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While this can be viewed as a strength, it is also ignores an important aspect of the theory, namely the issue of closure. 5). The fluid pressure <£ on the inner cylindrical surface is different from the fluid pressure q0 on the outer cylindrical surface, and the fluid diffuses radially through the annulus under this pressure difference. As the solid annulus absorbs the fluid and swells, the inner cylindrical surface R = Ri changes its position to ri = r(Ri) and the outer cylindrical surface R = R0 to r0 = r(R0).

Kuhn [217], Wall [218], James and Guth [219,220], Flory [221,222], Wall and Flory [197], Treloar [81,223], Yasuda et al. [224]), and in fact it is one of the few great success stories where phenomenological and statistical modelling speak with one voice. The study of the swelling of rubber due to a solvent, which is in STEADY STATE PROBLEMS 31 equilibrium, was first studied by Flory [225] and Huggins [226]. They determined the configurational entropy due to mixing, using statistical methods, and used this to determine a formula for the Gibbs free energy of dilution.

Chapter 4 STEADY STATE P R O B L E M S As we have observed earlier, much of the developments in the theory of mixtures, since 1957, have been mainly restricted to the general formulations of the basic equations and constitutive models. Very few studies have been carried out which apply the theory to solve practical problems. One main reason for this lacunae of concrete applications is the difficulty in specifying boundary conditions for problems involving mixtures. In the case of a mixture composed of a solid constituent and a fluid constituent, while there are the balance of linear momentum equations for each constituent, usu­ ally only the total traction on the boundary of the mixture is known and this, in general, is not sufficient to determine the motion of the mixture.

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