440__Lecture

Polymer Chem  440          Spring 2018

Syllabus          Grades

 Chapters  Sections to study  Assigned Problems
  Unit I. 
 Chapter 1

Intro to Polymers

Terms

 All.     1-6,  8-13
 Chapter 2

Morphology

Terms

 All, except:

melt viscosity;   Avrami eq,  and bottom half of page 45 

 1 – 7,  8(a-c),  14 – 18,   19(typo: a is methyl methacrylate),  20,   21,  23 – 26,  28 – 30,  33 – 35
 Chapter 3

 

Molecular Weights

Terms

 Coverage  1 – 11,  12 – 15,  17,  21 – 24,  26,  27,  30 – 33,  36,  37,  39 – 47,  53
   Unit II. 
 Chapter  4

Step-reaction Polymerization

Terms

 Coverage 1 – 7,  9,  12,  13,  16 – 20,  22,  24 – 29,  31 – 34,  36 – 39,  41,  43,  48 – 50
 Chapter  6

Free-radical Chain Polym’n

Terms

Coverage  2 – 5,  7,  8 ,  10 – 14,  18,  20 – 23,  25,  30 – 33,  36,  41,  50
Unit III. 
Chapter  5

Cationic, Anionic, Coordination and Copolymerization

Terms

Coverage  1,  3-10,  11a,  12-15,  18,  20-26,  27(isotactic-PP),  28,  33,  34,  37,  38,  40-43,  46,  48,  50-52,  55-58,  60,  61  
Chapter  7

Kinetics of Copolymerization

Terms

Coverage  1-5,  8-11,  14,  29,  30
Unit IV. 
 Chapter  13 

Characterization Techniques

 2,  5,  7,  21-24,  29,  31-33  
 Chapter  3      Viscosity

 Chapter 14      Rheology

 8-11,  15,  17,  21-24,  29,  31-33,  35,  37

Unit V. 

Special topics:   Synthesis of Polymer-Supported Reagents & Catalysts
Oral Presentations of research papers on selected topics 
FINAL EXAM   7:45 –  9:45 A.M.  on Monday,  April 30,  2018