26.544 Advanced Plastics Materials

Advanced Plastics Materials

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4243
Status Active

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. .