Polymer Processing 2e (Hardcover)

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Emphasizing fundamental concepts that allow a student, novice, or practicing engineer to carry out practical design decisions, "Polymer Processing: Principles and Design" provides the numerical methods required to solve the equations using a computer and easy-to-use IMSL numerical subroutines, ensuring a solid foundation in the principles underlying the design of polymer processing techniques. Presenting the background required to design processes for thermoplastics, this thoroughly updated second edition adds a "Green Engineering" component and a CD with numerical subroutines guidance to using Matlab, Mathematica, and Excel to solve processing problems.

About the Author


DONALD G. BAIRD, PhD, is the Alexander F. Giacco and Harry C. Wyatt Professor of Chemical Engineering at Virginia Tech. His research centers on the use of fundamental non-Newtonian fluid mechanics to develop improved processing operations for polymers and polymer composites. Among his many honors, the Society of Plastics Engineers has awarded him the International Award, the International Award for Research, and the International Award for Education. A holder of seven patents, Dr. Baird has published some 300 refereed publications. DIMITRIS I. COLLIAS, PhD, is with the corporate R&D department of the Procter & Gamble Co. in Cincinnati, Ohio. He earned his PhD degree from Princeton University. With twenty years of industry experience in polymers, polymer processing, packaging, paper, and activated carbon, his current research focuses on developing renewable materials and processes for key products in the company's portfolio. Dr. Collias holds fifty-four issued U.S. patents and is inventor or co-inventor in more than thirty U.S. patent applications.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780470930588
ISBN-10: 0470930586
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Publication Date: March 24th, 2014
Pages: 393
Language: English