Journal :   Asian Journal of Research in Chemistry

Volume No. :   2

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2009

Pages :   420-426

ISSN Print :  0974-4169

ISSN Online :  0974-4150


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Non-Isothermal Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Solid State Decomposition of Polyethylene Derivative



Address:   P. Varshney1 Vinod Kumar2 and S.K. Gururani1
1Department of Chemistry, M.B.P.G.College, Haldwani ,Kumaun University, Nainital
2Department of Chemistry, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Udham Singh Nagar Uttarakhand India263 145
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ABSTRACT:
Non-isothermal kinetics and thermodynamics of solid-state decomposition of polyethylene derivative polypropylene (PP) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) has been investigated through simultaneous thermogravimetric-differential thermal analysis–differential thermo gravimetric [TG-DTG–DSC] under nitrogen atmosphere. Thermal data deduced was used for calculations of thermodynamic parameters through Horowitz-Metzger and coats-Redfern methods along with kinetics and mechanism of degradations according to the method of Sestak , Berggren and Satava.
KEYWORDS:
Non-Isothermal Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Solid State Decomposition of Polyethylene Derivative.
Cite:
P. Varshney, Vinod Kumar, S.K. Gururani. Non-Isothermal Kinetics and Thermodynamics of Solid State Decomposition of Polyethylene Derivative. Asian J. Research Chem. 2(4):Oct.-Dec. 2009 page 420-426.
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