CHM426H1: Polymer Chemistry

Hours: 
24L/12T

Scope of polymer chemistry. Classification of polymers. Synthesis and characterization. Polymers in solution. Thermodynamics of polymer solutions and blends, Flory-Huggins theory. Polymers in the solid state. Crystalline and amorphous polymers. Glass transition and melting temperature. Mechanical properties. Polymers as advanced materials.

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Breadth Requirements: 
The Physical and Mathematical Universes (5)