SPCH 001 : Introduction To Polymer Science And Engineering

SPCH 001 : Introduction To Polymer Science And Engineering

  • course description:

    This course is designed to provide basic theoretical knowledge and skills to engineers and technician with good experience of Polymer Industries. This course covers science and engineering of polymeric material from raw materials, production, properties, characterization, testing, processing, applications, and recycling.

  • course learning outcomes:

    At the end of the course, the participants will be able to;
    - Develop knowledge and confidence in industrial polymerization reactions and describe basic concepts that are used to describe polymers.
    - Describe the structure, synthetic route, properties and applications of common industrial and engineering polymers.
    - Discuss the relationship between the structure and properties of polymers.
    - Describes basic mechanical, thermal, electrical and optical properties of polymers.
    - Develop competence in the use of different properties of polymer materials in polymer design.

  • Course outlines:

    - Introduction: Polymer as material of choice, historical perspective, and classification of polymers.
    - Chemistry of Polymerization, Structural properties and molecular weight of polymers.
    - Polymer properties: Mechanical, electrical, thermal and optical properties.
    - Polymer materials: Thermoplastics, Thermosets, Elastomers, polymer blend and composites.
    - Industrial and engineering polymers.

  • practical aspects of the course:

    - Polymer Testing and Characterization.

  • who should attend?

    - The supervisors.
    - The technicians.
    - The operators from polymer plant or its associated industry could attend this course.

  • duration:

    5 Days


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