The Relation Between Chemical Structure and Physical Properties of Elastomers with Particular Regard to the Fundamental Aspects of the Subject
No complete record of this event remains, here follows a list of the main speakers and their chosen topics of presentation.
Tuesday 18th April
|Dr P. J. Flory (Mellon Insitute, Pittsburgh), Nobel Laureate
"The Present State of Network Theory of Elasticity"
|(Identity of speaker not on record)
"Crystallization and Orientation of Stretched Rubbers"
|Dr C. W. Bunn (ICI Plastics Div.)
"Intermolecular Forces and Chain Flexibility"
Wednesday 19th April
|Dr A. M Beuche (General Electric, Schenectady, USA)
"Non-equilibrium Elastic Behaviour"
|Mr D. Bulgin (Dunlop Rubber Co., UK)
"Dynamic Properties of Reinforced Rubbers"
|Dr L. Mullins (Natural Rubber Producers Research
"Dependence of Tear and Tensile Properties on Elastomer Structure"
Thursday 20th April
|Chemical Factors in Elastomer Behaviour|
|Prof. G. Gee (University of Manchester)
"The Design of an Ideal Elastomer"
|Dr C. G, Moore (Natural Rubber Producers' Research
"The Chemistry of Network Formation in Natural Rubber"
|Dr F. Watson (Rubber and Plastics Research Association of
The conference was held at Moretonhampstead
Tuesday 18th April - Thursday 20th April 1961