Suche ›

Rubber and Rubber Balloons

Paradigms of Thermodynamics

Springer Berlin,
64,15 € Lieferbar in 2-3 Tagen
Dieses Produkt ist auch verfügbar als:


Experiments with rubber balloons and rubber sheets have led to surprising observations, some of them hitherto unknown or not previously described in the literature. In balloons, these phenomena are due to the non-monotonic pressure-radius characteristic which makes balloons a subject of interest to physicists engaged in stability studies. Here is a situation in which symmetry breaking and hysteresis may be studied analytically, because the stress-stretch relations of rubber - and its non-convex free energy - can be determined explicitly from the kinetic theory of rubber and from non-linear elasticity. Since rubber elasticity and the elasticity of gases are both entropy-induced, a rubber balloon represents a compromise between the entropic tendency of a gas to expand and the entropic tendency of rubber to contract. Thus rubber and rubber balloons furnish instructive paradigms of thermodynamics. This monograph treats the subject at a level appropriate for post-graduate studies.


Titel: Rubber and Rubber Balloons
Autoren/Herausgeber: Ingo Müller, Peter Strehlow
Aus der Reihe: Lecture Notes in Physics
Ausgabe: 2004

ISBN/EAN: 9783540202448

Seitenzahl: 123
Format: 23,4 x 15,6 cm
Produktform: Hardcover/Gebunden
Gewicht: 830 g
Sprache: Englisch - Newsletter
Möchten Sie sich für den Newsletter anmelden?

Bitte geben Sie eine gültige E-Mail-Adresse ein.
Lieber nicht