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Mechanical Behavior of Polymers

Note: This course is not available for the current semester.

Course No: PLAS.5030;

Course Description

Topics covered in this course include linear viscoelasticity, creep, stress relaxation, dynamic behavior, hysteresis, stress-strain response phenomena, principles of time-temperature superposition, rubber elasticity, failure and fracture mechanisms for polymers, and the effect of additives on mechanical behavior. Real life design examples are used to demonstrate the topics and concepts as much as possible.

Prerequisites & Notes

  • Prerequisites: MECH.2110, MECH.2150, MATH.2340, MA
  • Special Notes:
  • Credits: 3;

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