5 edition of Ecological assessment of polymers found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||edited by John D. Hamilton and Roger Sutcliffe.|
|Contributions||Hamilton, John D. 1960-, Sutcliffe, Roger.|
|LC Classifications||QH541.15.R57 E24 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 345 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||345|
|LC Control Number||96047634|
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Using the principles of environmental toxicology and chemistry, Ecological Assessment of Polymers approaches environmental evaluation as a decision-making process. The book demonstrates how assessment can be used as a planning tool for developing products, reducing potential liability, and creating new products, processes, and disposal : Hardcover.
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was introduced on December 2, by President Richard Nixon. Guidance for the Assessment of Polymers 3 P2 Assessment of Polymers • Polymer assessment based on combination of QSAR prediction SAR - Read-across methods Professional judgment • Primary reference (PDF Version included in hand outs) • Boethling, Robert S.
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The book examines the environmental and social effects of polymer materials and explains methods of quantifying environmental performance. Monomers may need to be assessed if there is high content of residual monomer and/or the monomer has known aquatic or human health hazards.
The assessment of monomer or oligomer toxicity is in addition to, or in lieu of, any polymer specific assessment. • Category 1: Polymers with low molecular weight (MW. Improved biodegradable plastics performance has also had a positive influence on global demand.
The potential of compostable polymer materials depends on a further reduction in price, development of the cost of fossil resources, process optimization and scaling up supported by full life cycle assessment analysis.
This thesis therefore describes a series of outdoor aquatic microcosm studies and laboratory experiments Ecological assessment of polymers book investigate the degradation of a case study polymer (natural rubber latex), to characterise the formation of degradation products, and to assess the effects these may have on aquatic organisms.
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Polymer Science. This book explains the following topics: Polymers and the Environment, Emulsion Polymerization, Polymer Science Approach to Physico-Chemical Characterization and Processing of Pulse Seeds, Polymer Characterization with the Atomic Force Microscope, Nonconventional Method of Polymer Patterning, The Properties and Application of Carbon Nanostructures, Electrokinetic Potential and Other Surface Properties of Polymer Missing: Ecological assessment.
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However, certain parts that are formed by small amounts of polymer (ie, a few grams) and may still be contaminated by food are difficult to be collected from nature, cleaned, sorted Ecological assessment of polymers book recycled, both from the economic and also from the environmental (energy consumption and soil pollution of the process) Cited by: The Journal of Polymers and the Environment fills the need for an international forum in this diverse and rapidly expanding field.
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After the introduction which summarizes the importance of biopolymer in the market, the book covers almost all the topics related to polysaccharides, biofibers, bioplastics, biocomposites, natural rubber, gums, bacterial and blood compatible polymers, and applications of biopolymers in various g: Ecological assessment.
This book covers polymerisation and polymers at a basic level, with emphasis on the delineation of the concepts and their relevance in practical terms.
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environmental and health hazards of chemicals in plastic polymers and products. Leaching tests, toxicity tests and Toxicity Identification Evaluations (TIEs) were made on plastic products [I, II], synthetic textiles [III], and discarded electronic products [IV].
A hazard ranking model was. Life cycle assessment (LCA) is used for the comprehensive environmental assessment of engineered nanomaterials (ENMs) and ENM-enabled products. A complete LCA can highlight a possible shifting of burden where reduction of environmental impacts at one stage may come at the expense of another.
The book examines the environmental and social effects of polymer materials and explains methods of quantifying environmental performance. With an emphasis on the importance of education, the authors stress the importance of awareness and activity in negating polymers' environmental impact.
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