Mining & Materials Engineering : Applications of synthetic and natural polymers and composites as engineering materials, e.g. in biomedical, automotive and aerospace applications. Thermoplastics, thermosets and elastomers. Animal and plant origin, degradable and non-degradable polymers. Particulate and fibre reinforced polymer matrix composites. Manufacturing routes, and characterization tools for their physical, thermal, mechanical and chemical properties.
Terms: Summer 2013
Instructors: Jun Song, Christoph Staehli (Summer)
Prerequisite: MIME 261 or permission of instructor.