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ERIC Number: EJ353020
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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Polymer Nomenclature--or What's in a Name?
Carraher, Charles, E., Jr.; And Others
Journal of Chemical Education, v64 n1 p36-39 Jan 1987
Discusses the diversity of names used for various types of polymeric materials. Concentrates on the naming of linear organic polymers. Delineates these polymers by discussing common names, source-based names, characteristic group names, and structure-based names. Introduces the specifications of tacticity and geometric isomerism. (TW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Language: English
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