Introduction to polymers
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Introduction to polymers

2.5 Structure-property relationships

Given the large number of possible configurations in polymers, what guides to likely properties are available? We have already seen some of the effects on properties of changing tacticity, for example, which can affect crystallinity. Control of copolymer structure, too, can have substantial effects on their thermal properties.

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