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A free-volume hole-filling model for the solubility of liquid molecules in glassy polymers 1: Model derivation / J.C Arnold, Cris Arnold

European Polymer Journal, Volume: 46, Issue: 5, Pages: 1131 - 1140

Swansea University Author: Cris Arnold

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Published in: European Polymer Journal
ISSN: 0014-3057
Published: 2010
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa5445
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Item Description: This paper, published in European Polymer Journal (IF 2.14) provides a significant extension to a widely-used theory of sorption into polymers. The work extends the theory to include specific molecular interactions and it gives predictions that are reasonably accurate with all parameters derived from first principles. The underpinning understanding has helped lead to significant industrially-funded work on water-ingress into polymer composites (with Airbus, Rolls Royce and GKN).
College: College of Engineering
Issue: 5
Start Page: 1131
End Page: 1140