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Course No: PLAS.5030-031; SIS Class Nbr: 2429; SIS Term: 2640
Course Status: Canceled 5/5/17
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 & Instructor
- Prerequisites: MECH.2110 Engin. Mechanics, MECH.2150 Plastics Process Engin. Lab I, MATH.2340 Diff Eq.s or MATH.2360 Engin. Diff Eq. or Grad. career students. (Pre-reqs are enforced only for undergrad plastics engineering students).
- Special Notes:
- Section Notes:
- Credits: 3;
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When Offered & Tuition
- Summer 2017: May 15 to Aug 05
- Chat Hours: Thu 7:30-8:30pm*
- Course Level: Graduate
- Tuition: $1725
- Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.
*Chat Hours provide an opportunity for the instructor and students to communicate
in "real time". It is an informative and interactive session where course related questions, answers,
and discussions take place. While student attendance during chat hours is not required, it is highly recommended.
Weekly chat sessions are archived for students who are not able to participate in the live chat sessions at the
Friday Class Meetings for On Campus / Face-to-Face Courses
Summer I Mon/Wed Evening Courses: Meet May 15-June 26 and include 3 FRIDAYS: May 19, June 2 and June 16 at the regularly scheduled hours.
Summer I Tues/Thurs Evening Courses: Meet May 16-June 27 include 2 FRIDAYS: May 26 and June 9 at the regularly scheduled hours.
Summer II Mon/Wed Evening Courses: Meet July 10 to Aug 16 include 3 FRIDAYS: July 21, August 4 and August 11 at the regularly scheduled hours.
Summer II Tues/Thurs Evening Courses: Meet July 6 to Aug 16 include 2 FRIDAYS: July 14 and July 28 at the regularly scheduled hours.
Related Programs: Plastics Engineering Fundamentals Certificate
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