Table of contents for Physical chemistry of macromolecules / Gary Patterson.

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Table of Contents
1 Introduction To Macromolecules
	1.1 What is a Macromolecule?				1
	1.2 The Discovery of Macromolecules			3
	1.3 The Structure of Macromolecules in Solution		4
	1.4 The Remarkable Properties of Pure Bulk Polymers	7
	1.5 Building New Materials Using Macromolecules	9
	1.6 Suggestions for Further Reading			12
2 Describing Polymer Structure
	2.1 Introduction						13
	2.2 Geometric Structure of Macromolecules		15
	2.3 Bond Probability Distributions			17
	2.4 The Rotational Isomeric State Approximation		17
	2.5 The Mean Squared End-To-End Distance		21
	2.6 The Statistics of the Random Coil			25
	2.7 Chain Flexibility and the Persistence Length		27
3 Measuring Polymer Structure
	3.1 Introduction						29
	3.2 Polymer Composition and Sequence Distribution	30
	3.3 NMR Spectroscopy of Polymers			31
	3.4 Measuring Local Conformations of Polymers		34
	3.5 Vibrational Spectroscopy				34
	3.6 Conformational Statistics of n-Hexane			36
	3.7 Global Measures of the Chain Structure		37
	3.8 Light Scattering from Dilute Polymer Solutions	38
4 The Macromolecular Basis of Rubber Elasticity
	4.1 Introduction						41
	4.2 The Thermodynamics of Ideal Rubber Elasticity	43
	4.3 The Statistical Theory of Rubber Elasticity		45
	4.4 The Thermoelastic Inversion Length			47
	4.5 The Force of Extension of Real Rubber		48
5 Structure and Properties of Polymers in Dilute Solution		
	5.1 Introduction						49
	5.2 Structure of Macromolecules in Dilute Solution	50
	5.3 Flory Theory of Chain Expansion			54
	5.4 Thermodynamics of Two Component Solutions	56
	5.5 Osmotic Pressure					57
	5.6 Flory Theory of the Second Virial Coefficient		59
	5.7 Light Scattering From Two Component Solutions	61
	5.8 Flory Theory of Light Scattering in Dilute Solution	63
	5.9 Diffusion of Particles in Solution			66
	5.10 Kirkwood Theory of Macromolecular Friction	68
	5.11 Concentration Fluctuations and Mutual Diffusion	71
	5.12 Viscosity of Dilute Polymer Solutions			75
	5.13 The Effect of Molecular Weight Polydispersity	78
6 Structure and Properties of Polymers in Semi-Dilute Solution	
	6.1 Introduction						84
	6.2 The Remarkable Behavior of Semi-Dilute Solutions	86
	6.3 Microscopic Theory of Semi-Dilute Solutions		87
6.4 	Viscosity in Semi-Dilute Solutions			90
6.5 	Structure Near Overlap				91
7 Structure and Properties of Polymers in Concentrated Solution	
	7.1 Introduction						93
	7.2 Flory-Huggins Theory of Concentrated Solutions	95
	7.3 The Thermodynamics of Swollen Rubber: Gels		100
	7.4 Light Scattering From Concentrated Solutions		101
7.5 Real Solutions and the Flory-Orwoll Theory		102	
7.6 	Diffusion in Concentrated Solutions			105
7.7 	Viscoelasticity in Concentrated Polymer Solutions	106
8 Structure and Properties of Polymers in the Pure Amorphous Liquid State
8.1 	Introduction					111
8.2 	Free Volume and Viscosity				112
8.3 	Viscosity of Low Molecular Weight Chain Liquids	113
8.4 	Phenomenology of the Glass Transition		114
8.5 	Temperature and Pressure Dependence of Relaxation
 Near the Glass Transition				119
9 Structure and Properties of Rodlike Polymers in Solution
	9.1 Introduction						125
	9.2 Characterization of Rodlike Polymers in Solution	126
	9.3 Second Osmotic Virial Coefficient 			128
	9.4 Thermodynamics of Rodlike Polymer Solutions	129
10 Structure and Properties of Polyelectrolyte Chains in Solution
10.1 Introduction					133
10.2 Structure of Linear Polyelectrolyte Chains in		134
 Dilute Solution
10.3 Thermodynamics of Polyelectrolyte Solutions		139
10.4 Viscosity of Polyelectrolyte Solutions			141

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Polymers.