Understanding Polymer Processing 1E: Processes and Governing Equations

ISBN-13: 9781569904725

ISBN-10: 1569904723

Author: Tim Osswald

Edition: 1

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Hanser Publications
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Acknowledged author Tim Osswald wrote Understanding Polymer Processing 1E: Processes and Governing Equations comprising 362 pages back in 2017. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1569904723 and 9781569904725. Since then Understanding Polymer Processing 1E: Processes and Governing Equations textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $1.77 or rent at the marketplace.


This book provides the background needed to understand not only the wide field of polymer processing, but also the emerging technologies associated with the plastics industry in the 21st century. It combines practical engineering concepts with modeling of realistic polymer processes. It provides the reader with a solid knowledge base in polymer materials, polymer processing, and modeling.

Understanding Polymer Processing is intended for the person who is entering the plastics manufacturing industry and as a textbook for students taking an introductory course in polymer processing. It also serves as a guide to the practicing engineer when choosing a process, determining important parameters and factors during the early stages of process design, and when optimizing such a process. Practical examples illustrating basic concepts are presented throughout the book.

New in the second edition is a chapter on additive manufacturing, together with associated examples, many new problems to test the reader’s understanding, as well as improvements and corrections throughout the book.