Chapter 6. A Uniform Model for Prediction of Diffusion Coefficients with Emphasis on Plastic Materials

  1. Dr. Otto G. Piringer1 and
  2. Dr. Albert L. Baner2
  1. Dr. Otto Piringer

Published Online: 12 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527621422.ch6

Plastic Packaging: Interactions with Food and Pharmaceuticals, Second Edition

Plastic Packaging: Interactions with Food and Pharmaceuticals, Second Edition

How to Cite

Piringer, O. (2008) A Uniform Model for Prediction of Diffusion Coefficients with Emphasis on Plastic Materials, in Plastic Packaging: Interactions with Food and Pharmaceuticals, Second Edition (eds O. G. Piringer and A. L. Baner), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527621422.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Fabes Forschungs GmbH, Schragenhofstraße 35, 80992 München, Germany

  2. 2

    Nestle Purnia Petcare PTC, Checkerboard Square, St. Louis, MO 63164, USA

Author Information

  1. Fabes Forschungs GmbH, Schragenhofstraße 35, 80992 München, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 20 FEB 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314553

Online ISBN: 9783527621422

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Keywords:

  • plastic packaging;
  • model;
  • diffusion coefficients;
  • plastic materials;
  • prerequisites;
  • n-alkanes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Interaction Model

    • Model Assumptions

  • Prerequisites for Diffusion Coefficients

    • Critical Temperatures of n-Alkanes

    • Melting Temperatures of n-Alkanes

    • Melting Temperatures of Atom Clusters

    • Critical Compression Factor

    • The Entropy of Evaporation

    • The Reference Temperature and the Reference Molar Volume

  • The Diffusion Coefficient

    • Diffusion in Gases

    • Diffusion in the Critical State

    • Diffusion in Solids

      • Self-diffusion Coefficients in Metals

      • Self-Diffusion Coefficients in Semiconductors and Salts

      • Self-Diffusion Coefficients in n-Alkanes

    • Diffusion in Liquids

      • Self-Diffusion Coefficients in Metals

      • Self-Diffusion Coefficients in n-Alkanes

    • Diffusion in Plastic Materials

      • Diffusion Coefficients of n-Alkanes in Polyethylene

      • Diffusion Coefficients of Additives in Polymers

  • References