- Comprehensive Desk Reference of Polymer
Characterization and Analysis, R.F. Brady, Jr., 2003
SEL REF QD139 .P6 C66
Intended for the "entry-level polymer scientist," this book is a
practical manual on the various analytical techniques used to characterize
polymers, specifically synthetic polymers.
- Industrial Polymers Handbook, E.S.
Wilks, 2001, 4 vols.
SEL REF QD388 .I53 2001
A multi-volume work covering industrially important polymers, both
naturally occurring and synthetic. Part 1 describes polymerization
processes in detail and addresses trends in polymer reaction engineering,
polymerization mechanisms and kinetics, and reactor modeling. Part 2
includes a comprehensive presentation of source-based and structure-based
polymer nomenclature and covers descriptions of the syntheses and
characteristics of the industrially important polymer classes. Part 3
covers biopolymers and their derivatives.
- Polymer Handbook, J. Brandrup & E.H.
Immergut, 4th ed., 1999
SEL REF QD388 .P65
Contains over 70 tables with data and constants for polymers. Tables are
divided into eight sections: nomenclature rules; polymerization and
depolymerization; physical properties of monomers and solvents; physical
data of oligomers; physical constants of important polymers; solid state
properties; solution properties; and abbreviations of polymers. Also
includes phase diagrams.
- Engineered Plastics, vol. 2 of
the Engineered Materials Handbook, ASM, 1987-1995
SEL REF TA403 .E497
This volume covers general design considerations, engineering plastics
families, manufacturing process selection (including economic factors),
properties considerations, testing and characterization, materials
selection (including interpreting supplier data sheets and the economics
of materials), structural analysis and design, and failure analysis.
- Physical Properties of Polymers Handbook,
J.E. Mark, 1996
SEL REF TA455 .P58 P475
This handbook consists of individual sections written by experts which
cover the properties of polymeric materials--particularly those properties
most relevant to the areas of physical chemistry and chemical physics.
Includes tables, graphs, equations, and extensive references to the
Polymer Data Handbook, J.E.
SEL REF TA455 .P58 P675
This handbook provides concise information in tabular format on the
syntheses, structures, properties, and applications of polymeric
Properties of Polymers, D.W. Van
Krevelen, 3rd ed., 1990
SEL Ref TA455 .P58 V35
This book correlates known properties of polymers with chemical structure
and provides methods for estimating the most basic properties when
measurements are not available. The book covers thermophysical
characteristics, properties in a force field, transport properties,
chemical stability and breakdown. An appendix gives trade names and
Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry,
W. Gerhartz, executive editor, 5th ed., 1985
SEL Ref TP9 .U57 1985
A comprehensive encyclopedia on industrial chemistry with extensive
information on polymers and plastics.
- Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Engineering,
17 vols., 1985-1990
SEL REF TP156 .P6 E5
This 17-volume encyclopedia is the standard reference work on all topics
relating to polymer science and plastics technology. It provides an
exhaustive treatise on polymer science and engineering methods, materials,
- Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia,
J.C. Salamone, 12 vols., 1996
SEL REF TP1110 .P65
Comprehensive encyclopedia dealing with the chemical and chemical
engineering aspects of polymer synthesis and characterization. This
12-volume set contains over 1100 review-type articles on the various
general and specific chemical classes of polymers, with a particular focus
on their synthesis, properties, and applications.
- Handbook of Plastic Materials and Technology,
I.I. Rubin, 1990
SEL REF TP1130 .H35
Published by the Society of Plastics Engineers, this handbook provides a
single source of basic information on plastics materials, processing, and
technology. Extensive appendices rank plastics materials according to a
variety of properties, including density, tensile strength, tensile
modulus, flexural modulus, percent elongation to break, Izod notched
impact, heat-distortion temperature at 264 psi, and dielectric strength.
- Handbook of Plastics, Elastomers, and
Composites, C.A. Harper, 3rd ed., 1996
SEL REF TP1130 .H36
Sourcebook of practical data on polymers and their applications. Includes
property and performance data as well as information on application
guidelines, fabrication methods, design and finishing. The book also has
an extensive glossary and product design data appendices.
- Plastics Engineering Handbook of the Society of
the Plastics Industry, 1991
SEL REF TP1130 .S58
Comprehensive manual for plastics processing. Chapter 1 provides a
glossary of terms in use in the plastics industry. Chapters 2 and 3 cover
the range of polymer materials, providing an understanding of their basic
chemistry and supplying a description of the families of plastics, their
physical and chemical properties, and their applications. Chapters 4-20
cover the most widely used methods of plastics processing, while Chapters
21-27 cover equipment, preparation for processing, machining and assembly,
and test methods.