Modelling Polymer structure with Spaghetti

PR 3 Using Spaghetti to model polymer structure

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This video demonstrates cooked spaghetti being stretched. Spaghetti is used as a model to show how polymers are aligned in a solid polymer when it is influenced by a stretching force.

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