The present thesis is written according to the following
sequence: first a literature review on injection moulding
is presented, followed by an account of the influence from process
variables on properties of mouldings; then follows a description
of the instruments developed in relation to the project
and used to characterize properties of mouldings; finally,
a section gives an account of the following experimental work. [Continues.]
A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.