Synthetic Polymers


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Synthetic Polymers
10103021030900 Synthetic PolymersHasan A. Al-Muallem
Basic Concepts and Definitions A polymer is a giant molecule made up of a large number of repeating units joined together by covalent bonds. The simple compounds from which polymers are made are called monomers. The word polymer is derived from the Greek words poly (many) and meros (parts). Polymer molecules have molecular weight in the range of several thousands or more, and therefore, are also re…
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Mohammad Farhat Ali, Ph.D.; Bassam M. El Ali, Ph.D.; James G. Speight, Ph.D.: Handbook of Industrial Chemistry: Organic Chemicals. Synthetic Polymers, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2005), AccessEngineering Export