Jim Massy's A Little Book about BIG Chemistry: The Story of Man-Made PDF

By Jim Massy

The short explains simply the necessities of polymer chemistry and the way polymers got here to be came upon by means of pioneers during this box. It relates the various makes use of of polymers, together with these now not generally regarded through the lay individual. The chemistry of polymerisation and the impact of chemical constitution and ingredients on houses are defined. moral matters are thought of, specifically within the context of big tonnages of plastics. eventually brief paragraphs on greater than 30 universal polymers are indexed chronologically with chemical buildings, houses and purposes. it is going to entice people with connections to or in the plastics, rubber and cloth industries, technology scholars, participants of alternative technology disciplines utilizing polymers, in addition to humans simply curious to grasp approximately daily plastics.

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