About the Author
FRANÇOISE LAUPR TRE, PhD, is Professor Emeritus at the University Paris 12–Val de Marne in the Laboratory of Polymer Research. She has published numerous articles in scientific journals and a number of book chapters, and has lectured in many international conferences. Dr. Laupr¿tre has coauthored the books De la Macromolécule au Matériau Polymère and Mécanique des Matériaux Polymères.
LUCIEN MONNERIE, PhD, is Professor and Honorary Director of Studies of the ESPCI ParisTech. He has published hundreds of articles in scientific journals as well as a number of book chapters, and has lectured at many international meetings. Dr. Monnerie is coauthor of Mécanique des Matériaux Polymères.