Plastics Engineering

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26.500 Advanced Project In Plastics I Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 4205
Status Active

A laboratory course for advanced projects in the areas of plastics materials, design, processing, elastomers, coatings, adhesives, or medical plastics.

26.501 Advanced Project In Plastics II Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4206
Status Active

Continuation of 26.500.

26.503 Mechanical Behavior of Polymers Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 1260
Status Active

Topics covered in this course include linear viscoelasticity, creep, stress relaxation, dynamic behavior, hysteresis, stress-strain response phenomena, principles of time-temperature superposition, rubber elasticity, failure and fracture mechanisms for polymers, and the effect of additives on mechanical behavior. Real life design examples are used to demonstrate the topics and concepts as much as possible.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 26.211 Engin. Mechanics, 26.215 Plastics Process Engin. Lab I, 92.234 Differential Equations or 92.236 Engin. Differential Equations or Graduate career students. (Pre-reqs are enforced only for undergrad plastics engineering students).

26.506 Polymer Structure Properties & Applications Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4210
Status Active

Relationships between polymer structure (chemical composition, molecular weight and flexibility, intermolecular order and bonding, supermolecular structure) and practical properties (processability, mechanical, acoustic, thermal, electrical, optical, and chemical) and applications.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 26.202 Polymeric Materials II or Graduate career students. (Pre-requisites are enforced only for undergraduate plastics engineering students).

26.509 Plastics Processing Theory I Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4213
Status Active

Principles of Rheology and continuum mechanics involved in the processing of plastics, and their applications in plastics process engineering including flows in standard geometries and extrusion applications.

26.510 Plastics Processing Theory II Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4214
Status Active

A continuation of Theory I using the transport phenomena approach to analyze and describe plastics conversion processes, including roll processing blown film extrusion, injection molding, and mixing.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 26.509 Pl Process Theory I.

26.511 Polymer Blends Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4215
Status Active

Physical, mechanical, and thermal properties, preparation, and testing of polymer blends, alloys, and multiphase systems. Thermodynamic theories and experimental determination of miscibility of polymer blends. Structure property relationships for multiphase systems and interpenetrating networks.

26.512 Porous Polymers Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4216
Status Active

Preparation, structure, and properties of porous polymers. Includes both practical systems in development and production and novel techniques of more fundamental interest and/or aimed at more specialized applications. Exising and potential applications for these materials will also be discussed, and related back to their structure and properties.

26.513 New Plastics Materials Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4217
Status Active

Critical examination of the new plastics appearing in the research literature and being field-tested for commercialization in the plastics industry.

26.514 Statistics for Six Sigma Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4218
Status Active

A review of statistical techniques for Six Sigma with Applications specifically designed for the plastics processing industry. Those completing the course should be at the Six Sigma green belt level or better.

26.515 Lean Plastics Manufacturing Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 30849
Status Active

Methods of analysis and operation of plastics manufacturing facilities. Topics include: performance measurement, inventory control, forecasting, production planning, scheduling, resource management, supply chains, various technologies for improved productivity.

26.518 Plastics Product Design Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4221
Status Active

This course reviews the theoretical principles and the engineering practice associated with the development of new plastic products. The course focuses on design practices for products that will be produced by conventional and advanced injection molding processes. Topics include design methodology, plastic materials selection, design for manufacturing, computer aided engineering, mechanical behavior of plastics, structural design of plastic parts, prototyping techniques, experimental stress analysis, and assembly techniques for plastic parts.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 26.211 Engineering Mechanics, 26.218 Introduction to Design or Graduate career students. (Pre-requisites are enforced only for undergraduate plastics engineering students).

26.522 Advanced Project in Plastics IV Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4225
Status Active

26.524 Process Analysis Instrument and Control Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4227
Status Active

Industrial instruments for measurement and control of plastics processes. Design of experiments. Analysis of plastics forming operations. Dynamic testing techniques. Automatic plastics process control. Data acquisition systems, SPC/SQC and Taguchi methods.

26.528 Plastics Informaton Data Bases Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 4230
Status Active

Review of procedures for literature searching, databases, etc.

26.530 Selected Topics Credits: 1-3

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4232
Status Active

Topics in various fields of Plastics Engineering. Content may vary from year to year so that students may, by repeated enrollment, acquire a broad knowledge of contemporary Plastics Engineering.

26.532 Adhesives and Adhesion Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4234
Status Active

Adhesive joining of engineering materials. Surface chemistry, theories of adhesion and cohesion, joint design, surface preparation, commercial adhesives, Rheology, equipment, testing, service life, and reliability.

26.533 Coatings Science and Technology I Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4235
Status Active

This course reviews the basic principles of design and formulation of waterborne, high-solids, powder resins used for the development of solvent-less �green� coatings and the use of bio-derived resins, mostly based on soybean oil and other renewable raw materials. The mechanisms and methods of curing and of polymerization for polymers used as coatings will also be covered.

26.534 Coatings Science and Technology II Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4236
Status Active

A continuation of 26.533. This graduate course reviews the basic principles of design and formulation of waterborne, high-solids, powder resins that meet current manufacturing regulations. Rheology of polymer and pigment dispersion, and their application to coatings, inks and adhesives will be included here..

26.535 Rubber Technology Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4237
Status Active

Polymerization and compounding of the commercial elastomers. Properties and test methods.Leading applications and methods of processing.

26.537 Business Law for Engineers Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 30847
Status Active

Business legal issues engineers encounter in practice, including contractual, products liability, and intellectual property issues. Business torts relating to product design, manufacturing and inadequate warning defects. Unreasonably dangerous products and strict liability.

26.540 Commercial Development of Plastics Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4241
Status Active

The concepts of industrial marketing will be reviewed for research, pricing strategies, and product planning for market segmentation, place (distribution)-promotional activities. Topics will include creating a demand, selling, and servicing base resins and additives.

26.541 Computer Applications in Plastics Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4242
Status Active

Problem solving in plastics engineering has been dramatically influenced by the computer and innovative software packages. This graduate course will focus on the application and development of software packages for engineering analyses of plastics processes. Specially, the couse will cover the basic CAD programs, Pro/ENGINEER, SOLIDWORKS, followed by basic Pre-and-Post processor software, FEMAP, meshing program HYPERMESH, FEMLAB multiphysics, and MATHEMATICA.

26.542 Colloidal Nanoscience and Nanoscale Engineering Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 1259
Status Active

This course will cover the fundamentals of nanoscale colloidal processes, intermolecular forces and electrostatic phenomena at interfaces, boundary tensions and films at interfaces, electrostatic and London forces in disperse systems, interactions and self-assembly of polymer colloids, nanoparticles, surfactants and biomolecules. Applications include microfluidics; lab-on-a-chip; nano-biocolloids, vesicles, colloidosomes, polymersomes and polymer hydrogel microcapsules for drug delivery and nanostructured materials and devices.

26.544 Advanced Plastics Materials Credits: 3

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. .

26.545 Additives for Polymer Materials Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4244
Status Active

Additives incorporated into polymers to modify processing and end-use properties: reinforcements, plasticizers, stabilizers, flame retardants, colorants, biostats, blowing agents, anti-stats, impact modifiers, and processing aids.

26.547 Materials for Renewable Energy and Sustainability Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4246
Status Active

This course reviews the selection and design of materials for use in energy generation and conservation applications. Both traditional and renewable technologies for energy generation are reviewed, and the differences in materials needs for generation, storage and transmission highlighted. Particular emphasis is placed on organic and polymeric materials technological challenges in solar, wind and hydro/geothermal energy and future transportation fuel production. The concept of life cycle assessment is introduced for the optimization of systems from a materials science perspective. The impacts of global economics, ethics and efficiency are also addressed. The course approaches sustainability as an open-ended, complex engineering problem and introduces students to the broad range of career opportunities for materials engineers in renewable energy.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 92.131 Calculus I.

26.548 Analytical and Numerical Methods in Plastics Processing Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4247
Status Active

This course covers the use of analytical and numerical methods related to engineering. Topics include ordinary differential equations, linear second order differential equations, matrices, vectors, linear systems of equations, partial differential equations. Use of numerical methods to differential equations, linear algebra, regression, interpolation, data analysis, and partial differential equations.

26.549 Product Design for Elastomers Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4248
Status Active

This course covers the basics of thermoset and thermoplastic elastomer product design. Topics include mechanical behavior, large deformation structural analysis, design for manufacturability, performance limitations, and end use applications for elastomers and assembly considerations.

26.550 Processing with Elastomers Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4249
Status Active

This course covers the basics of elastomer processing. Topics include mixing, Rheology, extrusion, injection molding, compressing molding, and curing as it applies to elastomers.

26.551 Extrusion Die Design Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4250
Status Active

This is a project-oriented course which utilizes current CAE programs to design extruder dies. This course will study the basic principles of extrusion die design and apply these principles in designing extrusion dies. A review of the extrusion process and the flow behavior of various polymers will be studied.

26.552 Machine Design Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4251
Status Active

Hydraulics, machine logic, drives, pumps, motors, heaters, barrel and screw combinations, mechanical design. Hydraulic and electrical control circuits development. A semester project is required.

26.553 Medical Device Design I Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4252
Status Active

A systematic approach to inventing new medical devices. The class details the process of validating medical needs including market assessment and the evaluation of existing technologies; basics of regulatory (FDA) and reimbursement planning; brainstorming and early prototyping for concept creation. Course format includes expert guest lecturers and interactive practical discussions with faculty. Students will prepare a medical device proposal and presentation.

26.554 Medical Device Design II Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4253
Status Active

This course focuses on how to take a medical device invention forward from early concept to technology translation and implementation planning. Topics include technology research & development; patent strategies; techniques for analyzing intellectual property; advanced planning for reimbursement and FDA approval; choosing translation strategies (licensing vs. start-up); ethical issues including conflict of interest; fundraising approaches and cash requirements; essentials of writing a business or research plan; strategies for assembling a development team. Students will prepare a final medical device proposal and presentation.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 26.553 Medical Device Design I

26.563 Current Topics in Plastics Materials I Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 4262
Status Active

Individual research and presentation in the field of plastics materials.

26.564 Current Topics in Plastics Materials II Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 4263
Status Active

Individual research and presentation in the field of plastics materials.

26.565 Thermosets Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 31944
Status Active

Provides an in-depth review of the major families of engineering thermosetting resins: phenolics, aminos, polyesters, epoxies, silicones, and various polyurethanes systems. Emphasis is on the basic chemistry, inherent physical properties and processability, and the effect of polymer modifiers (additives) on the functional properties of molding compounds. Typical market sectors served and related processing/fabrication technologies used in reinforced plastics/composites are reviewed.

26.566 Polymer Materials Systems Solution Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4264
Status Active

This course investigates the selection processes to be followed in screening material candidates, and specifying a material of record. Emphasis is placed on prioritizing performance requirements, contrasting potential candidates, reviewing processing demands, and post-fabrication schemes. The course will be based on actual case studies.

26.568 Dynamic Mechanical Properties II Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4266
Status Active

Practical review of theoretical concepts of rheological measurements with practical applications of experimental techniques. Emphasis will be on the viscoelastic properties of polymer solutions, melts, and solids with correlation with theoretical dynamic mechanical behavior.

26.569 Current Topics in Plastics Design I Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 4267
Status Active

Individual research and presentation in the field of plastics design.

26.570 Current Topics in Plastics Processing I Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 4268
Status Active

Individual research and presentation in the field of plastics processing.

26.571 Plastics Processing Engineering Laboratory I Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 4269
Status Active

Laboratory study of the interaction between process variables and materials in extrusion, injection molding, blow molding, thermoforming, compounding and mixing.

26.572 Advanced Plastics Processing Engineering Laboratory Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 4270
Status Active

Pre/Co-Requisites: Co-Req: 26.002 Plastics Safety Lecture.

26.574 Advance Physical Properties Lab Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 4272
Status Active

Measurement of mechanical properties in tension, compression, shear, and flexure; dielectric constant and dissipation factor; thermal behavior under stress; melt rheology.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Co-Req: 26.001 or 26.002 Plastics Safety Lecture.

26.575 Biomaterials I Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4273
Status Active

A comprehensive study of the history, current and future rents within biomedical devices and their applications. Students will be introduced to research techniques used to analyze the different classes of biomaterials. An overview of typical host reactions such as inflammatory response and their evaluation will be touched upon.

26.576 Advanced Mold Design Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4274
Status Active

This course provides an integrated approach to mold engineering which includes the interrelationships of polymeric materials, engineering principles, processing, and plastics product design. Major topics include cost estimation, mold layout and feed system design, cooling systems, structural design considerations, and ejector system design. Analytical treatment of the subject matter is given based on the relevant rheology, thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid flow and strength of materials.

26.577 Plastics Process Engineering I Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 1256
Status Active

The first course in a two semester sequence to study the fundamental principles of polymer processing, i.e., the conversion of the polymeric materials into useful articles. The course will first study the properties of polymers (bulk and rheological and thermal properties) and why they are important to understanding polymer processing. This course will emphasize the fundamental principles of the extrusion process and examine the correlation between elements of the extruder, polymer properties, and processing variables and why they all must be considered when studying and understandng a plastics processing technique.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Reqs: 26.201 Polymer Materials I or 26.202 Polymer Materials II. Pre-Req or Co-Req: 26.314 Fluid Flow.

26.578 Advanced Plastics Processing Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4275
Status Active

This course reviews the common plastics manufacturing processes, including extrusion, injection molding, blow molding, thermoforming, and rotational molding. After the review, the course focus shifts to the impacts of screw design and processing parameters on the conveyance, melting, devolatilization, and mixing with single screws and compounding with twin screw extruders. This course also includes an overview of die designs, multi-shot and gas assist injection molding, film stretching and methods for heating and cooling in plastics processing.

26.582 Current Topics in Plastics Design II Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 4279
Status Active

Individual research and presentation in the field of plastics product or tooling design.

26.583 Advanced Research Methodology Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4280
Status Active

A systematic evaluation of the techniques used in efficient research and development. Experimental data are analyzed and plotted using a mathematical approach. Creative thinking, problem solving, and student presentation of data are stressed. Extensive reading of research papers, analysis of such, and defense of the analysis required.

26.585 Computer Aided Engineering I Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4282
Status Active

This course provides a fundamental approach to computer-aided engineering for plasticsprocessing. Emphasis is upon the theory and techniques of computer aided engineering asapplied to plastics processing problems, allowing students to understand the various assumptions and methods used to create the programs.

26.589 Polymer Nanocomposites Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 34581
Status Active

This course deals with the preparation, characterization, behavior and properties of polymer nanocomposites, with an emphasis on the most commercially relevant systems to date, as well as new developments in the field. The major preparation routes to these materials are discussed, with an emphasis on the importance not only of dispersion but of true thermodynamic compatibility in these systems. From there, the focus shifts to describe the consequences of nanocomposite structure in terms of both molecular behavior and macroscopic properties, as informed by the most up-to-date research literature available. Case studies of specific systems will serve as opportunities to gain deeper understanding, and the safety issues surrounding nanoparticle handling will also be presented. Finally, current research by invited lecturers working in the field will be presented as time permits.

26.590 Survey of Intellectual Property Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4285
Status Active

A review of patents, trademarks, copyrights and their application for protection of technology in the plastics industry. Other topics to be considered will be employee rights/non-competition agreements, foreign protection, and technology licensing. (in the Plastics Industry)

26.591 Industrial Thesis Development I Credits: 1-9

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 9
Course ID 4286
Status Active

Enables graduate students to work part-time to compliment academic studies with practical industrial experience and acquire/enhance expertise in their research as well as thesis investigation.

26.593 Cooperative Education Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 4288
Status Active

Enables graduate students to work full time to gain practical industrial experience for one semester while on reduced course load.

26.595 Thermoplastic Elastomers Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4290
Status Active

A comprehensive review of thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) technology. Physical and chemical nature of the various classes of TPE's will be considered with emphasis on mechanical and rheological properties relevant to engineering applications.

26.596 Plastics, Elastomers and Additives from Renewable Resources Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 33604
Status Active

This course will provide and introduction to plastics, elastomers and additives obtained from renewable resources. Processes that involve conversion (chemically/enzmatically) of naturally occurring precursors (monomers) obtained from renewable resources to plastics and elastomers will be reviewed. Brief discussion of processing, degradation and recycling of these materials will also be included.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-Req: 26.406 or 26.506 Polymer Struct, Prop and Appl.

26.601 Graduate Industrial Coop Education I Credits: 1-3

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4295
Status Active

Graduate students interested in developing a practical industrial experience component to complement their academic training may register for this course with advisor's approval. This credit is not applicable to the mandated degree credit hours.

26.606 Plastics Manufacturing Systems Engineering Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 35172
Status Active

The course provides guidance about plastics manufacturing as an integrated system with broadly applicable analysis in three areas: 1) machinery, 2) controls, and 3) operations. The machinery topics include heating/cooling, hydraulics/pneumatics, electric drives, and sensors. The controls topics include signal conditioning, data acquisition, machine controllers, and related control laws. The operations topics include process characterization, process optimization, quality control, and automation. The course is developed to support plastics processing engineers and others involved with plastics manufacturing who are performing process development, research, and machine design.

26.607 Supply Chain Management for Engineers Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 37379
Status Active

This course focuses on design, development, and planning supply chain networks while examining the product's life cycle with an emphasis of the manufacturing processes. Throughout the course, global supply chain management, supply chain drivers, distribution networks, network design under uncertainty, supply-demand cycle, demand forecasting, inventory management, supply chain performance, end -of-life, cradle-grave and cradle-cradle products, along with supply chain decision-making topics will be covered. These topics will be demonstrated with the implementation of examples, and case studies.

26.610 Plastics Industry Development Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 35816
Status Active

The goals of this course are numerous. In the large sense, the primary focus of this course will be to review many of the major technological developments and discoveries that have helped make the plastics industry what it is today. Having a thorough understanding of how these developments were implemented commercially can help us implement modern day technologies in a more efficient and productive manner.

26.618 Structural Product Design Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 37683
Status Active

Design of plastic and composite products to meet structural requirements including strength, stiffness, impact, fatigue, and creep while remaining low weight, low cost, and easy to manufacture. The course will include an overview of structural properties of polymeric materials as well as application of finite element analysis to homework and project assignments.

Pre/Co-Requisites: Pre-req: 16.418 Product & Process Design or 26.518 Plastics Product Design and 26.403 or 26.503 Mechanical Behavior of Polymers.

26.650 Nanoscale Transport Phenomena for Manufacturing Nanodevices Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4300
Status Active

An interdisciplinary course taught by faculty from the Chemical, Mechanical and Plastics Engineering Department, who have special knowledge in nanoscale fluid mechanics and heat transfer.The course on nanoscale transport phenomena constitutes a bridge between existing fluid and heat transfer courses in multiple disciplines and emerging nanoscale science and engineering concepts to reflect the forefront of nanomanufacturing. The course is designed to incorporate recent advances in manufacturing polymer based nanodevices. Key issues of the implementation and maintenance cost for fabrication will be addressed. Hands-on laboratory experiments will be performed to complement the lectures with the ultimate goal of designing and building a complete nanodevice at the end of the course. The course will prepare graduates for employment focused on designing and manufacturing nano/microfluidic systems, lab on ship devices, electronic devices, medical devices and other emerging technologies.

26.675 Biomaterials II Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 34943
Status Active

The degradation of biomaterials in the biological environment for applications such as sutures, orthopedic implants, dental implants, etc. will be reviewed. Students will analyze issues unique to the field of implants, devices and biomaterials. While reviewing new products and standards, the prospective and possibilities of biomaterials will be studied.

26.741 Master's Thesis - Plastics Engineering Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 4333
Status Active

26.743 Masters Thesis Plastics Engineering Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4334
Status Active

Individual research projects in plastics.

26.746 Master's Thesis - Plastics Engineering Credits: 6

Course Details
Min Credits 6
Max Credits 6
Course ID 4336
Status Active

Individual research projects in plastics.

26.749 M S Grad Res Plastics Credits: 9

Course Details
Min Credits 9
Max Credits 9
Course ID 4337
Status Active

Individual research projects in plastics.

26.751 Doctoral Thesis Research Credits: 1

Course Details
Min Credits 1
Max Credits 1
Course ID 4338
Status Active

26.752 Doctoral Thesis Research Credits: 2

Course Details
Min Credits 2
Max Credits 2
Course ID 4339
Status Active

26.763 Continued Graduate Research Credits: 3

Course Details
Min Credits 3
Max Credits 3
Course ID 4346
Status Active

Individual research projects in plastics.

26.766 Continued Graduate Research Credits: 6

Course Details
Min Credits 6
Max Credits 6
Course ID 4347
Status Active

Individual research projects in plastics.

26.769 Continued Graduate Research Credits: 9

Course Details
Min Credits 9
Max Credits 9
Course ID 4349
Status Active

Individual research projects in plastics.