Introduction to Polymer Viscoelasticity

Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Jun 25, 2018
Product Number: EB00728940
Released: Jul 09, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119181828
Publisher: Wiley
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Completely revised and updated, the fourth edition of this classic text continues to offer the reader a thorough understanding of viscoelastic behavior, essential for the proper utilization of polymers. -Explains principles, corresponding equations, and experimental methods with supporting real-life applications -Adds coverage of measurement techniques (nano-indentation, atomic force microscopy (AFM), and diffusing wave spectroscopy (DWS)), biopolymer viscoelasticity, and the relationship between mechanical polymer properties and viscoelastic functions -Has two new ections to address modern areas of viscoelastic measurement: large amplitude oscillatory shear (LAOS) and microrheology -Includes problems in the text and an Instructor's Manual (including solutions) available for adopting professors -Prior edition reviews: "The book is clear written and...[is] appropriate for students in introductory undergraduate courses and for others wanting introduction to the fundamentals of the subject." (CHOICE, December 2005); "This book is invariably well written, logically organized and easy to follow...I highly recommend this book to anyone studying polymer viscoelasticity." (Polymer News, December 2005)

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