Polymers and Properties of Polymers


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


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


  • 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


  • 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



Name of examPolymers and Properties of Polymers
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

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


Education ownerMaster of Science (MSc) in Engineering (Chemical Engineering)
Study BoardStudy Board of Chemistry and Bioscience
DepartmentDepartment of Chemistry and Bioscience
FacultyThe Faculty of Engineering and Science