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Polymer swell

  1. Dec 20, 2012 #1
    can some one discuss this question ?

    Why does polymer swell ?how can be controoled ?
    Thanks
     
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  3. Dec 20, 2012 #2

    DrDu

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    It's an entropic effect like solution. Try Paul J. Flory, Polymer Chemistry, Chapter XIII.
     
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