Modern Materials - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781483196572, 9781483221601

Modern Materials

1st Edition

Advances in Development and Applications

Editors: Henry H. Hausner
eBook ISBN: 9781483221601
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1962
Page Count: 492
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Modern Materials: Advances in Development and Applications, Volume 3 is an 11-chapter text that provides comprehensive insight into the properties, applications, progress, and potentialities of various types of materials. The opening chapters present a short introduction to the fundamental concepts of polymer chemistry and definitions, followed by an extensive discussion on polyesters, phenolic resins, epoxy resins, silicones, and fluorinated polymers. The succeeding chapters deals with the general concepts of lubrication, the types and characteristics of natural and synthetic oils, their tests and specifications, and also their service applications. The discussion then shifts to the fundamental properties and applications of soft, hard, and special magnetic ferrites. Other chapters provide first an overview of an important theory on ferroelectricity, and then survey the properties, applications, and preparation of ferroelectric materials. The final chapters consider the concept of the liquid state and the heat transfer through liquid metals, as well as their operational procedures and equipment for handling. These chapters also look into the properties and applications of these materials in heat transfer, chemical, and physical uses. Materials scientists, engineers, researchers, teachers, and students will find this book invaluable.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors


Contents of Volume I

Contents of Volume II

High-Temperature Plastics

I. Polymer Chemistry

II. Some Fundamental Concepts and Definitions

III. Types of Polymerization


Section A Polyesters

I. Introduction

II. Resin Properties

III. Applications of Polyester Resins

IV. Linear Thermoplastic Polymers

V. Polyacrylates and Polyester Urethane


Section B Phenolic Resins

I. Introduction

II. Preparation

III. Properties

IV. Ultrahigh-Temperature Applications

V. Urea and Melamine Formaldehyde Resins

VI. Summary


Section C Epoxy Resins

I. Introduction

II. Properties of Epoxy Resins

III. Epoxy Resin Applications


Section D Silicones

I. Introduction

II. Silicone Fluids

III. Silicone Resins


Section E Fluorinated Polymers

I. Introduction

II. Preparation of Polytetrafluoroethylene

III. Properties of Polytetrafluoroethylene

IV. Safety Precautions

V. Other Fluorinated Polymers

VI. Summary


Section F Potential High-Temperature Polymers



Lubricating Oils

I. Introduction

II. Lubricating Oil Types and Characteristics

III. Service Application of Lubricating Oils


Ferrites: Their Properties and Applications

I. Introduction

II. Properties of Soft Magnetic Ferrites

III. Properties of Hard Magnetic Ferrites

IV. Applications of Soft Magnetic Ferrites

V. Applications of Hard Magnetic Ferrites

VI. Special Ferrites


Ferroelectric Materials

I. Introduction

II. Theory of Ferroelectricity

III. Applications

IV. Materials Preparation

V. Conclusions


Liquid Metals—Their Properties, Handling, and Applications

I. Introduction

II. Properties

III. Heat Transfer

IV. Operational Procedures and Equipment

V. Liquid Metal Applications



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