The Science and Technology of Rubber, 4th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0123948320
  • ISBN-13: 9780123948328
  • DDC: 678.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 816 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The 4e of The Science and Technology of Rubber provides a broad survey of elastomers with special emphasis on materials with a rubber-like elasticity. As in previous editions, the emphasis remains on a unified treatment of the material, exploring chemical aspects such as elastomer synthesis and curing, through recent theoretical developments and characterization of equilibrium and dynamic properties, to the final applications of rubber, including tire engineering and manufacturing. Updated material stresses the continuous relationship between ongoing research in synthesis, physics, structure and mechanics of rubber technology and industrial applications. Special attention is paid to recent advances in rubber-like elasticity theory and new processing techniques for elastomers. Exciting new developments in green tire manufacturing and tire recycling are covered.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Rubber Elasticity: Basic Concepts and Behavior.
2: Polymerization: Elastomer Synthesis.
3: Structure Characterization in the Science and Technology of Elastomers.
4: The Molecular Basis of Rubberlike Elasticity.
5: The Viscoelastic Behavior of Rubber and Dynamics of Blends.
6: Rheological Behavior and Processing of Unvulcanized Rubber.
7: Vulcanization.
8: Reinforcement of Elastomers by Particulate Fillers.
9: The Science of Rubber Compounding.
10: Strength of Elastomers.
11: The Chemical Modification of Polymers.
12: Elastomer Blends.
13: Thermoplastic Elastomers.
14: Tire Engineering.
15: Recycling of Rubbers.