Polymer Chemistry



Credit: 3 credits

Pre-requisite: None


The course highlight the fundamental principles of polymer chemistry and technology. The discussion covers the reactions mechanism and types of polymers based on reactions category. The general characteristics of polymer, polymerization process, polymer synthesis, specific characteristic of polymer including thermal, morphological and reheolocal properties. The progress / development of industrial polymers using the advanced technologies. The role played by polymer in the universe, earth, living system and human society is realized and a better understanding of polymeric materials in daily life.

Course Outcomes

CO1     Explain the fundamental principle of polymerisation reactions in terms of various reaction categories.

CO2     Analyzing the rheological properties of advanced polymeric materials to improve the applications demand in market..

CO3     Build up awareness on polymers and plastic materials useful in daily life.