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Course No: PLAS.5120-031; SIS Class Nbr: 10549; SIS Term: 3130
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course covers the fundamentals of polymer foaming, processing methods, recent technologies, foam characteristics, and applications. Fundamentals cover the cell nucleation and growth mechanisms in foaming and the role of thermodynamics and kinetics. Batch foaming, extrusion foaming, foam injection molding, and bead foaming are discussed as the common processing methods. The characteristics and performance of polymeric foams, process-structure-property relationships, and the relevant applications in various industries also are presented.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
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  • Core Codes: STEM
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Aboutaleb Ameli
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2022: Jan 18 to May 07
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1770
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

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