26.381 Polymer Science for Engineers I

Polymer Science for Engineers I

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 33717
Status Active

An introduction to polymer science with a focus on making polymers. Topics covered include the chemistry, kinetics, and statistics of step and chain polymerizations and copolymerizations, polymerization processes. Industrially relevant polymers and commercial polymerization processes will be highlighted, with coverage of the health and safety aspects of various approaches to the preparation of various polymers given.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 26.201 Polymer Materials I or 26.202 Polymeric Materials II and 84.204 Intro to Organic & Polymer Chemistry or 84.221 Organic Chemistry I.