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CRC Handbook of Thermodynamic Data of Copolymer Solutions

1st Edition

By Christian Wohlfarth

CRC Press

520 pages | 100 B/W Illus.

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The Handbook of Thermodynamic Data of Copolymer Solutions is the world’s first comprehensive source of this vital data. Author Christian Wohlfarth, a chemical thermodynamicist specializing in phase equilibria of polymer and copolymer solutions and a respected contributor to the CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, has gathered up-to-the-minute data from more than 300 literature sources. Fully committed to ensuring the reliability of the data, the author included results in the handbook only if numerical values were published or if authors provided their numerical results by personal communication.

With volumetric, calormetric, and various phase equilibrium data on more than 165 copolymers and 165 solvents, this handbook furnishes:

  • 250 vapor-pressure isotherms
  • 75 tables of Henry’s constants
  • 50 LLE data sets
  • 175 HPPE data sets
  • 70 PVT data tables

Carefully organized, clearly presented, and fully referenced, The Handbook of Thermodynamic Data of Copolymer Solutions will prove a cardinal contribution to the open literature and invaluable to anyone working with copolymers.

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Reviews

“… collects the data of approximately 300 bibliographic  references, that represent a 250 isotherms of  vapor’s pressure, 75 tables of constants of Henry, 50 sequences of equilibrium liquid-liquid, 175 of equilibrium of high pressure phase, and 70 tables PVT corresponding to a more of 165 copolymers and 165 dissolvents. With all this information, it is undoubtedly that his Handbook of Thermodynamic Data of Copolymer Solutions will be useful to researchers, as well as professionals in the area of the Science of Polymers, Chemist-Physic, Chemist Engineering, Science of Materials, and also for those that are dedicated to theoretical calculus, or the development of computer packages for modeling. “

—E.P.T., in Revista de Plásticos Modernos, Vol. 92, No. 601, July 2006

”The author…is known for his experience and his own experimental investigations on polymer and copolymer solutions for more than 20 years…I am sure that readers interested in the field of thermodynamic properties of polymer solutions will benefit from this handbook and will identify the work that has to be done in the future.”

From the Preface by Henry V. Kehiaian, Chariman, IUPAC-CODATA Task Group on Standard Physico-Chemical Data Formats

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

Objectives of the Handbook

Experimental Methods Involved

Guide to the Data Tables

List of Symbols

References

VAPOR-LIQUID EQUILIBRIUM (VLE) DATA OF BINARY COPOLYMER SOLUTIONS

Partial Solvent Vapor Pressures or Solvent Activities for Copolymer Solutions

Classical Mass-Fraction Henry's Constants of Solvent Vapors in Molten Copolymers

References

LIQUID-LIQUID EQUILIBRIUM (LLE) DATA OF QUASIBINARY OR QUASITERNARY COPOLYMER SOLUTIONS

Cloud-Point and/or Coexistence Curves of Quasibinary Solutions

Table of Systems where Binary LLE Data Were Published Only in Graphical Form as Phase Diagrams or Related Figures

Cloud-Point and/or Coexistence Curves of Quasiternary Solutions Containing at Least One Copolymer

Table of Systems where Ternary LLE Data Were Published Only in Graphical Form as Phase Diagrams or Related Figures

Lower (LCST) and/or Upper (UCST) Critical Solution Temperatures of Copolymer Solutions

References

HIGH-PRESSURE PHASE EQUILIBRIUM (HPPE) DATA OF COPOLYMER SOLUTIONS IN SUPERCRITICAL FLUIDS

Experimental Data of Quasibinary Copolymer Solutions

Table of Systems Where Binary HPPE Data Were Published Only in Graphical Form as Phase Diagrams or Related Figures

Experimental Data of Quasiternary Solutions Containing at Least One Copolymer

Table of Systems Where Ternary HPPE Data Were Published only in Graphical Form as Phase Diagrams or Related Figures

References

ENTHALPY CHANGES FOR BINARY COPOLYMER SOLUTIONS

Enthalpies of Mixing or Intermediary Enthalpies of Dilution, and Partial Enthalpies of Mixing (at Infinite Dilution), or (First) Integral Enthalpies of Solution of a Copolymer

Partial Molar Enthalpies of Mixing at Infinite Dilution of Solvents and Enthalpies of Solution of Gases/Vapors of Solvents in Molten Copolymers from Inverse Gas-Liquid Chromatography (IGC)

Table of Systems Where Additional Information on Enthalpy Effects in Copolymer Solutions can be Found

References

PVT DATA OF MOLTEN COPOLYMERS

Experimental Data and/or Tait Equation Parameters

References

SECOND VIRIAL COEFFICIENTS (A2) OF COPOLYMER SOLUTIONS

. Experimental A2Data

References

APPENDICES

List of Copolymer Acronyms

List of Systems and Properties in Order of the Copolymers

List of Solvents in Alphabetical Order

List of Solvents in Order of their Molecular Formulas

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI013050
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Physical & Theoretical
SCI013060
SCIENCE / Chemistry / Industrial & Technical
TEC055000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Textiles & Polymers