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Course No: PLAS.5030-031; SIS Class Nbr: 8138
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, MECH.2150, MATH.2340, MA
- Special Notes:
- Section Notes: P: PLAS.2110, PLAS.2020, MATH.2310
- Credits: 3;
- Instructor: Ming Wei
UMass Lowell Bookstore
When Offered & Tuition
- Online Course
- Spring 2017: Jan 17 to Apr 29
- 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
Related Programs: Plastics Engineering Fundamentals Certificate
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