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dc.contributor.advisorBooth, Chad
dc.contributor.authorDouglas, Amber M. ( )
dc.date.accessioned2020-04-27T14:27:15Z
dc.date.available2020-04-27T14:27:15Z
dc.date.issued2007-08
dc.identifier.citationDouglas, A. M. (2007). Property modification via crosslinking in CBDO based copolyterephthalates (Unpublished thesis). Texas State University-San Marcos, San Marcos, Texas.
dc.identifier.urihttps://digital.library.txstate.edu/handle/10877/9751
dc.description.abstract

The work proposed here will focus on the effects of crosslinking CBDO containing copolymers. A series of CBDO containing copolymers with aromatic diols will be made. These will incorporate CBDO, bisphenol A, phloroglucinol and terephthaloyl chloride by solution polymerization. Phloroglucinol, a trifunctional aromatic alcohol, will serve as an aromatic crosslinking agent. A series of crosslinked homopolymers will be made with bisphenol A and CBDO. Both will be crosslinked with phloroglucinol by solution polymerization. Both homopolymers will be made via solution polymerization. Thermal and mechanical tests will be utilized to characterize the structure/property relationships of these crosslinked polymers.

This study revealed that bisphenol A is a detrimental factor in these series of polymers. With the crosslinked polymers, the Tg and Td increase as the mol % of crosslinker increases. This is due to the fact that as the mol % crosslinker is increased, the overall % of bisphenol A decreases.

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dc.format.extent56 pages
dc.format.medium1 file (.pdf)
dc.language.isoen
dc.subjectThermoplastics
dc.subjectPolycarbonates
dc.subjectPhotodegradation
dc.subjectPolymers
dc.subjectCrosslinking
dc.subjectCrosslinked polymers
dc.subjectDeterioration
dc.titleProperty Modification via Crosslinking in CBDO Based Copolyterephthalates
txstate.documenttypeThesis
dc.contributor.committeeMemberBeall, Gary
dc.contributor.committeeMemberPowell, Clois
thesis.degree.departmentChemistry and Biochemistry
thesis.degree.grantorTexas State University--San Marcos
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Science
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dc.description.departmentChemistry and Biochemistry


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