MSE 455

MSE 455 - Macromolecular Solids

Spring 2021

Macromolecular SolidsMSE455A38259OLC31100 - 1220 T R    Charles M Schroeder


Official Description

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.

Subject Area

  • Polymers Soft Materials