CQU7011 – INTRODUCTION TO POLYMER SCIENCE

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LEVEL: Master and Doctorate

CREDITS: 4

MAIN TOPICS: Basic concepts of polymer chemistry. Fundamentals of classical polymerization reactions and mechanisms. Characterization and evaluation of polymer properties. Polymerization techniques. Applications.

RECOMMENDED LITERATURE:

BILLMEYER JR., F. W. Textbook of polymer science. 3rd. New York: John Wiley, 1984.

BRANDRUP, J.; IMMERGUT, E. H.; GRULKE, E. A. (Eds.). Polymer handbook. 4th ed. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 2003.

CAMPBELL, D.; PEHTRICK, R. A.; WHITE, J. R. Polymer characterization: physical techniques. 2nd ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2000.

CANEVAROLO JR., S. V. Ciência dos polímeros. São Paulo: Artliber, 2010.

CANEVAROLO JR., S. V. Técnicas de caracterização de polímeros. São Paulo: Artliber, 2004.

EBERWELE, R. O. Polymer science and technology. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2000.

ELIAS, H. G. An introduction to polymer science. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH, 1997.

ELIAS, H. G. Macromolecules. Volume 1: Chemical structures and syntheses. Weinheim: WileyVCH, 2005.

KUMAR, A.; GUPTA, R. K. Fundamentals of polymer engineering. 2nd ed. New York: Marcel Dekker, 2003.

LUCAS, E. F.; SOARES, B. G.; MONTEIRO, E. Caracterização de Polímeros: determinação de peso molecular e análise térmica. Rio de Janeiro: E-papers, 2001.

MANO, E. B. Polímeros como materiais de engenharia. São Paulo: Edgard Blücher, 1991.

MANO, E. B.; MENDES, L. C. Introdução a polímeros. 2. ed. São Paulo: Edgard Blücher, 1999.

MANO, E. B.; DIAS, M. L.; OLIVEIRA, C. M. F. Química experimental de polímeros. São Paulo: Edgard Blücher, 2004.

NICHOLSON, J. W. The chemistry of polymers. 4th ed. London: RSC, 2012.

ODIAN, G. Principles of polymerization. 4th ed. New York: Wiley-Interscience, 2004.

SEYMOUR, R. B.; CARRAHER JR., C. E. Seymour/Carraher’s polymer chemistry. 7th ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2007.

SPERLING, L. H. Introduction to physical polymer science. 4th ed. New York: John Wiley & Sons, 2005.

STEVENS, M. P. Polymer chemistry: an introduction. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

VAN KREVELEN, D. W. Properties of polymers. 3rd ed. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 1990.

YOUNG, R. J.; LOVELL, P. A. Introduction to polymers. 3rd ed. Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2011.