Rubber as an Engineering Material: Guideline for Users

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Hanser Publishers, Jan 1, 1993 - Science - 302 pages
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We at Oxford are delighted to announce Hanser Publishers' stateside release of Rubber as an Engineering Material, the most comprehensive, concise, and readable book ever published about the practical fundamentals of rubber engineering. Written with the professional, student, and interested layperson in mind, this indispensable guide provides up-to-date information on selecting rubber materials for critical rubber components, like seals, that are used across a wide array of applications, including many in the aerospace, automotive, off-shore engineering, and hydraulic industries.

Among the many useful topics addressed are:

* The composition and properties of 30 rubber types
* Environmental aging
* Standard tests
* Quality control
* Health hazards

This book is also ideally suited to meet the needs of students. With its lucid descriptions on how best to tap the potential of rubber engineering, students' interests will be stimulated as they learn skills that will be of invaluable service to them throughout their professional years.

Mechanical engineers, technicians, materials scientists and testers, designers, sales personnel, and students will all welcome this widely accessible volume to their bookshelves, plant floors, laboratories, and classrooms. Oxford University Press is proud to be the exclusive U.S. distributor of Hanser's distinguished line of books, especially when we have the opportunity to offer you books as exciting as Rubber as an Engineering Material. There simply is no better practical guide to the world of rubber engineering.

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