Polymers at Cryogenic Temperatures, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642353355
  • ISBN-13: 9783642353352
  • DDC: 620.192
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 292 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Kalia and Fu's novel monograph covers cryogenic treatment, properties and applications of cryo-treated polymer materials. Written by numerous international experts, the twelve chapters in this book offer the reader a comprehensive picture of the latest findings and developments, as well as an outlook on the field. Cryogenic technology has seen remarkable progress in the past few years and especially cryogenic properties of polymers are attracting attention through new breakthroughs in space, superconducting, magnetic and electronic techniques. This book is a valuable resource for researchers, educators, engineers and graduate students in the field and at technical institutions.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Cryogenic Processing: State of the Art, Advantages and Applications.
2: Cryogenic Properties of Polymer Materials.
3: Friction and Wear of Polymer Materials at Cryogenic Temperatures.
4: Mechanical Behavior of Polymer Composites at Cryogenic Temperatures.
5: Interlaminar Delamination Fracture and Fatigue of Woven Glass Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composite Laminates at Cryogenic Temperatures.
6: The Behavior of Polymer-Based Dielectrics Under Cryogenic Conditions.
7: Medical Applications of Poly(vinyl alcohol) Cryogels.
8: Dielectric Properties of Polymers at Low Temperatures.
9: Influence of Cryogenic Treatment on Mechanical Behavior of Glass Fiber-Reinforced Plastic Composite Laminate.
10: Polyurethane and Polyisocyanurate Foams in External Tank Cryogenic Insulation.
11: Cryogenic Treatment of Materials: Cutting Tools and Polymers.
12: Current and Potential Applications of Cryogenic Treated Polymers.
About the Editors.