Materials Science - CHE 350

This course is a general introduction to material science with a special focus on polymers. Topics covered are: material microstructures, dislocations, and defects; Alloying and analysis of phase diagrams; polymer synthesis techniques, characterization of molecular weight, crystallinity, glass transition, phase behavior, visco-elasticity, rheology; Mechanical properties of metals, polymers, and composites. Prerequisite: CHM 222, CHM 326.