26.596 Plastics, Elastomers and Additives from Renewable Resources

Plastics, Elastomers and Additives from Renewable Resources

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 33604
Status Active

This course will provide and introduction to plastics, elastomers and additives obtained from renewable resources. Processes that involve conversion (chemically/enzmatically) of naturally occurring precursors (monomers) obtained from renewable resources to plastics and elastomers will be reviewed. Brief discussion of processing, degradation and recycling of these materials will also be included.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 26.406 or 26.506 Polymer Struct, Prop and Appl.