Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Polymer Rheology

Edited by Jose Luis Rivera Armenta

Technological Institute of Ciudad Madero

Co-editor:

Beatriz Adriana Salazar-Cruz

Technological Institute of Ciudad Madero

Rheology is the science that studies the behavior of the flow of matter in a liquid state or soft solids under the application of stress or deformation to obtain a response to an applied force. In polymers, rheology is an important tool to understand behavior under processing conditions and to design equipment. Another application for rheology in the polymer field is to understand structure-property relationships by means of molecular weight, molecular weight distribution, stereochemistry, morphology, melt degradation, and performance under processing. This book covers the essential criteria for selecting the best test types for various applications and new developments, for accurately interpreting results, and for determining other areas where rheology and rheological phenomena may be useful in your work.

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Polymer RheologyEdited by Jose Luis Rivera Armenta

Published: October 3rd 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.72137

ISBN: 978-1-78984-002-5

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-001-8

Copyright year: 2018

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616 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Magnetorheology of Polymer Systems

By Sergey Vshivkov and Elena Rusinova

88

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2. Applications of Viscoelastic Fluids Involving Hydrodynamic Stability and Heat Transfer

By Ildebrando Pérez-Reyes, René Osvaldo Vargas-Aguilar, Samuel Bernardo Pérez-Vega and Alejandro Sebastián Ortiz-Pérez

71

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3. Polymeric Additive Manufacturing: The Necessity and Utility of Rheology

By Mohammed Elbadawi

82

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4. Particle Settling in a Non-Newtonian Fluid Medium Processed by Using the CEF Model

By Şule Celasun

64

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5. Viscoelasticity of a Supramolecular Polymer Network and its Relevance for Enhanced Oil Recovery

By Laura Romero-Zerón and Saran Banthong

75

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6. Effect of Maltodextrin Reduction and Native Agave Fructans Addition on the Rheological Behavior of Spray-Dried Juices

By Darvin Ervey Jimenez-Sánchez, Montserrat Calderón-Santoyo, Laetitia Picart-Palmade, Pedro Ulises Bautista Rosales, Julio Cesar Barros-Castillo and Juan Arturo Ragazzo-Sánchez

72

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7. Interparticle Interaction Effects in Polymer Suspensions

By Nico Laufer, Harald Hansmann, Christian Boss and Stefan Ofe

67

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8. Rheology of Highly Filled Polymers

By Christian Kukla, Ivica Duretek, Joamin Gonzalez-Gutierrez and Clemens Holzer

97

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