Polymer Blends Handbook

Editors: Utracki, L.A., Wilkie, Charles (Eds.)

  • Explores all aspects of polymer blends science, engineering, technology and application
  • Explains fundamentals and terms used in polymer science and technology
  • Updates researchers on recent developments including nanoparticles containing blends, biodegradable blends and high performance blends
  • Constitutes a must-have, go-to reference source for polymer technologists
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About this Reference Work

The Polymer Blends Handbook is a fundamental reference work on polymer blends, covering all aspects: science, engineering, technology and application. It will appeal to anyone working in the field of blends, researchers as well as engineers. The Handbook is designed to be the source of information on all aspects of polymer blends. To this end the Editors have put together an international group of highly respected contributors, each an expert in his chosen subjects.

About the authors

Leszek A. Utracki, PhD, 1931-2012, was a Senior Research Officer at the National Research Council of Canada, Industrial Materials Institute and a former adjunct professor at McGill University, Department of Chemical Engineering, in Montreal, Quebec. He was also the author and/or editor of twenty-one books and has written forty-eight book chapters, hundreds of referenced and non-referenced journal articles and meeting proceedings.

Professor Charles Wilkie received his B.S. degree from the University of Detroit and Ph.D. from Wayne State University. He is an editor of Polymers for Advanced Technologies and serves on the editorial boards of Polymer Degradation and Stability and Thermochimica Acta. In 1992  Professor Wilkie was recipient of the ACS Milwaukee Section Award. He was a Fulbright-Hays scholar at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles in 1991-92. In 2007 he received the Marquette University Award for Excellence in Research.  He is one of the organizers of the American Chemical Society Meeting on Fire retardancy, held every four years and he has taught a number of short courses on fire retardancy.

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Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • Polymer Blends: Introduction

    Utracki, Leszek A. (et al.)

    Pages 3-170

  • Thermodynamics of Polymer Blends

    Manias, Evangelos (et al.)

    Pages 171-289

  • Crystallization, Micro- and Nano-structure, and Melting Behavior of Polymer Blends

    Groeninckx, G. (et al.)

    Pages 291-446

  • Interphase and Compatibilization by Addition of a Compatibilizer

    Ajji, Abdellah

    Pages 447-516

  • Reactive Compatibilization

    Brown, S. Bruce

    Pages 517-675

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Polymer Blends Handbook
Editors
  • L.A. Utracki
  • Charles Wilkie
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eReference ISBN
978-94-007-6064-6
Print + eBook ISBN
978-94-007-6065-3
Print ISBN
978-94-007-6063-9
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XXIII, 2378
Number of Illustrations and Tables
360 b/w illustrations, 131 illustrations in colour
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