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1 Introduction

1.1. Classification and basic definitions

1.2. Nomenclature

2. Step-growth polymerization

2.1. Polyesters

2.2. Polyamides

2.3. Polyurethanes

2.4. Epoxy resins

2.5. Thermosetting polymers

2.6. Heat-resistant polymers

2.7. Kinetics

3. Free radical addition polymerization

3.1. Initiators

3.2. Chain growth

3.3. Termination

3.4. Steady-state kinetics

3.5. Industrial polymers prepared through free radical polymerization

3.6. Inhibitors and retarders

3.7. Free radical transfer

4. Ionic polymerization

4.1. Anionic polymerization

4.2. “Living” polymers

4.3. Cationic polymerization

5. Copolymerization

5.1. General characteristics

5.2. Random copolymers

5.3. Alternating copolymers

5.4. Graft copolymers and methods for their synthesis

5.5. Block copolymers and methods for their synthesis


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1. Purification treatment of water as a primary material for industrial chemistry

2. Industries of nitrogen and nitrogen compounds. Ammonia, nitric acid, nitrogen-containing fertilizers

3. Phosphorus-containing fertilizers

4. Sulfur and sulfuric acid. Industrial production of sulfuric acid using the contact process

5. Hydrochloric acid and halogens

6. Sodium carbonate and sodium hydroxide

7. Electrolysis processes. Aluminum and manganese

8. Portland cement

9. Iron and steel

10. Row materials for Organic Chemistry

11. Natural gas and petroleum: historical background of the discovery and uses of fossil hydrocarbons, origin, physical and chemical properties

12. Refining and uses of natural gas

13. Structure of crude petroleum refinery, flow diagram

14. Analytic methods applied to define the composition and the quality of crude petroleum

15. Atmospheric and vacuum distillation, products and their uses

16. Catalytic reforming of naphtha, products and their uses

17. Catalytic isomerizations, products and their uses

18. Hydrorefining

19. Cracking processes, products and their uses

20. Methane, ethylene, propylene, butanes, benzene, toluene and xylenes as raw materials of petrochemichals

Every process is focused on the characteristics of the feed, the properties of the product, the types of the chemical reactors and the reaction conditions, the catalytic materials and their function, the schematic representation of the industrial process



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