Science and Technology of Rubber

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James E. Mark, Burak Erman
Academic Press, Jul 28, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 768 pages
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The 3rd edition 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 the 2nd edition, the emphasis remains on a unified treatment of the material; exploring topics from the 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.

Many advances have been made in polymer and elastomers research over the past ten years since the 2nd edition was published. Updated material stresses the continuous relationship between the 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. This new edition is comprised of 20% new material, including a new chapter on environmental issues and tire recycling.

· Explores new applications of rubber within the tire industry, from new filler materials to “green tires (a tire that has yet to undergo curing and vulcanization).
· 30% of the material has been revised from the previous edition with the addition of 20% new material, including a chapter on the environment.
· A mixture of theory, experiments, and practical procedures will offer value to students, practitioners, and research & development departments in industry.
  

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Contents

Basic Concepts and Behavior
1
Elastomer Synthesis
29
3 Structure Characterization in the Science and Technology of Elastomers
105
4 The Molecular Basis of Rubberlike Elasticity
157
5 The Viscoelastic Behavior of Rubber
183
6 Rheological Behavior and Processing of Unvulcanized Rubber
237
7 Vulcanization
321
8 Reinforcement of Elastomers by Particulate Fillers
367
10 Strength of Elastomers
455
11 The Chemical Modification of Polymers
497
12 Elastomer Blends
529
13 Thermoplastic Elastomers
555
14 Tire Engineering
619
15 Recycling of Rubbers
663
Index
703
Copyright

9 The Science of Rubber Compounding
401

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About the author (2011)

Burak Erman is a Professor in the department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at Koc University in Istanbul, Turkey, where he has been since 2002. His research interests are focused on rubber elasticity; polymer and protein physics and engineering, both experiment and theory, including computer simulations. In 1984, he founded and became Director of the Polymer Research Center at Bogazici University, before moving in 1988 to the Sabanci University in Istanbul where he founded the Chemistry and Materials Science Program. In 1991, he received both the Simavi Science Award and the TUBITAK Science Award. He is founder and member of the Turkish Academy of Sciences.