LIST OF SYMBOLS.
Introduction to Polymer Materials.
1 The Four Classes of Polymer Materials.
2 The Macromolecular Chain in the Amorphous Bulk Polymer: Static and Dynamic Properties.
3 The Glass Transition.
4 Secondary Relaxations in Amorphous Polymers.
5 Entanglements in Bulk Un-Cross-Linked Polymers.
6 Semicrystalline Polymers.
7 Elastic and Hyperelastic Behaviors.
8 Linear Viscoelastic Behavior.
9 Anelastic and Viscoplastic Behaviors.
10 Damage and Fracture of Solid Polymers.
11 Mechanical Properties of Poly(Methyl Methacrylate) and Some of Its Random Copolymers.
12 Mechanical Properties of Bisphenol-A Polycarbonate.
13 Mechanical Properties of Epoxy Resins.
14 Polyethylene and Ethylene-a-olefi n Copolymers.
15 High-Modulus Thermoplastic Polymers.
16 Mechanical Tests for Studying Impact Behavior.
17 High-Impact Polystyrene.
18 Toughened Poly(Methyl Methacrylate).
19 Toughened Aliphatic Polyamides.
20 Toughened Epoxy Resins.
21 Chemically Cross-Linked Elastomers.
22 Reinforcement of Elastomers by Fillers.
23 Thermoplastic Elastomers.