Mechanical Properties and Testing of Polymers

An A–Z Reference

  • G. M. Swallowe

Part of the Polymer Science and Technology Series book series (POLS, volume 3)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. G. M. Swallowe
    Pages 1-4
  3. M. A. Ansarifar
    Pages 5-9
  4. N. A. Fleck
    Pages 15-19
  5. D. J. Hourston
    Pages 20-22
  6. A. R. Rennie
    Pages 23-24
  7. G. M. Swallowe
    Pages 25-28
  8. D. R. Moore
    Pages 29-31
  9. A. R. Rennie
    Pages 32-33
  10. G. M. Swallowe
    Pages 34-39
  11. G. M. Swallowe
    Pages 40-42
  12. G. M. Swallowe
    Pages 52-56
  13. P. E. Reed
    Pages 57-60
  14. L. Warnet, P. E. Reed
    Pages 61-65
  15. L. Warnet, P. E. Reed
    Pages 66-70
  16. P. S. Leevers
    Pages 71-74
  17. E. J. Moskala
    Pages 75-80

About this book


This volume represents a continuation of the Polymer Science and Technology series edited by Dr. D. M. Brewis and Professor D. Briggs. The theme of the series is the production of a number of stand alone volumes on various areas of polymer science and technology. Each volume contains short articles by a variety of expert contributors outlining a particular topic and these articles are extensively cross referenced. References to related topics included in the volume are indicated by bold text in the articles, the bold text being the title of the relevant article. At the end of each article there is a list of bibliographic references where interested readers can obtain further detailed information on the subject of the article. This volume was produced at the invitation of Derek Brewis who asked me to edit a text which concentrated on the mechanical properties of polymers. There are already many excellent books on the mechanical properties of polymers, and a somewhat lesser number of volumes dealing with methods of carrying out mechanical tests on polymers. Some of these books are listed in Appendix 1. In this volume I have attempted to cover basic mechanical properties and test methods as well as the theory of polymer mechanical deformation and hope that the reader will find the approach useful.


Elastomer Gel-Permeations-Chromatographie Hopkinson bar Polycarbonat Polymer alloy crystal electron microscopy fatigue fracture mechanics microscopy modeling neutron scattering

Editors and affiliations

  • G. M. Swallowe
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsLoughborough University of TechnologyLeicestershireUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1999
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-4024-4
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-9231-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0093-6286
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