Seymour/Carraher's Polymer Chemistry

Seymour/Carraher's Polymer Chemistry

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As polymer applications continue to extend beyond materials science, a growing number of students and professionals approach the subject from a variety of scientific backgrounds. Versatile and user-friendly, Seymour/Carraher's Polymer Chemistry, Seventh Edition provides a complete resource for understanding polymers.

This edition maintains the broad scope, logical organization, and in-depth coverage of its bestselling predecessors. Emphasizing the fundamental behavior of polymers in nature reflected in current technological developments, the book features new chapters on composites, fibers, and naturally occurring polymers in plants and animals. It also highlights the applications of nanoscale polymers with new sections on drug discovery and design, electronics, optical fibers, textiles, biodegradable materials, smart materials, and adhesives.

Seymour/Carraher's Polymer Chemistry, Seventh Edition fulfills the ACS-CPT advanced course requirement for students, scientists, and engineers. Each chapter includes learning summaries, self-study tips, glossaries, new sources for additional reading, and new exercises with solutions. This edition also updates and expands its listings for laboratory exercises and demonstrations, common polymer structures, nomenclature and trade names, and useful resources available on the Internet.

While solutions appear throughout the text, professors who adopt the text for coursework will be aided by a separate test-bank manual that is available for their exclusive use.
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2008.
Edition: 7th edition
ISBN: 9781420051025
Branch Call Number: 547. 7 CAR
Characteristics: 738 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Seymour, Raymond Benedict 1912-
Alternative Title: Polymer chemistry


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