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PLAS.5440 Advanced Plastics Materials (Formerly 26.544)

Id: 004243 Credits Min: 3 Credits Max: 3


This course reviews the historical developments of polymeric material systems, commodity, engineering, biodegradable, and high performance thermoplastics. Topics include their synthesis, structure, properties, and applications and there is also an overview of typical additives that are used to modify the properties of plastics. Knowledge of general and/or organic chemistry is recommended as a prerequisite for this course. .

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