Titel: Chemistry and Technology of Emulsion Polymerisation
Autor/en: Alex Van Herk, Herk Van Herk, Van Herk
JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Oktober 2005 - gebunden - 328 Seiten
Emulsion polymerization is a complex process, governed by the interplay of both chemical and physical properties including polymerization kinetics and dispersion stability. Successful industrial application relies on understanding and controlling those properties. By carefully explaining the principles of the reaction, based on well-designed experimental investigation, Chemistry and Technology of Emulsion Polymerization provides a practical and intuitive explanation of emulsion polymerization.
Contributors. List of Freqiuently Used Symbols. Abbreviations. Introduction. 1 Historic Overview. 2 Introduction to Radical (co)Polymerisation. 3 Emulsion Polymerisation. 4 Emulsion Copolymerisation, Process Strategies and Morphology. 5 Controlled Radical Polymerisation in Emulsion Polymerisation. 6 Colloidal Aspects of Emulsion Polymerisation. 7 Latex Polymer Characterization. 8 Particle Analysis. 9 Systematic Overview of Bulk Applications of Latex Polymers. 10 Specialty Applications of Latex Polymers. References. Index.
Alex van Herk is Professor and Head of the emulsion polymerisation group in the Laboratory of Polymer Chemistry and Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands.
This book will make an excellent graduate level textbook and a valuable reference book for advanced undergraduate courses in polymer science. Industrial practitioners seeking to teach themselves about emulsion polymerization should find it strikes a good balance between depth and breadth. [I]ts comparative conciseness (coupled with extensive references) makes it an excellent source for learning the key principles of emulsion polymerization. The book is clearly written without any assumption that readers are versed in emulsion polymerization, and it is apparent that the scope and level of detail have been carefully thought out to concentrate on key areas of interest for people learning about the field. The various chapters, written by different authors, have been well-coordinated to avoid unnecessary repetition. The authors for individual chapters have been chosen well, representing a broad selection of academic and industrial experts who are acknowledged leaders in their fields of study. [T]he authors have done an excellent job in updating each topic to reflect the advances made in the past decade. (Agnew.Chem.Int.Ed. 2006, 45, 1837) I wish it had been available when I first started using the technique. There were, and still are, few books on the subject, and it will be a valuable update for someone returning to the field after a few years away. I would recommend this book to anyone beginning a career in industrial polymer chemistry. (Chemistry&Industry. September, 2006) "How theory came about from well-designed experiments is explained, making the equations plausible and intuitive." World Surface Coatings Abstracts, October 2006