Polymers and Properties of Polymers

2018/2019

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who have passed the module should be able to

  • Explain polymerisation processes
  • Describe the influence of segments in polymers on the properties
  • Account for viscosity and solubility parameters for polymers
  • Account for degradation of polymers
  • Account for permeability and migration in polymers
  • Describe additives and their influence on the properties
  • Describe a polymer system

Skills

  • Analyze and describe analytical methods to receive the knowledge about the polymer system and of the properties for the system
  • Describe the properties of a polymer system

Competences

  • Apply proper terminology in oral, written and graphical communication and documentation within polymers and properties of polymer systems

Type of instruction

Lectures and theoretical exercises

Extent and expected workload

150 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examPolymers and Properties of Polymers
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
ECTS5
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations

Facts about the module

Danish titlePolymerer og polymeres egenskaber
Module codeK-KT-K2-10
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS5
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Esbjerg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Biotechnology, Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science