Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Compulsory

Recommended year of study

4

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give the student the ability to choose the best available material for a special product and to combine different kind of materials in order to develop unique properties in products. Further to give student ability to choose a manufacturing method and to test it in practice.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to choose the best available material for a special product and to combine different kind of materials in order to develop unique properties in a product. The student is also expected to be able to choose a manufacturing method and to test it in practice.

Course contents

-Connection between the structure and properties in polymers -Interactions between different types of compounds and polymers

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Polymer Chemistry Plastics and laborations Polymer Processing 1

Recommended or required reading

-Osswald & al:International Plastics Handbook -Zweifel: Plastic Additives Handbook

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Exercise based learning - 40 hours
  • Laboratory lessons and tasks in a simulated environment - 40 hours
  • Project work and productions - 15 hours
  • Individual studies - 20 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 35 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 100 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams
  • Demonstrations and presentations
  • Reports and productions

Teacher

Voho Marko

Examiner

Voho Marko

Group size

No limit

Course completion date

Date for course completion will be announced later

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • 2010-03-16 - Demonstrations and presentations
  • 2010-03-16 - Reports and productions

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