Engineering & Transportation
Synthetic Methods in Step-Growth Polymers and over one million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See all 2 images

Synthetic Methods in Step-Growth Polymers Hardcover – May 1, 2003

ISBN-13: 978-0471387695 ISBN-10: 047138769X Edition: 1st

24 New from $132.00 11 Used from $144.22
Amazon Price New from Used from
"Please retry"
"Please retry"
$132.00 $144.22
Unbound, Import
"Please retry"
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student

Roads and Ecological Infrastructure by
Roads and Ecological Infrastructure
Conceptual and practical, this book will influence the next decade or more of road design in ecologically sensitive areas and should prevent countless unnecessary wildlife fatalities. Learn more | See similar books

Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 605 pages
  • Publisher: Wiley-Interscience; 1 edition (May 1, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 047138769X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0471387695
  • Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 1.3 x 9.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,923,787 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews


"The most valuable feature of the book will probably be its collection of experimental procedures." (MRS Bulletin, January 2005)

“...contains vast amounts of experimental techniques highly useful for polymer chemists or other researchers...may well serve as a first line of reference source for all polymer and materials scientists.” (Pharmaceutical Research, Vol. 20, No. 12 12/1, 2003)

"This excellent book is a vary valuable source of information...strongly recommended..." (Polymer News)

"...Mainstream polymer chemists should acquire a personal copy for their bookshelves and all serious scientific libraries otherwise." (Journal of Reactive & Functional Polymers)

"...outstanding new polymer chemistry ideal resource for students of polymers...highly recommended." (Choice, Vol. 41, No. 3, November 2003)

"This book definitely fills a need for practicing polymer chemists and is the kind of reference that they should have at their desk...also a useful textbook..." (Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 125, No. 44, 2003)

"…source of concise information on synthetic techniques and methods of purification and characterization of the polymers of growth for phases…(Centro Espanol de Plasticos, August 2007)

From the Back Cover

An applications-oriented resource on step-growth polymerization

Step-growth polymers–polymer chains of any length that combine to form a longer polymer chain–comprise a large portion of the commodity plastics industry today, including polyesters, polyamides, and polyurethanes. Synthetic Methods in Step-Growth Polymers provides a concise source of information on synthetic techniques, purification, and characterization methods for step-growth polymers and also addresses future synthetic trends.

This applications-oriented handbook is a one-stop, at-your-fingertips source of information for researchers, technologists, and industrial managers. Encompassing a single reference of the classical and state-of-the-art synthetic techniques for preparing polymers via step-growth polymerization, Martin Rogers and Timothy Long’s text provides a historical background of step-growth polymerization, basic information regarding major classes of step-growth polymers, and experimental techniques such as purification, synthesis, and characterization. Chapters include:

  • Polyurethanes and Polyureas
  • Polyimides and Other High-Temperature Polymers
  • Non-Traditional Step-Growth Polymerization–ADMET
  • Non-Traditional Step-Growth Polymerization–Transition Metal Coupling
  • Depolymerization and Recycling

All chapters are contributed by leading experts in their respective fields. Chemists, chemical engineers, and materials scientists, as well as industrial, academic, and government libraries, will find Synthetic Methods in Step-Growth Polymers to be an unparalleled resource for this category of polymerization.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers