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Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 
Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

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MTLE 6050 - Introduction to Polymers

Introduction to Polymers is a first course on polymer science and structure-property relationships. Topics include chemical and molecular structure; morphology (structure) of amorphous and crystalline polymers; crystallization phenomena; polymer solutions and blends; physical properties of polymers in relation to structure, including rubber elasticity, viscoelasticity, and glass transition; and mechanical and rheological properties and testing.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: There are no prerequisites for this course. This is a companion course to CHEM 4620 Introduction to Polymer Chemistry.

When Offered: Fall term annually.

Cross Listed: MTLE 4050.

Credit Hours: 3

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