Polymer Science and Engineering
Publisher: National Academies 1994
Number of pages: 180
Polymers are used in everything from nylon stockings to commercial aircraft to artificial heart valves, and they play a key role in addressing environmental problems, international competitiveness, and other national issues. This book explores the universe of polymers in such fields as medicine and biotechnology information and communication, housing and construction, energy and transportation, national defense, and environmental protection.
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