Introduction to materials science, chapter 15, polymer structures university tennessee, dept. The interdisciplinary field of materials science, also commonly termed materials science and engineering, involves the discovery and design of new materials, with an emphasis on solids. Materials science of polymers for engineers hanser publications. Upon application of a stress to a rubber material, such as blowing up a. Polymers may have the qualities of liquids or solids. Viscoelasticity is, then, the study of the response of polymers or other materials which exhibit some of the features of both elastic and viscous behavior. Morphological structure of polymers 2 polymer materials science books, textbooks, lecture notes, guides.
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The actual chemical name for the material used is polyethylene terephthalate. The longterm persistence of many synthetic materials and the resulting impact on the environment has made clear the importance of developing new routes to creating sustainable materials 1 1. Linear polymers these polymers consist of long and straight chains. A new table in the appendix containing material property graphs for several polymers further strengthens this attribute.
Request pdf material science of polymers for engineers this unified approach to polymer material science covers the wide range of underlying principles. Polymer elastomer and composite material science kevin l. Polymer, any of a class of natural or synthetic substances composed of very large molecules, called macromolecules, that are multiples of simpler chemical units called monomers. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Synthetic polymers are a mainstay of modern life, but nature also makes polymers. Polymers are molecular materials that exhibit a variety of forms and functions and are the basis of many industries.
Download a pdf of this page science of plastics definition plastics are a group of materials, either synthetic or naturally occurring, that may be shaped when soft and then hardened to retain the given shape. Find materials for this course in the pages linked along the left. Chapter 1introduction on material science materials. Polymer materials possess an array of unique properties which make them useful in a wide variety of biomaterial applications such as orthopedics, dental, hard and soft tissue replacements, and cardiovascular devices. Material science of polymers for engineers request pdf. Oct 12, 2018 the longterm persistence of many synthetic materials and the resulting impact on the environment has made clear the importance of developing new routes to creating sustainable materials 1 1. Some common addition and condensation polymers are shown. And i strongly believe that the future is in material science and engineering. Polymers being adaptable can be easily moulded as per requirement, are used extensively in various fields including household, food industry, medical, packaging and transport wnek, 2008. Lecture notes polymer physics materials science and. Materials science of polymers for engineers hanser elibrary.
Natural rubber is a polymer of isoprene 2methyl1,3butadiene, see figure 1 in the form of folded polymeric chains which are joined in a network structure and have a high degree of flexibility see figure 2. Materials science and engineering plays a key role in this revolution. A variety of synthetic polymers as plastic polythene, synthetic fibres nylon 6,6 and synthetic rubbers buna s are examples of manmade polymers extensively used in daily life as well as in industry. Materials science polymers test flashcards quizlet. As the word itself suggests, polymers are materials composed of molecules of very high molecular weight. Chapter 1introduction on material science free download as powerpoint presentation. This is especially true for manmade polymers, for which slow or lack of degradation is widely problematic, from plastic wastes generated by commodity packaging to hightech electronics. Polymers and the environment, emulsion polymerization, polymer science approach to physicochemical characterization and processing of pulse seeds, polymer characterization with the atomic force microscope, nonconventional method of polymer patterning, the properties and application of carbon nanostructures, electrokinetic potential and. These large molecules are generally referred to as. Materials science of polymers for engineers author. Thermoplastic resins, usually supplied as pellets, when heated above their glass transition, t g, andor melting temperatures, t m.
Oct 14, 2017 polymers are materials made of long, repeating chains of molecules. Materials science of polymers for engineers 3e covers the 6ps. The underlying objective of this discussion is to simply define some of the. In fact, polymers represent the largest class of materials used in medicine. The type of polymerization mechanism used depends on the type of functional groups attached to the reactants. The monomer that the polymer consists of, as well as the structural formula of each polymer is. There are natural and synthetic polymers, including proteins and rubber, and glass and epoxies. Polyethylene, epoxies, rubber, cellulose and protein are all different types of polymers.
Silly putty is a great example of a polymer with both. By loading a polymer with pockets of monomer, it is possible to heal small cracks in a sample through the polymerization of the monomer following the formation of a crack. Polymers are all created by the process of polymerization wherein their constituent elements called monomers, are reacted together to form polymer chains i. Phrases such as stone age, bronze age, iron age, and steel age are historic, if arbitrary examples. Another class of materials used in mst is composites, which are made of a combination of materials such as. Perhaps because of its origins, polymer science tends to be more inter. The material has been completely reorganized and expanded to include important new topics and provide a coherent platform for teaching and learning the fundamental aspects of contemporary. Introduction to the viscoelastic response in polymers. Materials science, the study of the properties of solid materials and how those properties are determined by a materials composition and structure. Synopsis material science provides students with an understanding of material science and engineering which emphasizes on atomic and crystal structure, material properties and behaviour including material classification and its application in the. Originally deriving from the manufacture of ceramics and its putative derivative metallurgy, materials science is one of the oldest forms of engineering and applied. Manufactured polymers include nylon, polyvinyl chloride better known as pvc and many types of plastics. The material of choice of a given era is often a defining point. This unified approach to polymer material science covers the wide range of underlying principles.
Super absorbent polymers can readily absorb 100 times their volume in water. Synopsis material science provides students with an understanding of material science and engineering which emphasizes on atomic and crystal structure, material properties and behaviour including material classification and its. Originally deriving from the manufacture of ceramics and its putative derivative metallurgy, materials science is one of the oldest forms of engineering and applied science. Material science of polymers for engineers sciencedirect. Polymers make up many of the materials in living organisms, including, for example, proteins, cellulose, and nucleic acids. Only much later did polymer science come to academic life. There are three different types based on the structure of the polymers. Manufactured polymers include nylon, polyvinyl chloride better known as. Polymers polymers are the giant molecules of chemistry.1010 1039 1263 806 1060 1502 822 982 707 824 1019 1209 309 147 807 739 1374 1371 390 446 263 1030 1270 24 1403 836 162 751 623 668 295 638 314 632 1079 663 731 135 1487 39 214 542 58 546