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Plastics Testing and Characterization

Industrial Applications
Copyright: 2008
ISBN: 9781569904251
Hardcover: 380 pages
$199.99 (US)


Spectroscopy. Gas Chromatography and Selective Mass Detection. Thermal Properties. Melt Rheology. Mechanical Properties. Permeability Properties. Environmental Effects and Aging. Electrical, Optical, and Acoustic Properties.


Combined with a solid engineering background, this book provides the information and industrial case studies an engineer needs to both make informed decisions about selecting appropriate testing techniques and effectively troubleshoot problems in the field of plastics manufacturing. The scope of this book also includes relevant and concise information for data interpretation using the most important characterization techniques.

Author Info:

Naranjo, A.
Roldán-Alzate, A.
Sierra, J.
Osswald, T.

Dr. Tim A. Osswald teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is co-Director of the Polymer Engineering Center. He also holds honorary professorships at the Friedrich Alexander Universität in Erlangen, Germany and the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. He teaches and does research in polymer engineering, a field where he has published 11 books and over 300 papers.