Polyesters and Polyamides Videos

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    Overview: Polyesters and Polyamides

    This is an overview of Topic 34: Polyesters and Polyamides. It includes the preparation of both via a condensation reaction, functional groups, repeating units and monomers.

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    Introduction to Condensation Polymerisation

    This video explains what condensation polymerisation is and uses examples to show how it works

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    This video explains how polyesters are made and uses examples to show how monomers can be derived from polymer repeat unit.

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    This video explains how polyamides are made and highlights the functional group of the polyamide.

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    Hydrolysis of Polyesters

    This video explains what hydrolysis is and the products of acid/base hydrolysis of a polyester are.

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    Hydrolysis of Polyamides

    This video looks at the products of acid/base hydrolysis of a polyamide and how to write the equations.

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