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Chapter 15

Heat Capacity of Polymeric Systems

Heat capacity belongs to the fundamental quantities which are used in the evaluation of thermodynamic properties of polymeric materials derived from calorimetric measurements.1 The thermodynamic heat capacity is defined as:1where Q is the heat required to increase the temperature, T, of the sample, ...

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16 Aug 2010
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2010
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978-0-85404-176-3
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978-1-84755-979-1