University of Technology Sydney

67305 Polymer Science

6cp; 6hpw: 2hpw (lectures), 4hpw (practical)
Requisite(s): 65212 Chemistry 2 OR 60101 Chemistry and Materials Science OR 68070 Introduction to Materials OR 65213 Chemistry 2 (Advanced)


This subject provides an introduction to the chemistry and physics of polymers and includes comprehensive coverage of the structures, polymerisation mechanisms and characterisation techniques of polymers. Practical classes provide experience with relevant techniques and complement the theory presented in lectures. The applications of polymers are also addressed. This subject gives students a solid grounding in the field of polymers and the practical foundation for work in the polymer industry.

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Spring session, City campus

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