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Title Handbook of plastics, elastomers, and composites / Charles A. Harper, editor-in-chief.
Imprint New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2002.


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Edition 4th ed.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 884 pages) : illustrations.
Series McGraw-Hill handbooks
McGraw-Hill handbooks.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Plastics -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Elastomers -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre Handbooks and manuals.
Electronic books.
Contents Ch. 1. Thermoplastics -- Polymer Structure and Synthesis -- Solid Properties of Polymers -- Mechanical Properties -- General Classes of Polymers -- Processing of Thermoplastics -- Ch. 2. Thermosets, Reinforced Plastics, and Composites -- Resins -- Thermosetting Resin Family -- Liquid Resin Processes -- Laminates -- Molding Compounds -- Ch. 3. Elastomeric Materials and Processes -- Thermoplastic Elastomers -- Polyurethane Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPUs) -- Polyamides -- Melt Processable Rubber (MPR) -- Thermoplastic Vulcanizate (TPV) -- Synthetic Rubbers (SRs) -- Natural Rubber (NR) -- Ch. 4. Composite Materials and Processes -- Material Systems -- Ply Orientations, Symmetry, and Balance -- Quasi-isotropic Laminate -- Analysis -- Composite Failure and Design Allowables -- Composite Fabrication Techniques -- Analysis -- Design of Composite Structures -- Damage Tolerance -- Composite Repairs -- Adhesive Bonding and Mechanical Fastening -- Environmental Effects -- Composite Testing -- Safety Issues with Composite Materials -- Ch. 5. Metal Matrix Composites, Ceramic Matrix Composites, Carbon Matrix Composites, and Thermally Conductive Polymer Matrix Composites -- Comparative Properties of Composite Materials -- Overview of Mechanical and Physical Properties -- Manufacturing Considerations -- Polymer Matrix Composites -- Metal Matrix Composites -- Carbon Matrix Composites -- Ceramic Matrix Composites -- Ch. 6. Plastics in Coatings and Finishes -- Environment and Safety -- Surface Preparation -- Coatings and Finishes Selection -- Coating and Finishing Materials -- Application Methods -- Curing -- Ch. 7. Plastics and Elastomers in Adhesives -- Introduction to Adhesives -- Design and Testing of Adhesive Joints -- Surface Preparation -- Types of Adhesives -- Selecting an Adhesive -- Effect of the Environment -- Processing and Quality Control of Adhesive Joints -- Ch. 8. Plastics Joining -- General Types of Plastic Materials -- Types of Plastic Joining Processes -- Direct Heat Welding -- Indirect Heating Methods -- Friction Welding -- Solvent Cementing -- Methods of Mechanical Joining -- Recommended Assembly Processes for Common Plastics -- More Information on Joining Plastics -- Ch. 9. Design and Processing of Plastic Parts -- Design Procedure -- Prototyping -- Processes for Producing Plastic Parts -- Assembly and Machining Guidelines -- Postmolding Operations -- Process-Related Design Considerations -- Mold Construction and Fabrication -- Ch. 10. Automotive Plastics and Elastomer Applications -- Plastics -- Elastomers -- Disclaimer -- Ch. 11. Plastics in Packaging -- Packaging Plastics -- Properties of Packaging Plastics -- Mass Transfer in Polymeric Packaging Systems -- Ch. 12. Plastics Recycling -- Recycling Processes -- Polyethylene Terephthalate Recycling -- High-Density Polyethylene Recycling -- Recycling of Low-Density Polyethylene and Linear Low-Density Polyethylene -- Recycling of Polypropylene -- Recycling of Polystyrene -- Recycling of Polyvinyl Chloride -- Recycling of Nylon and Carpet -- Recycling of Polyurethane -- Recycling of Polycarbonate -- Recycling of Acrylonitrile/Butadiene/Styrene Copolymers -- Recycling of Other Plastics -- Commingled Plastics and Plastic Lumber -- Recycling Plastics from Computers and Electronics -- Recycling Automotive Plastics -- Design Issues -- Legislation. App. B. Some Common Abbreviations Used in the Plastics Industry -- App. C. Important Properties for Designing with Plastics -- App. D. Electrical Properties of Resins and Compounds -- App. E. Sources of Specifications and Standards for Plastics and Composites.
Summary Whether you're a mechanical; electrical; materials; or chemical engineer; this powerful reference will help you to design better and faster-and take advantage of new stronger and cheaper materials. -- Edited summary from book.
Other Author Harper, Charles A.
Other Title Print version: Handbook of plastics, elastomers, and composites. 4th ed. New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2002 0071384766
Other Title Handbook of plastics, elastomers & composites