Essays Tagged: "Polystyrene"

Insulation Experiment

n because black will radiate the heat greatly. I have found information from the internet, that the polystyrene will be the best in insulator. I will have to bung up the end of the test tube as well b ... ater at the same speed for a longer time with all that trapped heat energy.PredictionI predict that polystyrene will be the best insulator against all the others. I think though it will result in the ...

(8 pages) 21 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Unknown Polymer Identification

ting the results in a flow chart, it could be concluded that the unknown matched the description of Polystyrene based on the density and hardness tests.Introduction The experiment titled Unknown Polym ... imental procedure were as follows.The results from the flow chart show that the unknown material is Polystyrene. This result is based on the fact that both Polystyrene and the unknown show similar res ...

(2 pages) 1677 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Polycarbonate Vs. Acrylic

les of polymers that contain only carbon and hydrogen molecules are polypropylene, polybutylene and polystyrene. Polymers have many, many uses in today's society.Figure 2 shows the chemical structure ...

(4 pages) 2562 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Materials in Practice - Tensile Strength Test

rger amount of load to break the specimen. In this experiment, the result will show us that Purpose Polystyrene (GPPS) has the highest tensile strength and therefore breaking load is the largest among ... material does not exhibit yielding.Procedure1.4 specimen are selected which is the General Purpose Polystyrene (GPPS), High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS), High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) and Polypropyle ...

(5 pages) 10307 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Chemical Engineering

Science Report

convection and radiation (drenergysaver.com).Examples of good insulators are; cotton, foam, paper, polystyrene, wood and etc. (cocoonyourhome.com, 2007). Since air doesn't easily allow heat or cold t ... energy bills (Eco who, 2011).Aim:The aim for this experiment is to determine whether cotton balls, polystyrene balls or alfoil would be the most effective as an insulator.Hypothesis:If three material ...

(4 pages) 4 0 0.0 Feb/2014

Subjects: Science Essays