Introduction to Polymer Physics

  • Ulrich Eisele

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. The Mechanics of Linear Deformation of Polymers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
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  3. Crystallization and Melting of Polymers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
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  4. Non-linear Deformation Behavior of Polymers

  5. Mixing and Swelling of Polymers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 157-157
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 179-180

About this book


Modern polymer materials are designed by applying principles of correlation between chemical structure, physical macrostructure and technological properties. Fundamentals of polymer physics are explained in this book without excessive use of calculations. Four main sections treat relaxation of polymers, melting and crystallization, the mechanism of deformation in thermoplastics, elastomers and multiphase systems, and thermodynamics of mixing and swelling of polymers and polymer networks. The book presents the theoretical models of polymer physics in a comprehensive style and relates their applicability to real polymer systems in terms of the available experimental observations.


Elastomer Polymer Physics Thermoplast deformation design dynamics environment glass mechanics network physics polymer polymers thermodynamics

Authors and affiliations

  • Ulrich Eisele
    • 1
  1. 1.Leverkusen 1Germany

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  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
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  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-74436-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-74434-1
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