Checking date: 28/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Advanced Polymeric Materials
Study: Master in Materials Science and Engineering (79)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Materials Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Description of contents: programme
Advanced polymer materials specific topics: - Introduction. Polymer technology. - Macromolecular conformations. Molecular weights - Polymer Synthesis. Polymerization Techniques - Solid State of Polymers. Relaxations in amorphous polymers, melting and crystallization. - Viscoelasticity. - Elasticity of rubber. - Polymer Blends and multicomponent systems. - Advanced techniques of synthesis and functionalization, polymers for advanced applications. - Hydrogels - Polymers for biomedical applications - Dielectric and conductive properties of polymers and their applications - Simulation with molecular dynamics of Polymers
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Dietrich Braun, Harald Cherdron, Matthias Rehahn, Helmut Ritter, Brigitte Voit. Polymer Synthesis: Theory and Practice. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 2013
  • M. Rubinstein, Ralph H. Colby . Polymer Physics . OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS. 2003
  • D.R. Paul, C.B. Bucknall,. Polymer Blends. Vol. I: formulation y Vol. II: performance; Ed. Willey-Interscience, N.Y., 2000..
  • E.A. Turi. Polymer Blends and Block Copolymers¿ en ¿Thermal Characterization of Polymeric Materials. Vol 1, and Vol 2 Academic Press, USA, 1997..
  • L.H. Sperling. Physical Polymer Science. Wiley-Interscience third edition, USA, 2001.
  • Montgomery T. Shaw, William J. MacKnight Hardcover $117.25. Introduction to Polymer Viscoelasticity, 3rd edition. Willey-Interscience, USA. 2005

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