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Plastics Materials and Processes: A Concise Encyclopedia

Plastics Materials and Processes: A Concise Encyclopedia

Charles A. Harper, Edward M. Petrie

ISBN: 978-0-471-45920-0

Oct 2003

1008 pages

$150.99

Description

Plastics Materials and Processes: A Concise Encyclopedia is a resource for anyone with an interest in plastic materials and processes, from seasoned professionals to laypeople. Arranged in alphabetical order, it clearly explains all of the materials and processes as well as their major application areas and usages. Plastics Materials and Processes: A Concise Encyclopedia:
  • Discusses and describes applications and practical uses of the materials and processes.
  • Clear definitions and sufficient depth to satisfy the information seekers needs

Preface vii

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xi

Dictionary of Terms 1

Appendices 613

Index 951

"This reference book would be very useful for those involved with plastics in any way but especially for designers using plastics." (IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, July/August 2004)

"…fills the need for a handy, one-volume source for definitions and basic explanations in the rapidly growing plastics field…recommended…" (Choice, Vol. 41, No. 8, April 2004)

"...recommended to technologists as a source for quick, qualitative information..." (Polymer News)

"...It will be a valuable addition to technical libraries..." (Reactive and Functional Polymers, March 2004)