Soft Materials: Structural and Dynamics

Edited by John Dutcher and Alejandro G Marangoni 
CRC Press  2004  

Hardback  424 pp  ISBN 9780824753580      £145.00
  • Examines sophisticated analytical and computational techniques to elucidate the relationship between the structure, dynamics, and function of soft materials
  • Presents an abundance of modeling strategies, as well as experimental studies in each section
  • Features state-of-the-art treatments of the mesoscale modeling of soft materials
  • Describes recent applications of polymers, biopolymers, liquid crystals, gels, and foams
Representing the wide breadth academic disciplines involved in this ever-expanding area of research, this reference provides a comprehensive overview of current scientific and technological advancements in soft materials analysis and application. Documenting new and emerging challenges in this burgeoning field, Soft Materials is a unique and outstanding reference for the industrial scientist or materials engineer.

Supplies more than 1000 references, tables, and equations for an excellent introduction to the study of soft material physics and utilization.

Synthetic Polymers
Mobility on Different Length Scales in Thin Polymer Films, C.B. Roth and J.R. Dutcher Crystallization of Thin Polymer Films: Crystallinity, Kinetics, and Morphology, V.H. Mareau and R.E. Prud'homme
Deformation, Stretching, and Relaxation of Single-Polymer Chains: Fundamentals and Examples, G.W. Slater, Y. Gratton, M. Kenward, L. McCOrmick, and F. Tessier
Science and Engineering of Nanoparticle-Polymer Composites: Insights from Computer Simulation, F.W. Starr and S.C. Glotzer

Complex Fluids
Polymeric Additives as Modifiers of Hydrocarbon Crystallization Behavior, J. L. Hutter
Confinement and Shear Effects on the Structure of a Smectic Liquid-Crystal Complex Fluid, S.H.J. Idziak
Macroscopic Rheological Behavior of Dispersions of Soft Rubberlike Solid Particles, R. Pal

Computer Simulations of Mechanical Micromanipulation of Proteins, A.S. Lemak, J.R. Lepock, and J.Z.Y. Chen
Strucure-Function Relationships of Aspartic Proteinases, R.Y. Yada and T. Tanaka
Computer Simulation of Soft Mesoscopic Systems Using Dissipative Particle Dynamics, D.A. Pink

Food Materials
Crystallization of Bulk Fats Under Shear, G. Mazzanti, S.E. Guthrie, E.B. Sirota, A.G. Marangoni, and S.H.J. Idziak
Foods at Subzero Temperatures, H.D. Goff
Biogenic Cellular Solids, M.G. Scanlon
Modeling of Formation and Rheology of Protein Particle Gels, J.H.J. van Opheusden


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