Theoretical Foundations of Chemical Engineering

, Volume 53, Issue 5, pp 860–863 | Cite as

Copolymerization of Styrene with Methacrylates in Petroleum Bitumen and Properties of Resulting Composites

  • R. G. ZhitovEmail author
  • V. N. Kizhnyaev
  • V. V. Shirokov


Copolymerization of styrene with methyl or butylmethacrylates in road petroleum bitumen is studied. The copolymerization of the comonomers selected proceeds in the bituminous medium according to the same laws as in the mass and depends on concentration of the methacrylates. Polymer–bitumen composites, which can be potentially used as structural polymeric materials, have been obtained and studied.


petroleum bitumen styrene methylmethacrylate butylmethacrylate copolymerization polymer–bitumen composites 



This work was financially supported by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science (task no. 2014/51) within the framework of a state order of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science (no. 4.510.2014/К).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. G. Zhitov
    • 1
    Email author
  • V. N. Kizhnyaev
    • 1
  • V. V. Shirokov
    • 1
  1. 1.Irkutsk State UniversityIrkutskRussia

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