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By Gordon L. Robertson

Offers a complete history at the improvement of applications and packaging structures for meals, reading the points of packaging know-how which are suitable to the processing, renovation, distribution, and advertising of a specific nutrients and the parts of nutrition technological know-how and expertise that impact the packaging process.;This publication is designed to be of curiosity to nutrients scientists and technologists, packaging engineers, designers, and technologists, caliber insurance group of workers and upper-level undergraduate and graduate scholars in those disciplines.

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Dean acted as my computer and word processing expert and was a constant source of help, particularly with the final preparation of the camera-ready copy and diagrams. I was delighted that he was able to spend a university vacation assisting me complete this book. Finally, I must acknowledge the wonderful support which I have received from the family dog Molybdenum (Mollie to her close friends). Her constant Page vii companionship during the writing of this book, and unquestioning agreement on important technical matters which I discussed with her, were much appreciated and a source of great comfort.

The DP is almost unlimited and may increase to around 100,000 or so. From a knowledge of the atomic mass of the repeating unit and the DP, the molecular weight of the polymer molecule can be calculated. It is equal to the DP multiplied by the molecular weight of the monomer. Thus polyethylene with a DP of 10,000 has a molecular weight of 280,000 since the molecular weight of the repeating unit [-CH2CH2-] is 28. In the case of copolymers it is necessary to know not only the molecular weight but also the relative proportions and arrangement of the two structural units in the chain.

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