CHM457H1: Polymer Chemistry

Hours

24L/12T

Previous Course Number

CHM426H1

Scope of polymer chemistry. Classification of polymers. Synthesis and characterization. Polymers in solution. Thermodynamics of polymer solutions and blends, Flory-Huggins theory. Polymers in the solid state. Crystalline and amorphous polymers. Glass transition and melting temperature. Mechanical properties. Polymers as advanced materials.

Exclusion
Distribution Requirements
Science
Breadth Requirements
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)