Course No: PLAS.5780-031; SIS Class Nbr: 9475; SIS Term: 2710
Course Status: Open
This course reviews the common plastics manufacturing processes, including extrusion, injection molding, blow molding, thermoforming, and rotational molding. After the review, the course focus shifts to the impacts of screw design and processing parameters on the conveyance, melting, devolatilization, and mixing with single screws and compounding with twin screw extruders. This course also includes an overview of die designs, multi-shot and gas assist injection molding, film stretching and methods for heating and cooling in plastics processing.
Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor
- Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
- Special Notes:
- Section Notes:
- Credits: 3;
- Instructor: Carol Barry
When Offered & Tuition
- Online Course
- Fall 2017: Sep 06 to Dec 10
- Course Level: Graduate
- Tuition: $1725
- Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.
Related Programs: Plastics Engineering Fundamentals Certificate
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