Polymer Reaction Engineering - CHE 502

This course covers the properties of polymers such as colligative and thermal properties, solubility and phase behavior, microstructure; rheology of polymer melts; molding and polymer forming processes; Polymerization processes including suspension and emulsion; kinetics of polymerization: step-growth and chain-growth; polymer reactions engineering and reactor design; process control and environmental considerations. Prerequisites: CHE 350, CHE 420