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Rubber and Rubber Balloons : Paradigms of Thermodynamics :  Paradigms of Thermodynamics - Ingo Muller

Rubber and Rubber Balloons : Paradigms of Thermodynamics

Paradigms of Thermodynamics

Hardcover Published: May 2004
ISBN: 9783540202448
Number Of Pages: 123

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Stability of Two Rubber Balloons.- Kinetic Theory of Rubber.- Non-linear Elasticity.- Biaxial Stretching of a Rubber Membrane.- Stability of a Single Balloon. Stabilization.- Stepwise Inflation of a Balloon.- Inflation and Deflation of Two Balloons. Hysteresis.- Many Balloons. Emergence of a Pseudoelastic Hysteresis.- Crystallization of Rubber.- Historical Notes.

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'...Rubber and Rubber Balloons is an engaging supplement for courses on statistical mechanics or soft condensed matter physics. It provides a simple and familiar setting in which to explore some of the most important ideas of those subjects." (Michael Marder, PHYSICS TODAY, August 2005)

Stability of two rubber balloonsp. 1
Kinetic theory of rubberp. 7
Non-linear elasticityp. 21
Biaxial stretching of a rubber membrane - a paradigm of stability, symmetry-breaking, and hysteresisp. 35
Stability of a single balloonp. 51
Stepwise inflation of a balloonp. 63
Two balloons- revisitedp. 69
Many balloons - the emergence of a pseudoelastic hysteresisp. 79
Stability of the spherical shapep. 87
Stress-induced crystallization of rubberp. 97
History of rubber and its usep. 105
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ISBN: 9783540202448
ISBN-10: 3540202447
Series: Lecture Notes in Physics
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 123
Published: May 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh & Co. Kg
Country of Publication: DE
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.38