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The Resource A Little Book about BIG Chemistry : The Story of Man-Made Polymers

A Little Book about BIG Chemistry : The Story of Man-Made Polymers

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A Little Book about BIG Chemistry : The Story of Man-Made Polymers
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A Little Book about BIG Chemistry
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The Story of Man-Made Polymers
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A Little Book about BIG Chemistry : The Story of Man-Made Polymers
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A Little Book about BIG Chemistry : The Story of Man-Made Polymers
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Contents
Acknowledgements -- Contents -- About the Author -- Acronyms and Initialisms -- Introduction -- 1 Big Molecules -- How Big Are Molecules of Plastics? -- Trinitrotoluene -- Macromolecules-What Are They? -- Understanding and Inventing New Materials -- 2 Rubber in the 19th Century -- What Is Meant by Crosslinking? -- More Extensive Crosslinking of Rubber -- 3 Cellulose and Casein in the 19th Century -- Cellulose -- Casein -- Into the 20th Century -- 4 Macromolecules in the 20th Century -- 5 Thermoplastic and Thermosetting Polymers -- Thermoplastic Polymers -- Thermosetting Polymers -- Functionality and Crosslinking -- Heat of Polymerization -- Reaction of Phenol with Formaldehyde -- PF Reaction Under Alkaline Conditions -- PF Reaction Under Acid Conditions -- Thermoplastics and Thermosets Compared -- What is Meant by the Term 'Elastomer'? -- 6 The Burgeoning of Modern Plastics -- 7 Physical Properties of Polymers -- Crystallinity -- Hydrogen Bonding -- Reinforcement -- Plasticization -- 8 Chemical Properties of Polymers -- Polymers as Reagents -- Repeating Chemical Groups of Some Common Polymers -- Ion Exchange Resins -- Synthetic Biopolymers -- 9 Initiation of Polymerization -- Types of Polymer Initiator -- Free Radical Initiators -- Cationic Initiators -- Organometallic Initiators -- Anionic Initiators -- Inhibitors of Polymerization -- 10 Copolymers -- 11 Ethical Issues -- Cellulose Nitrate (again) -- Environmental Damage -- Biodegradable Polymers -- Air Pollution -- Toxicity -- Recycling -- 12 The Chronology of Polymers -- 13 Summary and Conclusions -- A Few Suggestions for Further Reading -- Glossary -- References -- Index
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