University Of New South Wales

Polymer Science And Engineering 2

MATS 4006

Iowa State Course Substitution

Polymer Composites and Processing

MAT E 454

Course Info
International Credits:
6.0
Converted Credits:
4.0
Semester:
Country:
Australia
Language:
English
Course Description:
Mechanical properties of polymers: mechanisms of yield, deformation and fracture; factors contributing to strength and toughness; strategies to reduce stress and increase toughness; creep, recovery and stress relaxation; time-temperature superposition; fatigue; effect of polymer processing on mechanical behaviour. Degradation mechanisms of polymers: crazing; environmental effects; degradation prevention. Design and application of advanced polymers: toughened/strengthened polymers; fire resistant plastics; testing methodologies for polymers; biomedical polymers; polymer matrix composites. Application of polymers in clean energy, electronics, sensors, and smart applications. Nanocomposites: with combination of high mechanical, electrical, and thermal properties

Review

Evaluation Date:
April 15, 2015
Evaluated:
Kaitlin Bratlie
Comments: