M E 378P M E 378P. Properties and Applications of Polymers. 3 Hours.
Introduction to polymers as structural materials: polymerization, polymer structure, physical and mechanical properties, processing and fabrication. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Prerequisite: For engineering majors, Mechanical Engineering 334 (or 311) or the equivalent with a grade of at least C-, Mechanical Engineering 326 or 326H or the equivalent with a grade of at least C-; for others, upper-division standing and written consent of instructor.