Polymer Science & Technology

Course Name: 

Polymer Science & Technology (MT213)


B.Tech (MME)




Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Polymer structure: polymer conformation and chain dimensions, thermodynamics of polymer solutions; phase equilibria, determination of the interaction parameter, predictions of solubilities, the amorphous state, glass transition, secondary relaxation; crystalline state, thermal transitions and properties; mechanical properties & effect of temperature, fatigue, creep in polymers, mechanisms of deformation, basic processing operations, introduction to polymer rheology, constitutive equations, elastic properties of polymeric fluids, analysis of simple flows: introduction to modelling of polymer-processing operations, membrane applications of polymeric materials, mechanisms of transport, membrane preparation, biomedical applications, artificial organs, controlled drug delivery, hemodialysis and hemofiltration; applications in electronics.


Joel R. Fried, Polymer Science and Technology, Prentice-Hall of India Private Limited, New Delhi, 2002.
Herman, Herman S. Kaufman and Joseph J. Falcetta, Introduction to Polymer Science and Technology, Wiley Interscience, 1977.
Ghosh, P, Polymer Science and Technology of Plastics and Rubbers, TMH, New Delhi , 2004.
Peter C. Powell, Engineering with Polymers, Chapman & Hall, 1983.


Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

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