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Principles of Polymer Processing

ISBN-10: 0471387703
ISBN-13: 9780471387701
Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)
List price: $193.00
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Description: The authors provide an applications-oriented engineering analysis of the underlying principles and mechanisms of polymer processing. They divide processing methods into a shaping step and a set of elementary steps and include practical guidance for  More...

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List price: $193.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/16/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 984
Size: 7.50" wide x 10.25" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 4.290
Language: English

The authors provide an applications-oriented engineering analysis of the underlying principles and mechanisms of polymer processing. They divide processing methods into a shaping step and a set of elementary steps and include practical guidance for the design of polymers with specific properties.

ZEHEV TADMOR, DSc, is Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering and President Emeritus of Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. He is member of the Israeli Academy of Science and Humanities, a foreign member of the National Academy of Engineering (U.S.A.), and the Chairman of the Samuel Neaman Institute for Advanced Studies in Science and Technology, Technion.COSTAS G. GOGOS, PhD, is Distinguished Research Professor in the Otto York Chemical Engineering Department, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Chemical Engineering Professor Emeritus, Stevens Institute of Technology. He is also Chairman of the Board and President Emeritus of the Polymer Processing Institute.

History, Structural Formulation of the Field Through Elementary Steps, and Future Perspectives
Historical Notes
Current Polymer Processing Practice
Analysis of Polymer Processing in Terms of Elementary Steps and Shaping Methods
Future Perspectives: From Polymer Processing to Macromolecular Engineering
The Balance Equations and Newtonian Fluid Dynamics
Introduction
The Balance Equations
Reynolds Transport Theorem
The Macroscopic Mass Balance and the Equation of Continuity
The Macroscopic Linear Momentum Balance and the Equation of Motion
The Stress Tensor
The Rate of Strain Tensor
Newtonian Fluids
The Macroscopic Energy Balance and the Bernoulli and Thermal Energy Equations
Mass Transport in Binary Mixtures and the Diffusion Equation
Mathematical Modeling, Common Boundary Conditions, Common Simplifying Assumptions, and the Lubrication Approximation
Polymer Rheology and Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics
Rheological Behavior, Rheometry, and Rheological Material Functions of Polymer Melts
Experimental Determination of the Viscosity and Normal Stress Difference Coefficients
Polymer Melt Constitutive Equations Based on Continuum Mechanics
Polymer Melt Constitutive Equations Based on Molecular Theories
The Handling and Transporting of Polymer Particulate Solids
Some Unique Properties of Particulate Solids
Agglomeration
Pressure Distribution in Bins and Hoppers
Flow and Flow Instabilities in Hoppers
Compaction
Flow in Closed Conduits
Mechanical Displacement Flow
Steady Mechanical Displacement Flow Aided by Drag
Steady Drag-induced Flow in Straight Channels
The Discrete Element Method
Melting
Classification and Discussion of Melting Mechanisms
Geometry, Boundary Conditions, and Physical Properties in Melting
Conduction Melting without Melt Removal
Moving Heat Sources
Sintering
Conduction Melting with Forced Melt Removal
Drag-induced Melt Removal
Pressure-induced Melt Removal
Deformation Melting
Pressurization and Pumping
Classification of Pressurization Methods
Synthesis of Pumping Machines from Basic Principles
The Single Screw Extruder Pump
Knife and Roll Coating, Calenders, and Roll Mills
The Normal Stress Pump
The Co-rotating Disk Pump
Positive Displacement Pumps
Twin Screw Extruder Pumps
Mixing
Basic Concepts and Mixing Mechanisms
Mixing Equipment and Operations of Multicomponent and Multiphase Systems
Distribution Functions
Characterization of Mixtures
Computational Analysis
Devolatilization
Introduction
Devolatilization Equipment
Devolatilization Mechanisms
Thermodynamic Considerations of Devolatilization
Diffusivity of Low Molecular Weight Components in Molten Polymers
Boiling Phenomena: Nucleation
Boiling-Foaming Mechanisms of Polymeric Melts
Ultrasound-enhanced Devolatilization
Bubble Growth
Bubble Dynamics and Mass Transfer in Shear Flow
Scanning Electron Microscopy Studies of Polymer Melt Devolatilization
Single Rotor Machines
Modeling of Processing Machines Using Elementary Steps
The Single Screw Melt Extrusion Process
The Single Screw Plasticating Extrusion Process
The Co-rotating Disk Plasticating Processor
Twin Screw and Twin Rotor Processing Equipment
Types of Twin Screw and Twin Rotor-based Machines
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