Trusler, J. P. Martin Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Phase behavior
- Miscibility of blends and solutions
- Vapor-liquid equilibrium
- Thermodynamic models
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The relationships between properties of polymers, especially those affected by changes in temperature and the conversion of energy from one form to another. Like other materials, the bulk properties of polymers are determined by their chemical structure, but unlike many other classes of engineering materials, the range of properties that can be obtained is extremely wide. This is a consequence of the chemical and structural diversity of polymeric molecules.
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