Polymer Science (9871)

Polymer Science (9871)

401 INTRODUCTION TO ELASTOMERS 3 credits
Prerequisites: physical chemistry (or equivalent) or permission. An introduction to the science and technology of elastomeric materials and gels, including hydrogels. Lecture and laboratory.
402 INTRODUCTION TO PLASTICS 3 credits
Prerequisite: physical chemistry (or equivalent) or permission. An introduction to the science and technology of plastic materials. Lecture and laboratory.
407 POLYMER SCIENCE 4 credits
Prerequisite: 3150:314 or 3650:301 or permission. Principles of polymerization processes and relationships between molecular structures and physical behavior of polymers. Molecular weight distributions of macromolecules discussed and methods of determining molecular weights utilized.
497 HONORS PROJECT IN POLYMER SCI 1-3 credits
Prerequisites: Sophomore, junior, or senior standing in Honors College and permission of honors preceptor in the home department. Independent research leading to completion of honors thesis under guidance of project adviser. May be repeated for a total of 10 credits.
499 RESEARCH PROBLEMS POLYMER SCI 1-3 credits
Prerequisite: permission. Faculty-supervised undergraduate research problems in polymer science, culminating in a written report.

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