The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

4 (2020-03-23 to 2020-07-31)

Level/category

General studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

First

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give the student the ability to understand how polymer materials react when they are exposed, processed and used in different environments.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to: -understand how molecules in a polymer are formed by polymerization -understand the properties of the chain molecule in terms of structure, length, form, mobility, and interactions with neighboring chain molecules -Explain polymer properties such as cohesion, adhesion, solubility and compatibility according to functional groups and secondary bonds

Course contents

Lectures, exercises and laboratory exercises on nomenclature, structure, molecular weight, step- growth polymers, chain-growth polymers, cross- linking, solutions and degradation

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Laboratory safety for engineers or Introduction to University Studies (2017-18 or earlier)

Recommended or required reading

Course material in itsLearning.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 20 hours
  • Excursions and demonstrations - 5 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 60 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 30 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

Both exam and reports approved.

Teacher

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Examiner

Makkonen-Craig Stewart

Home page of the course

https://www.itslearning.com/main.aspx?CourseID=1017

Group size

No limit (18 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

Course enrolment period

2020-03-09 to 2020-04-05

Assessment methods

  • 2018-02-27 - Exams
  • 2018-03-18 - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2020-03-31 13:00 - 14:00 Polymer Chemistry Consultation online at https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2020-04-07 13:00 - 14:00 Polymer Chemistry Consultation online at https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2020-04-14 13:00 - 15:00 Polymer Chemistry Consultation online at https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2020-04-21 13:00 - 15:00 Polymer Chemistry Consultation online at https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2020-04-28 13:00 - 15:00 Polymer Chemistry Consultation online at https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2020-05-05 13:00 - 15:00 Polymer Chemistry Consultation online at https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2020-05-12 13:00 - 15:00 Polymer Chemistry Consultation online at https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2020-05-19 13:00 - 15:00 Polymer Chemistry Consultation online at https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2020-05-26 13:00 - 15:00 Polymer Chemistry Consultation online at https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst Makkonen-Craig Stewart
2020-06-02 13:00 - 15:00 Polymer Chemistry Consultation online at https://arcada.zoom.us/my/makkonst Makkonen-Craig Stewart

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