Advanced Plastics Materials

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Course No: PLAS.5440-031; SIS Class Nbr: 9556; SIS Term: 2830
Course Status: Registration Closed

Course Description

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. .

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: Stephen Driscoll
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Spring 2019: Jan 22 to May 05
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1770
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Related Programs: Graduate Certificate in Plastics Engineering Fundamentals

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