MSE 455 - Macromolecular Solids
Mechanical behavior of amorphous and semi-crystalline polymers; overview of polymer structure and characterization; polymer morphology; orientation effects, rubber elasticity, polymer linear viscoelasticity using Boltzmann superposition and mechanical models; measurement of viscoelastic properties; relaxation and transitions; polymeric yield phenomena and plastic flow; deformation mechanisms; fracture and craze formation; impact and fatigue. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 graduate hours. Prerequisite: MSE 206 or TAM 251.
|Macromolecular Solids||A||38259||OLC||1100 - 1220||T R||Charles M Schroeder|