Course Information

Course Code:
Course Number:
Code Course Name Language Type
KIM 214E Structure and Properties of Polymers English Elective
Local Credits ECTS Theoretical Tutorial Laboratory
3 4 3 0 0
Course Prerequisites and Class Restriction
Prerequisites KIM 231 MIN DD
or KIM 231E MIN DD
Class Restriction None
Course Description
Polymer solutions, thermodynamics, phase equilibria, fractionation. Polymer characterization, osmometry, lightscattering, viscosity, gel permeation chromatography. Chain dimensions, chain models, factors effecting the chain dimensions. Crystalline state, morphology, kinetics Amorphous state, viscoelastic behaviour, viscous region, rubbery state-Tg, Mechanical properties, models, stress-strain measurements. Elastomers, vulcanization, non-ideal elastomers, structure defects. Structure property relations, copolymers, plastifiers, fibers, elastomers, plastics.