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Author NameMedhekar, Vinay Shantaram
URNetd-0828101-135959
TitleModeling and Simulation of Oxidative Degradation of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE)
DegreeMS
DepartmentChemical Engineering
Advisors
  • Prof.Robert W.Thompson, Advisor
  • Prof.William G. McGimpsey, Co-Advisor
  • Prof.Ravindra Datta, Department Head
  • Keywords
  • UHMWPE
  • Oxidative Degradation
  • Date of Presentation/Defense2001-08-28
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    Abstract

    Modeling and Simulation of Oxidative Degradation of UHMWPE is studied in details.UHMWPE is commonly used in knee replacements or total hip replacements.

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