2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    May 25, 2024  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Add to Personal Catalog (opens a new window)

ETEC 180 - Polymer Technology



5.0 Credits
Course provides an overview of thermoset and thermoplastic polymers. Topics include chemical composition, physical properties, deformation, mechanical behavior, fabrication, and processing and manufacturing of polymers.
Prerequisite Placement in MATH 087 or ETEC 150 or concurrent enrollment.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the basic properties and characteristics of polymers.
  2. Explain and apply the basics of deformation, elasticity, and mechanical behavior in polymeric materials.
  3. Explain the relationship between polymer structure and properties.
  4. Identify the different types of polymers, including elastomers and fibers.
  5. Explain the various fabrication techniques of polymeric materials, and explain the advantages and disadvantages.
  6. Apply and explain the application of polymers to engineering and composite manufacturing.
  7. Perform basic qualification and selection of polymer materials.



Add to Personal Catalog (opens a new window)