Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives

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Elsevier, Aug 31, 2005 - Technology & Engineering - 652 pages
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Many highly acclaimed and authoritative books on polymer science tend to focus on synthetic polymers. Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives is the first authoritative book on the subject. It examines recent developments, with particular reference to cellulose (in aqueous alkali) and cellulose acetate. Packed with examples, the author takes an in-depth look at the topic, using the most reliable experimental data available. A comprehensive approach to the fundamental principles of cellulose and its derivatives in solution makes Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives ideal reading for novices as well as experienced cellulose scientists.

* Outlines the theoretical fundamentals of cellulose and cellulose derivatives
* Presents comprehensive and reliable experimental results in figures and tables
* Highly illustrated and easy to read
 

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Contents

2 Characterization of Molecular Structure of Cellulose Derivatives
25
3 Molecular Properties of Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives
189
4 Cellulose in Aqueous Sodium Hydroxide
445
5 Solubilization and Structural Factors Governing Solubility and the Dissolved State
549
index
617
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