CHEM 348
Polymer Chemistry
Last Offered Fall 2019
Division III
This course is not offered in the current catalog or this is a previous listing for a current course.

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From synthetic to natural macromolecules, we encounter polymers everywhere and everyday. This course explores the multitude of synthetic techniques available and discusses how structure defines function. Topics include condensation and chain (anionic, cationic, radical) polymerizations, dendrimers, controlling molecular weight, ring opening, and biopolymer syntheses. Fundamentals of composition and physical properties of polymers, and methods of characterization are also covered.
The Class: Format: lecture/laboratory; lecture three hours per week and laboratory four hours per week
Limit: 12
Expected: 12
Class#: 1632
Grading: no pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: weekly literature discussions, two exams, and a final project
Prerequisites: CHEM 251/255
Enrollment Preferences: Chemistry majors
Distributions: Division III
Attributes: BIMO Interdepartmental Electives
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