The course takes place in period

1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

2

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give knowledge on thermal and mechanical properties of polymer based materials

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to explain the thermomechanical behaviour of polymers. The student is expected to to be able to evaluate material's suitability to application based on thermomechanical properties.

Course contents

Polymeric materials and their thermomechanical properties: - amorphous solid state - crystalline solid state - Mechanical Properties - Viscoelasticity/Maxwell model/ - Viscoelasticity/Kelvin/Voigt model/ - effect of temperature on mechanical properties.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Polymer Chemistry [PT-1-005],Linear algebra, Differential calculus, Integral calculus

Recommended or required reading

-Plastic Engineering, 3rd edition/ R J Crawford -The Mechanical Properties of Solid Polymers/ I M Ward & J Sweeney -Thermal Analysis of Polymers/ J.D Menczel & P.B.Prime

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 20 hours
  • Small-group work - 25 hours
  • Individual studies - 50 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Course assignments and final exam

Teacher

Gebrehiwot Silas

Examiner

Gebrehiwot Silas

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (7 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

  • 2019-04-01 - Exams
  • 2016-03-18 - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-09-03 09:15 - 12:00 B327 Thermomechanical Properties Thermomechanical course Gebrehiwot Silas
2019-09-10 09:15 - 12:00 B327 Thermomechanical Properties Thermomechanical course Gebrehiwot Silas
2019-09-17 09:15 - 12:00 B327 Thermomechanical Properties Thermomechanical course Gebrehiwot Silas
2019-09-24 09:15 - 12:00 B327 Thermomechanical Properties Thermomechanical course Gebrehiwot Silas
2019-09-30 13:00 - 17:00 B328 Thermomechanical Properties Re-exam in Thermomechanical Properties (2018-2019) Gebrehiwot Silas
2019-10-01 09:15 - 12:00 B327 Thermomechanical Properties Thermomechanical course Gebrehiwot Silas
2019-10-08 09:15 - 12:00 B327 Thermomechanical Properties Thermomechanical course Gebrehiwot Silas
2019-10-15 09:15 - 12:00 B327 Thermomechanical Properties Thermomechanical course Gebrehiwot Silas
2019-10-22 09:15 - 12:00 B327 Thermomechanical Properties Thermomechanical course Gebrehiwot Silas
2019-10-29 09:15 - 12:00 B327 Thermomechanical Properties Thermomechanical course Gebrehiwot Silas

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