results of several studies that shed...
Series: ASM Technical Books
Publisher: ASM International
Published: 01 December 2003
DOI: 10.31399/asm.tb.cfap.t69780276
EISBN: 978-1-62708-281-5
... Abstract This article briefly reviews abrasive and adhesive wear failure of reinforced polymers and polymer composites, namely particulate-filled polymers, short-fiber-reinforced polymers, polymers with continuous fibers, and mixed reinforcements and fabrics. It includes scanning electron...
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Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 7 Typical creep and creep rupture curves for polymers. (a) Ductile polymers. (b) Brittle polymers More
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Published: 01 August 2013
Fig. 9.1 Structure of several linear polymers. Kevlar is a registered tradename of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company. Source: Ref 9.1 More
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Published: 01 August 2013
Fig. 9.9 Tacticity of linear polymers. Ref 9.1 More
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Published: 01 August 2013
Fig. 14.1 Recycling symbols for polymers. (1) Polyethylene terephthalate, also indicated by PET and called polyester. (2) High-density polyethylene (also PE-HD).(3) Polyvinyl chloride, or PVC. (4) Low-density polyethylene (PE-LD), or LLDPE for very-low-density polyethylene. (5) Polypropylene More
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Published: 01 October 2011
Fig. 17.2 Thermal conductivity and expansion of metals in relation to polymers, ceramics, and composites. Source: Adapted from Ref 17.7 More
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Published: 01 October 2011
Fig. 17.3 Elastic modulus vs. tensile yield strength of metals and polymers. The plot of ceramic strength is their compressive yield strength, because brittle ceramics are not suitable in applications with tensile stress. Elastomer strength is tear strength. The symbol σ f is used More
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Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 1 Monomer units of common polymers. (a) through (j) are not sunlight absorbing; (k) through (r) are sunlight absorbing. More
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Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 2 Basic elements of engineering polymers. See Table 1 for explanation. More
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Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 26 Thermomechanical analysis properties of commercial polymers. PSU, polysulfone; PPO, polyphenylene oxide; PVC, polyvinyl chloride; PTFE, polytetrafluoroethylene. Source: Ref 24 More
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Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 31 Relative thermal stability of polymers by thermogravimetric analysis; 10 mg (0.15 gr) at 5 °C/min (9 °F/min), in nitrogen; HDPE, high-density polyethylene More
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Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 5 A 1000 h creep modulus of several polymers as a function of temperature. PBT, polybutylene terephthalate; PC, polycarbonate; PPO, polyphenylene oxide; PVC, polyvinyl chloride; PP, polypropylene; HDPE, high-density polyethylene; T g , glass transition temperature More
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Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 15 Mer chemical structure of representative heterochain thermoplastic polymers More
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Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 17 Mer chemical structure of representative thermoplastic polymers for high-temperature service More
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Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 18(a) Chemical groups in the naming of polymers. Acetate group to methane More
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Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 18(b) Chemical groups in the naming of polymers. Methyl group to vinylidene fluoride More
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Published: 01 December 2003
Fig. 5 Tacticity in polymers as shown by (a) atactic, (b) isotactic, and (c) syndiotactic polystyrene More