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By R. Koningsveld (auth.), L. A. Kleintjens, P. J. Lemstra (eds.)

'Integration of primary Polymer technological know-how and know-how' is a subject that admits of numerous adaptations. it really is admirably exemplified via the clinical paintings of R. Koningsveld and C. G. Vonk, in whose honour this assembly was once prepared. The interaction among 'pure' and 'applied' is naturally no longer constrained to any specific subdiscipline of chemistry or physics (witness the identify IUPAC and IUPAP) yet could be hardly ever so intimate and inevitable as within the macromolecular sector. The old series may well range: whilst the 1st man made dye was once ready via Perkin, significant wisdom of the molecular constitution used to be additionally to hand; yet polymeric fabrics, either average and artificial, had completed a good sensible expertise lengthy earlier than their macromolecular personality was once liked or tested. Such historic documents have occasionally resulted in ameliorations of opinion to whether the natural or the utilized arm should still deserve the 1st position of honour. The Harvard physiologist Henderson, as quoted in Walter Moore's actual Chemistry, averred that 'Science owes extra to the steam engine than the steam engine owes to Science'. nevertheless, few might dispute the proposition that nuclear strength creation may perhaps scarcely have preceded the laboratory observations of Hahn and Strassmann on uranium fission. no matter what historical past may well recommend, an efficient and non-stop operating courting needs to realize the basic contributions, if now not continuously the thoroughly tender meshing, of either extremes.

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F'r for macromolecules to ~m macromolecules containing intramolecular rings. 5. Replace the erroneous definition of "athermal mixtures" by two correct definitions. 6. Ehvisage variations of the surface of macromolecules with concen tra tion. 2. DEFINITIONS AND ASSUMPTIONS The contribution of repulsive forces to the free energy is called F~ (c for "combinatorial"); the contribution of attractive forces is called Fe' the "excess free energy". F (1) with (2) 22 Qc is the number of configurations of "hard" oolecules in the available volume.

However, in very dilute solutions of macromolecules the segment distribution is definitely not uniform. o. ll ) introduced a bridging function of the form 30 P(~) Here ~ * = exp-(~/~*) (50) is a critical concentration, characterising the transition from dilute to semi-dilute solutions as defined by de Gennes 12 ). This critical concentration decreases with increasing molecular weight, M. 77) gives ~* --{1-4/5 • The effect of non-uniformity on /\Hm and life in surface /\Hm(~) is more informative than liF from measure- statistics is simple.

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