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Principles of Polymerization

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ISBN-10: 0471610208

ISBN-13: 9780471610205

Edition: 3rd 1991

Authors: George Odian

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List price: $105.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/1991
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 792
Size: 6.38" wide x 9.69" long x 1.65" tall
Weight: 2.992

Preface
Introduction
Types of Polymers and Polymerizations
Nomenclature of Polymers
Linear, Branched, and Crosslinked Polymers
Molecular Weight
Physical State
Applications of Polymers
References
Step Polymerization
Reactivity of Functional Groups
Kinetics of Step Polymerization
Accessibility of Functional Groups
Equilibrium Considerations
Cyclization versus Linear Polymerization
Molecular Weight Control in Linear Polymerization
Molecular Weight Distribution in Linear Polymerization
Process Conditions
Multichain Polymerization
Crosslinking
Molecular Weight Distributions in Nonlinear Polymerizations
Crosslinking Technology
Step Copolymerization
High-Performance Polymers
Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers
Dendritic (Highly Branched) Polymers
Miscellaneous Topics
References
Radical Chain Polymerization
Nature of Radical Chain Polymerization
Structural Arrangement of Monomer Units
Rate of Radical Chain Polymerization
Initiation
Molecular Weight
Chain Transfer
Inhibition and Retardation
Determination of Absolute Rate Constants
Energetic Characteristics
Autoacceleration
Molecular Weight Distribution
Effect of Pressure
Process Conditions
Specific Commercial Polymers
Living Radical Polymerization
Other Polymerizations
References
Emulsion Polymerization
Description of Process
Quantitative Aspects
Other Characteristics of Emulsion Polymerization
References
Ionic Chain Polymerization
Comparison of Radical and Ionic Polymerizations
Cationic Polymerization of the Carbon-Carbon Double Bond
Anionic Polymerization of the Carbon-Carbon Double Bond
Block and Other Polymer Architectures
Distinguishing Between Radical, Cationic, and Anionic Polymerizations
Carbonyl Polymerization
Miscellaneous Polymerizations
References
Chain Copolymerization
General Considerations
Copolymer Composition
Radical Copolymerization
Ionic Copolymerization
Deviations from Terminal Copolymerization Model
Copolymerizations Involving Dienes
Other Copolymerizations
Applications of Copolymerization
References
Ring-Opening Polymerization
General Characteristics
Cyclic Ethers
Lactams
N-Carboxy-[alpha]-Amino Acid Anhydrides
Lactones
Nitrogen Heterocyclics
Sulfur Heterocyclics
Cycloalkenes
Miscellaneous Oxygen Heterocyclics
Other Ring-Opening Polymerizations
Inorganic and Partially Inorganic Polymers
Copolymerization
References
Stereochemistry of Polymerization
Types of Stereoisomerism in Polymers
Properties of Stereoregular Polymers
Forces of Stereoregulation in Alkene Polymerizations
Traditional Ziegler-Natta Polymerization of Nonpolar Alkene Monomers
Metallocene Polymerization of Nonpolar Alkene Monomers
Other Hydrocarbon Monomers
Copolymerization
Postmetallocene: Chelate Initiators
Living Polymerization
Polymerization of 1,3-Dienes
Commercial Applications
Polymerization of Polar Vinyl Monomers
Aldehydes
Optical Activity in Polymers
Ring-Opening Polymerization
Statistical Models of Propagation
References
Reactions of Polymers
Principles of Polymer Reactivity
Crosslinking
Reactions of Cellulose
Reactions of Poly(vinyl acetate)
Halogenation
Aromatic Substitution
Cyclization
Other Reactions
Graft Copolymers
Block Copolymers
Polymers as Carriers or Supports
Polymer Reagents
Polymer Catalysts
Polymer Substrates
References
Index