Mechanical Behavior of Polymers

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Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: PLAS.5030; Last Offered: Spring 2021;

Course Description

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.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: MECH.2110, MECH.2150, MATH.2340, MA
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3

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