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Industrial Plastics Theory & Applications 4TH Edition

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Publisher Comments:

Now in its 5th edition, Industrial Plastics: Theory and Applications is back, with the extensive, detailed graphics and practical lab exercises that made previous editions so popular. In this latest edition, these trademark features accompany updated coverage of the plastics industry, offering the very latest information on state-of-the art equipment, with a special emphasis on processing techniques. Coverage includes plastics recycling, ISO and ASTM testing specifications, current health and safety standards, as well as examinations of current environmental issues like recycling, pollution, and incineration. With such broad coverage alongside hands-on activities to provide a clear link between theory and practice, Industrial Plastics continues to be an invaluable resource for students and professionals alike.

Book News Annotation:

Appropriate for technical and community colleges, this textbook introduces elementary polymer chemistry and statistics, and describes the major manufacturing processes used in the plastics industry. Laboratory activities are suggested at the end of each chapter. The fourth edition adds brief sections on nanocomposites, electric injection molding machines, and stereolithography.
Annotation 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

Current technologies and manufacturing methods are the keystone for this introduction to all facets of the plastics industry, highlighted by an extensive art program. Complete up-to-date coverage and graphics are further augmented by practical lab activities that build on the topics covered in the chapters, involving students in hands-on learning to strengthen the link between theory and practice. Topics covered include plastics recycling, ISO and ASTM testing specifications, and current health and safety standards. It is this broad coverage of the developments in materials and processes affects our daily lives that makes Industrial Plastics an outstanding resource for students and professionals alike.

Synopsis:

Current technologies and manufacturing methods are the keystone for this introduction to all facets of the plastics industry, highlighted by an extensive art program. Complete up-to-date coverage and graphics are further augmented by practical lab activities that build on the topics covered in the chapters, involving users in hands-on learning to strengthen the link between theory and practice. Topics covered include plastics recycling, ISO and ASTM testing specifications, and current health and safety standards. It is this broad coverage of the developments in materials and processes affects our daily lives that makes Industrial Plastics an outstanding resource for professionals.

About the Author

Erik Lokensgard, Ph.D., is a Professor in the School of Engineering Technology at Eastern Michigan University, in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

Table of Contents

Historical Introduction to Plastics.Current Status of the Plastics Industry.Elementary Polymer Chemistry.Health and Safety.Elementary Statistics.Properties and Tests of Selected Plastics.Ingredients of Plastics.Characterization and Selection of Commerical Plastics.Machining and Finishing.Molding Processes.Extrusion Processes.Laminating Processes and Materials.Reinforcing Processes and Materials.Casting Processes and Materials.Thermoforming.Expansion Processes.Coating Processes.Fabrication Processes and Materials.Decorating Processes.Radiation Processes.Design Considerations.Tooling and Moldmaking.Commercial Considerations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781401804695
Publisher:
Delmar Cengage Learning
Subject:
Chemistry - General
Author:
Lokensgard, Erik
Author:
Lokensg
Author:
ard, Erik
Author:
Richardson, Terry L.
Subject:
Engineering - Chemical & Biochemical
Subject:
Engineering - Industrial
Subject:
Plastics
Subject:
Chemical & Biochemical
Subject:
Industrial engineering
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
Engineering - Mechanical
Subject:
Plastics; Industrial Manufacturing; technology
Subject:
industrial manufacturing
Subject:
Technology
Copyright:
Edition Number:
4
Publication Date:
September 2003
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
576
Dimensions:
11.18x8.28x.77 in. 2.47 lbs.

Related Subjects

Engineering » Engineering » General Engineering
Science and Mathematics » Materials Science » Plastics

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Product details 576 pages Delmar Thomson Learning - English 9781401804695 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Current technologies and manufacturing methods are the keystone for this introduction to all facets of the plastics industry, highlighted by an extensive art program. Complete up-to-date coverage and graphics are further augmented by practical lab activities that build on the topics covered in the chapters, involving students in hands-on learning to strengthen the link between theory and practice. Topics covered include plastics recycling, ISO and ASTM testing specifications, and current health and safety standards. It is this broad coverage of the developments in materials and processes affects our daily lives that makes Industrial Plastics an outstanding resource for students and professionals alike.
"Synopsis" by , Current technologies and manufacturing methods are the keystone for this introduction to all facets of the plastics industry, highlighted by an extensive art program. Complete up-to-date coverage and graphics are further augmented by practical lab activities that build on the topics covered in the chapters, involving users in hands-on learning to strengthen the link between theory and practice. Topics covered include plastics recycling, ISO and ASTM testing specifications, and current health and safety standards. It is this broad coverage of the developments in materials and processes affects our daily lives that makes Industrial Plastics an outstanding resource for professionals.
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