By Leo Mandelkern
Within the Crystallization of Polymers, 2d version, Leo Mandelkern presents a self-contained, entire and updated therapy of polymer crystallization. All periods of macromolecules are integrated and the strategy is thru the fundamental disciplines of chemistry and physics. The booklet discusses the thermodynamics and actual homes that accompany the morphological and structural alterations that take place while a suite of molecules of very excessive molecular weight are remodeled from one country to a different. quantity I is a presentation of the equilibrium recommendations that function a foundation for the following volumes.
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However, a deviation at n = 160 is again found. The differences between theory and experiment are small when the higher molecular weight n-alkanes are considered. The signiﬁcance of these small differences is not clear. There is concern as to the thermodynamically signiﬁcant melting 42 Fusion of homopolymers Fig. 12 Melting temperature of n-alkanes as a function of chain length. (1) Experimental results: ᭹ Ungar et al. (13); ᭺ Flory and Vrij (11), Lee and Wegner (14); Takamizawa et al. (28). (18,29) Although melting temperatures can be obtained by this technique that are comparable to those from conventional adiabatic calorimetry and dilatometry, special care and procedures need to be adopted.
A detailed investigation of the nature of the fusion and the characteristics of the transformation temperature is required. The concept that the melting of polymers is a ﬁrst-order transition has important and far reaching consequences. Hence, it is important that the validity of this concept be investigated. If this postulate is not satisﬁed by experiment and molecular theory, then this premise will have to be discarded. 2 Nature of the fusion process We examine the problem posed above by analyzing the melting of different polymers.