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Effect of diameter on the burning rate of polystyrene

Kishore, K and Mohandas, K and Spilda, I (1983) Effect of diameter on the burning rate of polystyrene. In: Combustion and Flame, 52 . pp. 215-226.

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Abstract

The myriad of test methods used to determine the burning rates of polymeric materials generally overlooks the effect of the size of the samples. Each of the test methods insists on a particular geometry for the test specimen, and this leads to a wide variation in the area of burning surface from one test to another. In this paper, we have studied the influence of rod diameter on the rate of burning of polystyrene (PS).

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Coyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science Inc.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:46
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/14456

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