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Kevin T Hodgson
PSE 404
Seattle Campus

Raw Materials and Wet End Chemistry of Papermaking

Examines fiber properties for producing various paper and paperboard products. Studies the effects of fiber length, coarseness, and general morphology on properties. Explores characteristics, processing and use of secondary fiber and nonwood fiber. Introduces surface and colloid chemistry; papermaking 'wet end chemistry'; fillers, and functional additives. Prerequisite: PSE 201; PSE 202; PSE 248. Offered: Sp.

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REQUIRED TEXTBOOK:

Scott, William E., “Principles of Wet End Chemistry”, 2nd edition. TAPPI Press, Atlanta, 1996. ISBN: 0-89852-286-2

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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.
Last Update by Kevin T Hodgson
Date: 03/27/2009