Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-23
  2. Fundamentals

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Leszek A. Utracki, P. Mukhopadhyay, R. K. Gupta
      Pages 3-170
    3. Evangelos Manias, Leszek A. Utracki
      Pages 171-289
    4. G. Groeninckx, C. Harrats, M. Vanneste, V. Everaert
      Pages 291-446
    5. S. Bruce Brown
      Pages 517-675
    6. L. H. Sperling, R. Hu
      Pages 677-724
    7. Musa R. Kamal, Leszek A. Utracki, A. Mirzadeh
      Pages 725-873
    8. Toshiaki Ougizawa, Takashi Inoue
      Pages 875-918
    9. Leszek A. Utracki, G. Z. -H. Shi, D. Rodrigue, R. Gonzalez-Núñez
      Pages 919-1028
  3. Properties

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1029-1029
    2. S. F. Xavier
      Pages 1031-1201
    3. Z. Bartczak, A. Galeski
      Pages 1203-1297
    4. Huajie Yin, Andreas Schönhals
      Pages 1299-1356
    5. J. M. G. Cowie, V. Arrighi
      Pages 1357-1394
    6. Zvonimir Matusinovic, Charles A. Wilkie
      Pages 1395-1430
  4. Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1431-1431
    2. Lloyd A. Goettler, James J. Scobbo
      Pages 1433-1458
    3. D. R. Paul, R. R. Tiwari
      Pages 1485-1557
    4. Leszek A. Utracki
      Pages 1559-1732
    5. M. K. Akkapeddi
      Pages 1733-1883
    6. Francesco Paolo La Mantia, Roberto Scaffaro
      Pages 1885-1913
    7. Suat Hong Goh
      Pages 1915-2151
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 2153-2378

About this book


The Polymer Blends Handbook is a fundamental reference work on polymer blends, covering all aspects: science, engineering, technology and application. It will appeal to anyone working in the field of blends, researchers as well as engineers. The Handbook is designed to be the source of information on all aspects of polymer blends. To this end the Editors have put together an international group of highly respected contributors, each an expert in his chosen subjects.


Aging and Degradation of Polymer Blends and Alloys Dynamics of Polymer Networks and Polymer Melts Encyclopedic Coverage of Polymer Blend Technology Fundamentals and Applications of Polymer Blend Technology High Molecular Weight Polymer Blends Physico-chemical Properties of Industrial Polymer Blends Product Life Cycle in the Polymer Industry Provisions and Solutions for Polymer Recycling

Editors and affiliations

  • Leszek A. Utracki
    • 1
  • Charles A. Wilkie
    • 2
  1. 1.Industrial Materials InstituteNational Research Council of CanadaBouchervilleCanada
  2. 2.Department of Chemistry and Fire Retardant Research FacilityMarquette UniversityMilwaukeeUSA

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