All materials have fundamental physical characteristics that may be altered, naturally or intentionally, through chemical reactions like phase transition, glass transition, and oxidation. How do we determine the cause and extent of a material's physical transformation?
In this Solving for Why video, WJE chemist Jeff Plumridge demonstrates the use of differential scanning calorimetry to measure the degree of oxidation in a plastic pipe that prematurely failed while in service.
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