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Macromolecular Division (IV)

Translations of the "Compendium of Macromolecular Nomenclature"
(The Purple Book) and of the Individual Chapters

 

Compiled by W. V. Metanomski and prepared for the World Wide Web by G. P. Moss.
>
For a complete list of IUPAC macromolecular nomenclature
translations,
which includes recommendations published after 1991 - see <www.chem.qmul.ac.uk/iupac/bibliog/macro.html>


Compendium

IUPAC Commission on Macromolecular Nomenclature, "Compendium of Macromolecular Nomenclature" (The Purple Book), Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford, 1991.
> Contents

in Croatian - The Croatian translation of the "Compendium" does not exist as a separate complete compilation. Individual recommendations corresponding to all the 9 chapters of the "Compendium" were translated, as indicated below, in 1988 and 1993.

in Japanese - "Kobunshi Meimeiho", Committee of Macromolecular Nomenclature, Society of Polymer Science, Japan, McGraw-Hill, Tokyo, 1993.
> more info on the SPSJ website

in Polish - "Kompendium Nomenklatury Makromolekularnej", Komisja Nomenklatury, Polskie Towarzystwo Chemiczne, Warszawa, l995.

in Portuguese - "Compêndio de Nomenclatura Macromolecular", C. Andrade, F. Coutinho, M. Dias, E. Lucas, C. Oliveira, and D. Tabak (eds.); Tradução aprovada pelo Comitê Brasileiro para Assuntos de Química junto à IUPAC, e-papers, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2002. (ISBN 85-87922-31-9)
> www.e-papers.com.br/lcnm

in Spanish - "Compendio de Nomenclatura Macromolecular" (Libro Púrpura), IUPAC Comisión de Nomenclatura Macromolecular, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Real Sociedad Española de Química, Madrid, 1993.


Chapters

For the sake of completeness, references to the first publication of each recommendation in Pure Appl. Chem. are included.
> See online contents

Chapter 1

"Basic Definitions of Terms Relating to Polymers 1974", Pure Appl. Chem. 40, 477-491 (1974).

in Chinese - Hua Hsueh 40(2), A58-A66 (1982)
in Croation - Kem. Ind. 37(10), B32-B38 (1988)
in Czech - Chem. Listy 79, 281-295 (1985)
in French - Makromol. Chem. 180, Appendix to No. 9, 1-15 (1979)*
in German - in "Regeln für die Nomenklatur der Polymere", Verlag Chemie, Weinheim, 1978, 5-23**
in Japanese - Kobunshi 25, 534-541 (1976)
in Japanese - Kobunshi Jikkengaku 1, 390-396 (1979)
in Polish - Polimery (Warsaw) 31, 176-180 (1986)
in Portuguese - online Nomenclatura de polímeros em português <www.ima.ufrj.br/bibliot/nomport1.htm>
in Russian - Vysokomol. Soedin., Ser. A 20, 1167-1177 (1978)
in Russian - in "Nomenklaturnye Pravila IYUPAK po Khimii", Tom 3, "Organicheskaya Khimiya. Vysokomolekulyarnye Soedineniya", Polutom 2, VINITI, Moskva, 1983, 227-244
Chapter 2

"Stereochemical Definitions and Notations Relating to Polymers (Recommendations 1980)", Pure Appl. Chem. 53, 733-752 (1981).

in Croatian - Kem. Ind. 37(10), B38-B50 (1988)
in Czech - Chem. Listy 90, 371-388 (1996)
in French - Makromol. Chem. 183, Appendix to No. 2, 1-30 (1982)
in Japanese - Kobunshi 32, 443-447 (1983)
in Polish - Polimery (Warsaw) 31, 213-222 (1986)
in Russian - Vysokomol. Soedin., Ser. A 24, 198-219 (1982)
in Russian - in "Nomenklaturnye Pravila IYUPAK po Khimii", Tom 3, "Organicheskaya Khimiya. Vysokomolekulyarnye Soedineniya", Polutom 2, VINITI, Moskva, 1983, 329-362.
Chapter 3

"Definitions of Terms Relating to Individual Macromolecules, Their Assemblies, and Dilute Polymer Solutions (Recommendations 1988)", Pure Appl. Chem. 61, 211-241 (1989).

in Croatian - Kem. Ind. 42(2), B1-B12 (1993)
in Czech - Chem. Listy 88, 366-392 (1994)
in French - Makromol. Chem. 191, Appendix to No. 6, XXIII-LXI (1990)***
in Polish - Polimery (Warsaw) 34, 127-130, 176-179, 224-227 (1989) [of the 1986 draft].
in Russian - Vysokomol. Soedin., Ser. A 32, 1760-1780 (1990).
Chapter 4

"Definitions of Terms Relating to Crystalline Polymers (Recommendations 1988)", Pure Appl. Chem. 61, 769-785 (1989).

in Croatian - Kem. Ind. 42(2), B13-B20 (1993)
in Polish - Polimery (Warsaw) 38, 137-145 (1993)
Chapter 5

"Nomenclature of Regular Single-Strand Organic Polymers (Rules Approved 1975)", Pure Appl. Chem. 48, 373-385 (1976).

in Croatian - Kem. Ind. 37(10), B50-B60 (1988)
in Czech - Chem. Listy 81, 290-316 (1987)
in French - Makromol. Chem. 180, Appendix to No. 9, 1-26 (1979)*
in German - in "Regeln für die Nomenklatur der Polymere", Verlag Chemie, Weinheim, 1978, 25-56**
in Japanese - Kobunshi 27, 345-359 (1978)
in Japanese - Kobunshi Jikkengaku 1, 396-410 (1979)
in English, with summary in Korean - Pollimo - Polymer (Korea) 3, 228-244 (1979)
in Russian - Vysokomol. Soedin., Ser. A 20, 1178-1197 (1978)
in Russian - in "Nomenklaturnye Pravila IYUPAK po Khimii", Tom 3, "Organicheskaya Khimiya. Vysokomolekulyarnye Soedineniya", Polutom 2, VINITI, Moskva, 1983, 265-296.
Chapter 6

"Nomenclature for Regular Single-Strand and Quasi-Single-Strand Inorganic and Coordination Polymers (Recommendations 1984)", Pure Appl. Chem. 57, 149-168 (1985).

in Croatian - Kem. Ind. 42(2), B21-B31 (1993)
in Russian - Vysokomol. Soedin., Ser. A 28, 1111-1129 (1986)
Chapter 7

"Source-Based Nomenclature for Copolymers (Recommendations 1985)", Pure Appl. Chem. 57, 1427-1440 (1985).

in Croatian - Kem. Ind. 37(10), B23-B32 (1988).
in Czech - Chem. Listy 84, 843-861 (1990).
in French - Makromol. Chem. 191, Appendix to No. 6, I-XXII (1990)***
in Japanese - Kobunshi 35, 880-892 (1986)
in Polish - Polimery (Warsaw) 36, 395-397, 452-455 (1991); 37, 38-40 (1992)
in Russian - Vysokomol. Soedin., Ser. A 28, 1096-1110 (1986)
Chapter 8

"A Classification of Linear Single-Strand Polymers (Recommendations 1988)", Pure Appl. Chem. 61, 243-254 (1989).

in Croatian - Kem. Ind. 42(2), B31-B37 (1993)
in Japanese - Kobunshi 40, 403-405 (1991)
in Polish - Polimery (Warsaw) 36, 204-208 (1991)
in Russian - Vysokomol. Soedin., Ser. A 30, 2608-2617 (1988)
Chapter 9

"Use of Abbreviations for Names of Polymeric Substances (Recommendations 1986)", Pure Appl. Chem. 59, 691-693 (1987).

in Croatian - Kem. Ind. 37(10), B19-B20 (1988)
in Czech - Chem. Listy 90, 119-120 (1996)

** Reprinted also in a separate booklet, "Définitions de Base en Terminologie des Polymères (1974) et Règles de Nomenclature des Polymères Organiques Monocaténaires Réguliers (Règles approuvées en 1975)", Hüthig & Wepf Verlag, Basel, 1979 (in French).

** In Deutscher Zentralausschuss für Chemie, "Internationale Regeln für die chemische Nomenklatur und Terminologie", Band 2, Gruppe 3, Verlag Chemie, Weinheim, 1978 (in German).

*** Reprinted also in a separate booklet, "Nomenclature des Copolymères Basée sur le Processus de Formation (Recommandations 1985). Définitions des Termes Physico-Chimiques Relatifs aux Polymères (Recommandations 1988)", Hüthig & Wepf Verlag, Basel, 1990 (in French).

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