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MSE 404 PC2 - Polymer Characterization

Last offered Fall 2023

Official Description

Experiments include direct hands-on investigations or are performed through computational approaches. Laboratory experiences include both fundamental studies as well as investigations on more applied topics. Course Information: 1.5 undergraduate hours. 1.5 graduate hours. May be repeated if topics vary. Prerequisite: MSE 307 and MSE 308 or permission of instructor. Senior standing.

Section Description

Subjects covered in lab include dilute solution viscometry, gel permeation chromatography, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, differential scanning calorimetry, melt rheology, rotational rheometry and gel electrophoresis. Students will gain proficiency in common laboratory techniques as well as experience working in chemical fume hoods and the safe handling of chemical reagents. This section will have distributed classroom attendance with supplemental instruction. You will receive an email from our department with specific attendance directives.

Related Faculty

Polymer CharacterizationPC266889B21.51400 - 1650 T R  124 Ceramics Kiln House Nathan Gabrielson