Case studies with mathematical modelling of free radical multicomponent bulk/solution polymerizations. Part 1.
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In part 1 of this series of two extensive overviews of multi-component polymerization case studies, we present mathematical modelling results with experimental confirmations. The case studies are from free-radical, bulk and/or solution polymerizations, covering the range from homo- to hexa-polymerization at both regular and elevated temperature levels, i.e., without and with possible depropagation steps. The model eventually tackles complex polymerization features, ranging from conversion-time histories to more esoteric multi-component composition and/or sequence length profiles. Part 2 of the series will describe more complicated situations with depropagation and composition control policies, all relying solely on a unique monomer/polymer database of physico-chemical properties and other characteristics, with no further parameter adjustment. These database items will be cited in tables in part 2 of the series.
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Woosang Jung, Marzieh Riahinezhad, Thomas Duever, Alexander Penlidis (2015). Case studies with mathematical modelling of free radical multicomponent bulk/solution polymerizations. Part 1.. UWSpace. http://hdl.handle.net/10012/10584
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