26.406 Polymer Structure, Properties and Applications

Polymer Structure, Properties and Applications

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4173
Status Active

The fundamental relationships between molecular structure, properties and end-use applications of plastics materials will be explored in detail. Molecular structural features include chemical composition, molecular size and flexibility, intermolecular order and bonding, and supermolecular structure. Properties include processability, mechanical, acoustic, thermal, electrical, optical and chemical properties, price, and balance of properties. Applications include rigid solids, flexible solids, foams, film and non-plastic applications.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 26.202 Polymeric Materials II.