From weather-proof tires and artificial hearts to the o-rings and valve seals that enable successful space exploration, rubber is an indispensable component of modern civilization. Stiff competition and stringent application requirements foster continuous challenges requiring manufacturers to fund ever-expanding research projects. However, this vas

section Section I|1 pages

Introductory Chapter

section Section II|1 pages

New Elastomers and Composites

chapter 6|28 pages


chapter 10|20 pages

Smart Elastomers

chapter 12|44 pages

Fiber-Reinforced Elastomers

section Section V|1 pages

Physics and Engineering

section Section VII|1 pages

Eco-Friendly Technology and Recycling