Plastics Product Design

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Course No: PLAS.5180-031; SIS Class Nbr: 9472; SIS Term: 2710
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This course reviews the theoretical principles and the engineering practice associated with the development of new plastic products. The course focuses on design practices for products that will be produced by conventional and advanced injection molding processes. Topics include design methodology, plastic materials selection, design for manufacturing, computer aided engineering, mechanical behavior of plastics, structural design of plastic parts, prototyping techniques, experimental stress analysis, and assembly techniques for plastic parts.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Special Notes:
  • Section Notes:
  • Credits: 3;
  • Instructor: Robert Stack
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Online Course
  • Fall 2017: Sep 06 to Dec 10
  • Chat Hours: Thu 8-9pm*
  • 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 scheduled times.

Related Programs: Plastics Engineering Fundamentals Certificate, M.S. in Engineering Management, M.S. in Engineering Management

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