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Giant Molecules : Essential Materials for Everyday Living and Problem Solving

Giant Molecules : Essential Materials for Everyday Living and Problem Solving - 90 edition

Giant Molecules : Essential Materials for Everyday Living and Problem Solving - 90 edition

ISBN13: 9780471615323

ISBN10: 0471615323

Giant Molecules : Essential Materials for Everyday Living and Problem Solving by Raymond B. Seymour and Charles E. Jr. Carraher - ISBN 9780471615323
Edition: 90
Copyright: 1990
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Published:
International: No
Giant Molecules : Essential Materials for Everyday Living and Problem Solving by Raymond B. Seymour and Charles E. Jr. Carraher - ISBN 9780471615323

ISBN13: 9780471615323

ISBN10: 0471615323


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Summary

The interdisciplinary approach provides information on biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, and engineering. Includes fascinating historical information on the development of polymer science, supported by a glossary and review questions with answers.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

The Building Blocks of Our World.
Small Organic Molecules.
Introduction to the Science of Giant Molecules.
Relationships Between the Properties and Structure of Giant Molecules.
Nature's Giant Molecules: The Plant Kingdom.
Nature's Giant Molecules: The Animal Kingdom.
Derivatives of Natural Polymers.
Physical and Chemical Testing of Polymers.
Fibers.
Rubber (Elastomers).
Paints, Coatings, Sealants, and Adhesives.
Thermoplastics.
Thermosets.
Engineering Plastics.
Inorganic Polymers.
Specialty Polymers.
Additives for Polymers.
The Future of Giant Molecules.

Index.