Accession Number:

AD0609882

Title:

THE THERMODYNAMICS OF THE POLYAMIDE RESIN (NYLON-6): CARBON-HYDROGEN-OXYGENNITROGEN VAPOR SYSTEM.

Descriptive Note:

Memo rept.,

Corporate Author:

RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

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Report Date:

1965-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this study is the thermodynamic investigation of polyamide resin Nylon-6 over a range of temperatures up to 6000K and pressures up to 100,000 atmospheres. Two sets of equilibrium composition equations are used--one representing a pure gas phase, the other a heterogeneous system of gas and solid carbon. The gas phase of the heterogeneous chemical system, like the homogeneous gas phase, comprises 90 gaseous carbon-hydrogen-oxygen-nitrogen species. The results of the computational program are presented in both tabular and graphic form. The latter is a conventional Mollier diagram in which specific enthalpy is plotted against specific entropy, with cross plots of temperature, pressure, and molecular weight. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE