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General Chemistry by S Ekambaram

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Chapter 20

Chemistry of Synthetic and Natural Polymers

OBJECTIVES
  1. To begin with need of the chapter with the advent of chemical changes to produce synthetic polymers.
  2. To define terms such as polymer, monomer, and oligomer with examples.
  3. To understand two types of polymerization mechanisms (free radical and condensation methods) in detail with examples.
  4. To describe synthesis, special properties, and commercial applications of PVC, a synthetic polymer.
  5. To describe synthesis, special properties, and commercial applications of polyesters, a synthetic polymer.
  6. To describe synthesis, special properties, and applications of Teflon, a synthetic polymer.
  7. To describe synthesis, special properties, and applications of polypropylene, a synthetic polymer. ...

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