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Books by Roger Brown

Roger has written several books but most will only be of interest to polymer scientists  as they are all on testing rubbers and plastics. The exception is The Cost of Gardening.

Handbook of Polymer Testing, Editor, 1999, Marcel Dekker, New York
Physical Test Methods for Elastomers, 2018, Springer, New York
Physical Testing of Rubber, Author, 1974, 86, 96, 2006, Springer, New York

Practical Guide to the Assessment of Useful Life of Elastomers, Author, 2001, Rapra Technology, Shawbury
Practical Guide to the Assessment of Useful Life of Plastics. Co-Author, 2002, Rapra Technology, Shawbury
Short Term Mechanical Tests, Editor, 2002, Rapra Technology, Shawbury
50 Years of Polymer Testing, Author, 2009, Smithers Rapra, Shawbury

Rapra Review Reports:
Polymers in Sport and Leisure, 1989, 2001
Physical Testing of Rubbers, 1992
Long Term and Accelerated Ageing Tests on Rubbers, 2000
Rubber Product Failure, 2002

Polymers in Agriculture and Horticulture, 2004

Guide to Rubber and Plastics Test Equipment
Playground Safety Surfacing
Handbook of Plastics Test Methods
Measurement Techniques for Polymeric Solids

Unfortunately, most of the older titles are probably no longer obtainable.

He was also editor of Polymer Testing Journal published by Elsevier from 1980 to 2018

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