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Christine K. Luscombe
MSE 471
Seattle Campus

Introduction to Polymer Science and Engineering

Introduction of preparative methods of polymers; physical chemistry of polymeric molecules in solution, liquid and solid phase; thermodynamics of polymers; methods of characterization; mechanical properties; fabrication techniques; properties of commercial polymers. Recommended: one quarter of physical chemistry; one quarter of organic chemistry. Offered: A.

Class description

Introduction to polymer synthesis and characterization. Physical and mechanical properties of polymers. Introduction to biopolymers and semiconducting polymers

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Recommended preparation

Review organic chemistry and physical chemistry courses

Class assignments and grading


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Christine K. Luscombe
Date: 09/18/2010