Description
INTRODUCTION TO POLYMER SCIENCE
Introduction to basic concepts of polymer science. Kinetics and mechanism of polymerization, synthesis and processing of polymers. Relationship of molecular conformation, structure and morphology to physical and mechanical properties. Structural and physical aspects of polymers. Molecular and atomic basis for polymer properties and behavior. Characteristics of thermoplastic and thermoset polymers for single and multicomponent systems. Understanding of the viscoelastic and relaxation behavior of single and muticomponent systems. Thermodynamics and kinetics of transition phenomena. Structure, morphology and behavior.
Details
Grading Basis
Grad Letter Grade
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
ME 2084
Academic Group
Swanson School of Engineering
Academic Organization
Mechanical Engineering
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PROG: Swanson School of Engineering
Typically Offered
Spring