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Polymer Synthesis and Characterization : A Laboratory Manual

Polymer Synthesis and Characterization : A Laboratory Manual - 98 edition

Polymer Synthesis and Characterization : A Laboratory Manual - 98 edition

ISBN13: 9780126182408

ISBN10: 012618240X

Polymer Synthesis and Characterization : A Laboratory Manual by Stanley R. Sandler, Wolf Karo, Jo-Anne Bonesteel and Eli M. Pearce - ISBN 9780126182408
Cover type: Print On Demand
Edition: 98
Copyright: 1998
Publisher: Academic Press, Inc.
Published: 1998
International: No
Polymer Synthesis and Characterization : A Laboratory Manual by Stanley R. Sandler, Wolf Karo, Jo-Anne Bonesteel and Eli M. Pearce - ISBN 9780126182408

ISBN13: 9780126182408

ISBN10: 012618240X

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Edition: 98

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This laboratory manual covers important techniques for polymer synthesis and characterization, and provides newcomers with a comprehensive introduction to the basic principles of highlighted techniques. The reader will benefit from the clear writing style and straightforward approach to fairly complex ideas. The book also provides references that the more advanced reader can use to obtain in-depth explanations of techniques. Polymer Synthesis and Characterization will serve as a useful resource for industrial technicians and researchers in polymer chemistry and physics, material science, and analytical chemistry.

Key Features

  • Presents a comprehensive introduction to basic principles
  • Highlights important techniques in a practical way
  • Provides examples of the synthesis of the major classes of polymers as
  • well as polymer characterization experiments and techniques
  • Includes numerous references for the more advanced student and researcher

Author Bio

Sandler, Stanley R. : Elf Atochem North America

Karo, Wolf : Polysciences Inc.

Bonesteel, JoAnne : Elf Atochem North America

Pearce, Eli M. : Polytechnic University

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Polymer Syntheses

A. Polymerization of Styrene

Experiment 1: Preparation of Polystyrene by the Free Radical Polymerization Process.
Experiment 2: Preparation of Polystyrene by the Emulsion Polymerization Process.
Experiment 3: Preparation of Polystyrene by the Anionic Polymerization Method.
Experiment 4: Preparation of Polystyrene by the Cationic Polymerization Process.

B. Polymerization of Acrylic Esters

Experiment 5: Bulk Photopolymerization of Methyl Methacrylate: A Test Tube Demonstration.
Experiment 6: Suspension Polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate.
Experiment 7: Redox Emulsion Polymerization of Ethyl Acrylate.

C. Polyamides

Experiment 8: Preparation of Poly (hexamethylene sebacamide) (Nylon 6-10) by the Interfacial Polymerization Technique.

D. Polyesters

Experiment 9: Preparation of Poly (1,4-butylene isophthalate).

E. Epoxy Resins

Experiment 10: Preparation of A Cured Epoxy Resin by the Room Temperature Reaction of Bisphenol A Diglycidyl Ether with Polyamines.
F. Vinyl Acetate Polymers and Reactions:
Experiment 11: Seed Emulsion Terpolymerization of Vinyl Acetate, Butyl Acrylate, and Vinyl Neodecanoate with Gradual Monomer and Initiator Additions.
Experiment 12: Preparation of Poly(vinyl alcohol) by the Alcoholysis of Poly(vinyl Acetate). Polymer Characterization:
Experiment 13: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.
Experiment 14: Infrared Spectroscopy.
Experiment 15: Thermogravimetric Analysis.
Experiment 16:Differential Scanning Calorimetry.
Experiment 17: Dilute Solution Viscosity of Polymers.
Experiment 18: Gel Permeation Chromatography.
Experiment 19: Light Scattering.
Experiment 20: End Group Analysis.
Experiment 21: X-Ray Diffraction.
Experiment 22: Optical Microscopy.
Experiment 23: Dynamic Mechanical Analysis.

Subject Index.

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