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Materials Science and Engineering (MATSE)

MATSE 473 Polymeric Materials Laboratory--Synthesis (1) Principles and practices of polymerization, including condensation, free radical (bulk, solution, suspension, emulsion), ionic, and Zeigler-Natta procedures.

MATSE 473 Polymeric Materials Laboratory--Synthesis (1)

This laboratory course provides students exposure to a variety of synthetic techniques basic to Polymer Science. From the polymerization of styrene to the preparation of urethane foams, students will see the role varied synthetic methods and chemistries play in determining the final form and properties of a given polymer. Students also learn the polymer structure characterization by examining the produced polymers with proper tools and instruments.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Spring 2003
Prerequisite: MATSE 443

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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