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PLAS.5960 Plastics, Elastomers and Additives from Renewable Resources (Formerly 26.596)

Id: 033604 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


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-Req: PLAS 4060 or PLAS 5060 Polymer Struct, Prop and Appl.

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