Chapter 3. Computational Studies of Polymer Kinetics

  1. Dr. Purushottam D. Gujrati2,3 and
  2. Dr. Arkadii I. Leonov4
  1. Galina Litvinenko

Published Online: 16 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630257.ch3

Modeling and Simulation in Polymers

Modeling and Simulation in Polymers

How to Cite

Litvinenko, G. (2010) Computational Studies of Polymer Kinetics, in Modeling and Simulation in Polymers (eds P. D. Gujrati and A. I. Leonov), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630257.ch3

Editor Information

  1. 2

    The University of Akron, Department of Polymer Science, 302 Buchtel Common, Akron, OH 44325-3909, USA

  2. 3

    The University of Akron, The Departments of Physics and Polymer Science, Akron, OH 44325, USA

  3. 4

    The University of Akron, Department of Polymer Engineering, Polymer Engineering Academic Center, Akron, OH 44325-0301, USA

Author Information

  1. Karpov Institute of Physical Chemistry, Vorontsovo Pole 10, Moscow 105064, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527324156

Online ISBN: 9783527630257

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Keywords:

  • continuum approximation; CSTR;
  • degree of polymerization;
  • molecular weight distribution;
  • nonterminating polymerization;
  • polydispersity index

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Batch Polymerization

  • Continuous Polymerization

  • Conclusions

  • References