Dynamics of Polymeric Liquids, Volume 2: Kinetic Theory

Hardcover | May 4, 1987

byR. Byron Bird, Charles F. Curtiss, Robert C. Armstrong

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This two-volume work is detailed enough to serve as a text and comprehensive enough to stand as a reference. Volume 1, Fluid Mechanics, summarizes the key experiments that show how polymeric fluids differ from structurally simple fluids, then presents, in rough historical order, various methods for solving polymer fluid dynamics problems. Volume 2, Kinetic Theory, uses molecular models and the methods of statistical mechanics to obtain relations between bulk flow behavior and polymer structure. Includes end-of-chapter problems and extensive appendixes.

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This two-volume work is detailed enough to serve as a text and comprehensive enough to stand as a reference. Volume 1, Fluid Mechanics, summarizes the key experiments that show how polymeric fluids differ from structurally simple fluids, then presents, in rough historical order, various methods for solving polymer fluid dynamics proble...

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POLYMER MODELS AND EQUILIBRIUM PROPERTIES. Mechanical Models for Polymer Molecules. Equilibrium Configurations of Polymer Molecules. ELEMENTARY APPROACH TO KINETIC THEORY. Elastic Dumbbell Models. The Rigid Dumbbell and Multibead-Rod Models. The Bead-Spring Chain Models. General Bead-Rod-Spring Models. A GENERAL PHASE-S...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:464 pages, 10.18 × 7.32 × 1.35 inPublished:May 4, 1987Publisher:Wiley

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471802441

ISBN - 13:9780471802440

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Table of Contents

POLYMER MODELS AND EQUILIBRIUM PROPERTIES.

Mechanical Models for Polymer Molecules.

Equilibrium Configurations of Polymer Molecules.

ELEMENTARY APPROACH TO KINETIC THEORY.

Elastic Dumbbell Models.

The Rigid Dumbbell and Multibead-Rod Models.

The Bead-Spring Chain Models.

General Bead-Rod-Spring Models.

A GENERAL PHASE-SPACE KINETIC THEORY.

Phase-Space Theory of Polymeric Liquids.

Phase-Space Theory for Dilute Solutions.

Phase-Space Theory for Concentrated Solutions and Melts.

ELEMENTARY KINETIC THEORY FOR NETWORK MODELS.

Network Theories for Polymer Melts and Concentrated Solutions.

APPENDICES.

Summary of Continuum Mechanics Notation and Results.

Useful Mathematical Formulas.

Author Index.

Subject Index.